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CHJA CELEBRATES 55 YEARS WITH "FABULOUS FIVE" SPECIAL EVENTS

The Colorado Hunter Jumper Association will celebrate its 55th anniversary this year with a focus on five special event dubbed the Fabulous Five. These events include Copper Penny 1 and 2, the Fall Finale Classics Horse Show, Medal Finals and the annual Awards and Recognition Banquet.

“CHJA has a long and storied history of elevating the hunter/jumper sport through the years,” said Jill Pelzel, association president. “What started as the brainchild of some very visionary horse people has grown into an association that serves more than 800 people up and down the Front Range.”

LOOKING TO SECURE SCHOLARSHIP MONEY FOR YOUR POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION OR ADVANCE YOUR HORSE SHOWING? CHECK OUT THESE OPPORTUNITIES

2018 Colorado Hunter Jumper Foundation Scholarships:

THE START OF SHOW SEASON MEANS HAVING EVERYTHING IN ORDER BEFORE YOU GET TO THE SHOW OFFICE

Ask the Expert: Meg O’Meara

It’s show season! You are practicing at home without stirrups, cleaning your tack after every ride and finally getting those stubborn manure stains off your horse’s legs. But, are you ready for the show office? Let’s take a few minutes to cover some horse show office dos and don’ts and answer some commonly asked questions.

Horse Show Office Dos

News from USEF

In January, US Equestrian passed several rule changes that took effect on April 1st. To ensure that you are up to date on these rule changes, click HERE.

News from USHJA

Are you getting the most out of your USHJA membership? USHJA has expanded its benefits and discounts program exclusively for its members. In addition to USHJA’s current offerings, the following discounts are now included:

USHJA Equine Retirement Facilities List

Did you know that USHJA keeps a list of approved equine retirement facilities? The list is maintained by the Horse and Rider Advocates Committee, and it is reevaluated every 12 months to ensure accuracy of information. Click HERE to view the list.

The Show Jumping Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Inductee

This year’s class includes Norman Dello Joio, Hunter Harrison, Authentic and Simpatico. Read more about the inductees HERE.

News from FEI

FEI President Ingmar De Vos’s speech at the recent IOC/ASOIF IF Gender Equality in Leadership Forum, reviewed the organization’s rich history of gender equality, while still acknowledging that more work must be done. Click HERE to learn more.

JOB POST: Financial Advisor/Accountant

Deadline to apply: 5/2/2018

Job Description:

  • Monthly presentation of Financial Statements
  • Day to day accounting related to CHJA
  • Attend Board Meetings
  • Ensure State and Federal filings have been completed in accordance with the regulatory body
  • Assist with financial statement analysis as needed
  • Reconcile bank statements on a timely basis
  • Liaison with CHJA Treasurer to formulate yearly budget

Requirements:

IEA Nationals Is Right Around The Corner!

By: Tori Weed, CHJA Jr Committee Member

CHJA wants to congratulate and wish good luck to all Colorado junior riders heading to IEA Nationals April 20-22 in Syracuse, NY. Everyone worked hard all season and we’re excited to watch them represent Colorado in New York this year. Read below to hear a couple of our qualified riders talk about what they’re most excited about for IEA Nationals.

 

Rider: Stephany McConnell

Class: Varsity Challenge

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