Intercollegiate Equestrian Foundation Inc.

Supporting collegiate riders and their educational aspirations

What is the IEF


The Intercollegiate Equestrian Foundation Inc. (IEF) is a non-profit  501(c)(3) corporation created to foster and promote intercollegiate equestrian activities through the offering of scholarships to members of the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association.

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General Scholarships

The IEF awards multiple general scholarships annually to deserving IHSA and non-IHSA collegiate riders from across the country.  

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Special Scholarships

The IEF proudly supports a number of special scholarships, named for individuals who made collegiate riding and coaching their life's work.  

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Senior Essay Award

IHSA members in their senior year are eligible to compete for this award, submitting an essay highlighting the role the IHSA played in their personal growth. 

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Horsemanship Challenge

Compete for scholarship awards by testing your non-discipline specific horsemanship knowledge.  

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 Find out how you can support the current and future generation of dedicated collegiate equestrian athletes. 

How you can support the IEF