Haley Ruffner

Haley Ruffner
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The Academic Equestrian: Multi-Disciplined

Because classes and one team just wasn’t enough…

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The Academic Equestrian: Learning Humility

Of all equestrian lessons, this might be the most important.

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The Academic Equestrian: The First Trail Ride

Or, how to introduce a non-rider to your passion.

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The Academic Equestrian: IHSA Nationals Recap

Our collegiate blogger came, saw and conquered at the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association National Finals — and pens

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The Academic Equestrian: Republishing

Haley Ruffner, our collegiate blogger, makes sure all of her schoolwork relates to horses — including republishing a

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The Academic Eq: The Horses That Made Me

Haley Ruffner, on the eve of competing at the IHSA National Championships, reflects on the lesson horses that

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The Academic Equestrian: Game Face

The weird expressions you have in horse show photos.

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The Academic Equestrian: Old Cowboys

May you be lucky enough to know one.

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The Academic Equestrian: Dressing the Part

Sometimes show clothes can feel like a costume.

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The Academic Equestrian: Traveling With Hat Cans

What’s in those mysterious boxes?

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The Academic Equestrian: 5 Challenges of Being a Short Equestrian

Haley Ruffner, our collegiate blogger, has reached great heights so far in her intercollegiate riding career. It’s just

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The Academic Equestrian: 5 Things Equestrians Do Better

Equestrianism has its rewards — we know about things like confidence, responsibility and time management, but Haley Ruffner

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The Academic Equestrian: Ring Presence

The difference between good and great.

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The Academic Equestrian: 6 Ways to Be a Coachable Rider

Finding an equestrian coach is just one step in the process to developing as a rider — Haley

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The Academic Equestrian: Up & At ‘Em

Or, what to do when your friend is a late riser.

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The 5 Stops You Meet In the Reining Pen

Before you get to actually sliding, that is.

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The Academic Equestrian: Serving As the Scribe

Haley Ruffner introduces us to this critical role in reining.

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The Academic Equestrian: If Illness Were a Horse Show

Because horse girls bring everything around to horses, Haley compares her first week of classes while suffering from

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The Academic Equestrian: A Florida Winter

Collegiate blogger Haley Ruffner gets her first taste of how some equestrians spend their winters in Florida, and

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The Academic Equestrian: Remember to Say Thank You

Saying “thank you” to your horse doesn’t necessarily mean hugs and pats and treats, but release of pressure

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