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USAWE Committee Reports

January 2023

Coaches Network Committee Coaches In Your Region Region 1Trisha Kiefer-Reed of Wolf Creek, MTLaura Stutesman of Ashland, OR Region 2Ashley Bowers of Cave Creek, AZPolly Limond of San Diego,...

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December 2022

Horse Recordings Committee Horse Recording Fun Facts Did you know?  There are 3,246 total USAWE Horse Recordings (as of 12/10/22); of which, the Top 5 Breeds recorded are:  Grade (1,147), Quarter...

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USAWE Corporate News

CN January 2023

Public Notice! PUBLIC NOTICE!  Annual Member Meeting Mark your calendar!  USA Working Equitation's annual meeting of the members will be held virtually via Zoom on Saturday February 4, 2023 at 9:00...

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CN December 2022

Action Required! 3 Things to Get Ready for the New Year Renew your membership. Click on this link, to fill out our Adult or Junior Join or Renew for 2023 online membership Google Form. Submit...

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USAWE Meeting Minutes

USAWE Member Spotlights

USAWE Newsletters (eNews)

January 2023 E-News

President Elect's Letter By: Doreen AtkinsonTo the membership of USA Working Equitation, Due to unforeseen circumstances, Olga Hendrickson has resigned her position as President. The Board of...

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December 2022 E-News

President's Letter By: Olga HendricksonHappy New Year It is exciting to realize that USAWE is entering its third year. Under the leadership of Past Presidents Leslie Martien and Barbara Price, so...

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November 2022 E-News

President's Letter By: Barbara PriceYEAR-IN-REVIEW 2022 is nearly a wrap. Where did it go? It’s been a dynamic year and a privilege to serve USAWE as President. Looking back, two words come to mind:...

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USAWE Regional Reports

Region 1 Reports

R1 Oct. 2022

REGION 1 By: Heather Humelbaugh Greetings from Region 1! We are an active region and events continue throughout the rest of the year, Including a rated show this weekend at the Oregon Horse Center...

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R1 Sept. 2022

REGION 1 By: Heather Humelbaugh W.E. is rapidly gaining members and popularity across the country. It is so exciting to see the incredible growth across the country for our sport. This year USAWE is...

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R1 July 2022

REGION 1 By: Heather Humelbaugh Hello from Montana! Reporting to you from CNC 2022 where we are learning, meeting and sharing with W.E. enthusiasts from across the USA, and from multiple countries!...

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Region 2 Reports

R2 Jan. 2023

REGION 2 By: Robin Bond Welcome to the New Year! Congratulations to Arizona Working Equitation on their successful Western Zone Championship Show, a well attended event that offered competitors at...

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R2 Nov. 2022

REGION 2 By: Robin Bond Region 2 is ramping up for the Western Zone Championship show in December! There are more than 60 entries at this time, with room for more at the fabulous facility in...

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R2 Oct. 2022

REGION 2 By: Robin Bond The 2022 Western Zone Championship is to be held December 8-11th at the beautiful Westworld of Scottsdale, Arizona, nestled at the base of the McDowell Mountains. This will...

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Region 3 Reports

R3 Jan. 2023

REGION 3 By: Chris Stanko Welcome to 2023- Region 3 is moving forward! Region 3 is happy to announce and welcome our newest AO Nebraska Heartland Working Equitation    Colorado has a lot...

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R3 Oct. 2022

REGION 3 By: Chris Stanko Region 3 is very sorry, very sad, and disappointed that the Central Zone Championship show had to be canceled. I personally would like to say THANK YOU to the show...

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R3 Sept. 2022

REGION 3 By: Chris Stanko Thank you to our volunteer team, sponsors and entrants for the Central Zone Championship Show. Unfortunately, we have not received enough entries to meet our budget. ...

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Region 4 Reports

R4 Jan. 2023

REGION 4 By: Kiki Pantaze Hello USAWE! I think it’s going to be a full show season in Region 4. Doreen Atkinson moving to the Weatherford area sure has sparked some interest. Her enthusiasm has...

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R4 July 2022

REGION 4 By: Kiki Pantaze Region 4 is excited about the Zone Championships that are taking place in Hutcherson, Kansas the week of October 20-23. It will be a fun show with prize money, two judges...

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R4 Jan. 2022

REGION 4 By: Kiki Pantaze The 22 season is shaping up to have a lot of opportunities in Texas and Oklahoma. This will give competitors a chance to qualify for the Central Zone Zone Championship show...

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Region 5 Reports

R5 Jan. 2023

REGION 5 By: Becky Sherven Happy New Year Region 5! USA Working Equitation's annual meeting of the members will be held virtually via Zoom on Saturday February 4, 2023 at 9:00 am PST | 10:00 am MST...

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R5 Nov. 2022

REGION 5 By: Becky Sherven Snow is flying outside my window already here in southern Wisconsin, and it appears all licensed shows are wrapped up in our region… this year has flown by! Many of our R5...

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R5 August 2022

REGION 5 By: Becky Sherven It's hard to believe we are already in mid-August!  There are plenty of clinics and shows yet this year in our region to attend whether it be with your horse or to audit. ...

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Region 6 Reports

R6 Dec. 2022

REGION 6 By: Karen Miller Welcome to Region 6 Representing New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, West...

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R6 Nov. 2022

REGION 6 By: Kim Hillyer As many of you know, we just finished our first Eastern Zone USA Working Equitation Championship.  It was held in Bulls Gap, Tennessee at the 3 Bulls Farm.  It was run by...

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R6 Oct. 2022

REGION 6 By: Kim Hillyer Hello Region 6 members!  Hopefully, everyone is doing well and getting to ride.  I have a couple of exciting things to report this month. The first being to Elections are...

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Region 7 Reports

R7 Oct. 2022

REGION 7 By: Rebecca Algar Region 7 would like to wish our newest affiliate, Delta Midsouth Working Equitation a warm welcome to our area, and much success! Congratulations to our members qualified...

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R7 July 2022

REGION 7 By: Rebecca Algar We have several events in Region 7 for August. First, July 23rd Clinic at Tailwinds Trails, Palm City, Florida. Southeast Baroque Horse shows will be hosting 2 licensed...

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R7 Feb. 2022

REGION 7 By: Rebecca Algar Region 7 has a lot of events planned for this year- training days, clinics, schooling shows and rated shows- all dates are on our Region 7 page. Our Zone Championship will...

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