Thank you for being a USHJA Affiliate Member Organization! Check out this USHJA Affiliate Newsletter for news and opportunities, and please feel free to share with your members!


Special thanks to our Affiliate Committee comprised of Tobey McWilliams (chair), Katie Benson, Rick Cram and Otis Brown, who are working towards enhancing the relationship between the association and affiliate organizations through improved communication, access to educational opportunities, awards and benefits in an effort to strengthen the hunter jumper community.






Act Fast! USHJA Horsemanship Stable Challenge Ends July 15!


The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association invites equestrians of all ages to put their horsemanship knowledge to the ultimate test in the2019 USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Stable Challenge. The 30-day online quiz challenge is open to juniors and amateurs and brings barns together as teams to test their horsemanship knowledge for a chance to win great prizes.




The USHJA Foundation is Putting the FUN in Fundraising this Summer!



Here's how it works. Anyone who wants to participate in the Horseless Horse Show can register now on ourwebsite. Each participant is asked to start an online fundraiser for the Foundation or pay an entry fee per class on the day of the event. On August 6, 2019, at 4:30 pm, anyone registered or interested in participating will check in at the registration table at the grassy vendor area next to the Walnut Ring at the Kentucky Horse Park. 


Here's the best don't have to compete in the Horseless Horse Show to be a winner! Everyone who signs up to start anonline fundraiser for the USHJA Foundation as part of this year's Horseless Horse Show has the opportunity to win one of 5 amazing prizes donated byArena Supplies, McGuinn Farms, Seahorse Tack Trunks, The Clothes Horse, and



USHJA Affiliate Championships Returning to Vegas!



USHJA Affiliates are invited to send their best 2' and 2'6" horse-and-rider combinations to compete in the Affiliate Championships. Affiliates establish their own criteria for selecting Championship competitors, and all current USHJA Affiliates are invited to send members. Affiliate competitors do not have to be USHJA members.


To find your USHJA Affiliate click here!



Letter to the Membership Addressing SafeSport


USHJA President Mary Babick wrote a letter to the membership addressing SafeSport:


"SafeSport: It can be the topic that divides us or brings us together. Amongst all the discussion and controversy, I believe that we can agree that youth must have a safe environment in which to learn and grow. It is also important to recognize that each member deserves fairness and integrity in all that our sport provides. Horses give riders wings and the opportunity to practice leadership, sportsmanship, empathy, compassion and teamwork." 



USHJA Educational Videos: Longeing with a Purpose!


Longeing - Basic Techniques



Find a USHJA Outreach Competition Near You!

The USHJA Outreach Program provides members at any level of membership with an opportunity to earn national recognition in classes from walk/trot to 3'0" hunter, jumper and equitation competition at various types of competition. The program is designed to celebrate riders as they advance through the competitive experience.


Click Here for 2019 Outreach Competitions!



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