January Zone 4 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 4 member! Mark your calendar for 2019 championships, catch up on the latest sport news and see what is coming up in our zone!
Dates and locations announced for 2019 Zone HOTY & Stirrup Cup Championships
Dates and locations for 2019 Zone HOTY and Stirrup Cup championships have been announced!

Zone 4 Stirrup Cup Championship
October 24-27
Fox Lea Farm October
Venice, Fla.

Zone 4 Horse of the Year Championship North
November 13-17
Atlanta Fall Classic II
Conyers, Ga.

Zone 4 Horse of the Year Championship South
November 14-17
Fox Lea Farm November
Venice, Fla.
Don't forget! FREE Zone 4 Member Clinic is coming up February 18
Don't miss the FREE Zone 4 Member Clinic with Timmy Kees coming up February 18!

The clinic will be held at Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, and it is FREE for Zone 4 members!

To register, contact Carrie Buxton at (561) 635-8645 or freezone4clinic@att.net.

Applications open for USHJA Children’s and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships! 
Applications are now open for the USHJA Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by SmartPak!

The Championships for Zone 4 will be September 12-15 at Aiken Fall Festival II in Aiken, South Carolina.

The qualifying period is April 22, 2018 - July 13, 2019, 2019. Click below to apply by July 13 to have your points count toward qualifying this year!

Applications open for USHJA Zone Jumper Team Championships!  
Applications are now open for the USHJA Zones 3 & 4 Jumper Team Championships!
 
The Championships will be held at Tryon Summer, Mill Spring, N.C., July 10-14, 2019 !
 
The qualifying period is July 9, 2018-May 26, 2019 . Click below to apply by May 26 to have your points count toward qualifying this year!
 
USHJA Gold Star Clinic - East recap!
From December 27-30, 2018, a group of 2018 USHJA Zone Team Championships Individual Medalists and select wild card recipients expanded their equestrian horizons in a unique educational opportunity by participating in the USHJA Gold Star Clinic-East Coast at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center. 

After three days of mounted and unmounted instruction from top clinicians covering a variety topics including stable management, horse health, breeding, press relations, flatwork, gymnastics, the clinic culminated on day four with seven teams competing in a Nations Cup format. Read more!
The following Zone 4 members participated:
  • Mia Albelo, Coral Gables, Fla.
  • Allyson Blais, Boca Raton, Fla.
  • Erin Ecclestone, Boca Raton, Fla.
  • Jennie Edwards, Jacksonville, Fla.
  • Eileen O'Leary, Montverde, Fla.
  • Cameron Parke, Marietta, Ga.
  • Cayman Szegda, Marietta, Ga.
WCHR Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular is coming up!
Table sales are open for the 2019 $100,000 WCHR Peter Wetherill Palm Beach Spectacular Hunt Gala, Saturday, February 16, 2019, at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. The Gala offers the opportunity to support the WCHR Program, while enjoying the best of the Hunter sport in the premier Hunter class of the Winter Equestrian Festival—the $100,000 WCHR Peter Wetherill Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular. Read more.
Enroll in Green Hunter Incentive and International Hunter Derby Programs for just $350
More Green for Green Hunters: More than $2.6 million paid out!
Three ways to earn great prize money for your 3', 3'3", 3'6" or 3'9" Green Hunter:
  1. Enter a USHJA Green Incentive Stake class at a competition near you
  2. Participate in one of five Regional Championships (NOTE: South Championship, NCHJA Annual Horse Show, June 26–30, 2019, Raleigh, North Carolina)
  3. Participate in the Platinum Performance/USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championship
 
Horses must be enrolled to participate and recorded with the USEF and registered with the USHJA. Enrollment fee is $350 through Feb. 1 and increases to $550 on Feb. 2. For more information visit ushja.org/greenincentive .
 
2019 Derby Goals: More than $12.7 million paid out!
If you have the Championships on your list of goals for this competition year, enroll today and save! Enroll in the USHJA International Hunter Derby Program to be eligible for inclusion on regional and national money won tracking lists and to participate in the 2019 Platinum Performance/USHJA International Hunter Derby Championship.
 
Enrollment fee is $350 through Feb. 1, and increases to $550 on Feb. 2. Horses must be recorded with the USEF and registered with the USHJA to participate. For information, visit ushja.org/IHD
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