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
Barb Jensen
barb.k.j@gmail.com

Young Rider Coach
John Camlin
john@caberfarm.com

Volunteer Coornidator
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
Candace Remcho (co)
4005 SW Brooklane Drive
Corvallis, OR 97333
candace.remcho@gmail.com

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

Young Rider Coordinator
Barb Jensen
barb.k.j@gmail.com

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

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

Camps & Clinics
Shelly Widmer
17211 Rd 6 SE
Warden, WA 98857
509-750-9710
jswidmer4@gmail.com

Social Activities
Michelle Drewien
42019 196th Ave. SE
Enumclaw, WA 98022
206-235-6424
michelle@binx5.com

Low Score Awards
Kaite Holmes
mobileholmes@gmail.com

Swag
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 has been the Young Rider Representative for two years now. She is a sophomore at Corvallis High School, in Oregon, and rides at Willamette Sport Horses. She has been eventing for 9 years and a member of the Area VII Young Riders for 5 years.

Olivia has competed through the preliminary level and is currently bringing along her young horse, Jack, at the training level. She has groomed at NAYC and is a working student as well. She’s always around at shows, clinics, and socials so be sure to stop by and ask any questions about the program, get a hand with anything, or just say hello!


Emmie Everett
2018-2020 Area VII Young Rider Representative

Emmie has been eventing for 11 years and actively competing for 4 years and rides out of Grand Farms in Vaughn, WA with Anni Grandia. Emmie groomed at NAYC in 2017 for the CICOY2* team and has competed through intermediate. She has goals to complete a CCI 3*-S in the 2019 season.

Emmie is currently transferring to Central Washington University to finish her bachelors in Exercise Science in the fall of 2019. She is at the majority of the shows in Area VII, either riding, grooming or supporting friends, so if you see her do not hesitate to stop and chat. She will also answer questions about the Area VII Young Rider Program and is willing to lend a hand if you need help.

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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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