IEA Team

Join us!

* The roster is closed for the 2022-23 season*

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Formally established in 2002, the IEA pursues a mission to introduce students in both private and public middle and secondary schools to equestrian sports.

While IEA participation provides the opportunity for competition, it does not require horse ownership. IEA team members compete on a variety of horses and ponies that are appropriately and randomly assigned at each show and that are supplied by the hosting team.  Each team member rides in a maximum of five regular IEA shows per season with the goal of qualifying for Regionals and further post-season shows.  The IEA season is typically September through February with Zone and National Finals for qualified riders extending from March to late April.

The Upper Creek Equestrian team is coached and led by our team of trainers: Jen Phelan, Sarah DeLee, and Rachel Miller. Riders interested in joining the Upper Creek Equestrian IEA Team should contact any of our trainers so they may answer any questions and schedule an evaluation ride to determine an appropriate IEA level.  

IEA Team Membership  Requirements

Eligible team members are in the 4th through 12th grade.

Team members ride in a minimum of two lessons per week.

 

Team members are highly encouraged to show during the regular season as well.

IEA 2022/23 Show Schedule

10/2: Concord Equestrian, Concord, MA

10/16: Upper Creek Equestrian ( co hosting with Red Acre Farm ), Concord, MA ( rain date 10/23 )

10/29: Century Mill, Bolton, MA

11/19: Maplewood, Berlin, MA

12/11: Maple Grove, Hudson, MA

TBD: Maple Grove, Hudson, MA

1/8/23: Century Mill, Bolton, MA

2/5: Region 3 Finals, Cavallo Farm ( snow date 2/12)

4/1-4/2: Zone Finals, Eastern States Exposition, Springfield, MA

4/26-4/30: National Finals, Tryon, NC