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THE LATEST NEWS FROM IHSA

St. Andrews Rider is "Kickin' Cancer"

Cancer, a word no one likes to talk about unless they are referencing the zodiac sign. It has had an effect on just about everyone. We all have a friend, a relative, or know someone who is battling with cancer. Cancer doesn’t discriminate and it always seems to consume some of the greatest people. I will never forget the day the word Cancer took a punch to my heart.

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The University of Findlay English IHSA Team Wins Region Zone 6 Region 1

March 2, 2014: Lake Erie College hosted the final English intercollegiate horse show of the season on March 1st and 2nd of 2014. The weekend started off with a high point victory from Lake Erie College with senior, Emily Eckenberger of Lake Erie College winning High Point Rider. Bowling Green State University won Reserve High Point Team with Olivia Stonehouse of Kenyon College winning Reserve High Point Rider.

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Savannah College of Art and Design® Honors 2014 IHSA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Eddie Federwisch

Fairfield, CT (March 10, 2014) Over the March 1-2 weekend, Georgia's Savannah College of Art and Design® (SCAD), led by SCAD president and co-founder, Paula Wallace, hosted Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) executive director and founder, Bob Cacchione, for a special ceremony saluting the Director of its Equestrian Program and IHSA hunter seat equestrian team coach – and recipient of the 2014 IHSA Lifetime Achievement Award – Eddie 'Ed Fed' Federwisch.

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USHJA/IHSA College Equestrian Lettering Program Deadline Approaching

Fairfield, CT (January 14, 2014) - The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA), in partnership with the United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA), is proudly offering the USHJA/IHSA College Equestrian Lettering Program (CELP) to all full-time undergraduate students attending a two- or four-year college or university.

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IHSA Announces Western Riders for AQHA Horsemanship Challenge

Fairfield, CT – (October 25, 2013) – The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) and American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is pleased to confirm eight IHSA Western Horsemanship riders will participate in the 2013 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Horsemanship Challenge, November 20-21, during the AQHA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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IHSA 1985-86 Team & Coach CJ Law Inducted into Mt. Holyoke Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame

Fairfield, CT (October 21, 2013) Three-time Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Collegiate Cup national champion team coach and IHSA Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Carol 'C.J.' Law and her 1985-86 Mount Holyoke College Lyons hunter seat equestrian team were among the eight inaugural members inducted into the MHC Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday evening, October 19, 2013 in South Hadley, MA.

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EquestrianCoach.com-Sponsored Apprenticeship with Tim McQuay Scores a Plus with IHSA Reining Champion Austin Griffith of Ohio State

Fairfield, CT (August 28, 2013) “I've enjoyed getting to work with younger horses, which I don't get to do as much. The horses that I've been riding have been great. You can tell they're talented. It's almost as if they want to learn what to do and that's what it's all about," said 2013 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Open Reining National Champion, Austin Griffith, of Ohio State University (OSU), about his week-long apprenticeship, sponsored byEquestrianCoach.com, with National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Hall of Famer and legendary trainer, Tim McQuay.

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40th IHSA National Championships: One for the Record Books

Fairfield, CT -- (May 14, 2013) -- Only twice in the 40-year history of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championships have two hunter seat teams tied for the Collegiate Cup overall high point title: 1980, when Southern Seminary College tied with SUNY Stony Brook, and 1989, when Colby-Sawyer College tied with Pennsylvania State University.

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2013 IHSA/USEF Cacchione Cup Champ Gets Her Lionshare: Peter Leone Keeps Promise of a Week's Personal Training

Fairfield, CT (June 21, 2013) – When Centenary College's Cori Reich rode her way to the 2013 USEF Cacchione Cup championship in May, Peter Leone was impressed. The 1996 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Silver medalist offered Reich a free week of one-on-one training at his Lionshare Farm in Greenwich, CT, after college finals had ended. With school over, Leone lived up to his promise: Reich spent a week in mid-June at Lionshare having a real Show Jumping Clinic with its author.

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IHSA Announces Western Riders for AQHA Horsemanship Challenge

Fairfield, CT -- (June 14, 2013) – The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association is pleased to announce eight IHSA Western Horsemanship riders have been selected to participate in the 2013 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Horsemanship Challenge, November 20-21, during the AQHA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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40th Annual IHSA National Championships Shine as US Olympic Show Jumping Silver Medalist and Author Peter Leone Honors Finalists with Unique Award

Fairfield, CT (March 12, 2013) – It has been seven years since the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association has hosted an IHSA National Championships at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, but this May 2-5 will mark the first time its finalists will find among their awards best-selling advice by one of the greatest American riders of his generation: 1996 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Individual Silver Medalist, Peter Leone.

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40th IHSA National Championships Announce EquestrianCoach.com Achievement of Excellence Award

Fairfield, CT (February 27, 2013) - In conjunction with the 40th anniversary of America’s most prestigious college equestrian competition, organizers of the 2013 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Championships, May 2-5, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, are delighted to announce the debut of the EquestrianCoach.com Achievement of Excellence Award in both Open Hunter Seat and Open Reining Classes, sponsored byEquestrianCoach.com and Bernie Traurig, and offering star-studded internships with Missy Clark, coach of more than 35 equitation and hunter/jumper champions, and World Equestrian Games Reining Gold medalist, Tim McQuay.

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IHSA to Celebrate 40 Years of America's Oldest and Largest Collegiate Equestrian National Championships

Fairfield, CT (April 26, 2013) – In 1973 there were no cell phones, home computers, smart cars or internet but there were a determined handful of college coaches and teams who met in good-natured competition for what became the first annual Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championships. This May 2-5, the Equine Arena of the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg will host the 40th celebration of what are now the oldest and largest collegiate equestrian national championships in America, bringing together more than two dozen teams and 400 individual riders who qualified through regional and zone finals for the privilege of competing as college riding's best of the best.

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