USHJA 2008 Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN

November 5, 2008

The USHJA invites you to attend the 2008 Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN. Our host hotel, the Hilton Downtown Nashville is located only 20 minutes from the Nashville International Airport and just minutes from restaurants, entertainment and major business destinations.

Register by November 15th

The USHJA has secured a special group rate with the Hilton - $155 for single or double occupancy. The deadline to receive this rate is November 15, 2008. Any reservation made after this date is not guaranteed to receive this special offer. Click here to book your reservations now!

Meeting Highlights:

Welcome Reception

On Monday, December 8th, Mack and Sissie Anderton’s Brownland Farm in Franklin, TN will be the host of the Welcome Reception – an entertaining evening that will serve as a meet and greet and commencement of the meeting’s activities. USHJA will provide transportation to/from Brownland Farm to all meeting attendees.

Trainers Certification Program Kickoff

Tuesday, December 9th will be the kickoff event for the much anticipated Trainers Certification Program which will launch in June 2009. A Wine & Cheese Reception will be held for guests to learn more about the program and its benefits to all levels of trainers.

Showcase Luncheon

Guest speaker David O’Connor will join us at a luncheon that will showcase the new and exciting programs USHJA has in store for 2009 including the Trainers Certification Program, the Emerging Athletes Program and the new state of the art USHJA Headquarters.

Evening of Equestrians

The USHJA’s prestigious awards ceremony will be presented on Wednesday, December 10th and will feature the winners of the Affiliates Awards Program, Amateur Sportsmanship Award and Rider Recognition Awards. In addition, the Volunteer of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Award will also be named. For information on purchasing a ticket or table for your party, please visit

The Annual Meeting includes countless other opportunities for members to learn how the USHJA is working for you, meet other members and let your voice be heard. click here for a complete schedule of events.

For complete registration, schedule and hotel information, visit or contact Melanie Fransen or call Melanie at 859.225.6960.


For more information please contact Whitney Allen, Director of Marketing and Communications, or call Whitney at 859-225-6967.

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