TerryAllen Farms IEA Team

TerryAllen Farms IEA Team

2017-2018 TerryAllen Farms IEA Team

The TerryAllen Farms IEA Team was established in 2005 and has consistently qualified Individuals and Teams for the prestigious National Finals. All team riders must join the IEA. Team Membership is open to all riders who are in grades 6 – 12. Riders must join by mid November in order to compete in the current competition season.

All Riders are required to practice weekly and there are multiple practice days. Riders are required to participate in a team practice weekly and are placed by the coach, Samantha Borkoski, in the appropriate level based on riding and showing experience.

If you would like to join our IEA Team please call us at (860) 585-9018  or e-mail us via the Contact Us page, or stop by the barn and talk to one of our trainers.

Zone 1 Region 7TAF IEA Team Photos

Zone 1 Region 7IEA Horse Show Schedule

Date Horse Show Location
TBA TAF IEA SHOW TerryAllenFarms – Terryville, CT
TBA TAF IEA SHOW TerryAllenFarms – Terryville, CT
TBA TAF IEA SHOW TerryAllenFarms – Terryville, CT
TBA TAF IEA SHOW TerryAllenFarms – Terryville, CT

What is the IEA

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) was established in the spring of 2002 with the mission of  introducing students in private and public middle and secondary schools to equestrian sports and to promote and improve the quality of equestrian competition and instruction.

There is no need for any rider to own a horse because competition horses are provided at each venue to the contestant.

For more information about IEA, please visit their website rideiea.org

BRISTOL PRESSReilly Babb Wins 2018 IEA National Championship

PLYMOUTH – Riley Babb has been riding since the age of eight. Now eight years later, he is a champion equestrian.

Riley, who is a freshman at Wamogo Regional High School in Litchfield, is the son of Gary and Jill Babb of Plymouth. He has been a member of the IEA (Interscholastic Equestrian Association) Equestrian Team at TerryAllen Farms in Terryville for four years.

He is now the reigning IEA Hunt Seat National Finals Champion for the Varsity Intermediate 2’ Over Fences class (which involves two-foot high jumps), having won at the IEA National Finals held in April at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Hunt seat is a form of English riding, based on the tradition of fox hunting.

At Finals, Riley rode in a class of 18 riders and the top three were called back to be retested on a different horse, Babb said. “As the announcer stated, ‘these are the best of the best in the United States!’”

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