YOUNG RIDER CALENDAR FOR 2018








The goal of the Young Rider Advancement Program (YRAP) is to provide opportunities for further education and friendships throughout Area 1
SUMMER CAMP AT GMHA 2018
WE HAVE EXTENDED THE "EARLY BIRD" REGISTRATION FOR 2018 GMHA YOUNG RIDER CAMP UNTIL APRIL 15TH, TO MAKE IT EASIER FOR YOU! WE ALREADY HAVE OVER 20 FOLKS SIGNED UP AND KNOW THAT YOU LIKE TO SAVE $50 - SO GRAB YOUR CREDIT CARD AND SIGN UP TODAY!

NEW FOR 2018
SPECIAL MERIT AWARDS

We will have Merit Awards, based on the Danish System (first - fourth) for those CURRENT YR MEMBERS at:
  • Mystic Horse Trials
  • Hitching Post, spring
  • Valinor, spring
  • Groton House Farm


IF YOU HAVE A QUALIFYING SCORE OF:
34 OR LESS, YOU'LL GET A BLUE
38 OR LESS, YOU'LL GET A RED
42 OR LESS, YOU'LL GET A YELLOW
46 OR LESS, YOU'LL GET A WHITE

What does this mean? Regardless of how you placed in your division, you're eligible for a merit award - they'll be available for pick up at the event, you'll see someone at a table with YR banner and all you have to do is come say hello! These are cool ribbons - so worth swinging by and checking out!

IF YOU'VE FORGOTTEN TO JOIN THE YR PROGRAM (gasp!) YOU'LL BE ABLE TO JOIN THE DAY OF ONLINE AND THEN STILL BE ELIGABLE. HOPE TO SEE YOU!

 
SUMMER YRAP CLINIC DATES:


We have a lineup of four clinics
SPECIFICALLY FOR YOUNG RIDER MEMBERSHIP
THESE ARE DYNAMIC OPPORTUNITIES TO RIDE WITH A FEW
OF OUR TOP AREA 1 COACHES - WHO ALSO ARE COACHES AT OUR
GMHA CAMP AND ARE SELECTORS FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIPS! 
We are working hard to keep the costs manageable, so have made options for you to join ONLINE by credit card and the coaches and landowners
have been very generous with their time and facilities. 

ALL THE CLINICS ARE $70 EACH,
BUT THERE IS A SAVINGS OF $10 IF YOU
SIGN UP BY APRIL 15TH

STEPHANIE HANCOCK IS THE VOLUNTEER WHO IS SPEARHEADING THE YR CLINICS - IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT HER (or at this email )















Jane Hamlin
at  Piroette Farm
 on Sunday, April 22 ( pirouettefarm.com )
96 Hogback Road
Norwich, Vermont 05055

THEY HAVE A SCHOOLING SHOW THE DAY BEFORE, COURSES SET UP AND SJ AND XC OPTIONS; if you'd like to go xc, please note you'll want to have a sj lesson in the morning! 

This facility is closer than you may think - its only a few minutes from the White River Junction exit (the one for GMHA)









Stephie Baer
at Coursebrook
on Saturday, May 12 ( coursebrookfarm.com )
39 Brush Hill Road
Sherborn, MA 01770

RECOGNIZED HORSE TRIAL COURSE AND ABILITY TO HELP
INTRO - PRELIM RIDERS
Suzie Gornall
at Coyotte Run Farm
on Sunday, June 17th ( coyotespringfarm.com )
150 Mast Road
Lee, NH 03861

Fantastic location for learning using derby cross questions - combination of SJ and XC


We are very thankful to all of the landowners who have so generously extended their facilities' to us! 



  John Bourgoin
at High Wind Farm
on TBD August

100 Roscoe Road
Monkton, Vermont

THIS IS THE HOME FOR CHARLOTTE PONY CLUB AND HAS A VARIETY OF XC AND SJ QUESTIONS TO HELP INTRO - PRELIM RIDERS!
we hope to see all of you out and about this 2018 season - riding, learning or volunteering! we have lots of opportunities to connect