Interscholastic Equestrian Association logo photo of hunt seat equestrian rider photo of western equestrian rider Creekside Farm: IEA 2014 Upper School Champion Team

IEA was formed and organized to promote and improve the quality of equestrian competition and instruction available to middle and secondary school students.

National Sportsmanship Award


The Membership Office would like to remind everyone that the application deadline for the National Sportsmanship Award is May 29, 2015. Any member who has received the sportsmanship award at a regular season show is eligible for this award and should have received a letter earlier in the year notifying them of this opportunity. 

Complete applications can be sent by email, mail or fax to the Membership Office.

If you have a member who you believe is eligible for this award, but has not been contacted, please have them email their zone representative in the Membership Office so that we can research their eligibility.

National Finals Program Art Contest!

Here's your chance to design the cover of both the Hunt Seat and Western National Finals Programs!

Thank you for everyone's submissions for the Hunt Seat Program.

Western designs due Monday, May 11th by mail.

Download Spring 2015 Issue of Take the Reins (PDF)

Take the Reins Magazine cover

Take the Reins

Do you want to write an article for "Take the Reins" magazine? Submit your story and 300dpi pictures to .

IEA letter to the NCAA regarding elimination of NCEA...

Letter from the President

Participate in Equestrian Trivia for the Chance to Win Prizes

Young equestrians can hone their knowledge via social media by participating in Trivia Games—held the third weekend of every month on Facebook. Each game is given a special theme with topics such as riding theory or equine history. By answering the questions sent out every hour, participants learn fun facts and are entered into a drawing for prizes. Every correct answer increases the chances of winning. To play, you will need to "like" the "IEA-Interscholastic Equestrian Association" on Facebook. Anyone may play but only IEA members are eligible for prizes.

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New Abbreviated Logo!

IEA stamp logo

Here at IEA Headquarters, we realized that hardly anyone says our full name! The IEA acronym has become synonymous with our official name. We are IEA!

Guidelines for use of this new trademarked logo, with and without our "larger logo," will be published in the soon-to-be-released graphics manual.

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