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

  • Listing on the USHJA website under USHJA Recognized Riding Academy
  • All general member communication and updates on competitions, rule changes, programs, etc.
  • Representation within the USHJA via the RRA Committee 
  • A subscription to the USHJA In Stride magazine
  • Access to USHJA educational resources
  • A 70% discount on USHJA Trainer Certification manuals
  • 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 select competition ribbons from Hodges Badge Company
  • A discount on the purchase of select items from Prize Possessions
  • Access to the RRA Marketing Tool Kit to assist with marketing your program
  • An invitation to the private Facebook group for RRA staff to communicate, learn, and network
  • Purchase RRA logowear to show off your recognition