How do I know if I am eligible to compete in IHSA Alumni classes?
If you were a member of the IHSA as an undergraduate student and competed in the IHSA you are eligible to compete. Riders must have more than twenty-four weeks of mounted instruction for Alumni Hunt Seat Equitation on the Flat and Alumni Western Horsemanship. Alumni Hunt Seat Equitation is open to eligible alumni with a degree of skill equivalent to at least IHSA Novice riders and either 1) showed in IHSA Over Fences classes as an undergraduate, or 2) have had 6 months of continuous professional training over fences within the past 12 months. Alumni Reining is open to alumni with a degree of skill equal to IHSA Open riders and meet one of the three following requirements: 1) have shown in Open Reining Pattern (currently Class 16) as an undergraduate, 2) have shown in a breed association or NRHA in a reining competition, or 3) have had 6 months of continuous professional reining training within the past 12 months.