February Zone 1 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 1 member! We hope you enjoy the new look of the Zone 1 Update! This month scroll down to get a glimpse of the exciting programs you can participate in, see what is coming up in our zone and apply to participate before it's too late! Don't forget to share your photos and stories with us!
What's Your Horsemanship IQ?
Study, test your horsemanship knowledge and try to qualify for HQC Nationals!
The Horsemanship Quiz Challenge, presented by The Plaid Horse, is open now until Sept. 1.

Competitors 21 years old and younger can participate in this online test for a chance to earn a spot at Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Nationals, an in-person horsemanship competition that offers $4,000 in educational grants.
You Don't Want to Miss These Championships
USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by SmartPak
HITS on the Hudson VII
Aug. 29-Sept. 2
Saugerties, N.Y.
Application deadline: June 30

The Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by SmartPak, give Children's and Adult Hunter Riders a fun opportunity to compete on a team and individually!
USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Jumper Team Championships
Princeton Show Jumping August
Aug. 22-26
Princeton, N.J.
Application deadline: July 9

The Zone Jumper Team Championships are an entry point to the Show Jumping Athlete Pathway. Individual medalists are invited to attend a USHJA Gold Star Clinic.
Emerge a Better Horseman
Applications for the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program are now open! In Zone 1, Mount Holyoke College Equestrian Center will host a session July 8-12 with Karen Healey and Nanci Snyder. The application deadline for this session is May 14. Click here to view all of the sessions. Scroll down to see how you can apply for an EAP Grant.
Let Us Help You Get Where You Want to Go
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WCHR Week at WEF Wrap Up
Congratulations to our members who traveled to Florida for WCHR Week at WEF, which featured numerous special WCHR Awards and the $100,000 WCHR Peter Wetherill Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular, Feb. 14-18 at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center.

Kelly Tropin rode Chablis to a sixth place finish in the Spectacular and Callie Seaman rode Chicago to a 10th place finish. Other special award winners during the week included Tropin, Seaman, Ellen Mollerus, Alexandra Sica and Isabella Sica. Click here to see all of the WCHR Week award winners. Interested in becoming a World Championship Hunter Rider member? Click here.

Pictured: Chablis, ridden by Kelly Tropin. Credit: Tricia Booker/USHJA
Have a Story to Share?
Share stories about your successes and adventures in the sport with us for possible inclusion in the Zone 1 Update or on our Zone 1 Facebook Page. Please include your name and hometown and a photo.
Important Dates and Deadlines

Photos: Tricia Booker, Jump Media, Kristin Rover, Louise Taylor and Megan Lacy for USHJA.
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