July Zone 2 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 2 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!
Congratulations to athletes participating in EAP Regional Training Sessions
Congratulations to athletes who participated in the following 2018 Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program Regional Training Sessions:

  • Maura Cherny, 19, Cazenovia, N.Y.
  • Emmie Esplin, 11, Diana, N.Y.
  • Madeline Rideout, 16, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
  • Leah Samouhos, 25, Pittstown, N.J.
  • Brynley Smith, 16, South Otselic, N.Y.
  • Casey Van Nostrand, 13, Schenectady, N.Y. 

  • Carly Stirewalt, 19, New Paltz, N.Y.
  • Martha Wyatt-Luth, 14, Chatham, N.J.
For more information about EAP, click here.
Want to know 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!
Congratulations to our Zone 2 EAP Grant recipients!
Congratulations to our Zone 2 EAP Grant recipients Maggie Fraley, Alicia H. Weismann, Jake Parker Wymard and Katelyn Friesema, who each received $500 grants toward expenses related to participating in a 2018 Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program Regional Training Session.
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.
Do you know someone who deserves to be nominated?
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!
USHJA Board election nominations are open until August 15!
Nominations are open 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.
Mark your calendar for Zone 2 HOTY, Stirrup Cup and Equitation championships
Zone 2 HOTY, Stirrup Cup and Equitation Championships are around the corner. Mark your calendar for the following events:

The Zone 2 Horse of the Year Jumper Championship, which was scheduled to be held at Devon Fall Classic has been canceled. The Zone 2 Committee is currently working to find a new host for the 2018 championship.

For more information about these championships, including qualifying criteria, click here.
Click here for more information about these Championships!
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