Thank you for visiting our Frequently Asked Questions page!


Before you contact IHSAinc.com to help address one of your questions, please see below for the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. 

Current riders, please remember that if you have any questions about IHSA, you should first contact your Coach, and then your Region President. 

Coaches, if you have questions, please contact your region president. If those people, or this page, are unable to assist you, use the Contact Info tab on the main page to submit your question.

Want to start a team at your College or University?

Follow this link: How to Start an Intercollegiate Team

Forgot your Username or Password?

To retrieve your username or password: from the home page, choose Login, then click on the Forgot Username? or Forgot Password? link. Coaches have access to their rider's login information. Region Presidents have access to coach's login information.

Who is my Region or Zone President? If I am a new school interested in joining, how do I find out what Region & Zone my school will be a member of?

A list of all board members, including Region and Zone Presidents, is available within the "Contact Us" menu, on the Board of Directors page. If you are representing a new school and would like to find out which Region and Zone your school would be a part of, contact IHSA National Secretary Cricket Morris.


Are there any scholarships offered to IHSA members?

Yes, there are scholarships and academic awards available to IHSA members. From the main page, choose Member Resources and click on either academic awards or scholarships to learn what is available each year.

What riding disciplines are offered by the IHSA?

IHSA riders can compete in five levels of Hunter Seat Equitation on the Flat & three levels of Hunter Seat Equitation Over Fences, five levels of Western Horsemanship, and Reining. A rider who has competed in the IHSA as an undergraduate student and has graduated may compete in the Alumni divisions.

How many points do I have?

Each rider's points are kept within the horse show management content of the IHSA website. If you transfer to another college or university your points will move with you and be assigned to your new school.

When will IHSA Nationals information be available online?

The IHSA National Horse Show information is posted under the "Events" menu. Detailed information regarding lodging and other important notifications will be added after January. You will also find National entries (after Zones)  and National results (after Nationals) under the same menu.