Department of Equine Science
Kari is the Assistant Director of Equestrian Studies and her duties include teaching lessons, coaching the dressage and event teams, and teaching some of the equine labs. She stays busy throughout the year traveling to intercollegiate horse shows and competing her own horses in the sport of Eventing.
Kari's past achievements include riding at the Advanced level with her horse, Truman, and completing the prestigious Radnor Hunt CCI** twice. After her strong competition record throughout the 2004 show season, she was named to the USET's eventing long list for future international competitions. Kari is also a graduate 'A' pony clubber and has ridden and competed extensively on the A rated hunter/jumper circuit.
Kari continues to enjoy learning and improving on her own riding and has had the opportunity to clinic with some the best riders in the world, including Captain Mark Phillips, Greg Best and Ian Stark. Currently, Kari is working on bringing along some young horses that will begin competition in the spring.