Larkiní Hill HT being held on June 12th is accepting post-closing date entries! We are accepting post-closing date entries until Tues, Jun 7th
through all avenues (EventEntries, XEntry, snail-mail, fax and email). This is not an extension of the closing date (CD); all CD still apply as
does the $50 late fee. Please visit www.larkinhill.com for exciting news about a championship series encompassing both Larkiní Hill events and
Old Chatham HT. More info to be posted Memorial Day weekend. If you have any questions, please email Erin at email@example.com. Happy Eventing!
Valinor will accept post entries thru June 5th. Help Valinor celebrate their 10th year of USEA competition! We have a number of sponsors lined up for prizes, and this year we have moved
Stadium from the grass to our Outdoor ring with all purpose footing. Spots are available on both Saturday and Sunday, post entries will be
accepted if space allows.
The 2016 Area I Young Riders Camp Registration is now open!! This yearís camp returns to GMHA July 24-27, space is limited to just 45 riders.
Top under saddle instruction from 5 of the best East Coast professional eventers: Carol Kozlowski, Stephie Baer, Jane Hamlin, Suzie Gornall and
John Bourgoin. World class ground instruction from Technical Delegate Tim Murray, FEI Groom Max Corcoran and Top Tufts Vet Dr. Kate Chope. Lodging
at Ascutney Mountain Resort, transportation provided and catered meals included Ė all for $675! Great fun, friendship and prizes (thanks to Shires
Equestrian and KEP Italia Helmets) - it doesnít get better than this! Donít wait,
Mystic valley HT will take entries via email and credit card thru 12pm (noon) on Wednesday, May 18.
YRAP Announcement: Applications for the Area I YRAP Training Level Invitational Event at GMHA on July 3rd are now available. Apply for
consideration to be one of just 15 riders to be selected for this inaugural event. See the YRAP
section for details.
NAJYRC Announcement: Area I Team Selection Procedures and Fundraising Event Schedule. Candidate response required by May 14th. See the
NAJYRC section for details.
Kent School Spring Horse Trials - Competitors please note: Rick Caldwell will be judging Stadium Jumping replacing Beth Stoltz for this spring
competition. As of right now with the excellent footing we are planning on jumping on the grass in the Grand Prix Ring. We have space for a few
more riders in each division. Please get your completed entry to Secretary, Liz Johnson by this Friday PM at
OnTheBitEvents@gmail.com or www.EventEntries.com. Cheers to you and yours for joining us at yet
another super, Kent School Spring Horse Trial! Ray Denis, Organizer
Gifts and Giving hallmark The Road To Colorado for the Area I NAYRC Candidate Riders and Grooms! See the
Young Riders section for details, and
HELP FUND THE AREA I YR TEAM!
Help the UNH XC course! The UNH horse trials is one of the oldest events in New England. For over 40 years, it has been running on the UNH
campus. Area I competitors have been starting and ending their seasons at UNH Horse Trials, often using the fall trials after a season at one
level as a testing ground for going up a level in their competition. Pony Clubs, Hunt clubs, dressage shows, camps, clinics and many of us
individually use the UNH course frequently because of its convenient location and accessible layout. Itís vital part of our collective
As with all public institutions, UNH is under budgetary pressure. The cross-country course, designed and built by the talented UNH alumnus Jim
Gornall, is in need of updating and repair. Jim has been generous with his time and energy, frequently donating his time to help UNH.
It is time to both update and upgrade the cross country course, to include building an elementary level course to appeal to and attract even more
competitors to the wonderful UNH campus and the equine sports we all love. The Friends of UNH Cross Country have organized to raise upwards of
$50,000 to achieve this goal. Please consider making a donation today - you can donate two ways:
Congratulations to the following recipients of this year's Area I $250 Educational Scholarships!:
DONATE BY MAIL!
Erika Hendricks, Lisa Davidson, Michelle McGillicuddy, Audrey Bean-Bailey, Ella MacMaster
Kimberly DiCostanzo, Emma Susan O'Connor, Madison Finley Blodgett, Andrea Anderson Gagnon, Cynthia Nixon
King Oak Farm needs fence judge volunteers for our Spring Horse Trail, Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8. If you can help, please
contact Judy at jazkof@Hotmail.com.
