June Zone 1 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 1 member! This month register to participate in the HQC Stable Challenge with friends from your barn, get involved in our sport's governance by nominating someone for the USHJA Board of Directors, see what is coming up in our zone and more! Don't forget to share your stories with us!
Last chance to participate in EAP 3-foot section at Mount Holyoke College
The time to participate in a 3-foot section at a Lindsay Maxwell/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program Regional Training Session is running out! Up to nine riders at the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program Regional Training Session in Massachusetts will be accepted to learn from Clinician Karen Healey and Stable Manager Nanci Snyder during the five-day session, which includes mounted and unmounted instruction, July 8-12 at Mount Holyoke in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Read more.
HQC Stable Challenge, presented by The Plaid Horse, is open!
It's time for the 2018 USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Stable Challenge, presented by The Plaid Horse! Here's how to test your horsemanship knowledge with this fun team competition:

  1. Get friends together at your barn (adults can participate too!)
  2. Take the online Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Practice Quiz before July 15
  3. Earn bonus points (if you're under 21 years old) by registering for the official Horsemanship Quiz Challenge and competing the Level One quiz and if your score is high enough the Level Two quiz
  4. Wait to see if your trainer's team got the highest score! One team in each zone will receive a prize package!
Deadlines to apply for these Championships are coming up!
USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by SmartPak

Aug. 29-Sept. 2
HITS on the Hudson VII
Qualifying period: Aug. 14, 2017-June 30 2018
USHJA Zones 1 & 2 Jumper Team Championships

Aug. 22-26
Princeton Show Jumping August
Qualifying period: Sept. 25, 2017-July 9, 2018

Congratulations to Jonathan Porteous!
Congratulations to Jonathan Porteous, of Arlington, Mass., who is participating in the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program Regional Training Session at Centenary University! Click here to read more about the session, and stay tuned to see what other Zone 1 members are participating in other sessions this summer.

For more information about EAP, click here.
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Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized?
Click here to nominate someone for an annual award!
Click here for more information about the Championships
The Zone 1 Academic Grant deadline is coming up!
Apply by July 1
Apply by Oct. 1
USHJA Board election nominations are open until August 15!
The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to open nominations for six Board of Directors positions—Secretary, Treasurer and four at-large directors. USHJA Senior Active and Associate members may nominate candidates for these open positions through their USHJA member account until August 15.
Members are allowed to nominate a single individual for multiple positions, and they may nominate themselves for any available position.

View comprehensive information about the 2018 election here.
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