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Chris Barnard to Offer Show Jumping Seminar at USEA Annual Meeting

USEA members gather for the 2018 Annual Meeting. USEA/Jessica Duffy Photo.

Back by popular demand, the Show Jumping seminar will once again be offered at the USEA Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. The day will begin at 9:00 AM at The Hyatt Regency Albuquerque Hotel with a discussion and theory of show jumping course design.

The afternoon session will be conducted at the Bernalillo County Sheriffs Posse and include the hands-on building of a show jumping course with help from the Watermelon Mountain Pony Club as demo riders.

Attendance at this seminar will fulfill the USEF Continuing Education Clinic Requirements for “R” Eventing Jumping Course Designers, as well as the training program for those who wish to obtain an “R” EVJCD license. It is also open to anyone who wishes to learn more about eventing show jumping course design.

A nominal fee of $60.00 will be charged to cover lunch and beverages throughout the day.
Limited space is available.

Please contact Nancy Knight at 703-669-9997 or via email [email protected] for more information or to reserve a spot in the seminar.

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