Help our expanded Young Rider Program in 2016! The Area I Council is searching for volunteers to assist with both the
Young Rider Advancement Program and the
North American Junior & Young Rider Championships. You can make our 2016 Area I Young
Riders more successful than ever!
2016 NAJC/CICY Update: Hot off the presses of the USEF - registration site is now open. You need to register every horse you intend to
qualify by May 15. See the NAJYRC page for details.
2016 ICP Workshop Dates Announced: We have dates for the first ICP Workshop in 2016
Levels III/IV ICP Workshop
Auditors are welcome, there is a standard daily auditing fee of $50.00.
May 16-18, 2016
3417 Landmark Road
The Plains, VA 20198
Contact: Sandy Cole, firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-851-4289
The first ICP Workshop in 2016 is now accepting participants: Levels III/IV ICP Workshop, May 16-18, Stonehall Farm, 3417 Landmark Road,
The Plains, VA 20198. Contact Sandy Cole at email@example.com or 703-851-4289. Auditors are
welcome, there is a standard daily auditing fee of $50. Please contact Nancy Knight if you need any additional information.
There are quite a few different types of bets you can place on upcoming Kentucky Derby horse race on May 7, but the easiest of all is to do a
straight bet on your favorite horse for Kentucky Derby 2016.
GMHA announces their new eventing organizer.
Area I Young Rider Advancement Program (YRAP) Invitation: Area I Training Level Young Rider members are invited to participate in a Training
Level competition to be held in conjunction with the Mandatory Outing for Area I Young Riders Championship selection. In an effort to provide
participation in educational opportunities for lower level Young Riders, this competition will present our developing riders an occasion to take
part in an experience that may help them set goals for the future.
To All Up and Coming Young Riders: whether or not you choose to set your future goals toward joining the ranks of the NAJYRC, this will
provide you with a firsthand look at your peers who have chosen to pursue that course. It is an opportunity to begin thinking about your role
in this sport. Being the best Novice/Training rider you can be is significant goal to achieve. The Area I Young Rider program aims to serve
all Young Riders who join. See the YRAP page for details.
Stuart Horse Trials ends!
ATTENTION Young Riders: new Amy Tryon grant available to current active young and past active Young Riders ages between 16-25. See
the Young Riders section for details. This is a gift of honor to recognize
exceptional eventing potential. Deadline of November 5th for the applications.
IT'S HERE!!! Area I Merchandise now has the new Area I logo on it! Stock
your closet and shelves, and find the perfect gifts for all your family and friends. You also contribute to Area I coffers when you
make purchases from Amazon, linking through
this site. Thank you!
Purchase your Area I logo'd clothing at the Area I store! Click on the icon in the left column on this page, under the map of all states
forming Area I.
REVISION TO REQUEST FOR AREA I TRAINER INFORMATION: If you are a trainer in Area I and are a member of the USEA*, please feel free
to submit your information to be listed on the Links page. Just send an email to the
webmaster and include your name, street address, email address, phone, web site, and
instructional or specialty highlights about your business. Your information will be placed on the page of the state in which you reside/teach.
*The Area I February membership roster is being used to confirm your current membership with the USEA.
If you respond to any submission on the Area I web site, please, be aware that while we try to
post only "legitimate" submissions, occasionally there may be something which turns out to be
unethical or inappropriate (such as a clinic offering, schooling show listing, or classified ad).
As with any other web site, it's your responsibility (and yours alone) to
decide whether to pursue a listing or a response to your listing.
Photographers at events: Only official photographers are listed on the Area I site - these are
professionals who have secured permission from the hosting organizer to shoot at the event. For
liability and safety reasons, and other concerns, those who do not have permission from the event
to photograph are not listed. If you want to know who unofficially photographed at an event, you
need to contact the organizer directly.
If you know an Area I location which offers XC jumps/courses on which to practice, please
email and they'll be listed at the bottom of the