Zone 9's Gage Curry Selected for EAP National Training Session!
Gage Curry, right, participating in the Regional Training Session at Colorado Horse Park. Photo credit: Leslie Mangan/USHJA Archives
Congratulations to Gage Curry
, 16, of Star, Idaho, who was selected to for the 2017 Emerging Athletes Program National Training Session! 

Curry was one of 16 members selected to ride in the session. Click here to read more about who was selected to participate this year. 

The EAP National Training Session will be November 9-12 at the George M. Humphrey Equestrian Center at Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio. Athletes will learn from clinicians Peter Wylde and Anne Thornbury at the session.

Click here for more information about the EAP National Training Session. Click here for more information about the Emerging Athletes Program. 
Congratulations Zone 9 HOTY Competitors
Congratulations to Zone 9 members who participated in the Zone 9 Horse of the Year Hunter and Jumper Championships this year! 

Zone 9 Horse of the Year Jumper Championships were Aug. 30-Sept. 3 at Northwest Spectacular in Wilsonville, Ore. Click here to view results. 

Zone 9 Horse of the Year Hunter Championships were Sept. 13-17 at Northwest Autumn Classic in Monroe, Wash. Click here to view results. 

To learn more about Zone 9 HOTY, click here
Do You Know Someone Who Deserves to be Recognized?
Photo credit: Louise Taylor/USHJA Archives
Do you know a horse show staff member who deserves to be recognized for his/her dedication and hard work? 

Nominate them for the Vital Horse Show Staff Award by  Oct. 5 !

The award recognizes two committed horse show staff members (one from each coast) who often work behind the scenes but are essential to the success of horse shows.
Good Luck to WCHR Members at Capital Challenge!
Congratulations to the World Championship Hunter Rider members who pre-qualified for WCHR Challenge classes at the 2017 Capital Challenge Horse Show in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, which runs through October 8!  Good luck to all the riders!

Click here to view the list of pre-qualified WCHR members. Watch the live stream of Capital Challenge here.
Save the Date for Annual Meeting
Mark your calendars!  The 2017 USHJA Annual Meeting is coming up December 10-14 at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk in Texas! The hotel block is available on the website, and USHJA has secured discount airfare and rental car opportunities in conjunction with this year's event. We look forward to seeing you there! 

Click here for more information. Click here for the schedule of events! Registration will open soon.
Zone 9 Standings
Click the graphics below to see where you stand in year-end Zone 9 Horse of the Year and Zone 9 Stirrup Cup awards programs.



To view national USEF Horse of the Year standings, click here
Important Dates and Deadlines
Don't miss out on exciting upcoming USHJA programs, events and opportunities: 

Date Event Additional Information
Oct. 5 Deadline to nominate someone for the Vital Horse Show Staff Award Click here for the application
Oct. 31 Deadline to apply for the Trainer Certification Program Grant Click to apply
Nov. 9-12 EAP National Training Session, Painesville, Ohio Click, for more info
Nov. 10-12 Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Nationals, presented by The Plaid Horse, Painesville, Ohio Click for more info
Nov. 10-12 USHJA Zones 9 & 10 Jumper Team Championships, Thermal, Calif.  Click for more info
Dec. 10-14 USHJA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas Click for more info

Click here  for the Zone 9 calendar of events.
Sponsors and Partners
The USHJA would like to thank the following sponsors and partners for their support of our many programs and endeavors. For more information, click the sponsor logo(s) below.

Official USHJA Sponsors

Additional USHJA Sponsors & Partners

United States Hunter Jumper Association 
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Lexington, KY 40511
P: 859.225.6700 
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