NOMINATE EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE, HORSES AND TEAMS FOR INDUCTION INTO THE IHSA HALL OF FAME

Photos by Lisa Giris, Madison Dempster and courtesy of MTSU

Photos by Lisa Giris, Madison Dempster and courtesy of MTSU

Fairfield, Conn. – Aug. 10, 2019 – The leadership of the IHSA announced that they are accepting nominations for the IHSA Hall of Fame. Anyone may nominate candidates for the Hall of Fame (self-nominations are not accepted). Candidates include people, horses and teams.

Criteria for selection includes outstanding competitive achievement, exceptional contributions to the IHSA, success or significant impact in equestrian sport or the equestrian industry and any other honors.

To nominate a candidate, please fill out the form and email to Jennifer.Smith@goucher.edu. The deadline for nominations is Sept. 1, 2019. Recipients will be chosen by a panel and will be notified by Oct. 15, 2019. Details to follow about an IHSA Hall of Fame celebration.

ABOUT THE IHSA

The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) welcomes men and women of all riding levels and offers individual and team competition in hunter seat equitation, Western horsemanship and reining at more than 400 member colleges and universities. Membership in IHSA means that college students can participate in horse shows regardless of their experience or financial status. Students compete at eight levels from beginner through advanced with suitable, provided horses, eliminating the expense of horse ownership.

Founded in 1967 by Bob Cacchione, it is the oldest and largest intercollegiate equestrian organization with 10,000 members in 47 states and Canada. IHSA college and university team participation is represented through a variety of programs including varsity athletics, academic departments and club sports. IHSA offers valuable hands-on experience and professional development in multiple facets of the equine industry. Many IHSA teams participate in service projects, giving back to their communities. Through the IHSA, students enhance their college experience and develop the tools that help build successful careers.

For more information go to IHSAinc.com or contact media@IHSAinc.com.

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