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Athletic Equestrian: Riding In College Podcast

Navigating the world of collegiate riding is a mystery to most young rider athletes and their families.  Sally Batton, a collegiate varsity equestrian coach for over 30 years, interviews coaches, organizations and riders for their insight on what it takes to ride on a collegiate equestrian team.  So saddle up and join her as she reveals the inner workings of collegiate equestrian. 

May 17, 2024

Meet 2024 IHSA National Championship Hunt Seat Team Champions SCAD and Cacchione Champion Delani Franklin from Lake Erie College in this podcast episode. The IHSA Nationals were held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, NC May...


May 10, 2024

Podcast Host Sally Batton's newest book, Equicize, is riding-specific fitness for equestrians looking to up their game, get back in the game, or stay in the game. With sensible, easy-to-implement steps, progressive how-to photographs, and dozens of QR codes to scan and view engaging instructional videos to help readers...


May 3, 2024

Margaret Cornwell is originally from Tuscaloosa, Alabama and grew up competing in local and A rated shows in the Hunters and Equitation divisions. She rode for Ferrum College on the IHSA team from 1997. In 2013 Ferrum College decided to bring the Equestrian team back as an athletic team and that's when she made the...


Apr 26, 2024

received a full ride scholarship to the University to Montana Western where she helped coach their equestrian team to 2 regional championships and was the high point rider three years in a row earning her trips to IHSA nationals her sophomore-senior years. After graduating college in 2012, Amanda moved back to Poulsbo...


Apr 19, 2024

has been an avid horseman and rider since the age of seven. Originally from the Albany, NY area, David has competed as a junior both on the local circuit and at “A” rated shows in the hunter, jumper and equitation rings. Throughout his college years, David worked extensively as part of the IHSA coaching staff at...