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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. 

Jun 30, 2023

is a lifelong horseperson who began competing in the hunter/jumper discipline at the age of seven. She went on to represent the intercollegiate team at the University of South Carolina, finishing as reserve champion in the 2001 Cacchione Cup at IHSA National Championships.

Jennifer worked for Olympic show jumpers Anne...

Jun 23, 2023

is the Director of Sports Medicine at Sweet Briar College. Since 2016, she has been responsible for the care of the College's eight NCAA Division III teams and two competitive equestrian teams. Originally from New York, she holds a Doctorate in Athletic Training from Indiana State University. She is currently a...

Jun 16, 2023

Emily is the Founder of The Rising Equestrian Pro, a platform which helps young riders strategically prepare for a professional riding/training career. Having spent many years training and riding for top professionals in the eventing and hunter/jumper worlds, as well as developing her own horses, Emily now runs a...

Jun 9, 2023

is the 2023 IHSA Nationals Back on Track High Point Rider. A recent graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, she majored in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication and minored in the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program. Currently, she and her sisters own and operate Triple E Equine,...

Jun 2, 2023

The Middle Tennessee State University won the 2023 IHSA Western Team National Championship under Head Coach Ariel Higgins's leadership. It was a hard-won victory for a team that wanted to win it for their school, but also for someone very special within the IHSA & MTSU!