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The Temple Equestrian Club offers lessons in both English and Western. The club provides an excellent outlet for riders who have ridden all of their lives and want to continue in college. Those who have never ridden before, but are interested in learning, are also welcome. We compete and train in both English and Western disciplines and train weekly out of Jentri Stables at Stepping Stone Farm.
As members of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) we compete against eleven clubs throughout our region, Zone 4, Region 4. Competition levels range from beginner walk/trot or walk/jog through open over fences (3ft) and open reining classes. Showing is not required (although lessons are), but it is highly recommended as it is a club bonding experience and an opportunity to show off what you have learned. We compete in 10 English shows and 10 Western shows throughout the academic year. We end the year with regional and zone competitions, and a chance to go to nationals and an Award Banquet.
Apart from riding, we try to arrange as many social and fundraising events as we can accommodate. We participate in these events so that we can afford small luxuries for team members, such as buying apparel and covering the cost of show fees and trips.
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Equestrian Club FAQ's:
Do you need experience?
No experience is required. Riders of all ability levels are encouraged to join.
What are the requirements?
Members pay dues in full and lesson once a week. Members are not required to compete, but it is strongly encouraged.
Do riders compete in English or Western?
Riders can lesson and compete in one or both disciplines.
Are there different levels of competition?
Yes, riders compete based on previous experience in competition. The Western shows include pleasure and reining. English shows are hunt seat, flat and over fences.
Who can compete?
Any member of the club can compete as long as the show does not have limited entries.
What is the national affiliation?
The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association. Please see below for more information and the affiliation website.
When are practices/lessons?
Each member participates in one (1) lesson per week. Days/times are selected by each club member from the available lesson schedule.
Each club member must participate in one (1) lesson per week. Days/times are selected by individual club members from a lesson schedule of available time slots.
Jentri Stables at SteppingStoneFarm
3814 Dark Hollow Road, Furlong, PA 18925
For more information or to join Equestrian Club, please contact:
President: Raina Stewart
Vice President: Olivia McDowelll
Intercollegiate Horse Show Association
Zone 3, Region 2