Wednesday, October 02 2013 by janwest
by Sophie St.Clair Last week I travelled to Sacramento to compete in the USHJA Children’s and Adult Amateur West Regional Jumper Championship. The event was held at Murieta Equestrian Center in Rancho Murieta, CA. My week began Tuesday with our departure from South Pasadena, CA where my barn is located to follow my trainer David
by Sophie St.Clair The countdown to the USHJA Children’s and Adult Amateur Regional Jumper Championships begins! Last week I received a mail from the USHJA outlining the format of the week, the schedule of events and my teammates and Chef d’Equipe. I will be on Team Number 1 from California with Lauren Kee, Jayme Omand
by Sophie St.Clair As a part of this blog series I wanted to share information about the United States Hunter Jumper Association’s Children’s and Adult Amateur Regional Jumper Championship. The USHJA views this program as an introduction to the team experience and an opportunity to identify and develop up and coming talent. What better way
by Sophie St.Clair As I examine the last year of competition with Sjapoo and contemplate the experience I have in front of me it occurs to me that I am not alone in that process. Over the last year my trainer David Sterckx has been prepping in his own way. Originally from Brussels, Belgium David
by Sophie St.Clair In my run up to the USHJA Children’s & Adult Amateur Western Regional Jumper Championship I have been waiting for two things most expectantly. First, to officially be invited to compete from the USHJA and Zone 10 Jumper Committee. Second, to see what my ranking will be when my points are tabulated.
by Sophie St.Clair With September around the corner I am reminded of two things a) the mounting pile of biology homework I am to complete and b) the approaching championship. I am still waiting for my official invitation letter from USHJA, but am hopeful that it should arrive soon. Here, typing this article in the
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