USHJA Announces NAJYRC 
Show Jumping Competitors 
Championships kick off at Colorado Horse Park July 26

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 26, 2016 ----   Parker, CO ----   The United States Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to announce the show jumping athletes participating in the 2016 Adequan/FEI North American Junior and Young Rider Championships, presented by Gotham North, this week.

The event, which began today at The Colorado Horse Park in Parker, CO, and includes championships for Dressage, Endurance, Eventing, Jumping, Para-Dressage and Reining for both Junior and Young Riders.

Athletes participating in the NAJYRC Show Jumping, presented by USHJA, are: 

Zone 1

Junior
Coco Fath, 15, Fairfield, CT
Claire Schreder, 15, Greenwich, CT

Chef d'Equipe
Gregory Prince

Zone 2

Junior
Lilly Higgins, 17, Summit, NJ
Lucy Matz, 17, Coatesville, PA

Young Rider
Anna Cardelfe, 20, Spring Lake, NJ
Cloe Hymowitz, Sagaponack, NY
Alex Matz, 19, Coatesville, PA

Chef d'Equipe
Ralph Caristo

Zone 3

Young Rider
Christina Firestone, 20, Upperville, VA

Chef d'Equipe
Sandra Ruiz

Zone 4

Junior
Cooper Dean, 16, Fayette, AL
Helen Graves, 16, Franklin, TN
Addison Piper, 14, Wellington, FL

Young Rider
Sophie Simpson, 17, Royal Palm Beach, FL

Chef d'Equipe
Kim Land

Zone 7

Junior
Claire McKean, 17, The Woodlands, TX
Brian Moggre, 14, Flower Mound, TX

Young Rider
Hannah Donald, 18, Highland Village, TX
Alexandra Ozymy, 18, Coppell, TX
Nicole Peterson, 19, Plano, TX

Chef d'Equipe
Kelly McCabe-Cyphert

Zone 8

Young Rider
Delaney Flynn, 15, Scottsdale, AZ

Chef d'Equipe
Chris Collman

Zone 9

Junior
Megan Hilton, 17, Seattle, WA

Young Rider
Jennifer Gates, 19, Medina, WA

Chef d'Equipe
Candida Anthony

Zone 10

Junior
Sarah Baz, 16, Monte Sereno, CA
Mitchell Endicott, 17, Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Sydney Hutchins, 17, Westlake Village, CA
Dalan Laughlin, 17, Carmel, CA
Hunter Siebel, 16, Woodside, CA

Young Rider
Jodie Camberg, 16, Calabasas, CA
Mackenzie Drazan, 20, Woodside, CA
Hannah Heidegger, 18, Chatsworth, CA
Chandler Meadows, 20, Newport Beach, CA
Uma O'Neill, 20, Santa Cruz, CA

Chef d'Equipe
Sally Hudson

NAJYRC Show Jumping will begin with the jog and training session for Young Riders today. Wednesday marks the Young Rider First Individual Qualifying Round and will be followed by the Junior jog and training session. The Junior First Individual Qualifying Round will take place on Thursday, followed by the Young Rider Team competition wrapping up. The Junior Team competition will wrap up on Friday. Saturday and Sunday will close out the Young Rider and Junior Individual competitions, respectively.

Only those zones listed fielded teams for the Championships. Stay tuned for show jumping results from the Championships. For more information about NAJYRC visit   http://www.youngriders.org/

Media Contact:
Megan Lacy
(859) 225-6723
mlacy@ushja.org
United States Hunter Jumper Association 
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Lexington, KY 40511
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