November 2017 - IEA Update

The High School and Middle School equestrian season is underway.

photos: Sarit Mintz Photography

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association season is in full swing, with Northern California’s first show at the Stanford Red Barn Sept. 23-24, then at the Monte Vista Equestrian Center in Watsonville on Oct. 7-8.

Jaclyne Soukoulis - Varsity Open Won Over Fences at the Oct. 7-8 show hosted by Belmont Equestrian Team at the Monte Vista Equestrian Center in Watsonville.

Belmont Equestrian Team coach Cassie Belmont getting the ring ready for the weekend show.

At the Stanford show, the Belmont Training Team was champion in the High School division and reserve champion in the Middle School bracket. Strides Equestrian was reserve in the High School division and Valley Brook Equestrian won the Middle School honors.

At the Watsonville competition in early October, Westwind and Belmont were champs and reserve champ in the High School level and BFF Equestrian and Belmont earned those titles for the Middle School division.

Thanks to Sarit Mintz for these photos and reports! We welcome photos and news from teams and competitions throughout IEA Zone 10. Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you can help cover the season, and visit for more info on this high school and middle school equestrian league.

Grace Belmont competing on the flat.

Red Barn team member Samantha Zhaga.

Elle Martin from Elvenstar won High School Individual High point at the Stanford competition.