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Denise Webber: Albion College

Denise Webber Coach, IHSA Western teamAlbion CollegeAlbion, MI (Zone 6, Region 4)Denise Webber brings over 45 years of riding experience to her role with Albion College.  As coach, Denise’s riders have won multiple high point and reserve high point awards not only as an IHSA team, but as individuals.  In 2009, she coached Trish Marheine (’10) to a berth at…

Michael T. Dowling: Centenary College

Michael T. DowlingHead Coach, IHSA Hunter Seat teamCentenary College (IHSA Zone 3, Region 3)Hackettstown, NJ Michael brings 30+ years of experience to Centenary College’s Equine Department, including a diverse education from Fairfield University (CT) and University of Lancaster (UK). Following his studies in England, Michael opened Windham Hill, where his students went on to win at Madison Square Garden, Devon,…

Christopher P. Mitchell/ Randolph College

Christopher P. MitchellDirector of RidingRandolph CollegeLynchburg, VA (IHSA Zone 4, Region 2) Where do you coach and how long have you been there?Randolph College for six months, Cornell University for thirteen years prior. What makes you proudest about your current team?Their character. Were you an IHSA rider in college?  If so, who did you ride for?Yes. For Westchester Community College….

Lory Nagel/ University of Findlay

Lory NagelCoach, IHSA Equestrian TeamUniversity of FindlayFindlay, OH (Zone 6, Region 1)Where do you coach and how long have you been there?I have been with the University of Findlay for 2 years What makes you proudest about your current team?Their dedication to the team and their fitness. They are proud to be on the team and work hard to be…

Vanessa Bartsch/ Stanford University

Meet The Coach: Vanessa Bartsch Vanessa Bartsch IHSA Head CoachStanford University Equestrian teamStanford, CA (Zone 8, Region 1)Where do you coach and how long have you been there?I’m the Head Coach at Stanford University and going into my ninth year in this position. What makes you proudest about your current team?I’m incredibly proud that my student athletes are not only…

Lori Arthur/ Saginaw Valley State University

Meet The Coach: Lori Arthur Lori ArthurIHSA Stock Seat Team coachSaginaw Valley State UniversityUniversity Center, MI (Zone VI, Region 4)Where do you coach and how long have you been there?I coach for Saginaw Valley State University and this is my third season as Stock Team coach. What makes you proudest about your current team?How responsible these young adults have proven…

Emily Nett/ Adrian College

Meet The Coach: Emily Nett Emily Nett IHSA Coach, Adrian CollegeAdrian, MI (IHSA Zone 6, Region 4) Adrian College has gained a new IHSA Equestrian team coach for its 2012-2013 school year: Emily Nett.  In her first year as an IHSA coach, Emily brings a dressage background to the team honed as a former IDA rider for Johnson and Wales…

Olympians and Celebrities Meet at 37th Annual Hampton Classic

Story & Photos Via: Hampton Classic Horse Show Farrington Takes Top Honors in $250,000 FTI Grand Prix Bridgehampton, NY—September 4, 2012— Kent Farrington took top honors in the $250,000 FTI Grand Prix and FEI World Cup™ Qualifier, the grand finale of the 37th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show. As always, the show featured international show jumpers, elegant show hunters, celebrities…

Kelly Lamont Francfort/ Rutgers University

Meet The Coach: Kelly Lamont Francfort Kelly Lamont FrancfortCoach, Rutgers University Equestrian TeamZone 3 Chair, IHSA Board of DirectorsWhere do you coach and how long have you been there?I coach at Rutgers University located in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  I have been coaching since 1992. What makes you proudest about your current team?I am proud of how well they work…

Karen Sykes/Drew – Drew University

Meet The Coach: Karen Sykes/Drew Karen Sykes/DrewDrew University  – Varsity Equestrian Team Head Coach www.drew.eduIntercollegiate Horse Show Association – National Alumni Director www.ihsainc.com1. Where do you coach and how long have you been there?Drew University – this is my 11th year as head coach of the Varsity team at Drew.  2. What makes you proudest about your current team?This team…