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Club Sports: Equestrian

IHSA Shows



Intercollegiate Horse Show Association
The IHSA is the national governing body for team equestrian competition. The Pepperdine Equestrian Team competes in Zone 8 Region 2. Other schools in our region include: USC, USD, UC Irvine, UCSD, Cal Poly Pomona, and the University of Arizona.
Riders are judged upon their equitation and horsemanship. At a horse show, each rider draws a random horse and must be able to immediately mount that horse for their class. Team members will practice on a of variety horses to prepare for competitions.

1. Walk/Trot
2. Walk/Trot/Canter
3. Novice – Fences are set at 2'3"-2'9"
4. Intermediate – Fences are set at 2'6"-3"
5. Open – Fences are set at 2'9"-3'3"


Tentative 2012-2013 Schedule:

October 27 & 28 - show hosted by Cal Poly Pomona
November 11 - show hosted by Cal Poly Pomona
December 1 & 2 - show hosted by University of San Diego
February 2 & 3 - show hosted by University of Southern California
February 16 & 17 - show hosted by UCSD; regionals in the afternoon on Sunday
April 6 & 7 - zones
May 2-5 - IHSA nationals


For more information about IHSA visit:

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