2017

IEA Holds First Competition Ever in Washington State



Ridgefield, Washington – February 20, 2017 – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) reached another significant milestone when over 100 participants came together February 10 - 12 to host and participate in the very first IEA event in the State of Washington.


Interscholastic Equestrian Association Now Accepting Sponsors for 2017 National Finals

Columbus, Ohio – February 13, 2017 – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) is now accepting sponsors for the 2017 IEA Hunt Seat National Finals to be held April 21 - 23 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia, and for the 2017 Western National Finals to be held June 29 - 30 at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.


IEA Sets Membership Record

Columbus, Ohio – February 9, 2017 – Celebrating its 15th Anniversary, the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA), as in every past year, has set a record for membership. This season, membership exceeds 13,500.


NCEA Executive Director Joins IEA Board of Directors

Columbus, Ohio – February 3, 2017 – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Leah Holland Fiorentino, Ed.D., Executive Director of the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA), has been appointed to the organization's Board of Directors.


2016

Interscholastic Equestrian Association Announces New Youth Board Leaders

Columbus, Ohio – November 11, 2016 – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Youth Board Members.


IEA Names Board of Directors

Columbus, Ohio - October 10, 2016 - The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA), celebrating its 15th season, announced the members of the 2016-2017 Board of Directors today.


IEA Opens Membership to Fourth and Fifth Grade Students and to Youth Non-riders with New Horsemanship Program

Columbus, Ohio, September 29, 2016 – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) announced today a new Horsemanship Program that will be available to youth in grades 4-12, as an addition to the organization's already successful hunt seat and western team competitions.


Helping Young Riders on College Decisions-IEA Introduces the "Collegiate Connection"

Thursday, September 8, 2016, Columbus, Ohio – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) has partnered with the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA), Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) and the American National Riding Commission (ANRC) to bring more knowledge to IEA members on how to prepare for college riding through the "Collegiate Connection" education series.

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IEA Hits Milestone 15th Anniversary Season

Columbus, Ohio - July 19, 2016 - The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) will enter its 15th season when competition begins in September.


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National Finals Results

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Left: North Gate Equestrian Team – Hunt Seat Upper School Team Champions

Right: Autumn Rose Farm Equestrian Team – Western Upper School Team Champions


IEA National Sportsmanship Award Goes to Kate Coffey

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA), in conjunction with the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA), awards a student-rider the National Sportsmanship Award each year.


2016-2017 Referral Program for Member Coaches

The IEA recognizes that our adult members are responsible for the success of our association! Recent surveys reveal that almost 90% of our memberships hear about the IEA through word of mouth.

A Referral Program has been implemented that will compensate you for all your hard work!

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New IEA and USHJA Partner Clinic Series

WEDNESDAY, May 25, 2016, Columbus, Ohio- The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA), in partnership with the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA), has created a new horsemanship clinic series called CORE (Cultivating Our Riders' Education).

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