Ontario Hunter Jumper Association

The OHJA Young Hunter Development Series 

The OHJA is committed to developing young hunters in Ontario and we are pleased to bring you the OHJA Young Hunter Development Series. The intention is to provide classes specifically for Young Hunters. These classes will give Ontario breeders and Ontario owners an opportunity to network at Gold Competitions in order to develop and market their young horses and breeding programs.

These classes have been offered to the following competitions. Please check individual schedules for availability:

Ottawa Welcome at Wesley Clover Parks                        June 19 - 23, 2019
Ottawa International 2 at Wesley Clover Parks                July16th - 21st, 2019
Equestrian Festival at Caledon Equestrian Park              July 31st - Aug 4th, 2019
The National at Angelstone                                             August 28th – Sept 1st, 2019

Class Specifications:

A model, under saddle and over fences class restricted to Young Horses ages 3 to 5 years old. The Model Under saddle and over fences class are run and judged separately-scoring is not cumulative. Horses are not required to compete in all three classes.

Model: shown in hand; to be judged on conformation, manners, way of moving and soundness. 50% on movement and 50% on conformation.
Under Saddle: To be shown at a walk, trot and canter both ways of the ring; no hand-gallop; to be judged on conformation, manners, way of moving and soundness. 60% on movement and 40% on confirmation.
Over Fences: The course will be set at 2'3” with no more than 8 jumps. To be judged on their jumping style, manners and way of going. Horse Show venue may run a closed card schooling class prior the over fences portion.

Registration for these classes must include valid copy of horse’s papers for proof of age (Tattooed thoroughbreds without papers are eligible when a letter provided from a vet confirming the tattoo number and corresponding year of birth). Papers may be randomly checked by a show vet.
Not open to ponies. Junior B and C riders must not ride or handle stallions per EC rule G105.

Baby Green status is not affected by participatin in the over fences portion of this program.
All entries must have valid current OHJA 
memberships for both owner and rider/handler.
Ribbons and prize money to 8th for the 3 classes

Model $500, U/S $500 and O/F $500
1/ $130, 2/$100, 3/$80,4/$65, 5/$50, 6/$35, 7/$20, 8/$20

Champion and Reserve Champion will be awarded by the OHJA and we are happy to partner with the Canadian Sport Horse Association http://www.c-s-h-a.org/ who will be awarding the Top Canadian Bred across the division at each venue.

All entries must have valid current OHJA memberships for both owner and rider/handler.018

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