Welcome to the Islip Horsemen’s Association Gymkhana Page!
Each year IHA sponsors 3 Gymkhana shows at the Bohemia Equestrian Center in which riders of all ages can participate and race against the clock for year end awards! We have a division for everyone…
Half Pint (Leadline & Buckaroo)
Junior Beginer, Novice and Open
Adult Beginner, Novice and Open
Gymkhana Show Series
Sunday June 4
Sunday July 9
Sunday August 13 *CANCELED
Rain Date August 27
Please refer to this years Prize Book located at the bottom of the page for a few changes that have been made to this years show season.
All gymkhana entries will be done electronically through Google Docs. In order to complete your entry you will also be required to fill out the IHA Liability Release.
The IHA Gymkhana Committee thanks you in advance for your patience and cooperation during this time.
Over the last several years there has been lack of popularity with the Figure 8 & Keyhole classes. We are polling the membership to see what possible changes you would like to see.
August 13th show- we will NOT be running the Western Jumps Jackpot.
In case you missed the February General Meeting…
Changes to the 2023 prize book are as follows-
1️⃣. The committee has decided that we will not hold separate jackpot barrel/pole bending shows this year. Instead, we will be adding a jackpot class with money added to each show;
a. June 4th Jackpot Barrels
b. July 9th Jackpot Pole Bending
c. August 13th Western Jumps
2️⃣. Specs for Jackpot classes…
a. $25 entry fee with 80% payback and drag every 5 riders
b. Will run after the ribbon class with the exception of western jumps which will run as the last class.
c. There will be no warm ups however you can enter the ribbon class to use as a warm up. Rider’s will only be allowed to run once per horse in the ribbon class.
d. 3D format, 4D if entries warrant; 21 or more riders to payout 4D
3️⃣. The first and second show riders will have the option to carryover over their time in the ribbon class to the Jackpot class. This must be declared at the time of check in.
4️⃣. For Half Pint Leadline we will officially be adding that if entries warrant, leadline will be split by age; Quarter pint up to 3 years old and Leadline up to 8 years old (as of December 1st, 2022).