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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 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...

Apr 12, 2024

What does it take to become a Collegiate Rider? Sally Batton, 35-year collegiate head coach, discusses what it takes to get recruited and make the roster on a collegiate equestrian team, the differences between the IHSA, the NCEA, and the other groups that make up collegiate riding, and what you can do to improve...

Apr 5, 2024

has been with the Connemara Therapeutic Riding program in Cleggan, Ireland for ten years. Listen in to learn about their program and internships available. Jacqueline's family connection to horse breeding can be traced back over 500 years.