Dear friends: First, THANK YOU to all of you who have supported our Acts of Kindness fundraiser for the Area I Junior Olympics team and their dream of competing at the North American Youth Championships in eventing at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell, MT. Our final big fundraiser for the team this year will be a silent auction, held during the Selection Trials at Groton House Farm in Hamilton, MA, June 29-July 1, 2018. If any of you has items that you don’t need/want and would consider donating them for us to include in the auction, we would greatly appreciate it … [Read More]
Young Rider News & Updates
The clinics/lessons are $70, but if you sign up before April 18 it’s only $60. Jane Hamlin at Piroette Farm Sunday, April 22 (pirouettefarm.com) 96 Hogback Road, Norwich, Vermont 05055 THEY HAVE A SCHOOLING SHOW THE DAY BEFORE, COURSES SET UP AND SJ AND XC OPTIONS; if you’d like to go xc, please note you’ll want to have a sj lesson in the morning! REGISTER NOW Stephie Baer at Coursebrook Saturday, May 12 (coursebrookfarm.com) 39 Brush Hill Road, Sherborn, MA 01770 RECOGNIZED HORSE TRIAL COURSE AND ABILITY TO HELP INTRO – PRELIM RIDERS REGISTER NOW Suzie Gornall at Coyotte Spring … [Read More]
On March 3, 22018 the following Selection Procedures were updated and approved: Change of Qualifying period from January 1, 2017- June 21, 2018 to January 1, 2017 – June 17, 2018. Deadline for Submission of Nominated Entries to the Federation from (TBA) to June 18, 2018 – this will allow us to meet the FEI Deadline for submission of Nominated Entries by National Federations which is June 19, 2018. These updates will not prevent US Athletes from competing at any existing qualifying Events. Currently the last qualifying Events in North America are Aspen Farms, the weekend of June 8-10, 2018 … [Read More]
Register before March 31st to take advantage of the early discount! Camp starts with arrivals on Monday 16th July and runs through Thursday 19th July. Expert under saddle instruction from top trainers plus guest lectures and horsemanship training throughout the week. Special guests and trainers will join us in 2018. Three days of lessons from the “Best of the Best” in Area 1. DETAILS FOR CAMPERS | DETAILS FOR COUNSELORS For any questions, please contact Deb Meek, YR Camp Director. Email Deb at email@example.com or text/call: 207-831-8256.
Young Adult Riders (Ages 18-25) – you can participate in the GMHA YR Camp as a camp counselor – AT A SPECIAL RATE – $450 and is inclusive of meals, accommodation at Ascutney Lodge, transportation to and from GMHA-Ascutney, lessons and stabling fees. ALL SPOTS ARE TAKEN. Any questions should be directed to Deb Meek: firstname.lastname@example.org. You will need to complete and attach these forms to your application: USEA Emergency Medical Release Form USEA Educational Activities Release Form 2018 GMHA Liability Waiver A copy of your Rabies Certificate A copy of your Coggins A copy of your 2018 Area 1 … [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]
We are delighted to open registration for this year’s Area 1 YR Camp. Our annual “all inclusive” YR Camp returns to GMHA in 2018. Camp starts with arrivals on Monday 16th July (4-6pm) and runs through Thursday 19th July at 5pm. Expert under saddle instruction from top trainers plus guest lectures and horsemanship training throughout the week. Special guests and trainers will join us in 2018. Three days of lessons from the “Best of the Best” in Area 1. The Area 1 YR Camp is exceptional value at $699 inclusive of overnight accommodation with chaperones in luxury apartments at The … [Read More]