November Zone 9 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 9 member! Catch up on what happened at the AON/USHJA National Championships, check your points for year-end awards, learn about the new USHJA Platinum Emerging Jumper Rider Program and more!
Zone 9 riders bring home medals from USHJA Zones 9 & 10 Jumper Team Championships!
Congratulations to our members who competed in the USHJA Zones 9 & 10 Jumper Team Championships November 6-11 at HITS National Sunshine Series II in Thermal, California! Special congratulations to the following Zone 9 members who earned medals at the Championships:
1.20/1.25m Amateur Team Championship:
  • Bronze: Kalie Whitcomb, Bob Widmayer, Selah Shepherd and Danielle Bogardus
1.10/1.15m Adult Amateur Team Championship
  • Silver: Katerina Baney, Andrea Schroeder, Robin Tomb and Leslie Cox
1.10/1.15m Children's Individual Championship
  • Bronze: Sydney Mondorf
1.10/1.15m Adult Amateur Individual Championship
  • Silver: Katerina Baney 
Special thanks to our Zone 9 sponsors whose generosity helped make the Championships extra special for riders: Capstone, Cascade Horse Shows, Flipside, Gallops Saddlery, Imagination Lane LLC, Kathryn A. Hall PC, Long Farms, Orthopaedic Associates of Jackson Hole and Sundance Equestrian!

Also, thanks to Chefs d'Equipe Katherine Wade-Easley, Lindsey Garner and Julie Winkel, for leading our Zone 9 riders!
AON/USHJA National Championships debuted in Las Vegas
The inaugural AON/USHJA National Championships were held at The Las Vegas National, CSI4*-W, November 13-18. We want to congratulate and thank all of our members who participated in the inaugural event!

Special thanks to Zone 9 affiliate Oregon Hunter Jumper Association for participating in the USHJA Affiliate Hunter Championships at the National Championships!

Click the links below for results and coverage from the Championships! We hope you will join us in 2019!
Check your points!
As the competition year comes to a close, make sure to check your points to see where you stand for year-end awards!

Standings are displayed for all divisions for the current competition year and they are updated frequently. Any points corrections must be received by USEF by filling out this form or by contacting customercare@usef.org by December 17. Click here for more information.
Zone 9 members shine at the USHJA Zones 9 & 10 Children's and Adult Amtaeur Hunter Championships
Congratulations to our Zone 9 members who competed at the USHJA Zones 9 & 10 Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by SmartPak, earlier this month in Thermal, California!

Special congratulations to the following Zone 9 members who earned medals at the Championships:

Children's/Adult Amateur Team Championship
  • Gold: The combined Zones 9 & 10 team of Nancy Butano (Zone 9), Melissa Frost (Zone 10), and Kathleen Waldorf (Zone 9)

Adult Amateur Individual Championship
  • Silver: Jennifer Boyce
  • Bronze: Nancy Butano

Special thanks to Zone 9 Chef d'Equipe Corey Smith for leading riders at the Championships!
Announcing the new Platinum Jumper Championships and USHJA Show Jumping Rider Ranking List
USHJA has expanded the USHJA Emerging Jumper Rider Program to offer two new facets—a 1.40/1.45m Platinum Show Jumping Championship with team and individual competition, as well as a USHJA Show Jumping Rider Ranking List that recognizes top Jumper riders competing at the 1.35-1.45m level.

The Championships are open to Professionals, Juniors and Amateurs and will offer team and individual competition as well as an opportunity to qualify for a USHJA Platinum Masters Training Session with top international industry experts.

The Championships are held as overlay classes with special 1.40/1.45m open classes and grand prix classes held at the American Standard offered during the same competition hosting the USHJA Zone Jumper Team Championships.

The USHJA Show Jumping Rider Ranking List provides the top Emerging Jumper Riders with recognition for their achievements in a National master ranking list. Read more.
USHJA Annual Meeting is Dec. 9-13
The USHJA Annual Meeting, presented by World Equestrian Center, is coming up December 9-13 in Tampa, Florida!

Get involved in the sport, hear from association leaders and other presenters, get to know other members and much more. Zone day will be Sunday, December 9, with Zone 9 meeting at 3:10 p.m.

Click here to register. Sponsorships are available. Contact Jill Insko for more information.
Have you renewed your membership?
The 2019 competition year begins December 1, so don't forget to renew your USHJA, USEF and Affiliate Association memberships!

Beginning January 1, 2019, adults with USEF Competing Memberships must complete USEF's Safe Sport Training in order to be eligible to participate in USEF activities in the 2019 competition year.

Don't want to think about renewal every year? Take advantage of the auto-renew feature, so your membership automatically renews before expiring.
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