The American Horse Shows Association (AHSA) announced today that the first annual AHSA Junior Hunter National Championship will be held at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Fletcher, NC, August 12-13, 2001. In order to qualify, a horse must win a Champion or Reserve Champion in an "A" or "AA" rated AHSA Recognized Competition. The owner, rider and horse must be in good standing with the AHSA at the time of qualification. The AHSA Junior Hunter National Championship will be hosted by John and Pam Rush of Rush Management, Inc. For more information about the AHSA Junior Hunter National Championship, please contact Whitney Neidert at 859-225-6967 or email@example.com
The American Horse Shows Association, as the National Equestrian Federation of the U.S., is the regulatory body for the Olympic and World Championship sports of dressage, driving, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, and vaulting, as well as 19 other breeds and disciplines of equestrian competition. As the country's largest multi-breed organization, the AHSA has over 70,000 members and recognizes more than 2,600 competitions nationwide each year. It governs all aspects of competition, including educating and licensing all judges, stewards, and technical delegates who officiate at these shows.