May Zone 9 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 9 member! Find affiliates in our zone, see upcoming events and deadlines, check out IHSA and IEA Nationals coverage and more!
Don't miss these opportunities for your Green Hunters!
Don't miss opportunities coming up this year for your Green Hunters!

The Green Hunter Incentive Northwest Championship will be July 24-28 at Oregon High Desert Classic 2. Click here for more info.

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!
Check out coverage from IHSA Nationals!
The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association National Championship was held May 2-5 in Syracuse, N.Y. Follow the links to see coverage and results from the event! Check out more photos on the USHJA Facebook page.
Mark your calendar: Ask the Judges Clinic coming up!
Mark your calendar! An Ask the Judges Clinic is coming up July 25 at Oregon High Desert Classic 2 in Bend, Oregon.

Check back next month for additional details.
USHJA Affiliate Member Organization Spotlight
Welcome to this month's new USHJA Affiliate Member Organization, Oregon Hunter Jumper Association!

Other Affiliate Member Organizations in our zone:

Want to learn more about becoming an affiliate? Click here.
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
IEA National Finals results
The Interscholastic Equestrian Association National Finals were held April 26-28 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Click here to read more. Visit the USHJA Facebook page to see photos from the event!
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
More USHJA news
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HQC Quick Quiz answer: Incision
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