Welcome to another Solo Episode with Bethany Lee! Today we’re talking about our favorite week of the year, Hunter Week! This week kicks off Week Six of Wellington International and we are so excited for the braids, the famous Hunter Spectacular, and everything in between. Join Bethany on the Showgrounds as she unpacks what it takes for riders to make a hunter round look effortless. Be sure to also follow along over at @ushunterjumper for an Instagram Takeover with our host. Listen in!
Featured Image By: Shelby Phillips
Click Here for the Show Schedule
-This Episode Is Sponsored By-
USHJA Emerging Jumper Rider Program & Gold Star Clinics
The USHJA Emerging Jumper Rider Program uses the USHJA Zone Jumper Team Championships, which are offered at 1.10/1.15m and 1.20/1.25m, to identify Jumper athletes who have the skill and desire to excel in the sport, while educating these athletes to become well-rounded horsemen on their path to excellence. Through this program, the USHJA will have the ability to identify and provide education and guidance to athletes competing at the 1.10m-1.25m levels, as well as to their trainers and parents.
Athletes competing at 1.30/1.35m and 1.40/1.45m are identified through the USHJA Platinum Jumper Championships. These Championships are open to Professionals, Juniors, and Amateurs. The 1.30/1.35m classes may held as overlay classes with and grand prix classes held at the Reginal Standard offered during the same competition hosting the Markel/USHJA Zone Jumper Team Championships in most cases. The 1.40/1.45m open classes may be held as overlay and grand prix classes held at the American Standard offered during the same competition hosting the Markel/USHJA Zone Jumper Team Championships in most cases.
Learn More: ushja.org/emerging-jumper-rider-program
USHJA Gold Star Clinics are the pinnacle of the USHJA Emerging Jumper Rider Program, which identifies Jumper riders who have the skill and desire to excel in the sport while educating these riders to become well-rounded horsemen on their path to excellence.
Learn More: ushja.org/gold-star-clinic