Haley Ruffner

Haley Ruffner

The Academic Equestrian: So Many ‘Lasts’

Haley’s collegiate career winds down.

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The Academic Equestrian: The Last Banquet

Haley reflects on her last equestrian team banquet.

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The Academic Equestrian: 10 More Horse Personality Types

Back by popular demand… which one is YOUR horse?

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The Academic Equestrian: On Riding In College

The virtues of being an equestrian student.

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The Academic Equestrian: Horses First in Catch Riding

“For coaching to create a horseman instead of just a rider, instruction has to be centered on caring

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The Academic Equestrian: The Proverbial Blinders

“In the horse industry, it’s hard not to feel like you’re behind.”

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The Academic Equestrian: The Final Semester

Haley faces the reality of “life after college.”

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The Academic Equestrian: The Most Rewarding

“The most difficult horses are the most rewarding.”

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The Academic Equestrian: Sleigh Bells Ring

…and bring a piece of family history back to life.

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The Academic Equestrian: Recognition of Sport

Haley’s team makes strides in athleticism.

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The Academic Equestrian: ‘Ride to Win’

“Ride to win, don’t ride to not get beat.”

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The Academic Equestrian: The Barn Balance

Is the barn making too much work for Haley at college?

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The Academic Equestrian: There’s No Place Like Home

“Coming home is humbling, moving from the comparative grandeur of a large, heated arena to a little old

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The Academic Equestrian: The Return of ‘My Medieval Weekend’

Riding as your school’s living mascot is one of the more unique and exciting (if bizarre) things you

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The Academic Equestrian: Boundaries

Haley has some eye-opening interactions with the public while on horseback.

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The Academic Equestrian: The Final Fall

Our collegiate blogger Haley Ruffner starts her senior year!

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The Academic Equestrian: Reflections on Ireland

Haley goes abroad to experience horse life in Ireland!

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