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Recommended Professional Application

We're looking for talented equine professionals to raise the level of horsemanship and husbandry education all over the world.

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Recommended Professional Application


Please complete the personal information fields on this page, as well as on the second page. In order for the IHA to best assess your professional qualifications, you will be required to submit the following:

  • IHA Membership number
  • Liability insurance information and binder (required)
  • Description of existing qualifications
  • 3 student or client reference letters
  • 2 professional reference letters
  • 1 video showing the minimum Ground Skills requirements appropriate to IHA guidelines
  • 1 video showing you teaching, training, or performing a concept/session/treatment with a student/client/horse.
  • Attach relevant certificates, licenses, and malpractice insurance if applicable.
  • The application fee for the first 30 Recommended Professionals will be waived!  After this, the application fee will be $325.  
Select An Option
  • Free basic info IHA Directory listing only. 
  • No customization or editing access.

Horse Enthusiast


  • IHA Directory Listing Only                       
  • Custom Editing of Listings

All Sponsor Memberships include:

  • Advertising space in our quarterly magazine, the IHA Journal
  • Company logo or advertisement included in premier location on the website for one year.
  • Name listed on sponsors page on website for one year.
  • Complimentary quarterly hard or digital copies of the IHA Journal magazine.

Click here to view the lengths and specific advertise sizing for each sponsorship level.

Note for Open Range Sponsor Membership:
The IHA excepts Donations of Educational Material or Products such as courses, books, lessons, equipment, products, and any other resources in exchange for a sponsor membership. Sponsor membership type and benefits are dependent on the value of the contribution. Please contact us for details of application.

Hard Copy

  • All Benefits from Digital Membership Included        
  • Professional Equivalency Acknowledgment and Transfer of Horsemanship Credentials                      
  • IHA Directory Listing                 
  • Host and Sell Online Content on the IHA Academy
  • Access to the IHA Professional Credentialing Process
  • All Benefits from Professional Membership Included
  • Four (4) Quarterly Print IHA Journal Copies

Donation of Educational Material or Products
We accept courses, books, lessons, equipment, products, and any other resources. Contact us for details of application.

The following benefits are dependent on the value of the contribution.

  • Advertising space for our quarterly magazine, the IHA Journal.
  • Company logo or advertisement on the website.
  • Name listed on sponsors page.
  • Complimentary digital or hard copy(s) of the IHA Journal magazine.
  • All IHA General and Professional Benefits Included! Limited to the First 100 Signups
  • Individuals or businesses of all types are welcome to apply for our Lifetime membership. You will have access to professional benefits if you wish to sign up for them in the future.
  • All IHA General and Professional Benefits Included! Limited to the First 100 Signups
  • Our Professional Lifetime Membership is ideal for individuals or businesses who are ready to sign up for their professional benefits.
  • Verify that you have all the requirements listed in the instructions above to qualify for a professional membership and it's benefits.
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