CHJA’s purposes are:

  1. To promote the sport of horsemanship through sanctioning and sponsoring hunter and jumper competitions.
  2. To promote rider safety, proper caring for animals and good sportsmanship.
  3. To support the rules of USEF and CHJA.
  4. To maintain proper records relating to CHJA-recognized shows.
  5. To approve and/or assign CHJA-recognized show dates.
  6. Pursuant to the provisions of Article Second, Paragraph B of the Association’s Certificate of Incorporation, to receive, manage and deal with monies, securities and other property intended for charitable education purposes.
  7. To publish information pertinent to rules and specifications, show conduct or general interest.
  8. To adjudicate questions of violations of the rules and specifications of CHJA, and when necessary, to impose penalties in accordance with those rules and specifications.