Current News

Alfred University - 7/21/16
Kohler-Cunningham voted president-elect of IEA Board of Directors

USEF Network - 7/19/16
IEA Hits Milestone 15th Anniversary Season

Daily News (Newburyport, MA) - 7/12/16
'Tougher than lacrosse'

The Daily News - 7/7/16
Genesee County Fair Queen Pageant features 18 contestants (Eva Rhoads)

Alpharetta-Roswell Herald - 6/23/16
BritMohr Farm equestrian team rides to Top 10 finish

Mountain Eagle - 6/23/16
Salutatorian Megan Dengler

The Columbus Dispatch - 6/23/16
Nancy Lee Lebsock

Photo News - 6/23/16
Monroe-Woodbury High School's Brightest

Mechanicsville Local - 6/22/16
Equestrian places 7th in Nationals

The Durango Herald - 6/16/16
English Riding in the Wild West

The Journal - 6/16/16
Silverpeak Equestrian Team thrives in the Wild West

Alpharetta-Roswell Herald - 6/15/16
BritMohr Farm Equestrian wins high honors

Capital - 6/11/16
From horses to hoops, Key student tackles it all

The Foxboro Reporter - 6/9/16
Caityln Letourneau

The Walton Reporter - 6/8/16
2016 South Kortright Val/Sal

USEF Network - 6/6/16
IEA Announces Referral Program for IEA Coaches - USEF Network

Seacoast Sunday - 6/5/16
Noble High announces top 10 students

Reading Eagle - 6/5/16
Amanda M. Mazeika

Mid-South Horse Review - 6/3/16
Hoof It For Girl Scouts

Mid-South Horse Review - 6/3/16
IEA National Finals at Kentucky Horse Park

Fosters - 6/2/16
Noble High announces top 10 students

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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.

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!

Learn more about the Referral Program..

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).

Learn more about the CORE clinic series...


New Website! New Logo! New Creative Design!

Join the IEA in Reaching our Goal to Introduce 3,000 New People to Horses

The Time To Ride Challenge is a nationwide campaign and contest, held by the American Horse Council, with the goal of introducing new people to horses through various equine activities from May 30 - September 30.

USEF Equestrian Athlete Lettering Program Expands to Include Junior High Students

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is excited to announce the expansion of the Equestrian Athlete Lettering Program to include a component for junior high students in grades five through eight. Read more...

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

Letter from the President

Facebook Trivia Format has now changed.
Young equestrians can hone their knowledge via social media by participating in Trivia Games—held every friday 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, participants learn fun facts and are entered into a monthly 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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First Time Ever Equestrian at Arnold Sports Festival
IEA Western Show and Hunt Seat Demonstration

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