July Zone 7 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 7 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 Zone 7 Hunter Championships riders!
Congratulations to members who participated in the USHJA Zones 7 & 8 Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by Smart Pak, at Summer in the Rockies IV at Colorado Horse Park June 27-July 1! Special congratulations to our medalists:
Team medalists:

Children
  • Silver: Sydney Murdoch, Mackenzie Hamilton, and Anna Pemble

Adult Amateurs
  • Gold: Amy Coretz, Grace Slaff, and Anna Corley were part of the combined Zones 7/8 team that earned gold!

Special thanks to our Zone 7 Chefs d'Equipe Patricia Jellerson and Matt Cyphert who led the teams.
Individual medalists:

Children
  • Gold: Mackenzie Hamilton
  • Silver: Sydney Murdoch
  • Bronze: Anna Pemble
Zone 7 EAP athletes attend session at HITS Balmoral Park!
Congratulations to the following Zone 7 members who participated in the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program Regional Training Session at HITS Balmoral Park. Click here to read more.

  • Morgan McAllister, 18, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Genevieve Munson, 13, Rogers, Ark.
  • Seva Perniciaro, 21, St. Louis, Mo.
Enter the Zone 7 Equitation Championship by August 21!
Enter to participate in the Zone 7 Equitation Championship by August 21! The Championship will be held Sept. 5-9 at Lake St. Louis Indoor Preview in Missouri.

Click here to view the qualifying criteria. Click here for specifications.
Zone 7 riders earn medals at USHJA Zones 7 & 8 Jumper Team Championships
Congratulations to our Zone 7 riders who participated in the USHJA Zones 7 & 8 Jumper Team Championships at Summer in the Rockies IV at The Colorado Horse Park! Special congratulations to the following medalists:
Team medalists

1.10/1.15m Children's Team medalists
  • Gold: Sydney Stephenson was part of the Combined Zones 7/8 team
  • Bronze: Issabella Davis, Ava Le, Mackenzie Robards and Devan Thomas

1.10/1.15m Adult Amateur Team medalists
  • Gold: Charlotte Seigler, Emily Straw and Marilee Wilson

1.20/1.25 m Junior and Amateur Team medalists:
  • Gold: Mackenzie Krieg, Lillie Parr, Madeleine Wilson and Stephanie Van Dreumel
  • Bronze: Megan Cato, Genevieve Munson, Emma Roberts and Haylie Smith

1.30/1.35m Junior and Amateur Team medalists:
  • Gold: Silver: Samantha Cheung, Olivia Parr and Atkins Ward
  • Silver: Caitlyn Epperson, Daisy Ford and Marlo Williams

Special thanks to our Zone 7 Chef d'Equipe Matt Cyphert for leading teams at the Championships.
Individual medalists:

1.10/1.15 Children
  • Gold: Sydney Stephenson

1.10/1.15m Adult Amateurs
  • Gold: Marilee Wilson
  • Silver: Emily Straw

1.20/1.25m Juniors and Amateurs
  • Gold: Madeleine Wilson
  • Silver: Genevieve Munson

1.30/1.35m Juniors and Amateurs
  • Gold: Caitlyn Epperson
  • Silver: Daisy Ford
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.
 
Click here for more information about the championships.
Want to see what the Horsemanship Quiz Challenge, presented by The Plaid Horse, is all about?
Click here to participate in HQC by Sept. 1!
USHJA Board election nominations are open until August 15
Nominations for six Board of Directors positions—Secretary, Treasurer and four at-large directors are open. 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.
Zone 7 members earn EAP Grants
Congratulations to our Zone 7 members Genevieve Munson, Seva Perniciaro, Macy White and Madeleine Wilson, who each received $500 grants toward expenses related to participating in a 2018 EAP Regional Training Session!
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!
Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized?
Click here to nominate someone for an annual award!
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