July 8, 2020 (Columbus, Ohio) – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) has confirmed the 2021 National Finals dates and locations for each of the organization’s three disciplines for this season. The season begins in August 2020 and concludes with the Finals.
IEA 2021 National Finals Schedule:
HUNT SEAT NATIONAL FINALS
April 23-25, 2021
Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter
DRESSAGE NATIONAL FINALS
May 15-16, 2021
Hamburg, New York
WESTERN NATIONAL FINALS
June 25-July 11, 2021 (exact dates TBD)
Hosted by:American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Championship Show
Fort Worth, Texas
ABOUT INTERSCHOLASTIC EQUESTRIAN ASSOCIATION (IEA)
Now in its 19th year, the IEA has over 14,500 members across the United States riding and coaching Hunt Seat, Western and Dressage disciplines. The non-profit (501(c)3) IEA was organized to promote and improve the quality of equestrian competition and instruction available to middle and secondary school students (grades 4-12) and is open to public and private schools and barn teams. There is no need for a rider to own a horse because the IEA supplies a mount and tack to each equestrian for competitions. Its purpose is to set minimum standards for competition, provide information concerning the creation and development of school associated equestrian sport programs, to generally promote the common interests of safe riding instruction and competition and education on matters related to equestrian competition at the middle and secondary school levels.
For more information, please visit www.rideiea.org