Competitive Riding Team for Middle and High School Students
Rosewood is proud to announce its Western IEA team! The team is open to middle school and high school riders with or without experience in western riding.
Riders can show locally to gain points and qualify to attend the national competition. Riders do not need to own their own horse as horses are provided by our team for practices, and by the host at each show.
Our IEA team is a great opportunity to meet, ride, and compete with other students in your age group. The team is not affiliated with any specific schools - All are welcome!
Our program includes a weekly 90 minute group practice and one private lesson per month. The IEA season runs from September through April, with opportunities for Regional and National competitions in May and June.
For student equestrians in grades 6-12, the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) was established in the spring of 2002 and held its first annual national finals event the following year in Willoughby, Ohio. A non-profit organization, the IEA has grown both geometrically and geographically each year. Beginning with just 200 participants, the IEA now has over 13,500 members in 42 states across North America.
The MISSION of the IEA is to introduce students in private and public middle and secondary schools to equestrian sports and to promote and improve the quality of equestrian competition and instruction.
More information is available on the IEA website:
An important thing to me, as a horse lover, is supporting those who save, rescue, and rehabilitate horses. With anyRead Article
Happy Monday! This week I'd like to talk a bit about showmanship. For those who don't know what showmanship is,Read Article
Happy Monday everyone! Every week I'm going to share a story of what I'm up to with training or lessons.Read Article
We are excited to be launching our new website! We've redesigned the entire site to help you find all theRead Article
Owning a horse is a very intimate and rewarding experience. It also comes with many challenges and expenses. One ofRead Article