The IHA is bringing together horse lovers, horsemanship students,
and professionals by putting our relationships with
our horses and one another first.

We are the
International Horsemanship Association

The IHA is a collaborative organization that provides support for humans and horses in pursuit of their goals, at whatever level of achievement they seek. Our worldwide platform supports the collaboration of horse enthusiasts, equine professionals, horsemanship students, competitors, and commercial entities. By promoting Relationship-Based Horsemanship, we make it easy for horse lovers to connect with one another, and lead safe, fun, and successful partnerships with their horses.

Explore Our Benefits

To help passionate horse lovers around the world achieve their goals, the International Horsemanship Association offers a wide range of educational and community benefits for every budget.

Access to Our
Educational Pathway

The Grades of Horsemanship equip you with an intuitive goal setting and assessment program, helping you improve your relationship with your horse.

Community Magazine

Stay up to date with educational articles, featured stories, organization updates, and more. You can even submit your own content to share with the community.

Connect with
Members & Professionals

Easily find other students and Professionals to support you on your horsemanship journey, either in-person or through our online community features.

What's New

The Latest from the IHA Journal

Take a peek at our publication — from educational articles to inspiring stories and more, the IHA Journal is your essential community resource.

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What is a Horseman?

Lifetime member Mattie Cowherd shares her perspective on how the relationship between horses and humans has evolved and what it means to be a horseman today.

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Our Latest Contests

Get out your camera and show off your relationship with your horse — the most popular entry each month earns a unique piece of IHA-branded merchandise.

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Lifetime Members

Become one of our first 100 Lifetime Members for unlimited access to our benefits at their best value.


Your membership will help us develop
and improve our educational and community benefits.


Recommended Professionals

Obtain Recommended Professional credentials from home, now with free base assessments for the first 30 applicants.

Endorsed Programs