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The PCHA convention is just around the corner and the CPHA yearend awards will take place on Friday night, January 4, 2019 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA. We hope you will all come to support your fellow riders and professional who without we would not have our sport! Please look for your invitation from the PCHA and send it in right away. Hope to see you all there.
Year End Recipients:
Ruby Begonia / Equine Lifetime
Jeff Katz / Horseman of the Year
Paige Dendiu / Junior Horsemanship
Devon Gibson / Sportsmanship
Patty Ball / Lifetime Achievement
Nick Karazissis, Sr. / Hall of Fame
Kate Abajian / Junior Achievement
Madison Nadolenco / hi point 14/under
Tasha Visokay / trainer 14.under
Sophia Davies / hi point 21/under
Benson Carroll / Trainer 21/under
Jaime Krupnick / hi point 22.over
Archibald Cox III / Trainer 22/over
Foxfield Trainers / Trainer 22/over
Katherine Dash / Hi point WCE
Archibald Cox III / WCE Hi Point Trainer
Jaime Krupnick / Hi point Style of Riding
Archibald Cox III / Style of riding hi pt trainer
Foxfied Trainers / Style of riding hi pt trainer
Stella Wasserman / Special Achievement
Kaitlyn Lovingfoss / Special Achievement
Lanie Walkenbach / Junior Achievement
Our 2018 Medal Champions:
Junior: Emily Williams
Amateur: Shannon Davidson
Foundation Hi Point:
22/ over: Jaime Krupnick
21/under: Sophia Sanders
14/Under: Stella Buckingham
Northern California: Nia Wade
Southern California: Naomi Wegner
Northern California: Angela Matthews
Southern California: Faith Yoon
Style of Riding:
Northern California: Zoe Brown
Southern California: Sophia Silveria
The Southern California Style of Riding Championships held at Hit’s Sunshine Series II was a huge success with 46 starting the field. Thank you to Hits for a job well done.
Champion: Sophia Silveria
Reserve: Charlotte Murray
The WCE at the Las Vegas National Horseshow was a very special venue for our riders. Thank you to Blenheim for this great event.
Champion: Augusta Iwasaki
Reserve: Patty Gill
CPHA Foundation held at the Flintridge Autumn Classic on Sept 28 and 29th was very successful and we would like to thank everyone who participated in raising money to help Professionals in need and supporting the scholarship program. We appreciate everyone who comes to our events as without you we could not succeed.
Thank you to our host West Palms Event Management and our sponsors:
Equine Insurance, Joe and Donna Parker
The Warner Family
Flintridge Riding Club
The first Style of Riding Championships were held at the Silicon Valley Horse Show in Woodside, CA hosted by WPEM.
We would like to congratulate the winner of the class.
Champion: Zoe Brown
Reserve: Emma Dawley
Join us for the Southern Championships which be held at Thermal hosted by Hits on November 10, 2018
Congratulations to our Green Incentive Hunters and riders.
The Championships were held at Blenheim Equisports in San Juan Capistrano and were full of beautiful young horses. Blenheim hosted a very nice breakfast for all. The class winnings were over $30,000.00.
Here are the winners:
Champion: Cantina and John Bragg owned by John Bragg
Reserve: Wow the Crowd Jamie Taylor owned by Alexander Miller
Third: At Last TW ridden by Gabriela Pattinson and owned by Jaymie Ho
The three horses and three riders with the most cumulative points during the qualifying period received cash bonuses.
Congratulations to our Southern Calif. Regional Medal Winners:
The Child Adult and Horsemanship Finals were held at Flintridge Riding Club and hosted by West Palm Event Management on Sept 29 and 30th
Champion: Naomi Wegner trained by Nancy Frost
Reserve: Kyle Cline trained by Kristin Barreto
Champion: Faith Yoon trained by Beck Abeita
Reserve: Emma Santos trained by Kay Altheuser
Congratulations to our CPHA Foundation Champions:
Champion: Jamie Krupnick trained by Archie Cox
Reserve Champion: Kassy Perry trained by Kelly Van Vleck
Champion: Sophia Sanders trained by Patty Ball
Reserve Champion: Tessa Darling trained by Lee Flick
Champion: Stella Buckingham trained by Katie Gardner
Reserve Champion: Stella Wasserman trained by Archie Cox
Congratulations to our champions of the Junior/Amateur Medal finals.
