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Catherine Chamberlain on Verdicci
2014 NAJYRC Young Rider Individual & Freestyle Gold Medal winner Catherine Chamberlain on Verdicci

The NAJYRC is the premier equestrian competition in North America for junior and young riders, age 14-21. Young equestrians come from the United States, Bermuda, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean Islands to vie for team and individual FEI medals in the three Olympic equestrian disciplines of show jumping, dressage, eventing and the FEI World Equestrian Games disciplines of reining and endurance. The competition is run under rules of the FEI (Federation Equestre Internationale), the international governing body for equestrian sport, and is the only FEI championship held annually on this continent.

The NAJYRC is designated by the FEI as a Continental Championship and is subject to the rules and restrictions of the FEI. The FEI Rules shall supersede all other rules during the course of the NAJYRC event.

Colorado Horse Park, Parker, CO
Dates July 26-31, 2016

Want to know what it’s like to compete at NAJYRC? Read about this rider’s experience!

USDF/Platinum Performance North American Juniors and Young Riders’ Dressage Championships Awards

Fiona Baan “Pursuit of Excellence” Memorial Trophy

The Albers Award

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If you have any further questions, contact the NAJYRC liaison at (859) 971-2277 or