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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.

2019 Memberships

Members lists have been updated as of February 14, 2019.

Equine lists have been updated as of February 14, 2019.

Make sure you renew your RIHA memberships 2019. Please bring your PayPal receipt to horse shows as proof or renewal, or e-mail a copy to: rihapoints@rihorseman.com.

2019 Show Calendar

The program for Claddagh Winter show series, held at Sandy Point Stables, can be found here: Claddah Farm Horse Show (at Sandy Point) Prize List. The entry form can be found here: Claddagh Farm (at Sandy Point) Entry Form.

Also NEW for 2019!!! This year RIHA is pleased to add a RIHA Hunt Seat Pleasure Medal. The finals will be held at Dapper Dan Farm on Saturday, October 12th (rain date Sunday, October 13th). All specs are in the supplement on the website, found here: 2019 RIHA Rule Book Supplement.

NEW for 2019!!! The RIEC and RIHA are thrilled to announce that the 2019 RI Equitation Championships will be held at a new venue at Tibri, in Chepachet, RI. We extend our gratitude to the Dotoli and Pieters family on opening up their farm to our cherished finals. We are looking forward to a wonderful finals this year.

Also NEW for 2019!!! Besides the location change, the RI Finals will now be held over 2 days! Day 1 will include a short stirrup finals and a 2' division finals. The only qualification to ride in Day 1's finals is to be a RIHA member. There will also be a warm-up on Day 1. Day 2 will be held in the same format as past RI Finals. More details and specifics coming soon!

Points

Points have been updated as of February 14, 2019.

Medal points have been updated for 2019 qualifiers through February 14, 2019. Please go to RI Finals 2019 Qualifiers page to view the Qualifier list.

2018 Rule Book

Click HERE to download and print the Rulebook that has been approved and will be in affect for the 2018/2019 show season. The 2019 RIHA Rule Book Supplement is also now available.

RI Finals Qualifications Change

NEW for RI Medal Qualifiying Classes starting December 1, 2018:
***** Any RIHA show may offer two of each RIHA medals qualifying class on the same day *****
Also:
*****Shows will be allowed to combine certain medal classes: - "If there is not a minimum of riders of either or both of the RIHA Junior Medal or RIHA Adult Amateur Medal qualifying class, the show can combine to meet the rider requirement" - "If there is not a minimum of riders of either or both of the RIHA Junior Mini Medal or RIHA Adult Amateur Mini Medal qualifying class, the show can combine to meet the rider requirement" *****

           

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