2018 Rule Changes

At their October 23, 2017 meeting, the CHJA Board passed several rule changes:
  • Riders must provide government approved proof of age upon request of the Member Support Manager.
  • In all Medal Classes, at least three riders must complete the entire course for qualifying points to count. Riders who compete but do not complete the course are not counted in the three.
  • Riders who compete but do not complete the course are not counted in the number of riders used to determine points earned in medal classes.

USEF Horse Welfare & Safety Penalty Guidelines Effective 9/1/2017

The US Equestrian Federation released the attached official horse welfare and safety penalty guidelines.  


As many of you know, beloved Colorado horsewoman Kris McConnell passed away June 7, 2017. There will be three opportunities to celebrate her life in the coming days. On Sat., June 24, there will be a silent auction held during the Exhibitor Party at the Colorado Horse Park. Carole Kenney is spearheading this effort.

CHJF Scholarships Available for 2017

The Colorado Hunter Jumper Foundation is pleased to announce that several scholarships will be available for 2017. These Scholarships are funded in part by donations from the Colorado Hunter Jumper Association and in part by the generosity of CHJA members, family, and friends who participated in the Silent Auction at the Awards Banquet. Special appreciation goes to Franci Martin who coordinated the 2016 auction, and her team of volunteers who made it possible.
Scholarship Deadline is May 1, 2017.

Memorial for Jim Calareso

Donations can still be made in memory of Jim to the Jim Calareso Memorial Scholarship fund which will be administered by the Colorado Hunter Jumper Foundation. 



USEF Extraordinary Rule Changes

Extraordinary Rule Changes Effective Feb. 1, 2017

2017 Hunter Challenge

2016 Hunter Challenge Winners - North Woods Ninjas

The Hunter Challenge will return for 2017. Can your team triumph over the reigning champion North Woods Ninjas? Here is how the challenge works:

1)  Each team consists of three horse/rider combinations. Teams will select a Team  name and register their three horse/rider combinations  with the Hunter Challenge Coordinator at A check for $30.00 per team should be made out to CHJA and mailed to:

CHJA Rules Supervisor Training Program

The CHJA Officials Committee is excited to announce our CHJA Rules Supervisor program! If you are interested in becoming a CHJA Rules Supervisor, please look at forms below. This is a new program so please reach out with any questions by sending an email to the CHJA Officials Committee.


2016 Year End Award Standings

Please note that most of the YEAR END STANDINGS are now posted on the CHJA website. As usual, these are all TENTATIVE and can be changed as necessary. If you have any questions, please let Kirsten Turner know so that we can resolve them before the points are final on DECEMBER 7th (Rule 7.19).
Submit Year End Award Photo

CHJA Board Adopts Rule Changes for 2017

The CHJA Board of Directors adopted several rule changes for 2017 at their October 25 meeting. Changes are summarized here, and the complete 2017 Rule Book has been posted on the CHJA Web Site.


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