Junior Contributing Members in Grades 4 – 12 are eligible to participate in the IEA's NEW program that emphasizes horsemanship skills and knowledge.

Visit the IEA's Frequently Asked Questions for complete details.

How to participate:

  1. Complete a Junior Contributing Member Application
  2. Submit a Horsemanship Enrollment Form
  3. Complete 10 online Horsemanship Knowledge Quizzes in your age group.
  4. Use the IEA Horsemanship Journal to track your progress
  5. Score 75% or better on the Final Horsemanship Knowledge Quiz
  6. Submit a Horsemanship Program Completion Form

Educational Videos Courtesy of the Certified Horsemanship Association

When working around horses, the IEA recommends doing so only when under the supervision of an equine professional.

How to Pick A Horse's Hoof:

Leading A Horse:

Danger Zones Around the Horse:

Equine Vital Signs and How to Take Them:




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