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Equestrian Team Featured on EventingNation.com
Otterbein University, located just north of Columbus in Westerville, Ohio, boasts one of the best equine science programs in the country. It comes as no surprise, then, that the equestrian team involvement at Otterbein is impressive, to say the least. Otterbein has had a dedicated eventing team for the past 10 years and has had competition teams in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association and the Intercollegiate Dressage Association as well. I recently spoke with Kari Briggs, a faculty member in the Equine Science department at Otterbein and manager of the eventing team, about her role at the university.
Read the full article at eventingnation.com.
The Equestrian Team Placed Seventh at Nationals!
The Otterbein Hunt Seat team placed seventh at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championships being held May 2-5, 2013 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
After obtaining the championship ribbon for Region 2, Otterbein went on to finish their regular season as the Zone 6 Championships held at the West Virginia University on April 6. Otterbein came away the Zone champions and won their spot at the national championships. In addition, Sophomore Madi Rohl also qualified individually for Intermediate Flat.
2013 Nationals Team (from left): Sophomore, Sarah Hayes – Walk Trot Canter; Freshman, Mattie Boyd - Intermediate Flat; Freshman, Sam Psanis – Novice Fences ; Sophomore, Madi Rohl - Open Flat; Junior, Jane Sarosy – Open Fences; Freshman, Ryan Thornsberry – Walk Trot; Freshman, Kayla Bean – Intermediate Fences, Novice Flat. Pictured Top Left: Coach Tenley Struhs and Coach Lindsay Yinger.
Below are links to pdf files of our department newsletter.
/ Department of Equine Science
The Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Science is located at 600 N. Spring Rd., Westerville. Mapquest directions
At the Knowlton Center
Wendy Hovey, Administrative Assistant
p / 614.823.3020
f / 614.823.1585
e / email@example.com On Campus
Donna Rhodeback, Administrative Assistant
p / 614.823.1517
f / 614.823.3042
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