Amateur Champion: Shannon Davidson
Junior Champion: Emily Williams
Please read the attached press release.
The CPHA Style of Riding Specifications have been updated! Please check on the medals page for recent clarifications.
There was a lot of confusion regarding this class and I hope these updated specs will clarify any confusion. They are in effect immediately.
Remember you only need ride in one qualifying class prior to the championships to participate in the class.
Congratulations to Style of Riding inaugural Championship Class held at Woodside
Zoe Brown trained by Harley Brown.
Congratulations to our CPHA Foundation Raffle winners:
Ali Leopold Moreno
Thank you to all who participated. It was very successful and will help so much to support those that are in need. A special thanks to Beth and Anthony for donating their winnings back to the Foundation to go into the Aid Fund.
Congratulations to our Northern California Child-Adult and Horsemanship Champions!
We had a great event for the exhibitors who qualified and rode in the finals held at Sonoma Horse Park. Thank you to Sally Hudson and Ashley Herman for their support of this event. The contributed lovely flowers and ribbons to the top 10!
Child Adult Champion: Nina Wade
Reserve: Caitlin Mitsouoka
Horsemanship Champion: Angela Matthews
Reserve: Nicole LaBare
Year End Nominations:
If you would like to nominate someone or an equine for one of our prestigious year end awards please download, fill out and send in the nomination form. You may fax, email or mail. Please nominate by Oct.1, 2018. The forms are on the Year End Honors Tab.
TIME to Renew your 2018 membership; If you have not renewed your membership it’s time to get that done. Please note if your name is on the roster on the website you are a current member regardless of the date.
Rider and Trainer must be current CPHA members to participate in any CPHA class prior to competing.
Horses must be registered only if you are competing in the green incentive classes.
Riders, owners and trainers must be members for participation in the green incentive classes and horses must be registered and enrolled into the program
Thank you to everyone who has stepped up to help our fire victims. It has been a devastating time for many and thru the CPHA Foundation we raise funds to help those who have lost so much. If you are one of those still in need please go to the Foundation page and fill out an application for aid.
Please review the medal schedule so you don’t miss any of our finals. Look at the standings page and see how many points you have. If you think you are missing any points just call the office or email your concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In September the Green Incentive Championships will show off all of the great green horses we have in California. Not too late to enroll, just check out the information on the home page under: Green Incentive Program. Remember your horse must be registered under your membership and the rider, owner and trainer must all be current CPHA members. This is an incentive program which means the monies collected will go back to the participants. The Wasserman Foundation will be sponsoring this event along with Blenheim Equisports this year so a huge thanks to both of them.
For our year end banquet this year it will be held in San Diego so mark your calendars for January 4-6, 2019. If you would like to nominate someone for a year end award please check out the criteria for the awards we give out and send in your nominations. You can find them on the Year End Awards Tab.
**The Wasserman Foundation - Proud sponsor of the Green Incentives Championship**
Being a CPHA Member gives you perks thru the USEF so please check out everything you are entitled to:
See attached flyer
Neil Gray, DVM is one of our professional members working on the Equitarian Initiative, a charity organization that provides veterinary care to working equids (horses, mules and donkeys)in underserved communities in developing countries. These horses need your help so please read about the worthwhile project and help these wonderful horses who are so deserving and get so little help.
See attached letter
The date of your membership will reflect the date of the show you earned your points in. Make sure your trainer is a current CPHA Member prior to your participation in a CPHA class.
THANK YOU SPONSORS:
DaMoor's Feed & Tack
Be sure and visit DaMoor's Feed & Tack who sponsor many gifts towards all of our medal finals. Thank you very much.
CWD - Visit Website
Four Oaks Farm - Visit Website
Antares - Visit Website
Blenheim Equisports - Visit Website
Valencia Saddlery - Visit Website
James Klein Insurance
The Warner Family
Archibald Cox III
Press Releases Click Here
In memory of Chelsea Weaver there is a fund to
help out those who need financial help to attend
clinics. Please send an email requesting aid to
go to a clinic to info@CPHA.org.
Include your name, address, phone number, CPHA
#, name, date and location of clinic and amount
of aid requested." This fund is from the CPHA
The CPHA Foundation offers aid to professionals in need. Please visit the Foundation page for further information and the application.