Equestrian

UNC’s Equestrian Club is a coed, undergraduate-only team. There are tryouts held at the beginning of each academic year to secure a spot within the club. We are open to all levels of riding ranging from those who have never ridden before to those who have competed at the national level. We compete in Zone 4, Region 3 of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA). The Equestrian Club is a great way to gain new skills while also enjoying a sense of community within the club.

Quick Facts:

  • Fundraising/dues: Members are required to pay $800 in team dues per year. Members can also expect to spend around $100 in various team costs like gas money, merchandise, etc.
  • How to join organization: Tryouts are August 27th
  • Practice Days & Times: Arranged on student schedules (1 hour lessons/practice per week)
  • Practice Location: Oak Hill Hunter Jumpers (2929 Dick Holeman Road, Timberlake, NC 27583)
  • Competitive Season: Fall/Spring
  • Competition Level: National
  • National Governing Body: Intercollegiate Horse Show Association

Recent Accomplishments:

  • Placed Third Overall in Region for 2015-2016 Season         
  • Sent 1 Rider to National Finals          
  • Sent 4 Riders to Zone Finals

Contact: Laurel Sykes lalaurel@live.unc.edu

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