June Zone 1 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 1 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.
Congratulations to EAP Participant Mackenzie Barnes
Congratulations to our Zone 1's Mackenzie Barnes, who participated in the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program early summer Regional Training Session at University of Findlay. Click here to read more about the session. Stay tuned to see who is participating in late summer sessions. Visit the USHJA Facebook page to see more photos!
Last Chance to Apply for the Academic Grant!
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.

Kristi Smith's Cedar Brook Farm is currently leading for Zone 1!
Quick Quiz: The diet of a horse should consist primarily of roughage?
Zone 1 Educational Forums are Coming up
Don't miss the opportunity to attend a USHJA Zone 1 Educational Forum this year. The forums are free, cover a variety of topics and include refreshments. Mark your calendar:

  • July 16, Vermont Summer Festival Week III, East Dorset, Vt.,"Walk the course to win it"
  • July 27, Head of the Bay Classic I, Buzzards Bay, Mass., "The winning round"
  • Aug. 20, Silver Oak Jumper Tournament, Halifax, Mass., "Walk the course to win it"
  • Sept. 26, MHC Equitation Finals, Northampton, Mass., "The winning round"
Last Chance to Apply to Have Your Points Count Toward Qualifying for These Championships
Aug. 28-Sept. 1
HITS-on-the-Hudson VII
Saugerties, N.Y.
*Qualifying ends and applications close June 29
Aug. 21-25
Princeton Show Jumping August
Princeton, N.J.
*Qualifying ends and applications close July 8
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.
Zone 1 Affiliate Member Organization Spotlight
Karen Healey Clinic Coming up
Karen Healey will be teaching a clinic July 16-17 at Rising Star Equestrian Center in Medway, Massachusetts. Open to beginner through advanced riders, ages 8 and up, the clinic will focus on hunter/jumper and equitation.

Contact Kathleen Haas Ogonowski, (617) 640-4685, or khorsec@comcast.net for more information!
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