Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 20, 2015 – 177 of the nation’s leading middle school and high school equestrians competed at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 25-26, 2015. The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) student-riders competed in the Western discipline during the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby. The NRHA and the National Reining Horse Youth Association (NRHyA) are alliance partners of the IEA and sponsored the event. The finalists represented 35 teams from six zones throughout the United States. Individuals and teams participated in multiple competitions during the 2014-2015 regular season shows and zone finals to qualify for the IEA National Finals competition.
June 25, 2015 – Oklahoma City, OK – We’ve kicked off the 2015 IEA Western National Finals!
Wednesday was filled with plenty of activities as the Interscholastic Equestrian Association had fun at the Welcome Party hosted by the National Reining Horse Youth Association (NRHyA). Competition officially kicked off Thursday with plenty of excitement, tiebreakers and ride-offs!