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The Rhode Island Horseman's Association Incorporated (RIHA) was established to encourage and promote all horse activities in Rhode Island, and to join together the horsemen of Rhode Island in a cooperative interest in horse activities, especially in horse shows and breeding.

This website is an effort to display information related to the RIHA in a user-friendly fashion. For more information about the RIHA, please visit the links in the menu above. If you have a membership or point question, please go to the Contact Board of Directors page.

2017 News Worthy Articles

For those riders who utilize Goddard Park for trail riding, dog walking, hiking, and other activities; there is a controversy between the DEM and the girls cross country coach at North Kingstown which started at some captain's practices. It could effect your use of these trails. Please read: HERE

2017 Points Updates

Equitation and non-equitiation points have been updated through September 1st. If any of the information listed is incorrect or missing, or if you have any questions about the point standings, go to the Contact page to contact the RIHA Points Secretary. Please direct all inquiries to the points secretary via EMAIL. NO PHONE CALLS! AS OF September 31st POINTS WILL BE FINAL SO BE SURE TO CHECK THEM!!! Please send any questions to: rihapoints@rihorseman.com.

Members and horse lists have been updated as of August 17th.

2017 General Updates

We welcome Katherine Scheuerman as the new RIHA Secretary and Treasurer. Her contact information is on the Board of Directors Contact page.

Show Info

2017 Calendar

The Calendar page has been updated for the 2017 show season.

2017 Rule Changes

Click HERE to download and print the Rulebook changes that have been approved and will be in affect for the 2017 show season.

RI Finals Qualifications Change

Attention all Trainers, Exhibitors, Show Managers, Show Secretaries and Stewards! The RIEC Committee would like to to announce the following new points-based qualification changes (which starts with the September 11th, 2016 Hunter Ridge Show). Going forward:

- 10 points will qualify an exhibitor to ride in the finals. (Instead of a win, or possible stand-by list invite.)
- All RIHA Medals will require three riders to complete the course for the class to fill and count. (Same as before.)
- Riders may continue to compete in medal class even after qualified. (Same as before.)
- Points awarded as follows: 1st - 10 points; 2nd - 6 points, 3rd - 4 points, 4th - 2 points.
- There will be no more stand-by list.

           

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