With Guest Speaker Sharon White

Come join us in comradery, fun, and celebrations!
Join your friends, make new friends, and revel in the great things you all have accomplished this year!

Join us on January 15th, 2022

Meeting at 6:00pm with the Banquet and Guest Speaker to Follow

Collision Brewing Company & Restaurant- 1436 Skyway Dr, Longmont, CO 80504

Cost: $30 per person

Please RSVP with attached form by January 6th, 2022
If before January 4th mail to Kelly Walsh – 15520 Herring Road,
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
If after January 4th or if you have questions, please email

For those who are unable to attend, we will have a Zoom option
so you may watch the festivities from wherever you are.
Please email the above address if you would like the zoom link

2022 Clinic and Annual Meeting w/Sharon White

The Area IX Council would like to invite Area IX members to participate in our Annual Area IX clinic, featuring 5* rider Sharon White. 

The clinic will be held at Rabbit Mountain Equestrian Center, Longmont Colorado on January 14–16. Format will be Friday Dressage rides ($125), and two days of jumping ($450). Sharon is a rider who has participated at the top of the sport for many years and brings a perspective to our membership for the longevity of Eventing. 

Please see the ENTRY FORM and return ASAP to Rebecca Caulfield ( Entry is not considered complete until complete entry, USEA educational activities release and payment is received. However, your spot will be reserved with receipt of the entry form for 3 days pending payment in mail or hand delivered. (Note this is open to all members and non members in the area.)
Annual meeting and awards banquet will be held on Saturday night and the details will follow for location and time. 

We apologize for the delay in the release of this information, as in these times we were unsure if we could move forward with this tradition and are thrilled to be able to! Please join us in this weekend of fun and education with fellow eventers. 

For questions, comments and support please contact clinic organizer, Rebecca Caulfield via text 719-313-1927. 


Area IX is looking for the 2022 & 2023 Young Rider Coach

As Area IX gears up for the 2022 and 2023 season we’re looking for our next Young Rider Coach. This will be a two-year commitment. 

Mandatory Qualifications:

ICP Level 3 or higher (USEA requirement)

Experience coaching multiple riders at Preliminary level and higher

Quantifiable coaching experience at both FEI competitions and non-FEI events

Ability to excel in a high-stress environment and advocate for team and program progression and success

Ability to establish and maintain a personal presence in Area IX in order to build a relationship with YR members as they develop through the levels

Excellent interpersonal skills (must be able to communicate with parents and young riders alike during some trying times)

Expectations of the coach:

Teaching: a camp and clinic (location TBD), course walks at competitions within Area IX, coaching at Team Competitions (NAYC or like to include meetings & team dinner), and any other agreed upon opportunities to work with Area IX Young Riders.

Communications: to work closely with the YR coordinator and the Area IX YR board to develop programs to benefit the area YR’s.

Interested applicants should please send a resume, salary or day fee requirements to:

Andrea Anderson, Area IX YR Coordinator @ 

Your materials will be reviewed by the YR Coach Selection Committee and you may be contacted for more information and/or interview.  The decision will be made by the YR Coach Selection Committee and will be presented to the Area Council for final approval.  All applicants will be notified of the decision by email.  All applications must be submitted before November 30, 2020 to be considered.

Salary Expectations

Please use this form to advise the committee of salary and fees requested as the Young Rider Coach:

Horse Trials Coaching per day per rider including course walks: $____________

NAYC Coaching fee per rider for six days (Tuesday – Sunday) to include course walks and jogs.$__________

Any other salary expectations during NAYC? 

Camp Coaching Fees to include facility per rider per day:  $___________

Stabling per horse per night onsite:  $___________

Camping for rider available?  Yes or No  

Electricity avaialble?  Yes or No   Cost of hook ups $________

Cost of dry camping?  $___________

Any additional fees requested?

Camp Coaching fee off site from own facility per day per rider: $_____________


 Area IX Chair- Call for Nominations & Applications

The Area IX Council is seeking nominations and applications to fill the Area IX Chair.  This volunteer position is a 3 year term.


Have experience organizing events (as an organizer or part of an organizing committee).

Have experience volunteering and competing within Area IX- Chair meetings.

Act as liaison with USEA national office.

Be able to attend the Annual USEA Convention, beginning December 2021.

Please nominate an Area IX member or submit your own application by sending an email to and include your experience (1) volunteering; (2) organizing events (as an individual or member of a committee); and (3) competing. Please submit nominations and applications no later than September 15, 2021.