May Zone 4 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 4 member! Check out coverage from IEA and IHSA Nationals, see upcoming program deadlines, learn about our Affiliate Member Organizations and more.
Upcoming deadlines to apply to have your points count!
July 10-14
Tryon Summer
Mill Spring, N.C.
*Qualifying ends and applications close May 26
July 10-14
Tryon Summer
Mill Spring, N.C.
*Qualifying ends and applications close May 26
presented by SmartPak
Sept. 12-15
Aiken Fall Festival II
Aiken, S.C.
*Qualifying ends and applications close July 13
Members bring home honors from IHSA Nationals
Congratulations to our members who competed at the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association National Championship May 2-5 in Syracuse, N.Y.

Adam Edgar was the winner of the Cacchione Cup this year, and his team, Savannah College of Art and Design was second place in the Collegiate Cup. Way to go!

Check out more photos on the USHJA Facebook page.
Try a Zone 4 Handy Hunter Challenge!
Handy Hunter Challenges test skills riders and their horses might use during an enjoyable day of foxhunting combining the elements of flat and over-fences classes. They are offered at a variety of shows across our zone, and we have two Championships at the end of the year!

USHJA Affiliate Member Organization Spotlight!
Welcome to this month's new USHJA Affiliate Member Organization, Old School Equestrian!

Other Affiliate Member Organizations in our zone:

Want to learn more about becoming an affiliate? Click here.
Come experience the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program as a VIP Auditor!
Click the flier above for more information about VIP Auditing at Fox Lea Farm June 13-16!
Members compete at IEA National Finals!
Congratulations to our members who competed at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association National Finals April 26-28 in Harrisburg, Pa.

Special congratulations to Courtney Craver, Chapin, S.C., Tally Ho SC, who earned USHJA Junior Varsity Novice on the Flat and Junior Varsity Novice Over Fences championship titles.

Click here to read more. Visit the USHJA Facebook page to see more photos from the event!
Liza Towell Boyd teaching clinic at Blackjack Farms
Liza Towell Boyd, winner of the Emerson Burr Trophy, will be at Blackjack Farms July 15-16. Round Table Discussion Monday 4:30-5:30. Click here for more information and to apply or contact jmichaelh1@aol.com.
Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Quick Quiz:
Try Your Horsemanship Knowledge. Scroll to the bottom of eNews for the answer!
A clean cut caused by a sharp object is...
Puncture
Laceration
Abrasion
Incision
Sport History: Fun facts from the USHJA Wheeler Museum!
Before going on to national grand prix and 1984 Olympic Team Gold fame, Melanie Smith (Taylor) won 1970 Horse of the Year honors in the Amateur Owner Jumper Division with The Irishman. 

Here they are at Melanie’s hometown Germantown Horse Show clearing a jump typical of the 1960s and 1970s: A long and wide slanted panel that served as the “Joker” bonus jump in a Gambler’s Choice class.
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Photos: Megan Lacy, Tricia Booker, Rachel Sowinski, EqSol, Louise Taylor, USHJA Archives, Jump Media
HQC Quick Quiz answer: Incision
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