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THE LATEST NEWS FROM IHSA

Start an IHSA Program at Your College or University – Here’s How

Fairfield, Conn. – Sept. 22, 2017 – The school year is kicking off and it is not too late to start an Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) program at your college or university. There is a long list of benefits to starting an IHSA program. First, it provides the opportunity for any college student that is a hunter seat or western rider of any means at any level to compete on a team. Riders compete as individuals and as a team. Both men and women may compete. Most importantly, being a member of IHSA is a way to connect to others through your love of horses while building friendships that last a lifetime.

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The IHSA Provides Clarification for Dual Membership Notice to Member Colleges and Universities

Fairfield, Conn. – Sept. 7, 2017 –The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) sent an official memorandum to their board members, coaches for all colleges and universities currently enrolled or intending to enroll as members of the IHSA for the 2017-2018 academic year. The memorandum was an official notification that, until further evaluation by the IHSA executive committee, as of Aug. 30, 2017, any college or university that elects to join the National Equestrian Collegiate Association (NCEA) will be ineligible to join the IHSA.

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National Champions Savannah College of Art and Design Host PAEC Caribbean Junior Jumping Challenge

Hardeeville, S.C. – Sept. 1, 2017 – The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) three-year national champions Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) hosted an international jumping event at the Ronald C. Waranch Equestrian Center Aug. 17-19. The Pan-American Confederation (PAEC), includes Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) Groups IV, V and VI and is comprised of a span from Canada to Argentina. Group IV includes the English-speaking Caribbean island nations, Canada and the U.S.

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St Andrews University Director and Eq Coach Peggy McElveen to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2017 IHSA Nationals, Kentucky Horse Park

Fairfield, CT (February 12, 2017) – One of the most popular equestrian team coaches in Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) history will be recognized for her service and contributions to college riding and the horse industry on Saturday afternoon during the 45th IHSA National Championships, May 4-7, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington: Peggy McElveen, director of equestrian studies at St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, NC. ​

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McGuinn Farms, Inc. Stable & Tack Room Fixtures Named an Official Stable Accessory Company of IHSA

Fairfield, CT (February 12, 2017) IHSA vice president and US Military Academy (West Point) coach Peter Cashman is pleased to announce that the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association has welcomed McGuinn Farms, Inc. Stable & Tack Room Fixtures of Fort Lauderdale, Florida as an Official Stable Accessory Company of IHSA, joining the oldest and largest collegiate riding organization in North America as it strides into celebrating 50 years since its founding in 1967.

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IHSA Horses Headed to Washington DC for Presidential Inaugural Parade

(Fairfield, CT) January 9, 2017 - The reins of power in Washington, DC will change on January 20 with the 58th Presidential Inauguration Parade down Pennsylvania Avenue. More than 3,000 organizations applied for the honor of marching in the parade; 40 were selected, including nine equestrian organizations. Two IHSA Zone 3 Region 5 coaches will also make an historic mark that day by providing horses for Presidential Inauguration activities: IHSA Region 5 president

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Intercollegiate Horse Shows Announces Dates and Hunt Seat Judges for 2017 IHSA Nationals at Kentucky Horse Park

Fairfield, CT (December 2, 2016) The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA), the oldest and largest collegiate riding organization in North America, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its 1967 founding with special events (to be announced soon) that will be part of the 2017 IHSA National Championships, May 4-7, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Judging the 2017 IHSA Nationals hunt seat classes are Linda Andrisani and Steve Wall.

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IHSA Announces Riders, Alternates to AQHA Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge

Fairfield, CT (September 8, 2016) Eight Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) Western Horsemanship riders and two alternates have been named to the American Quarter Horse Association Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge, part of the AQHA Lucas Oil World Championship Show, November 3-19, at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, OK.

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IHSA Riders Catch Strong Scores at NRHA Collegiate

Fairfield, CT (July 19, 2016) Coined the “Ultimate Catch Ride,” the 2016 NRHA Collegiate Reining Championship, July 1, at the NRHA Derby, saw Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) qualified reiners Dylan Dombrowski (Cazenovia College), Leah Piper (Middle Tennessee State University), Kelsey Wilson (West Texas A&M University) and Sara Yu (Ohio State University) leave spectators in the Jim Norick Arena at the Oklahoma State Fair Park impressed with how well full-time college students catch solid reining scores.

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IHSA Nationals 2016 Kentucky: The Four Most Exciting

Fairfield, CT -- (May 13, 2015) – To watch Tufts University senior Chase Boggio ride is to see the next generation of greatness in the making. The 2016 USEF Cacchione Cup champion opened his week at the Kentucky Horse Park for the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) National Championships with a win in Individual Open Fences and never stopped his chase for the most prestigious individual college riding title in North America until the last stride of a last work-off Shakespearean in its proportion: To simple, or to flying change?

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2016 IHSA Scholarship and Award Opportunities Announced

Fairfield, CT (January 21, 2016) Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Education Committee chair, Patte Zumbrun (Goucher College), has announced that information on 2016 IHSA scholarship and award opportunities is now available at IHSAinc.com including for the Teresa L. McDonald IHSA Scholarship Challenge Test (February 22 – March 8) and USHJA/IHSA Sportsmanship Award.

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