Lucky C Stables may have easily won the high school team competition, but it wasn’t an easy path to get here.
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.
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.
When it came to the hunters, riders from Amy Hanssen Training Center dominated the competition at the AQHA Nutrena East Level 1 Championships