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Father’s Day has come and gone but we still want to honor our dads. Professional Stephanie Peterson is sure that there is no way she could have accomplished all she has with the help of her father, pictured above.

Makiah Wentz has earned the inaugural CHJA Junior Rider Grant presented by the Junior Committee. The grants are designed to help young riders in Colorado show and compete.

Makiah, who will be a junior at Pine Creek High School, trains with her mom, Amberlee, and her grandmother, Frances Nix. She competes in the CHJA Medals and equitation divisions.

She, along with other applicants, submitted an essay which was then numbered to ensure anonymity. These essays were read and evaluated by the Junior Committee and then by CHJA President Jill Pelzel.

Well, lookie here! It's Delaney Flynn, Rob Gage and Tali DeJong really representing Zone 8 at Old Salem for NAYC!

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:

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.

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.

Ask the Expert: Celia Thomas

Although it feels like only yesterday that the show season ended, we are already gearing up for the 2018 season! I have been asked to discuss warm-up ring safety and protocols as well as checking in with the people who run the back gate at shows.

 

2018 AON/USHJA National Championships:

The USHJA recently announced that the 2018 AON/USHJA National Championships will take place November 13-18, 2018 during The Las Vegas National, CSI4* in Las Vegas, NV. This inaugural, end-of-year event will include:

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