July Zone 1 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 1 member! This month, see who has participated in summer programs, learn about the Horsemanship Quiz Challenge, nominate someone you know for an annual award and more!
Zone 1 athletes participate in EAP sessions
Congratulations to our Zone 1 members who participated in the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program Regional Training Session at Mount Holyoke College:

  • Katharine Dade, 16, Gilmanton Iron Works, N.H.
  • Frances McGivern, 17, Essex, Conn.
  • Caroline Palmer, 13, Pittsfield, Mass.
  • Ada Rohan, 17, Montpelier, Vt.
  • Lauren Woznica, 17, East Berlin, Conn.
  • Jamie Besaw, 17, Colchester, Conn.

Also, congratulations to Christopher Joyce, 17, New Canaan, Conn., who is participating in the session at Virginia Horse Center. For more information about EAP, click here.
See what the Horsemanship Quiz Challenge, presented by The Plaid Horse, is all about:
Click here to participate in the Horsemanship Quiz Challenge by Sept. 1!
FEI North American Youth Show Jumping Championships coming up!
The FEI North American Youth Show Jumping Championships presented by USHJA are coming up Aug. 1-5 at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, New York! Good luck to our members participating!
 
Click here to watch live stream coverage of the event.
 
Congratulations Zone 1 EAP Grant recipients:
Congratulations to our Zone 1 EAP Grant recipients Ada Rohan, Katharine Dade, Frances McGivern and Madeline Webb, who each received $500 grants toward expenses related to participating in a 2018 EAP Regional Training Session!
Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized?
Click here to nominate someone for an annual award!
Pony Finals riders prepare for a week of education and competition!
Good luck to all of our members who will be participating in US Pony Finals, presented by Collecting Gaits Farm, Aug. 7-12 at The Kentucky Horse Park this year!

USHJA has expanded Pony Finals clinics offerings this year including Horsemanship Clinics that are open to the public. Click here for more information and plan to attend!

If you're attending Pony Finals share your stories and photos with us!
Enter the Zone 1 Horse of the Year Championship by August 15!
The Zone 1 Horse of the Year Championship is September 12-16 at Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Massachusetts!

The entry deadline is August 15!

Interested in a sponsorship opportunity at the Championship? Click here to learn more. Click here for the sponsorship form.

HOTY Championship classes are open to all competitors who meet the minimum eligibility requirements outlined  here.
USHJA Board election nominations are open until August 15!
Currently nominations are open for six USHJA 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.
Click here for more information about the Championships
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