September Zone 7 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 7 member! Check out who is headed to the EAP National Training Session, see what events are coming up and catch up on the latest news!
Zone 7 members headed to the EAP National Training Session!
Congratulations to Zone 7 members Sam Berry and Genevieve Munson, who were selected to attend the Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/ USHJA Emerging Athletes Program National Training Session! Annie Drew was selected to attend as a stable manager and Johanna Jessen was selected as an alternate stable manager!

Athletes attending the session will learn from lead clinicians Joe Fargis and Anne Thornbury at the University of Findlay November 8-11.

The Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Nationals, presented by The Plaid Horse, will once again be held concurrently with EAP National Training Session. Stay tuned to see who will be attending HQC Nationals!
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Zone 7 HOTY Championships are coming up!
The Zone 7 Horse of the Year North and South championships are coming up! Here are the details:

Zone 7 Horse of the Year Championship North
Nov. 7-11
Lake St. Louis Hunter Jumper Show, Lake St. Louis, Mo.

Zone 7 Horse of the Year Championship South
Nov. 7-11

To view qualifying criteria and specifications for these Championships, click here.
Qualified Lists available for AON/USHJA National Championships, late entries currently being accepted
USHJA has accepted more than 370 entries for the inaugural AON/USHJA National Championships at The Las Vegas National, CSI4*-W, which will take place November 13-18, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Championships offer Hunter, Jumper and Age Group Equitation divisions with $96,000 in prize money for the USEF/USHJA National Jumper Championships, and each Hunter section section offers $4,000 in prize money. The Championships also feature Affiliate Championships at fence heights of 2' and 2'6", which have received a wonderful response from Affiliate Organizations.

If you missed the entry deadline, we are now accepting late entries that meet the minimum qualifications for a section as space is available on a first-come, first-served basis after on-time entries. Entries close for the competition on October 15, and late entries for the AON/USHJA National Championships do not incur late fees.
USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Program Central Championship coming up at the Harvest Show!
Don't miss out on opportunities for your Green Hunters this fall in Zone 7!

The Harvest Show at Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas, will host the Green Hunter Incentive Central Championship October 31-Nov. 6.

The show will also offer other opportunities for green hunters including Texas Super Series Championships.

Click here to learn more about the Green Hunter Incentive Regional Championships.
Good luck to riders competing at the Neue Schule/USEF National Junior Jumper Championships!
Congratulations and good luck to our Zone 7 team competing at the 2018 Neue Schule/USEF National Junior Jumper Championships Oct. 11-13 at Pennsylvania National Horse Show:

  • Anna Beth Athey
  • Sloan Hopson
  • Briley Koener
  • Brian Moggre
  • Isabella Blue Baxter, Individual

Special thanks to Zone 7 Chef d'Equipe Martien van der Hoeven for leading the team! USEF Network will live stream the event. Click here to catch all the action.
Good luck to our WCHR Finals riders!
Good luck to our Zone 7 members competing in the World Championship Hunter Rider Finals at the Capital Challenge Horse Show in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, September 28-October 7.

WCHR members qualify for National and Regional Awards by earning points at Member Events held across the country throughout the qualifying year. Points from a rider's top four WCHR Member Events will be used to determine the National and Regional standings. Each year the top ten nationally ranked riders and top six regionally ranked riders in each category, come together to compete in the WCHR Finals at the Capital Challenge Horse Show

USEF Network will provide live stream coverage at Capital Challenge. Click here to catch all the action. 
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