After Varsity Open Riders from each IEA Zone finished a challenging course, they hopped on a new horse for a round on the flat.
12 Riders from every IEA Zone faced off in two phases of the Varsity Open Championship, competing on different horses for their flat and fences phases.
Check out photos from the first day of IEA Nationals, where Horsey captured all the individual fences classes.
Dozens of high and middle school riders faced off against equestrians from across the country in a competitive first day IEA National Finals, which featured every individual jumping class.
Going in circles is boring and spring is in the air. Ditching the arena and getting out on the trails is so much more than a break from regular schooling.
These talented young riders are working to rack up points and compete at the Washington International Horse Show this fall. Here’s the WIHS medal class at HITS Saugerties in July.
Did you compete in the NAJYRC junior jumpers, or just want to see some amazing riders who are just 14-18 years old? We’ve got you covered!
From maple leaves to bright red hats, Canadian pride was in the air at the NAJYRC. It must have rubbed off on the Young Rider jumpers, as three Canadians stole the podium on Sunday.
In a stacked class of junior riders, age 14-18, Mexico’s Nicole Meyer Robredo’s three years of experience with her horse turned into a big win.
Dylan Laiken was the only rider to go clear all week at the North American junior & Young Rider Championships. Oh yeah, she’s only 13.