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USHJA Emerging Athletes Zone2 Buffalo acceptances??

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  • USHJA Emerging Athletes Zone2 Buffalo acceptances??

    My friend's daughter just got in to Buffalo and she is wondering if anyone else from NJ got nt?

    Would love to know if we know anyone else going
    Happily retired but used to be:

  • #2
    i got accepted and im from new jersey... so excited!! what section did she get in for? and congrats!!


    • #3
      I was accepted into the 3'6! im soo excited! Can't wait! congrats car!
      Last edited by Mr Potato Head7; May. 8, 2009, 04:32 PM.


      • #4
        thanks sara! you tooo!


        • #5

          where can you find out who was accepted?


          • #6
            i dont think they posted it on the website yet, but i think everyone got an email today saying if you got accepted or not.


            • #7
              congrats to those who got in. good luck & of course we are expecting to know how it went! once again, if people could tell us a little about them so we see who they are accepting??
              what showing youve done
              how much showing you do


              • #8
                thank youu

                i am a working student for my trainer. doing things from riding, to medicating, to feeding, and everything in between.

                i show in the Mini Medals/Childrens Eq, not on a horse i own.

                i show almost every weekend, from schooling shows to A shows.

                my trainer wrote me a recomendation letter, and i know others who had letters too that got accepted.

                umm. if there is anything else, just ask! congrats to everyone who got accepted.


                • Original Poster

                  congrats Sara and Car!!
                  Happily retired but used to be:


                  • #10
                    As reported in the other thread , It looks like who you are is not so as important as How dedicated your are .. Letters of recommendation seem to hold more wieght then any other critira so far.. A VERY GOOD THING INDEED !!! and this from one of the biggest sceptics !


                    • #11
                      I just got accepted to the 3' section! I'm in Central PA. Is there anyone else from the area who has an empty spot on their trailer?...

                      Anyway, I'm very excited! Congratulations to everyone else who was accepted!


                      • #12
                        thank you adriane

                        mike mcs- i feel like the letters are helping too.

                        steph-congrats, cant wait to hear back from you.


                        • #13

                          The letters were only one of several considerations, and not any more - or less - important than any other consideration. They were one of several ways to get to know riders the committee may had not met.

                          I will say that the selection committee members , ALL OF THEM, read every single word on every single application! YEP, every single word, not a thing was missed. Every rider was an important part of the program selection for each Zone.

                          Congrats to the Zone 2 riders who made it in!

                          Mike msc, glad to hear you are a bit of a supporter now. PLEASE try to attend one if you can. We are doing the Zone 10 South one this weekend and I must say it is pretty impressive to watch it in process.


                          • #14
                            I will say that the selection committee members , ALL OF THEM, read every single word on every single application! YEP, every single word, not a thing was missed. Every rider was an important part of the program selection for each Zone.
                            Thanks khobstetter! Thats really cool that they all read all of them. It makes me somewhat selfconscious to realize that all of those people read my application!... John Madden and George Morris are the committee advisors- did they read the applications also?


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by BlueBobRadar View Post
                              Thanks khobstetter! Thats really cool that they all read all of them. It makes me somewhat selfconscious to realize that all of those people read my application!... John Madden and George Morris are the committee advisors- did they read the applications also?
                              OH MY...you should not feel selfconscious at all, if anything you should feel proud to have made it in!!! I can't imagine you would have wanted it done any other way... :-)

                              The committee took this process VERY seriously and read everything!!

                              AGAIN CONGRATS!!!


                              • #16
                                thats so cool to hear that they really took the time and analyzed everyone the way they did. i really apprietate it! i am so excited.


                                • #17
                                  wow! thats amazing they took the time to read every last letter. i could not thank them enough for their time! congrats to everybody who made it in! see you up there!


                                  • #18
                                    It is so fun to read about all the EAP riders receiving their acceptance notices. My daughter rode in the first session in Middleburg and had a fantastic time. Please keep us all posted on your experiences after you attend your clinic. I think it is so inspirational for other young riders to be able to follow. Also, don't forget to join the Facebook group that one of the riders set up!


                                    • #19
                                      I echo what Maddyh said. My daughter was in that first zone 3 clinic also. It was a WONDERFUL experience!

                                      Please keep all the posts coming and congrats to all who got accepted. I'm curious to know if the program changes any. I know my daughter has been talking the program up to all her Zone 4 friends encouraging them to apply.

                                      I'm glad that the application process was so thorough, but then I really didn't expect anything else. The Zone 3 clinic was one of the best and smoothest run clinics we've ever seen. And my daughter is still talking about and bragging on Melanie Smith Taylor as a clinician.

                                      You upcoming participants are in for a treat. Feel free to contact me or my daughter (she's on facebook) if any questions.



                                      • #20
                                        Just out of curiosity... what does it mean to be accepted "in Buffalo"? Are they going to be competing at the BIHS, or is one of the clinics here or something, or they're in the GM clinic in the fall here? I'm just curious because I'm in Buffalo, think the emerging athletes program is neat (though I'm too old and unathletic to qualify) and would love to attend any local events that are open to the public to watch...
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