The USHJA Recognized Riding Academy Program acknowledges lesson programs, riding facilities, equestrian schools, and other types of educational equestrian programs that emphasize horsemanship and sportsmanship, promote safety, and offer introductory hunter/jumper lessons. These programs create a foundation for well-rounded equestrians who benefit the entire sport, and this recognition is designed to encourage the continued development and growth of these types of programs across the country.

What to Expect

Educational equestrian programs that are approved as USHJA Recognized Riding Academies receive the following:

  • USHJA website listing
  • Recognition plaque for your facility
  • Opportunity to participate in the USHJA Affiliate Equitation Awards
  • Receive discounts on USHJA Trainer Certification Program manuals
  • USHJA member benefits, including discounts with certain companies
  • Receive a discount on the purchase of competition ribbons

Want to be recognized?

Please review the Information Packet, and simply complete and return the application and related paperwork to the USHJA. USHJA will notify if your program is approved.

Find a USHJA Recognized Riding Academy

Whitney Barnard
(859) 225-6728