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HWS Club Equestrian

Established in 2007, the Hobart and William Smith Equestrian Team is a club sport competing within the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association. We are located in Zone 2, Region 1, competing against top teams such as Cornell University, Alfred University, and Nazareth College.

A common love for horses and respect for the tradition of equestrian sport is what brings these students together. We divide our riding time between two stables, one that is owned and operated by Coach Sarah Barge WS '02 and another that is conveniently less than 10 miles off campus. There is ample opportunity to improve horsemanship, prepare for shows, make memories, and have fun.

HWS Equestrian unites the recreation of a club sport with the competition of a varsity team. Riders are encouraged to show, but are not put under pressure to do so. Riding for pure enjoyment is a strong value of this team. A strong bond exists between the members of HWS Equestrian, one that holds its foundation in an unconditional love for horses.

Coach

Sarah Barge '02

The HWS Equestrian team is coached by Sarah Barge '02, owner and operator of Stone Lane Stables. Sarah grew up in the Rochester area showing and training with Pam Milkman. Upon graduation from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, she began her professional career. She has worked extensively with Mark Frohm who has helped her to develop the practices she uses today. In the spring of 2008 Stone Lane Stables moved to Honeoye Falls. With this move came the ability to expand an already successful program. Throughout this shift, the goal of developing high quality, successful horse and rider combinations has been maintained and expanded.

Adviser

Aliceann Wilber
Head Coach, William Smith Soccer

Captain

Lizzie Boghosian '14

Co-Captain

Carla Gaynor '14

Contact

E-mail: equestrianclub@hws.edu

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Show Schedule

Oct. 26- RIT at Lehman's
Oct. 27- RIT at Lehman's
Nov. 9- Nazareth at Lehman's
Nov. 10-Nazareth at Lehman's
Nov. 17- Cornell at Oxley Equestrian Center
Nov. 23- Alfred at Bromeley- Daggett Equestrian Center
Feb. 16- Cornell at Oxley Equestrian Center
Feb. 22- Alfred at Bromeley- Daggett Equestrian Center
March 8- Regionals at Bromeley- Daggett Equestrian Center

League

Intercollegiate Horses Show Association (IHSA) Zone 2 Region 1

Roster

Elizabeth Boghosian
Carla Gaynor
Taylor Desgrosseiliers
Katie Wright
Claire Miney
Emma Fricke
Alexa Campolieto
Erin Lichter
Kristin Ressel
Gabrielle Steinhardt
Alice Mathews
Laura Christie
Gabrielle Brisson
Sophia Catania
Bridget Lynch
Haleigh Marshall
Courtney Holt
Nicole Pastor
Joellen Mauch
Merrill Turner
Gail Foster
Heather Harris
Catherine Price
Emily Frearey