CHSA is pleased to announce the following CHSA Divisions have qualified for the 2009 CHSA Finals:

2009 Qualified Divisions

Short Stirrup Equitation Medal (18 Riders)
Short Stirrup Hunter (20 Horses)
Pre-Children’s Equitation Medal (22 Riders)
Pre-Children’s Hunter (20 Horses)
Children’s Equitation Medal (29 Riders)
Modified Adult Equitation Medal (15 riders)
Modified Adult Hunter (16 Horses)
Walk-Trot Hunt Seat Equitation (20 Riders)
Walk-Trot Hunt Seat Pleasure (20 Horses)
Junior Exhibitor English Pleasure(17 horses)
Adult English Pleasure(14 horses)
CHSA English Pleasure (12 Points Minimum) (15 horses)
Quarter Horse Hunter U/S (10 horses)
Hunter Pleasure (13 horses)
Children’s Pleasure Pony (12 ponies)
Long Stirrup Equitation (10 riders)
Color Breed Pleasure(10 horses)(NEW!)

2009 Eligible Divisions

Low Training Jumpers (9 horses, 1 more to qualify)

Unfortunately Low Training Jumpers fell 1 shy of the number needed to qualify, however read on….

2009 CHSA FINALS Demonstration Classes

Last year, by popular request, the Finals Committee offered a new section to the show –a Lead Rein Demonstration Class.  This class is being continued  as part of the regular Finals schedule providing the criteria are met. View more details about the Lead Rein Demonstration Class.

In keeping with the goal of our Finals to encourage and promote interest in the beginner and intermediate classes for members, this year the Finals Committee decided to offer a demonstration of another increasingly popular discipline on our circuit –Jumpers.

Therefore, there will be a  Jumper Demonstration Class for the starter level jumper division in the CHSA organization.

The top ten point getters in the Low Training Jumper section will be invited to participate in a Jumper Demonstration class on Monday August 24.  This class will take place in the Westbrook Hunt Club Grand Prix arena and the fences will be at the starter level – not to exceed 3’0”.   This will be an exciting opportunity for spectators and other exhibitors to watch the total coordination of horse and rider as they try to not only clear the fences on a very complicated, serpentine-like course, but also beat the clock.

Our hope is this demonstration class will generate excitement so that next year Low Training Jumpers will return as a Qualified Division!

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