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.
The May 14th Phoenix Rising Horse Farm show has been cancelled.
A new show has been added to the Calendar. This is an Open show at Claddagh Farm on June 18th. This is a great opportunity to show in the breed, pleasure, hack and other open classes for year-end awards!
A new show has been added to the Calendar to benefit the RIHA. It will be held at Claddagh Farm on July 10th. Hope to see everyone there!
RIHA Adult Mini Medal - Open to Amateur Adult members of the Rhode Island Horseman's Association, who as of December 1 of the current show year have not jumped 3' or higher within the past two show years as a Junior or Adult exhibitor at a recognized show. All contestants are to perform over at least six fences not to exceed 2'6" with no combinations. USEF Tests 1-8 may be asked at the judge's discretion. A minimum of three exhibitors must complete the course. Once qualified a rider may continue to show in this class.
The new 2016/2017 Rulebook has been published! Go to the Rules page to download your copy.
Points have been posted as of April 1st, 2016 (no fooling!).
Board of Directors Opening
We currently have an opening for the 2016 RIHA Board of Directors. This is a volunteer position. Interested candidates need to send a letter to the Nominating Chairperson, Camille Pepin. Letters can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent to 2 Deerfield Drive, North Smithfield, RI 02896. Please include in your letter why you would be an asset to the organization. We need Board members who are willing and able to donate their time, energy and ideas to keep our organization running strong and providing the best possible benefit to our members. Please keep in mind that our rulebook states:
Two new shows have been added to the Calendar: Saturday, May 14th and Sunday, August 14th at Phoenix Rising Horse Farm!
This year, the Sara Oden Memorial Horse Show is going to be held at Heritage Equestrian Center. The show, as usual, will feature two rings, hunter derbies, hunter and pleasure classics, great prizes, a buffet, raffles and everything else you have come to love at this benefit show. See you in July!
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