Berry Equestrian off to a winning start for 2016-17 season

By ELIZABETH POCZOBUT IHSA Media Intern Hello again from Berry Equestrian! The team has been extremely busy since returning to the world’s largest campus in August! The Vikings have welcomed three new recruits and new six walk-on team members to the roster, as well as senior and veteran team member Mariel Wrench, who took a … Read moreBerry Equestrian off to a winning start for 2016-17 season

Two championships and counting: how SCAD came to rule IHSA huntseat riding

By LIZ CRUMBLY Editor The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Equestrian Team garnered its second consecutive IHSA huntseat team championship in early May in Lexington, Ky. with a whopping 16 point lead on second-place Mount Holyoke College. Head Coach Ashley Henry said defending last year’s championship was a priority for the Bees. “It was really … Read moreTwo championships and counting: how SCAD came to rule IHSA huntseat riding

Welcoming back a teammate

Sign up for local horse stories in your inbox:  ELIZABETH POCZOBUT IHSA Media Intern Berry College Equestrian recently welcomed back a teammate to campus. Sara Claudia Tillman, a senior, restarted her education at the beginning of the spring semester after a reaction to a tonsillectomy left her without sight last year. Last May, after a normal … Read moreWelcoming back a teammate

Pounding down the homestretch …

By ELIZABETH POCZOBUT IHSA Media Intern Hello again from Berry College Equestrian! We wrapped up our fall season with more wins for the hunt seat and western teams in November. The spring semester is looking to be jam-packed for the equestrian team, with three regular-season huntseat and two Western shows. **Related: This is what it … Read morePounding down the homestretch …

Inside the rides: from a huntseater to an aspiring lawyer, Berry’s IHSA nationals team was well represented

Standout rider: Elizabeth Poczobut: Elizabeth Poczobut, Berry’s Western team captain, credits good draws as a significant part of her success during her two rides for the team at IHSA Nationals, both of which put her in the top 10 riders. GREAT DRAWS: “All my horses were great and easy to get along with,” she explained. “They … Read moreInside the rides: from a huntseater to an aspiring lawyer, Berry’s IHSA nationals team was well represented

Berry College: the riders

These are the riders who represented Berry College at the 2015 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championship in West Springfield, Mass. An “I” indicates that the rider represented the school as an individual. A “T” means he or she rode as a team member. Photo credit: Berry College Sports Information   Autumn Clark: Class: senior; … Read moreBerry College: the riders

Full circle: SCAD head eq coach leads her alma mater to national championship

This past show season was especially poignant for Savannah College of Art and Design Head Equestrian Coach Ashley Henry, as it marked her 10th year coaching for her alma mater. She came to the school, she said, with a specific interest in its equestrian program. Although it’s widely known for its art and design offerings … Read moreFull circle: SCAD head eq coach leads her alma mater to national championship

2015 SCAD IHSA Nationals riders

These are the riders who represented Savannah College of Art and Design at the 2015 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championship in West Springfield, Mass. An “I” indicates that the rider represented the school as an individual. A “T” means he or she rode as a team member. (Photo credit: Savannah College of Art and … Read more2015 SCAD IHSA Nationals riders

Art and equestrian: SCAD brings home its first IHSA national title

The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association huntseat team national championship can be attributed to a lot of preparation and a little bit of luck, according to Savannah College of Art and Design Head Coach Ashley Henry. **From a swimmer to a grand prix jumper: the members of SCAD’s IHSA Nationals roster came from all walks. Meet the standouts here. DOING … Read moreArt and equestrian: SCAD brings home its first IHSA national title

Berry College takes IHSA Western title

The Head Coach: Margaret Knight Berry College Equestrian Head Coach Margaret Knight said she saw that Western win was a possibility for Berry early Sunday, May 3. Berry wasn’t leading, but they were ranked in the top five teams at that point. “I was confident it was in reach, for sure,” Knight said. She knew she … Read moreBerry College takes IHSA Western title

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