AQHA Teams Up With NAJYRC
The American Quarter Horse Association is proud to be a sponsor of the 2015 Adequan/Federation Equestre Internationale North American Junior and Young Rider Championships, presented by Gotham North July 14-19 in Lexington, Kentucky.
At the NAJYRC, riders ages 14-21 vie for team and individual FEI medals in the three Olympic equestrian disciplines of show jumping, dressage, eventing, the Para-Olympic discipline of para-dressage and the FEI World Equestrian Games disciplines of reining and endurance. The competition is run under rules of the FEI, the international governing body for equestrian sport. It is the only FEI championship held annually on this continent.
Many of North America’s best equestrians who represent their country on Olympic, world championship and Nations Cup teams got their first taste of international experience at NAJYRC. Some of these gold medalists include Greg Best, Karen O’Connor, Chris Kappler and McLain Ward.
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