LEADERSHIP

All of the Young Rider leadership are volunteers and give of their own time and money to support the program. We are always in need of help and involvement from our members, parents and individuals in the area.   

NAYC Coordinator
Volunteer Needed

Volunteer Chair
Volunteer Needed

YR Benefit HT Organizer
Anni Grandia
PO Box 928
Vaughn, WA 98394
253-225-3672
annigrandia@hotmail.com

YR Benefit HT Volunteers
Kendra Zartman
2704 113th Street NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
klzart@comcast.net

Silent Auction Chair
Candace Remcho (co)
4005 SW Brooklane Drive
Corvallis, OR 97333
candace.remcho@gmail.com

YRAP Team Challenge Chair
Barb Jensen
30595 Peterson Road
Corvallis, OR 97333
541-760-9102
Barb.k.j@gmail.com

Young Rider Coordinator
Volunteer Needed
Contact Area VII Chair, Rachel Kosmal McCart
rachel@equinelegalsolutions.com

Sponsorship / Awards Chair
Amy Click
8115 382nd Ave SE
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
206-953-3857
Amyclick4@gmail.com

Fundraising Chair
Kathy Everett
P.O. Box 153
Lakebay WA 98349
keverett3@yahoo.com

Camps & Clinics Chair
Heather Carrion
Alder Grove Farm
161 Kent Drive
Toutle, WA 98649
360-703-4828
hbcarrion@gmail.com

Social / Low Score Award Chair
Michelle Drewien
42019 196th Ave. SE
Enumclaw, WA 98022
206-235-6424
michelle@binx5.com

Swag Chair
Kim Oka-Myers
11303 146th Avenue SE
Renton, WA 98059
Kokamyers@msn.com


Young Rider Representatives

The Area VII Young Riders have two Young Rider Representatives, one a Young Rider Representative and the other a Junior Young Rider Representative. These positions are identified as role models whom provide guidance to other area Young Riders and are available to address concerns, support and encouragement at the peer to peer level.  

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Olivia Remcho
2018-2020 Area VII Junior Young Rider Representative

Olivia is a high school student from Corvallis, Oregon, and rides at Willamette Sport Horses. She has been eventing for 8 years and been a member of the Area VII Young Rider Program for 4 years. She has competed through the training level and participated in the YRAP Team Challenge 2017 as well. She is currently riding her own horse Jack, who will make his eventing debut in the 2018 season, and is also riding and competing her trainers’ horse Charlie, with big plans for the upcoming year. She’s always around at shows and Young Rider clinics and socials, so be sure to stop by with any questions about the program or just to say hello! 


Emmie Everett
2018-2020 Area VII Young Rider Representative

Emmie is currently a sophomore at Tacoma Community College. From there she intends to transfer to UW-Tacoma to finish her bachelors degree.   She lives in Lakebay, Washington and rides out of  Grand Farms .  She began eventing when she was 10 and has been a member of the Area Young Rider program for 3 years. She  was a groom for the 2017 Area VII 2* team at NAJYRC .   This year she finished the 2017 season completing the CCI 1* with her mare Mimi.  Goals for Emmie in 2018 are to complete a CIC 2* and to try for the Area VII CICOY2* team at the NA Championships at Rebecca Farms in July. Emmie is at the majority of the shows in our Area, either riding, grooming or supporting friends so if you see her, do not hesitate to stop and chat, she can answer questions about the area VII program or is willing to lend a hand if you need help with something!

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Qualifications for the Young Rider representative include actively competing in Prelim and above, and qualifications for the Junior Young Rider representative include actively competing Beginner Novice and above.  Representatives end their two year terms with gaining experience in professional settings, learning how to balance many tasks and responsibilities while maintaining a positive upbeat sprit. These positions are very rewarding in the fact that they allow the Young Riders themselves to give back to the Eventing community and let them personally make a difference in our sport by being a leader.

There is no better honor then being an Area VII Young Rider representative let alone the chance to give back to our Eventing community.

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