Congratulations to Zone 1 EAP Athletes Who Participated in Late Summer Training Sessions!
Congratulations to the following Zone 1 members who participated in late summer EAP Regional Training Sessions! 

Mount Holyoke EAP, July 5-9
  • Meghan Frederick, 19, Dalton, Mass.
  • Frances McGivern, 16, Madison, Conn. 
  • Sydney North, 15, Mansfield, Mass. 
  • Ada Rohan, 16, Montpelier, Vt. 
  • Lauren Woznica, 16, East Berlin, Conn.  
Mount Holyoke 3-Foot Section
  • Alyssa Griffin, 14, Pittsfield, Mass. 
  • Kasandra Wilda, 15, Holyoke, Mass. 
  • Elizabeth Woznica, 20, East Berlin, Conn. 
Frances McGivern was awarded an EAP Grant thanks to the USHJA Zone 1 Committee and the USHJA Foundation.

EAP Athletes at the Mount Holyoke session. Photo credit: Kristin Rover/USHJA Archives
Julie Winkel with EAP Athletes. Photo credit: Kristin Rover/USHJA Archives
Stay tuned to see who gets selected to participate in the EAP National Training Session , which will be November 9-12 at the George M. Humphrey Equestrian Center at Lake Erie College in Ohio. Click here for more information about EAP.
HQC Practice Questions

1. True or false? The Hunter/Jumper industry considers a horse to be at least 14.1 hands tall. 

2. Which of the following body parts is NOT found on the horse's front leg?
a. Knee
b. Stifle
c. Elbow
d. Forearm

3. True or false? A horse's diet should ideally consist primarily of roughage. 

To find out the answers, scroll to the bottom of this eNews! If horsemanship knowledge is important to you, check out the Horsemanship Quiz Challenge, presented by  The Plaid Horse HQC is a fun online quiz members 21 and younger can take for a chance to attend HQC Nationals and win prizes and scholarships to Lake Erie College.  Register here
Zone 1 Riders Compete at FEI North American Children's, Junior and Young Rider Championships
Congratulations to the following Zone 1 members who participated in the Adequan/FEI North American Children's, Junior and Young Rider Championships July 18-23 at HITS in Saugerties, New York.

Children's:  Eva Fisherman , 14, Brookline, Mass.

Junior:  Katherine Benard , 17, Cumberland Foreside, Maine, and
Ellyn Fritz, 17, Bridgewater, Conn.

Young Rider:  Tegan Elizabeth Treacy , 21, Needham, Mass.

Special thanks to Zone 1 Chef d'Equipe Gregory Prince for leading the teams at the Championships!

Click here to view full results from the Championships. 

Photos from top Eva Fisherman, Katherine Benard, Ellyn Fritz and Tegan Elizabeth Treacy. Photo credit: Kaitlyn Karssen for EqSol/USHJA Archives.
Apply by August 7 for USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Jumper Team Championships

It's not too late to apply to have your points count toward qualifying for the USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Jumper Team Championships! 

Princeton Show Jumping Fall I 
September 21-24, 2017 
Princeton, New Jersey
Application Deadline and Points Lock: August 7

This is your chance to get identified by sport leadership as part of the NEW USHJA Emerging Jumper Rider ProgramAll riders who applied and met the criteria at the time of the original application closing deadline of May 1 will be invited to the Championships.
Nominate Someone Deserving Today!
Click here to nominate someone for one of these awards! 
Zone 1 HOTY Championship Coming Up
September 13-17
Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield, Mass. 
Qualifying criteria: HOTY Championship classes are open to all competitors who meet the minimum eligibility requirements outlined here.
Upcoming Clinic in Zone 1
Presented by Zone 1
Nov. 12-13
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, Mass.

Click here to view other upcoming clinics in the USHJA Directory of Clinics. 

Do you have an upcoming clinic you'd like to have listed in the directory? Click here for more information. 
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Important Dates and Deadlines
Don't miss out on exciting upcoming USHJA programs, events and opportunities: 

Date Event Additional Information
July 31 Nomination deadline for the following awards:
  • Amateur Sportsmanship Award
  • Jane Marshall Dillon Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Owners Legacy Award
Click for more info
Aug. 7 Application deadline and points lock for USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Jumper Team Championships Click for more info
Aug. 8-13 USEF Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm Click for more info
Aug. 9-13 Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter North Regional Championships, presented by SmartPak, Crete, Ill.  Click for more info
Aug. 15-17 Platinum Performance/USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championship Click for more info
Aug. 17-19 USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship Click for more info
Sept. 1 Deadline to nominate someone for the USHJA Youth Leadership Award and the USEF Youth Sportsman's Award Click for more info
Sept. 21-24 USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Jumper Team Championships, Princeton, N.J.  Click for more info
Nov. 12-13 TCP Julie Winkel Clinic, South Hadley, Mass.  Click for more info

Click here  for the Zone 1 calendar of events.
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HQC Answers:
1. False
2. b. Stifle
3. True

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