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Samantha Kohler ‘23 rides in an over fences class. Kohler, the captain of the Equestrian Team helped lead her team into earning 5th place overall for the season.

Wofford Equestrian Team recap: Winning 5th place and Linker going to zones

Catherine Lesesne March 28, 2023

The Wofford equestrian team earned 5th place in the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association this year, undoubtedly as a result of their hard work and uplifting spirits. The Lady Terriers impressed...

For the first time since its formation three years ago, the equestrian team will be graduating out a class of seniors. Photo by Mark Olencki.

Back in the saddle: Equestrian team opens season at Georgia Southern University, University of South Carolina

Sarah Madden October 18, 2016
On Oct. 1, 11 members of the Wofford equestrian team traveled to Brooklet, Georgia for their first competition of the season.
Student-athlete Will B. Right (golf) demonstrates how easy riding a horse can be. “Literally anyone can do it,” he says. “It’s not a sport, and it never will be.”

College officials snub equestrian team

Sarah Madden April 12, 2016

By: Anti Horse-girl, Staff Writer The Wofford equestrian team includes 86 members, 22 donated horses, a nationally-renowned coach, and two national championship titles. Despite the 50-60 recruits that...

Thanks to a donor, the team was able to purchase team jackets, shown here.

New heights:

Sarah Madden March 22, 2016

By: Sarah Madden, Senior Writer Most of the Wofford equestrian team finished its season at a competition in Charleston on March 5, excepting rider Grace Edwards, ’18, who competed at regionals and will...

Strides in the right direction:

Strides in the right direction:

Sarah Madden December 8, 2015

By: Sarah Madden, Senior Writer In their final show of the semester, 11 Wofford riders competed in a show hosted by the College of Charleston on Nov. 14. Substitute coach Gisele O’Grady of Clear View...

Weekly practices take place in small groups according to skill level. From left: Achilles; Sarah Madden, ’17; Mary Bradley Cassada, ’19; Grace Edwards, ’18; Rhiannon Lemaster, ’19; and Boomer.

Equestrian team hopes for strong start to second season

Sarah Madden October 20, 2015

By: Sarah Madden, Senior Writer “Wait, we have an equestrian team?” Wofford junior Bennett Camp-Crowder, co-captain and co-founder of the Wofford College equestrian team, says she hears this question...

Equestrian Team back in the saddle

Equestrian Team back in the saddle

Old Gold & Black Web Admin February 10, 2015

WOFFORD COMMUNITY INVITED TO CLEMSON, CHARLESTON SHOWS— The Wofford Equestrian Team is officially back in action with the first of four spring shows under their belts. The team traveled to Brooklet,...


Wofford’s newest team takes off

Old Gold & Black Web Admin October 9, 2014

NEWLY-FOUNDED EQUESTRIAN TEAM SET TO COMPETE — It’s practice time for Wofford’s newest athletic team. Instead of walking onto a court or field, however, the members stride into the ring with their...

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