June Zone 6 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 6 member! See who participated in early summer EAP Regional Training Sessions, compete in the HQC Stable Challenge with your friends, nominate someone for an award and more.
Last Chance to Apply for the Zone 6 College Scholarship!
Congratulations to EAP Participant Juliann Tetschlag
Congratulations to our Zone 6 member Juliann Tetschlag, of Plymouth, Wisconsin, who participated in the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program early summer Regional Training Session at the University of Findlay in Ohio. Click here to read more about the session.

Stay tuned to see who participated in late summer sessions, and visit the USHJA Facebook page for more photos.
Zone 6 Zandra Powers Horsemanship Class
Congratulations to members who competed in the Zone 6 Zandra Powers Horsemanship Class this year at Mid States Encore, June 12-16!

Click here to view results from the class. *Results were unverified at the time of this enews.
Horsemanship Quiz Stable Challenge Open Until July 15
USHJA invites equestrians of all ages to put their horsemanship knowledge to the test in the 2019 USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Stable Challenge!

The 30-day online quiz challenge is open to juniors and amateurs and brings barns together as teams to test their horsemanship knowledge for a chance to win great prizes.

The Stable Challenge requires at least three students per trainer to complete the online USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Practice Quiz between June 15 and July 15 for their barn to be eligible to win.
Quick Quiz: The diet of a horse should consist primarily of roughage.
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USHJA Affiliate Member Organization News
Iowa Nebraska Hunter Jumper Association will host their INHJA Medal and Mini Medal Finals July 24-28 at Valley Park Horse Show in Des Moines, Iowa.
Try a Zone 6 Handy Hunter Challenge this year!
The USHJA Zone 6 Handy Hunter Challenges test skills riders and their horses might use during an enjoyable day of foxhunting combining the elements of flat and over-fences classes. There are several challenges coming up the next couple of months:

  • July 18-21, Carriage House Horse Show, Hugo, Minn.
  • July 24-28, Valley Park Horse Show, Des Moines, Iowa
  • July 31-Aug. 4, Two Rivers Summer Festival I, Cumming, Iowa
Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized?
Nominations are open for 2019 annual awards, which recognize significant accomplishments of members.

The following awards have a nomination deadline of July 31:

The USHJA Youth Leadership Award and the USEF Youth Sportsman's Award have a deadline of September 1.

The Vital Horse Show Staff Award nominations are due October 5.
Sport History: Fun facts from the USHJA Wheeler Museum
As the USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Stable Challenge gets underway as a chance to put your horsemanship knowledge to the test, here’s a look back to  The American Horse Show,  a 1958 manual by Margaret Self with a description of jumps typical of the time. 

How many jumps like these have you seen lately? 

The more we recall the practices of the past, the more we can see how the hunter/jumper sport has changed . . . and how many traditions carry on.
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