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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. 

Apr 29, 2022

Anna Zygadlo graduated in 2019 from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Conservation and Sustainability. As a junior, Anna competed in the equitation and continued to groom throughout college. Anna is actively pursuing her career as a Sustainability Consultant for the...

Apr 22, 2022

Amanda graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2020 with a B.A. in Communication and a minor in Equine Studies. She spent 4 years on the UNH IHSA Team, and was a Captain both her Junior and Senior year. Amanda now works for EquiFit, as a Special Account Manager.

Apr 15, 2022

Phillip Williamson is Director of Equestrian and Head Coach at the University of Lynchburg. In this role he oversees both the IHSA and NCEA teams. 

Williamson gradrated in 2016 with a equine studies degree from Centenary College (now University) in Hackettstown, N.J., Williamson was an accomplished rider for the...

Apr 8, 2022

Dr. Toree Williams is the Michigan State University IHSA Western Coach and teaches in the MSU Animal Sciences Department located in East Lansing, MI. Listen in as Toree discusses the various teams offered at MSU as well as the exciting programs offered.  Toree has her BS and Master's from Missouri State and her Ph.D...

Apr 1, 2022

Tabatha is the Head Coach for the Hunter Seat and Western Equestrian Teams at Saint Mary of the Woods College (SMWC). As an alumni of West Texas A&M University (B.S. ’12) and Oklahoma State University (M.S. ’15), Taylor began her journey at The Woods in the fall of 2015 as an instructor in the Equine Department...