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Welcome to the New Jersey Horse Shows Association!


THE MID-YEAR POINTS CUT-OFF IS HERE!  Time to review your points for the first half of the show year, December 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018.  Inquiries can be submitted to the Point Secretary until July 7, 2018.  Points will be locked down on July 14, 2018, after which no further inquiries for the first half of the year can be made.

All shows for the first half of the year have been reported and posted.  

Click here for the list of reported shows.

REVISED SPECIFICATION BOOK AVAILABLE:  Our current specs, revised as of December 1, 2017, are now available.  Please be sure to read them and become familiar with the rules. 

Download the current spec book

Important changes to note:

  • You must compete at a minimum of five (5) competitions to be eligible for a year-end award.

  • Pre-Children's Eq and Hunter are now Low Children's Eq and Hunter, and are consistent with USHJA Stirrup Cup specs

  • Low Adult Hunter is now consistent with USHJA Sitrrup Cup specs

  • Jumper divisions have been simplified to be consistent with USEF rules.  There are now four Jumper divisions:

    • Itty Bitty Jumper 0.7m (2'3")
    • NJHSA Jumper 0.8m - 0.9m (2’7” – 2’11”)
    • NJHSA Jumper 0.95 – 1.05m (3’1” – 3’5”)
    • Childrens's/Adult Amateur Jumper - Zone 2 spec


  • Mini-Stirrup Equitation:  Any participant in Mini-Stirrup Equitation who reaches 400 points will receive an Achievement Award.  This is not a high-score division.  Restrictions:  Once a rider canters at any show, they are no longer eligible for Mini-Stirrup.
  • Short Stirrup and Beginner Rider Divisions:  Once a rider jumps 2' or higher at any  show, they are no longer eligible for Short Stirrup or Beginner RIder sections.  Trainers are urged to keep this in mind when considering moving a rider up.