Zone 1 Members Earn Medals at USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Jumper Team Championships!
Congratulations to Zone 1 members who participated in the USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Jumper Team Championships Sept. 21-23 in Princeton, New Jersey! 

In the Children's (1.10/1.15m) Team Championship, Zone 1's  Sydney BerubeTessa P. Brown, Josselyn Mersereau, and  Adelaide Toensing earned the silver medal. 

Haley Cassidy, Kimberly LaCroix, Emily Schnebel, and  Wendy Wood also earned silver in the Adult Amateur (1.10/1.15m) Team Championship. 

Children's team medalists. Photo credit: Jump Media LLC/USHJA Archives
Adult Amateur team medalists. Photo credit: Jump Media LLC/USHJA Archives

The 1.20/1.25m and 1.30/1.35 Junior and Amateur sections were combined at the Championships, and  Alexandra Carlton and Jenny Swanson were part of the combined team that earned the gold medal. Sydney Smith was part of the combined team that earned the bronze medal. Click here to read more about the Team Championships. 

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

In the Children's Individual Championships,  Sydney Berube took home the silver medal.  Click here to read more about the Individual Championships.

Junior and Amateur team medalists. Photo credit: Jump Media LLC/USHJA Archives
Children's individual medalists. Photo credit: Jump Media LLC/USHJA Archives

Learn from Julie Winkel at Zone 1 Clinic
TCP credit available
Don't miss the opportunity to learn from Julie Winkel, USHJA Certified Trainer and Hunter, Equitation, Hunter Breeding and Jumper judge, at the Nov. 12-13  clinic at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts! Spots are still open for riders and auditors! 

Sponsored by the Zone 1 Committee, the clinic will also include presentations from course designer and Zone 1 Chairman John Manning and Dr. Laura Faulkner, VMD. 

This clinic is an opportunity for members to get Trainer Certification Program credit! Click here for more information about this clinic. Click here for the registration form.
Zone 1's  Ada Rohan Selected for the 2017 EAP National Training Session!
Ada Rohan at the Mount Holyoke College Session. Photo credit: Kristin Rover/USHJA Archives
Congratulations to  Ada Rohan , 16, of Montpelier, Vermont, who was selected to for the 2017 Emerging Athletes Program National Training Session! 

Rohan 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 to HOTY Competitors!
Congratulations to members who participated in the Zone 1 Horse of the Year Hunter Championship, September 13-17 at  Eastern States Exposition , West Springfield, Mass. 

Click here to view results!
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 Riders 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 USHJA 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.
Good Luck to Our Prix des States Team!
Congratulations and good luck to the team representing Zone 1 at the 2017 Neue Schule/USEF National Junior Jumper Championships (Prix des States) October 12-14 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania!

Isabella Russekoff, 16, Greenwich, Conn., riding Calvero IV
Coco Fath, 16, Fairfield, Conn., riding Huckleberry
Yasmin Rizvi, 15, Greenwich, Conn., riding Lumiere
McKayla Langmeier, 16, East Granby, Conn., riding Durosa W
Raleigh Hiler, 17, Sudbury, Mass., riding Alvarino 2, Alternate 
John Brennan, Chef d'Equipe  

For more information about the event, click here. For live stream information, Click here
Zone 1 Standings
Click the graphics below to see where you stand in year-end Zone 1 Horse of the Year and Zone 1 Stirrup Cup awards programs.

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 nomination form
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. 12-13 TCP Julie Winkel Clinic, South Hadley, Mass.  Click for more info
Dec. 10-14 USHJA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas Click for more info

Click here  for the Zone 1 calendar of events.
Have an interesting story to share? Know a member who deserves to be recognized?  Email story ideas  here   for possible inclusion in a future Zone eNews Update or the Zone Facebook page!

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.

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