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Equestrian Team

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Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Hunt Seat Team

Group photo of the Hunt Seat team

IHSA is open to all levels of riders. Riders interested in trying out for a varsity position may do so during the month of September. Non-varsity members are still active, competing members of the IHSA Team. Varsity benefits include paid entries, lodging, and travel, plus practice rides.

2014-15 IHSA Show Schedule
October 4th & 5th at OSU
October 18th & 19th at Miami University
November 8th & 9th at Otterbein University
February 15th Combined Region Show at Otterbein University
February 21st & 22nd at Ohio University
March 8th Regionals at Stonegate Farm
March 28th Zones at Morehead State University
Nationals being held at The Big "E", Springfield, MA

IHSA Coach: Tenley Struhs

Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) Team

Group photo of the Dressage team IDA is open to all levels of riders. Riders interested in trying out for a varsity position may do so at the beginning of fall semester. The IDA team consists of both varsity and non-varsity members. Non-varsity members are still active riding participants. Varsity benefits include paid entries, travel and lodging, plus practice rides.

2014-15 IDA Show Schedule
Dates Coming Soon

IDA Coach: Kari Briggs

Eventing Team

Photo of women on horsebackAbout the Teams

  • All levels of riders including non-equine majors are encouraged to participate.
  • Any Otterbein student can take lessons at our Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Science. The teams are open to all Otterbein students and students are eligible for both regional and national competitions.
  • To be eligible for the team, riders are required to register in at least two lessons per week. Details can be found here.
Eventing Coach: Kari Briggs

2013-2014 Team Officers

Hunt Seat president: Nicole Heskett
Hunt Seat VP: Mackenzie Majeskie
Dressage president: Sarah Choate
Dressage VP: Becca Knopf
Secretary: Sarah Hayes
Treasurer: Jordan Ferguson
Hunt Seat point secretary: Tori Farrell
Historian: Kailey Giancola
Show coordinators: Natalie Walter and Breanna Brown
Banquet coordinator: Mollie Kemp
Activities coordinators: Lisa Adams and Mary Wright

/ 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 / whovey@otterbein.edu

On Campus
Donna Rhodeback, Administrative Assistant
p / 614.823.1517
f / 614.823.3042
e / drhodeback@otterbein.edu

/ Virtual Tour

Visit the Knowlton Center for Equine Science in Otterbein's Virtual Tour.

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/ Sponsors

Schleese Saddlery
Dover Saddlery

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