Prioritize riding time – for real

Check out the planner made exclusively for equestrians By LIZ CRUMBLY    Editor Gloria Gonzalez noticed a few years ago that conventional paper planners don’t really work well for most equestrians looking to prioritize riding time. That’s because they only allow a few lines for Saturday and Sunday activities – the days when most horse people … Read more

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 more

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 more

What to Read: The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls

The coming-of-age tale: THE YONAHLOSSEE RIDING CAMP FOR GIRLS (Riverhead Books) Thea Atwell’s life seems to have done an about face when she is hustled furtively away from her family’s well-appointed Florida home to a remote boarding school for girls in North Carolina. The truth is that Thea’s life has been in silent turmoil for … Read more

No horse husband is an island:

536viewsTimothy Harfield gives voice and advice to an unreached demographic By LIZ CRUMBLY Editor An early evening call to Timothy Harfield will likely find him commuting home from his job as Project Director in the Office of Enrollment Management and Student Success at Georgia State University. It may even reveal that he is en route … Read more

Ride to the Olympics seeks to give would-be equestrians a toehold

444viewsOne of the key concepts of 16-year-old Miguel Wilson’s Ride to the Olympics Foundation is rooted in helping others kickstart their equestrian dreams. The Atlanta native is himself currently building a riding career that he hopes will propel him to the 2024 Olympics in showjumping, and he plans to be the first African American member of … Read more

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