Post University to Offer First Online Equine Studies Degree
Is the internet the way of the future? Post University, based in Waterbury, Connecticut, has launched the first-ever equine studies degree program… available online. Noelle Maxwell catches up with program head Abigail Nemec to learn more.
Equine Law: Power of Attorney for the College Rider
Kjirsten Lee, HN’s equine law columnist, details why a Power of Attorney is a critical consideration for parents of college-bound riders.
#TBT: 10 Concerns About Riding in College
Amelia Bayer, a sophomore at Bridgewater College in Virginia, lines up 10 common concerns of college-bound riders, and knocks ’em all down.
NCAA Equestrian Gets Good News At Last
Despite the announcement that women’s equestrian would be dropped as an NCAA sport, hard work and restructuring may have saved the NCEA — for now.
NCAA Recommends Removal of Equestrian as Emerging Sport
Kansas State University has already made headlines by dropping its equestrian teams. Will more schools follow, or is there hope for varsity equestrians? (more…)
5 Ways to Keep Riding Through College
No money. No transportation. And no one around you can tell a forelock from a fetlock. Is this hell? No, just college. Five riders share their tips for getting their equine fix, even with a full college courseload. (more…)
Yeah, Be Jealous: Interning With a USDF Gold Medalist
Ever wanted to play hooky from school to go the barn? Well, when school is at the barn, you can. (more…)
Go Team! Neigh!: The equine mascots of college football
‘Tis the season for college football. Amanda Smith kicks things off with a roundup of the NCAA’s horsey set. (more…)
Equestrian U: Riding for college credit
Breanne Long, a senior at North Caroline State University, took riding lessons as a PE elective this semester. Today she shares the story of her final exam! (more…)
Your Turn: Varsity eventing
College can put a damper on even the most enthusiastic young rider’s eventing career. Ryann Quigley, co-founder of the High Point University (NC) Eventing Team, explains how she and her her teammates make it work. (more…)