September Zone 6 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 6 member! Learn about USHJA Annual Meeting, see what events are coming up and more.
Save the Date for the USHJA Annual Meeting, presented by World Equestrian Center
Save the date for the 2019 USHJA Annual Meeting, presented by World Equestrian Center, which will be December 8-12 at Denver Hilton City Center in Denver, Colorado.

USHJA has reserved a block of rooms and negotiated discounts on air travel and rental cars for the event. Click here for more information! For sponsorship opportunities contact Jill Insko

If you are interested in attending and are 25 or younger, consider applying for the USHJA Alvin Topping Governance Grant. Learn more
Congratulations to members who competed in the Zone 6 Horse of the Year Championship
Congratulations to members who competed in the Zone 6 Horse of the Year Championship September 11-15 at Mid States Fall in Mason City, Iowa!
New Zone 6 Affiliate Member Organization
We want to welcome this month's new USHJA Affiliate Member Organization, Wisconsin Hunter Jumper Association!

They join the following Zone 6 Affiliates:

Interested in becoming an affiliate? Click here for more information!
USHJA Affiliate Member Organization News
Check out recent news from some of our USHJA Affiliate Member Organizations below.

ANRC National Equitation Championships

The ANRC National Equitation Championships are an invitational competition for collegiate, junior, adult amateur, and ANRC alumni teams that pay an annual ANRC team membership fee. There is no need to qualify. Everyone is welcome to join us for the 2020 championships April 9-11, 2020. Membership opens September 1, 2019.

The championship for each group is held on the same weekend and judged separately. In each championship, teams may compete in a 3′ National Division or a 2’6″ Novice Division. Participants may compete on a school-owned horse, a leased horse, or a privately-owned horse.

Click here to read more. Click here for the prize list. Photo credit: Susan Zube.

IEA Announces 2019-2020 Youth Board Members

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) announced the elected members of the 2019-2020 IEA Youth Board. The Youth Board was created by the IEA’s Education Committee in 2016 and is governed by Adult Advisors Shara Prieskorn (IEA Membership Office Coordinator), Simon Towns (Zone Captain), and Sue Wentzel (IEA National Steward), as well as two IEA Alumni - Hannah Bentz and Aubrey Braham. Read more
Good Luck to Members Competing at the World Championship Hunter Rider Finals!
The World Championship Hunter Rider Finals are just around the corner at The Capital Challenge Horse Show in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, September 30-October 6.

Congratulations to our members who qualified and good luck! 

Click here for more information about WCHR. Catch all the action here
Sport History: Fun facts from the USHJA Wheeler Museum
Did you know?

As the saying goes, “form follows function.” Correct equitation comes from safe and effective riding in the hunt field. Check out Bill Scheibel’s great form over a natural brush and rail in this equitation class held on the outside course at the 1971 Millbrook Horse Show. 

PC: Budd Studio from “Through the Lens”
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