National Hippology Academy

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IEA is proud to introduce the National Hippology Academy. This re-branding of the Horsemanship Program offers both IEA Rider Members and non-rider members of all ages equine educational opportunities.

The National Hippology Academy aims to provide:

  • Educational materials on hippology
  • Seasonal Educational Series
  • Downloadable interactive activities
  • Social media competitions and engagements
  • Exclusive guest speakers
  • The National Hippology Academy Quiz Series

Want to Join?

The National Hippology Academy is available for both IEA Rider Members and non-rider members from 4th grade to adults. We have activities for all knowledge levels!

Registration fees are $25 for IEA Rider members.
It is FREE for Jr. Contributing Members.

Yes, we know the form still says 2022-2023. It is for the current season. 


Jennifer Eaton at [email protected] or call 1-877-RIDE-IEA ext. 203

Information Resources to Prepare for NHA Quiz Series:

United States Pony Club (USPC) Manuals of Horsemanship to prep for NHA Quiz Series:

National Hippology Academy Quiz Series

Formerly known as the Online Horsemanship Quizzes, the National Hippology Academy Quiz Series is now divided into different age-based difficulty levels. At the end of the season, a Final Quiz will be posted. Participants who score 75% or higher on the Final Quiz receive a free t-shirt. The top scoring participant in each category will win a prize.

  • Quiz 1 – Anatomy and Physiology – September 15
  • Quiz 2 – Bandaging and First Aid – September 30
  • Quiz 3 – Grooming and Blanketing – October 15
  • Quiz 4 – Equine Health – October 30
  • Quiz 5 – Hoof Care – November 15
  • Quiz 6 – Identification – November 30
  • Quiz 7 – Nutrition – December 15
  • Quiz 8 – IEA Rules – December 30
  • Quiz 9 – Tack and Equipment – January 15
  • Quiz 10 – Stable Management – January 30
  • Quiz 11 – Equine Behavior – February 15
  • Quiz 12 – Confirmation – February 29

Tests are released one at a time on the dates above.  However, don’t worry if you missed a test – all of the “released” tests are available to you no matter when you join during the season 


This will be a timed test that you can only take once.  Questions will move ahead if you wait too long to answer.