October Zone 9 Update
Thank you for being a Zone 9 member! Review and comment on Rule Change Proposals, catch up on the latest results, mark your calendar for the USHJA Annual Meeting and more!
Let your voice be heard! Comment on Proposed Rule Changes
Let your voice be heard by reviewing and submitting your comments on USEF Rule Change Proposals. To review and comment on proposed rule changes click here and be sure to log in to your member account. The deadline to submit comments is November 5.
Good luck to our members competing at the USHJA Zones 9 & 10 Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships!
Congratulations and good luck to our Zone 9 members competing at the USHJA Zones 9 & 10 Children's and Adult Amateur Hunter Championships, presented by SmartPak, November 6-11 at HITS Sunshine Series II in Thermal, California!
Zone 9 Adult Amateurs
  • Jennifer Boyce, Eugene, Ore. 
  • Nancy Butano, Bend, Ore. 
  • Carissa Macdonald, Portland, Ore. 
  • Sonya Maxwell, Bend, Ore. 
  • Kathleen Waldorf, Portland, Ore. 
Zone 9 Child
  • Madison Givant, Bellingham, Wash. 

Special thanks to Chef d'Equipe Corey Smith for leading teams at the Championships!
The AON/USHJA National Championships are coming up!
The inaugural AON/USHJA National Championships are coming up next month at The Las Vegas National, CSI4*-W, November 13-18.

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.

Good luck to our members who are competing in the National Championships!
Congratulations to our WCHR members!
Congratulations to our World Championship Hunter Rider members who competed at Capital Challenge Horse Show in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, September 28-October 7. And congratulations to members who earned year-end Champion titles!

Regional Champions:
  • Northwest Region Pro: Dustin Goodwin, Portland, Ore.
  • Northwest Region Developing Pro: Rachel Spears, Wilsonville, Ore.
  • Northwest Region A/A: Samantha Cristy, Sammamish, Wash.
  • Northwest Region A/O 3’6: Emily Hutson, Bellevue, Wash.
  • Northwest Region A/O 3’3: Allison Talbot, Bellevue, Wash. 
  • Northwest Region Handy: Dustin Goodwin, Portland, Ore.
  • Northwest Region Junior 3’6”: Olivia Brandon, Seattle, Wash. 
  • Northwest Region Junior 3’3”: Marielle Fries, Kirkland, Wash. 
  • Northwest Region Pony: Anna Kotler, Sammamish, Wash.
  • Northwest Region Children’s: Nicole Lamp, Bellevue, Wash. 
  • Southeast Region Junior 3’6”: Maggie Hill, Jackson, Wyo. 
Zone 9 riders headed to the USHJA Zones 9 & 10 Jumper Team Championships!
Congratulations and good luck to our members who are participating in the USHJA Zones 9 & 10 Jumper Team Championships November 6-11 at HITS Sunshine Series II in Thermal, California.
Zone 9 1.10/1.15m Children

  • Makinley Asato, Bend, Ore. 
  • Camille Halstead, Lake Oswego, Ore. 
  • Emi Hegarty, Bend, Ore. 
  • Quinn Hoffman, West Linn, Ore. 
  • Taylor Jackson, Lake Oswego, Ore. 
  • Mikaela Ji, Woodinville, Wash. 
  • Sydney Mondorf, Bend, Ore. 
  • Zoe Mondorf, Bend, Ore. 
  • Lauren Pleasance, Bend, Ore. 
  • Madeline Teddy, Maple Valley, Wash. 
  • Rachel Weston, Bellingham, Wash. 

Zone 9 1.10/1.15m Adult Amateurs

  • Katerina Baney, Bend, Ore. 
  • Kimberly Bruce, Lake Oswego, Ore. 
  • Leslie Cox, Bainbridge Island, Wash. 
  • Carissa Loew, Portland, Ore. 
  • Andrea Schroeder, Renton, Wash. 
  • Robin Tomb, Bend, Ore. 
  • Greg Tomb, Bend, Ore. 
  • Elena Townsend, Beaverton, Ore.
Zone 9 1.20/1.25m Juniors

  • Cameron Brown, West Linn, Ore. 
  • Kayla Long, Horseshoe Bend, Idaho

Zone 9 1.20/1.25m Amateurs

  • Danielle Bogardus, Bainbridge Island, Wash. 
  • Kristin Mc Gettigan, Brush Prairie, Wash. 
  • Selah Shepherd, Eugene, Ore. 
  • Kalie Whitcomb, Bend, Ore. 
  • Bob Widmayer, Bend, Ore.

Zone 9 1.30/1.35m Juniors and Amateurs

  • Rachel Long, Horseshoe Bend, Idaho

Special thanks to Chef d'Equipe Katherine Wade-Easley for leading Zone 9 teams at the Championships!
Join us at the USHJA Annual Meeting Dec. 9-13
The USHJA Annual Meeting, presented by World Equestrian Center, is coming up December 9-13 in Tampa, Florida!

Registration is open! Don't miss the opportunity to be engaged 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 for more information. Click here to register. Sponsorships are available. Contact Jill Insko for more information.
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