August Zone 6 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 6 member! August was packed with championships and events, and we want to congratulate our members for their accomplishments this month. Don't forget to get your entries in for the AON/USHJA National Championships!
Zone 6 riders earn medals at Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by SmartPak
Congratulations to members from our Zone who competed in the USHJA Zones 5 & 6 Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by SmartPak, July 20-22 at HITS Balmoral Park! Special congratulations to the following medalists from Zone 6:
Children's and Adult Amateur Team Championship

  • Gold: Lydia Soucie, Sharon Golden, Audrey Anderson and Caroline Uffelmann 
Adult Amateur Individual Championship

  • Bronze: Lydia Soucie
Special thanks to our Zone 6 Chef d'Equipe Janine Weatherby who led riders at the Championships.
The Zandra Powers Horsemanship Class is coming up!
The Zandra Powers Horsemanship Class is coming up in Zone 6! The class will be held during Mid States Season Finale, September 19-23 in Mason City, Iowa. The entry deadline to participate is Sept. 5.

Click here for more information and to view specifications.
Congratulations to our members who competed at the USHJA Zones 5 & 6 Jumper Team Championships!
Congratulations to our members who participated in the Zones 5 & 6 Jumper Team Championships July 19-22 at HITS Balmoral Park!

Special congratulations to our Zone 6 team of Kate Cote, Anne Meyer, Henry Moberly and Rebecca Stamm, who earned gold in the 1.10/1.15m Children's and Adult Amateur Team Championship! Kate Cote went on to earn silver in the 1.10/1.15m Children's/Adult Amateur Individual Championship. Thanks to our Zone 6 Chef d'Equipe Janine Weatherby for leading teams!
Congratulations to our EAP athletes!
Congratulations to the following Zone 6 athletes who participated in the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program Regional Training Sessions at The Colorado Horse Park and World Equestrian Center.

  • Cassidy Oppermann, 16, Cedarburg, Wis.
  • Libby Pollock, 21, Pleasant Dale, Neb.

Click here to read more about the sessions.
Riders compete at USEF Pony Finals in Kentucky
Congratulations to all of our members who participated in USEF Pony Finals, presented by Collecting Gaits Farm, Aug. 7-12 at The Kentucky Horse Park.

Catch up on everything that happened, and who earned champion titles, during Pony Finals:

And the Zone 6 Stable Challenge winner is....
Congratulations to Stacey Tenhundfeld and her team from Valley Park Stables, winners of the 2018 HQC Stable Challenge, presented by The Plaid Horse!

The highest scoring trainer from each zone receives an award package for their barn including a helmet from Charles Owen, a one-year membership to Equestriancoach.com, a $200 Parlanti gift certificate, a pair of Pro Performance horse boots from Professional's Choice, a gift from Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, a grooming bucket with supplies from Shapley's, gifts from The Plaid Horse, a gift from Stable Secretary and a USHJA branded backpack, brush, hoof pick, tumbler and TCP manual.
Last chance to participate in the Horsemanship Quiz Challenge!
Quick Quiz:
A correctly fitted saddle creates uniform sweat marks under the saddle with no dry patches.
True
False
Click here to participate by Sept. 1.
Sept. 1 is the deadline to nominate someone for a youth award!
Click here to nominate someone for an annual award!
Congratulations to Emma Sargent, who participated in the FEI North American Youth Show Jumping Championships
Congratulations to our Emma Sargent, who competed in the FEI North American Youth Show Jumping Championships presented by USHJA Aug. 1-5 at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, New York! 


Click here for complete results.
Enter the AON/USHJA National Championships by Sept. 14!
Riders qualify based on Zone points, but only those who enter by Sept. 14 can be considered for qualifying. To learn more and enter, click above.
Catch up on what happened at the Platinum Performance/USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championships
Congratulations to all of our Zone 6 horses, owners and riders who participated in the 2018 Platinum Performance/USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championships Aug. 14-16 at The Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky.

Check out the headlines from each day of the Championships:

Congratulations to members who participated in the Platinum Performance/USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship
Congratulations to our members who participated in the Platinum Performance/USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., August 16-18! 

Check out the headlines from each day of the Championship: 

Handy Hunter Challenges coming up in our zone:
Several Zone 6 Handy Hunter Challenges are coming up! Mark your calendar for these fun classes:

  • Sept. 5-9: Indian Summer in Elkhorn, Elkhorn, Neb.
  • Sept. 12-16: Mid States Fall, Mason City, Iowa

Click here to to view the full calendar. Click here to view specifications. Check out results from previously held Handy Hunter Challenges here!
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