The Vermont Hunter Jumper Association’s (VHJA) horse show competition season is coming into full swing with the VHJA season opener at Steeple Ridge Farm in Charlotte May 5-6. The VHJA horse shows feature member riders from around Vermont that are of all levels of competition in areas of Hunters, Equitation and at selected shows, Jumpers, to compete throughout the season. The season begins in May and ends with VHJA Championships in October. All shows are free and open to the public. For a complete schedule of competition dates, visit www.vhja.org.