Want to learn how acts of kindness, can support our Junior Olympics equestrian team who are raising money to get themselves and their horses from New England/New York to Montana in order to compete in the North American Junior and Young Rider Championships July 18-22, 2018?!? Here’s the deal: You tell Brenda Jarrell what act of kindness or positivity you would like team candidates to perform, and how much you’re willing to donate if they do. She will then help “match” your offer with candidate riders or grooms, they do the task, provide evidence that it’s done, we will have an electronic “invoice” … [Read More]
Archives for February 2018
YOU SPOKE & WE LISTENED: There will be spots for EIGHT ADULTS at the GMHA YR CAMP, JULY 16-19 (now, if you’re an adult, you’ll be making your own sleeping arrangements, and will be collectively stabled in D Barn), but the lineup of instructors is OFF THE CHARTS! Stephie Baer John Bourgoin Denise Goyea Susie Gornall Carol Kozlowski This camp is, by far, the best deal in Area 1 for YR (and now a few adults) and the early bird sign up has been a hit this year – save $50 if you sign up by April 1st. (price for all-inclusive experience for YR is … [Read More]
Meet the groom candidates for 2018 NAJYRC.
FEI Anti-Doping Regulations As an FEI athlete you are subject to Clean Sport anti-doping regulations for both your horses and yourself as an athlete. You and your horses are very likely to be tested. It is your responsibility to ensure you follow these regulations and a guide can be found on the TEAM USA Clean Sport page. FEI Changes to Minimum Eligibility Requirements For 2018, the FEI has removed the coefficient for Dressage, resulting in the following definition of a Minimum Eligibility Requirement (MER): Dressage: No more than 45 Penalty Points Cross-Country: 0 Jump Penalties/Time: no more than 75 seconds … [Read More]
The USEA has now (finally) released their official “2018 Version” of the NAJYRC selection procedures, which I have attached. We will also post them on the web site. Please review the attached document relevant to you (NAJY = CCI1*; CICOY = CIC2*). The most important information is that: You must be current with your FEI, USEF, and USEA registrations, including your YR status; and On Feb 6, 2018, the USEA application (sometimes call the “Intent to Qualify” form) will be available (if I understand correctly, via your Rider Portal on the USEA web site). You must submit that form by … [Read More]