May Zone 5 Update

Thank you for being a Zone 5 member! Check out coverage from IEA and IHSA Nationals, see upcoming program deadlines, learn about our Affiliate Member Organizations and more!
Deadlines coming up for these championships!
July 17-21
Showplace Summertime III
Crete, Ill.
*Qualifying ends and applications close June 2
July 17-21
Showplace Summertime III
Crete, Ill.
*Qualifying ends and applications close June 2
Congratulations to members who competed at IHSA Nationals!
Congratulations to our members who competed at the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association National Championship May 2-5 in Syracuse, N.Y. Check out more photos on the USHJA Facebook page.
Members bring home honors from IEA Nationals
Congratulations to our members who competed at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association National Finals April 26-28 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania!

Yinger Equestrian Team earned the Middle School Championship title. The following members earned USHJA Individual Championship titles:

  • Emma Repenning, Zionsville, Ind., USHJA Varsity Intermediate Over Fences Individual Champion
  • Emilie Smith, Granville, Ohio, Empress Equestrian Team, Future Novice on the Flat

Click here to read more. Visit the USHJA Facebook page to see more photos from the event!
Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Quick Quiz:
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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.
Hoping to participate in the Platinum Performance/USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Championships?
Has your Green Hunter Incentive horse qualified for the championships in Kentucky? Be sure to compete in two USHJA GHI Stake classes before July 24 to qualify!

Click here to see what shows are offering classes in our zone!

And don't forget to enroll in the Green Hunter Incentive Program by June 1 before enrollment prices increase!
USHJA Affiliate Member Organization spotlight!
Welcome to this month's new USHJA Affiliate Member Organization, Illinois Hunter Jumper Association and Ohio Hunter Jumper Association!

Other Affiliate Member Organizations in our zone:

Want to learn more about becoming an affiliate? Click here.
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