MEMBERSHIP OVERVIEW

IMPORTANT MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION -  MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

When you join the Minnesota Hunter & Jumper Association, you become part of an active, engaged and enthusiastic group of equestrians. Our recognized shows begin in May and culminate with the Minnesota Harvest Horse Show in October. There are frequent schooling shows to get you ready for the show season, or simply keep you challenged in your riding skills.

As a member of MHJA, you are able to access our website to view the calendar of upcoming shows and events, along with information and entry forms for MHJA recognized shows as well as schooling shows and clinics. In addition, we publish a printed newsletter four times per year, and you may be eligible for year-end awards and prizes. A summary of your member benefits:

  • Prizes lists for all recognized shows

  • Schooling show information

  • Clinic notices 

  • MHJA Newsletter – 4x per year

  • Listing in the Membership Directory – printed & online (Contact Information Only)

  • Eligible for year-end awards and prizes (as a Competing Member)

  • Invitation to the annual Awards Banquet

  • Opportunity to participate in the organization

  • Voting rights

 

Which Membership Is Right For You?

We continue to offer two (2) types of individual memberships (see below.) Decide which one is right for you and complete the Membership Application to apply for MHJA membership.  Payment will be made online.

 

Individual Competition Membership: $60/year

 

This membership is right for you if:

  • You are an owner whose horse(s) currently compete in MHJA recognized competitions and want your horse(s) to be eligible for MHJA year End Awards in hunters and jumpers.

  • You are a rider who currently competes in MHJA recognized competitions and you want to be eligible for MHJA Year End Awards in Equitation, including Opportunity classes.

  • You want to receive online prize lists for MHJA recognized horse shows.

  • You want to receive the newsletter, and information about other MHJA activities.

  • You wish to receive all the other privileges of a membership in the MHJA.

 

Individual Sustaining Membership: $40/year

 

Choose this membership type if:

  • You do not plan to show your horse(s) at MHJA recognized competitions, or your horses may be shown, but they will not be eligible for MHJA Year End Awards.

  • You do not plan to compete at MHJA recognized competitions and thus will not be eligible for MHJA Year End Awards in Equitation.

  • You will be showing at fewer than three MHJA recognized competitions. If you do decide to show at more than two competitions, your horse(s) and you will not be eligible for MHJA Year End Awards.

  • You may be a trainer, rider, professional or other person interested in the MHJA, but either do not own any horse(s) or do not wish your horses or yourself to be eligible for any MHJA Year End Awards.

  • You do want to receive prize lists for MHJA recognized horse shows.

  • You do want to receive the newsletter, and information about other MHJA activities.

  • You do wish to receive all the other privileges of a membership in the MHJA.

 

Membership Year

Both memberships are from December 1 to November 30, matching the USEF and USHJA. Membership becomes active on its postmark date if mailed or date received by a representative of the MHJA if hand delivered. All memberships expire on November 30, regardless of the date activated. The current membership list will be purged on March 1, of each year. If you have not renewed or joined by then, you will not receive any more mailings or be listed in the new directory. The MHJA sends reminders before the March 1 deadline. It is the member’s responsibility to make sure all the membership requirements are met for eligibility for awards.

MHJA Membership Roster

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