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Thank you for being a USHJA Zone 1 member! This month: mark your calendars and don't forget to apply for exciting opportunities and events coming up this year. There is something for everyone - from EAP Regional Training Sessions to fun team Championships! Scroll down to read more, and don't forget to share your experiences with us. 

Hunter Riders: Team Up for Fun Championships!
USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by SmartPak

Photo credit: Megan Lacy/USHJA
HITS on the Hudson VII
Aug. 29-Sept. 2
Saugerties, N.Y.

Qualifying period: 
Aug. 14, 2017- June 30, 2018

The Ch/AA Hunter Championships give Children's and Adult Hunter riders a fun opportunity to compete on a team and individually! 

Compete for the Gold Star Jumper Rider Title
USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Jumper Team Championships

Photo credit: Jump Media
Princeton Show Jumping August
Aug. 22-26
Princeton, N.J. 

Qualifying period: 
Sept. 25, 2017-July 9, 2018

The Zone Jumper Team Championships are an entry point to the Show Jumping Athlete Pathway. Individual medalists are invited to a USHJA Gold Star Clinic. 

Zone 1 Members Attended USHJA Gold Star Clinic 
Riders at the USHJA Gold Star Clinic - East. Photo credit: Jump Media
Zone 1's  Sydney Berube and Jenny Swanson  attended the USHJA Gold Star Clinic - East in West Palm Beach, Florida, December 27-30!  Click here to read about the clinic. 

The USHJA Emerging Jumper Rider Program was launched last year in conjunction with the USHJA Zone Jumper Team Championships, to identify Jumper athletes who have the skill and desire to excel in the sport. Applications for the 2018 USHJA Zone Jumper Team Championships are now open

The Gold Star Clinics are available on demand at USHJA members are eligible for a 50 percent discount by entering EQUSHJA2018 in the Redeem Coupon section.
Need Help Getting Where You Want to Go?
USHJA Zone 1 offers grant opportunities to help members reach their goals. Click the buttons below to apply: 

Apply by July 1
Apply by May 1

Nationally, the USHJA Foundation also has grant and scholarship opportunities for members, including the Gochman Family Grant , which provides recipients an opportunity to experience U.S. Pony Finals, and the Hamel Scholarship for Further Education, a $25,000 scholarship designed to encourage further education. 
Become a More Well-Rounded Athlete
The 2017 EAP session at Mount Holyoke College. Photo credit: Kristin Rover/USHJA
It's time to apply for a  2018 Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program Regional Training Session.

Sessions feature intensive mounted and unmounted instruction from top clinicians in the sport and are open to riders 25 and under who apply and meet the requirements. 

In Zone 1:
July 8-12,  Mount Holyoke Equestrian Center in  South Hadley, Mass., with  Karen Healey and Nanci Snyder. 
Apply by May 14.

Click here to view the full calendar of sessions. Click here to apply.
McKayla Langmeier Attended USEF George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session
Congratulations to Zone 1's McKayla Langmeier, of East Granby, Connecticut, who participated in the 12th annul USEF George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session Jan. 5-7 in Wellington, Florida, where riders learned from the sport's top clinicians.  Click here to watch the clinic on demand.
NEW Regional Championships Added to USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Program
Photo credit: Tricia Booker/USHJA
New Regional Championships have been added to the Green Hunter Incentive Program this year! 

Brandywine Horse Shows  is offering a Regional Championship close to Zone 1 at the Brandywine Valley Summer Series II, July 3-8.

Horses MUST be enrolled to participate, so enroll your 3', 3'3", 3'6" or 3'9" Green Hunter by Feb. 1 to enjoy the lowest enrollment rate!  Click here to read more.
Mark Your Calendar!
September 12-16
West Springfield, Mass.

An opportunity to earn Zone HOTY points. HOTY Championship classes are open to all competitors who meet the minimum eligibility requirements outlined here.
Dates and Location Set for 2018 Adequan FEI North American Junior Children and Young Rider Championships
Photo credit: Kaitlyn Karssen for EqSol/USHJA
Old Salem Farm in New York, will be hosting the 2018 Jumping Adequan FEI North American Junior Children and Young Rider Championships, presented by Gotham North, Aug. 1-5

Old Salem Farm sits on 125 acres in the rolling hills of North Salem, N.Y., and hosts competitions such as the prestigious American Gold Cup CSI4*-W and the Old Salem Spring shows. 

The location met the key determinants outlined in the bidding process, according to US Equestrian. Read more about the 2018 championships.
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
Charles Owen
Rood and Riddle
Additional USHJA Sponsors & Partners


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