Haley Ruffner

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The Academic Equestrian: Learning From A Loss

Especially a loss at the World Show.

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The Academic Equestrian: 6 Ways to ‘Whoa’

From hunters to reiners, we all say “whoa”… but we all say it in different ways. Haley Ruffner

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The Academic Equestrian: Small Advantages

Or is that… advantages to being small?

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The Academic Equestrian: How to Be a Horsewoman

From a professional lesson student.

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The Academic Equestrian: Strong

“I am proud to ride on a team of strong, fit, and healthy horsemen and women who work

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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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