September Zone 4 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 4 member! See who is attending EAP Nationals, learn about USHJA Annual Meeting, see what events are coming up and more.
Zone 4 Members Shine at Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by SmartPak
Congratulations to our members who competed in the USHJA Zone 4 Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by SmartPak! See who participated. Special congratulations to our Zone 4 medalists:

Team Championships
  • Gold: Stuart Rumsey, Lucile Milliken Sammataro, Saylors Pursell and Mary Caroline Nolan
  • Silver: Theresa Sanders, Chrissie Catto and Wyette Felton
  • Bronze: Sarah Clay, Susan Davidson, Brittany Wyatt and Emily Giovino

Special thanks to Chef d'Equipe Kat DeMas Mulkey for leading teams.
Adult Amateur Individual Championships
  • Gold: Chrissie Catto
  • Silver: Tricia Barr
  • Bronze: Brittany Wyatt
Children's Individual Championships
  • Gold: Wyette Felton
  • Silver: Mary Caroline Nolan
  • Bronze: McCall Massey
Read more about the team championships. Read more about the individual championships.
Save the Date for the USHJA Annual Meeting, presented by World Equestrian Center
Save the date for the 2019 USHJA Annual Meeting, presented by World Equestrian Center, which will be December 8-12 at Denver Hilton City Center in Denver, Colorado.

USHJA has reserved a block of rooms and negotiated discounts on air travel and rental cars for the event. Click here for more information! For sponsorship opportunities contact Jill Insko

If you are interested in attending and are 25 or younger, consider applying for the USHJA Alvin Topping Governance Grant. Learn more
Congratulations to Zone 4 Members Selected to Attend EAP Nationals
Zone 4's Celia Cram, Claire Huskey and Madeline Vorhies were selected to ride in the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program National Training Session, and Addison Diaz was selected as an alternate rider. Congratulations to these members!

EAP Nationals will be November 7-10 at the University of Findlay. Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Nationals will also be held during EAP Nationals. Stay tuned to see who will be attending!
Zone 4 Championships Coming Up
Zone 4 Stirrup Cup Championship
October 24-27
Venice, Fla.

Zone 4 Horse of the Year Championship - NORTH
and Handy Hunter Challenge Championship
November 13-17
Conyers, Ga.

Zone 4 Horse of the Year Championship - SOUTH
and Handy Hunter Challenge Championship
November 14-17
Venice, Fla.
Good Luck to Members Competing at the World Championship Hunter Rider Finals
The World Championship Hunter Rider Finals are just around the corner at The Capital Challenge Horse Show in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, September 30-October 6.

Congratulations to our members who qualified and good luck! 

Click here for more information about WCHR. Catch all the action here
USHJA Affiliate Member Organization News
Check out recent news from some of our USHJA Affiliate Member Organizations below. Interested in becoming an affiliate? Click here for more information.

ANRC National Equitation Championships

The ANRC National Equitation Championships are an invitational competition for collegiate, junior, adult amateur, and ANRC alumni teams that pay an annual ANRC team membership fee. There is no need to qualify. Everyone is welcome to join us for the 2020 championships April 9-11, 2020. Membership opens September 1, 2019.

The championship for each group is held on the same weekend and judged separately. In each championship, teams may compete in a 3′ National Division or a 2’6″ Novice Division. Participants may compete on a school-owned horse, a leased horse, or a privately-owned horse.

Click here to read more. Click here for the prize list. Photo credit: Susan Zube.

IEA Announces 2019-2020 Youth Board Members

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) announced the elected members of the 2019-2020 IEA Youth Board. The IEA Youth Board is structured with one student representative from each of the ten Hunt Seat Zones. Savannah Hutto, a Junior from Timmonsville, S.C., who rides with Tally Ho is the representative from Zone 4. Read more

Pensacola Hunter Jumper Association News

Pensacola Hunter Jumper Association is pleased to announce their partnership with the
Pensacola Sports Foundation. Pensacola Sports Foundation supports bringing all types of
sporting events to the greater Pensacola area. They are Florida’s first and oldest sports
organizing and management group, and area leader in amateur and professional participant
sports, event management, marketing and promotions in the Pensacola and Northwest Florida
Region. Together Pensacola Hunter Jumper Association and the Pensacola Sports Foundation
will work to increase the number of out of area equestrian visitors participating in PHJA’s show
series.
Sport History: Fun Facts from the USHJA Wheeler Museum!
Did you know?

As the saying goes, “form follows function.” Correct equitation comes from safe and effective riding in the hunt field. Check out Bill Scheibel’s great form over a natural brush and rail in this equitation class held on the outside course at the 1971 Millbrook Horse Show. 

PC: Budd Studio from “Through the Lens”
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Photos: Tricia Booker, SportFot, EQ Media, Rachel Sowinski, EqSol, Louise Taylor and Jump Media
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