Monday, Apr. 15, 2024

Participants Selected For 2023 USHJA Gold Star Clinic—East



The U.S. Hunter Jumper Association has announced the selected participants for the 2023 USHJA Gold Star Clinic—East. Anne Kursinski and Kirsten Coe will lead the mounted instruction at Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, Feb. 15-19, alongside lead stable management clinician, Colleen Reed, and Amy Center as the assistant stable management clinician.

Congratulations to the following riders on being selected for this year’s East Coast clinic:


  • Jenna Bach of Saugerties, New York
  • Chloe Borrello of Tomball, Texas
  • Campbell Brown of Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Jenna Buchan of Blanchester, Ohio
  • Michelle Carnes of Naples, Florida
  • Emily Jayne Chmela of Ocala, Florida
  • MacKenzie Cianciolo of Ocala, Florida
  • Jamie Crandell of Cypress, Texas
  • Taylor Embs of Westfield, Indiana
  • Ella Fischer of Cochranville, Pennsylvania
  • Alexis Gallati of Rockford, Tennessee
  • Daniella Gascoigne of Deerfield, Illinois
  • Rachel Gracia of Fort Worth, Texas
  • Ava Le of Flower Mound, Texas
  • Kailey Levin of Cardiff By The Sea, California
  • Eva MacKenzie of Darien, Connecticut
  • Clayton Martines of Lafox, Illinois
  • Katie Meggenhofen of Noblesville, Indiana
  • Ashley Mercer of Omaha, Nebraska
  • Ava K Myers of San Antonio, Texas
  • Addison Parins of Suamico, Wisconsin
  • Chloe Quinn of Elkhorn, Nebraska
  • Hallie Rush of Prospect, Tennessee
  • Elizabeth Schulz of Marietta, Georgia
  • Rhyce Symonds of Fort Worth, Texas
  • Alexandra Veleris of Wilmette, Illinois
  • Kayla Walker of Milton, Massachusetts
  • Evan Werner of Fort Worth, Texas
  • Kara Williams of Guyton, Georgia
  • Alina Zappone of Winnetka, Illinois

In addition to mounted instruction and stable management sessions in the barn, the clinic will also feature other educational presentations from top athletes and horsemen, including discussions on horse health, international jumping competition and more.




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