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Junior Horsemanship Clinic – CANCELED

Start Date:August 24, 2020

End Date: August 29, 2020

Location:5491 South Road, VT, United States

Event Open:January 1, 2020

Event Close:July 1, 2020

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Event Details

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5/21/2020 UPDATE – JHC “tentatively” postponed to August 24-29, 2020.  Limited numbers will be accepted.  

4/17/2020 UPDATE – Original event dates of June 21-28 have been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

Please contact us at the information listed below for more information.

The GMHA Junior Horsemanship Clinic is celebrating its 64th Anniversary in 2020! This is a premier Eventing clinic in the northeast for youth riders ages 9-17.  However, all riding disciplines are encouraged to attend. Riders bring their own horses or ponies to camp, and receive two quality mounted lessons and two unmounted lessons every day. Riders will school all three phases of Eventing: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. The professional staff and extensive facility makes this an amazing opportunity!

Our facility includes:

  • Four all-weather riding arenas with geo-textile footing
  • A professionally designed cross-country course offering fences at the Elementary, Beg. Novice, Novice, Training, Preliminary and Intermediate levels.
  • Six permanent barns with stabling up to 220 horses.
  • An extensive trail network with nearly 600 miles of marked trail utilizing property through the generosity of local landowners
  • Youth Center facility for unmounted gatherings and educational clinics

GMHA has a rich history in Eventing, having hosted horse trials for over 50 years.

A special thank you to People’s United Bank, Equi-Prep and Nutrena for sponsoring our 2019 JHC t-shirts!

Important Information:

Camper applications are due by April 10th (Updated 5/21/20:  applications now accepted through July 1, 2020)!  “Early Bird” applications are due by January 31st to take advantage of the discount.

Sign up TODAY!

  • The Starter Horse Trials will take place the day after JHC ends on Sunday, August 30, 2020.  Campers are welcome to stay over on Saturday night if competing for an additional stabling fee of $30.  Please enter independently for the Starter HT (not included in camp registration).
  • JHC will have “one” session in 2020 for ALL levels of riders.
  • All riders will follow the same format and be paired to the appropriate instructors given their experience.
  • Early Bird registration discount available from January 1st – January 31st only.  Sign up today to reserve your spot!

Be sure to like GMHA Junior Horsemanship Clinic’s Facebook Page! You can find information and updates here, along with pictures of camp!

Event Countdown

2020/06/21 08:00:00

We're Hiring

We are hiring for JHC!  Looking for riding instructors and barn managers to staff our Annual Junior Horsemanship Clinic.  Spend eight days at GMHA teaching an enthusiastic group of young eventers!

Staff applications due by April 1, 2020 (Updated 4/3/2020:  deadline extended to May 1, 2020)


JHC Director:  Jill Bogert

Horse Health Requirements

GMHA requires a negative Coggins and proof of rabies vaccination within 12 months for each horse that comes on the property.  Rabies titers are accepted within one year of event date and must accompany a note from your veterinarian explaining the reason why the vaccine could not be administered.

Please note that the State of Vermont requires a Certificate of Veterinary Inspection within 30 days or Exhibition Permit from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture’s Animal Health office for any horses entering the state. GMHA does not require these documents with entry, but the VT Agency of Agriculture may enforce these regulations at any time.

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