June Zone 2 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 2 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 apply to have to have your points count for these Championships!
Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by SmartPak

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

Aug. 22-26
Princeton Show Jumping August
Princeton, N.J.
Qualifying period: Sept. 25, 2017-July 9, 2018
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 from each zone will receive a prize package!
Congratulations to athletes participating in the EAP Regional Training Session in New Jersey!
Congratulations to athletes who are participating in the 2018 Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program Regional Training Session this week at Centenary University with Joe Fargis and Colleen Reed:

  • Anabel Barnett, Unionville, Pa., 16
  • Alexis Di Pasqua, West Chester, Pa., 18
  • Julianna Empie, Chester Springs, Pa., 17
  • Maggie Fraley, White Haven, Pa., 17, 2
  • Isabelle Gochtovtt, Downingtown, Pa., 13
  • Megan Hackett, Highland, N.Y., 21
  • Melinda Hartman, Flemington, N.J., 19
  • Meghan Holland, Colts Neck, N.J., 19
  • Amanda Horn, Huntington, N.Y., 25
  • Sophie Kane, Tyrone, Pa., 16
  • Ava Kavulich, Pennington, N.J., 14
  • Grace Kavulich, Pennington, N.J., 17
  • Jaimey Lancaster, Red Bank, N.J., 22
  • Alexandra Michalski, Pittsford, N.Y., 16
  • Morgan Munz, Califon, N.J., 16
  • Paige Pongrazzi, Hillsborough, N.J., 19
  • Christina Samouhos, Pittstown, N.J., 21
  • Jessica Smith, Kinnelon, N.J., 19
  • Madeline Webb, Jersey City, N.J., 24
  • Alicia H. Weismann, Southampton, N.J., 18
  • Kira Statue, Whitehouse, N.J., 20
  • Jake Parker Wymard, Glen Rock, Pa., 17

Click here to read more. Stay tuned to see who else from Zone 2 is participating in other training sessions this summer.
For more information about EAP, click here.
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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.
The deadline to apply for a Zone 2 College Scholarship is July 1!
Apply by July 1
Apply by Oct. 1
Do you know someone who deserves to be nominated?
Click here to nominate someone for an annual award!
Meet the Zone 2 HOTY Sponsorship Coordinator
Liz McFadden was selected as the Zone 2 Horse of the Year Sponsorship Coordinator for 2018! She will be coordinating sponsorship opportunities for the Zone 2 Horse of the Year Hunter Championship October 21 at PA State Farm Show Complex and Expo Center.

Any sponsorship questions can be directed to Liz by email, or phone (908-377-2857). A sponsorship packet is available here.
Click here for more information about these Championships!
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