With acceptance into the program, Recognized Riding Academies will receive the following USHJA member benefits:

  • All general member communication and updates on competitions, rule changes, programs, etc.
  • A subscription to the USHJA In Stride magazine
  • Access to USHJA educational resources
  • A 70% discount on USHJA Trainer Certification manuals
  • Listing on the USHJA website under USHJA Recognized Riding Academy
  • Will be eligible to participate in the Affiliate Equitation Awards program, which enhance the academy's existing horsemanship based award(s) with USHJA recognition. Academies can receive USHJA gear to award riders who participate and excel within the academy's own horse show or awards events.
  • Academy clients and/or students who become USHJA members will enjoy USHJA member benefits, and memberships start at just $35 (Outreach memberships are free)
  • A discount on the purchase of competition ribbons from Hodges Badge Company
  • A discount on the purchase of select items from Prize Posessions
  • A $25 discount towards Trainer Certification for Recognized Riding Academy instructors
  • Access to the RRA Marketing Tool Kit to assist with marketing your program
  • An invitation to the private Facebook group for RRA staff to communciate, learn, and network