Equestrian


South Carolina Equestrian Names Hillary Dobbs Hunt Seat Coach

COLUMBIA, SC July 25, 2014 – University of South Carolina head coach Boo Major announced on Friday the hiring of Hillary Dobbs as the Gamecocks’ new hunt seat coach. Dobbs is the daughter of Fox Business Network host and commentator Lou Dobbs. “We are extremely excited about adding Hillary to […]


South Carolina Equestrian Ranked No. 1 for Record 12th Straight Week

Gamecocks host Texas A&M on Saturday in Blythewood COLUMBIA, SC Feb. 18, 2014 – The University of South Carolina equestrian team is ranked No. 1 for a school record 12th straight week in the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) rankings, it was announced today. No previous South Carolina team in […]


CofC Equestrian Clinches Regional Championship at Clemson

PENDLETON, SC Feb. 17, 2014 – The College of Charleston equestrian team clinched the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Zone 5 Region 3 Hunter Seat Championship with first and second place finishes at two IHSA shows hosted by Clemson at Garrison Arena in Pendleton, S.C., on February 15-16. On Saturday […]


CofC Equestrian Returns to Regional Action

Cougars look to champion fifth straight show competition CLEMSON, SC Feb. 15, 2014 – The College of Charleston returns to Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA)Zone 5 Region 3 action with a two-day, two-Hunt Seat show hosted by Clemson at T. Ed Garrison Arena this weekend. The Cougars enter the show […]


Gamecock Equestrian Ranked No. 1 for 11th Straight Week

Carolina still alive in race for No. 1 seed at SEC Championship COLUMBIA, SC Feb. 12, 2014 – The University of South Carolina equestrian team is ranked No. 1 for the 11th straight week in the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) rankings, it was announced today. The Gamecocks have been […]


Top-Ranked Gamecocks Topple No. 6 Georgia, 10-9, on Saturday

Carolina wins 3-of-4 MVPs in third straight win at UGA Equestrian Complex BISHOP, GA Feb. 8, 2014 – No. 1 South Carolina used a pair of 3-2 wins by its equitation over fences and horsemanship squads to propel the Gamecocks past No. 6 Georgia, 10-9, on Saturday at the UGA […]


Katherine Schmidt Wins 2014 Collegiate Equitation Challenge at WEF

Major called junior • Special thanks to Jennifer Wood Media and to Sportfot for providing photography.   WELLINGTON, FL Feb. 7, 2014 – University of South Carolina junior Katherine Schmidt topped a field of 16 of the nation’s best college riders on Friday to win the 2014 Collegiate Equitation Challenge […]


CofC Equestrian Dominates in Spring Debut

BROOKLET, GA Feb. 3, 2014 – The College of Charleston equestrian team opened its spring campaign in first-class form with a convincing first-place finish at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Zone 5 Region 3 show at Evermore Farm hosted by Georgia Southern. The Cougars finished the day with 47 […]


Layla Choate Wins 2014 Sun Circuit Shootout Championship

Junior defeated riders from South Dakota State, West Texas A&M, and Baylor to win title SCOTTSDALE, AZ Feb. 2, 2014 – University of South Carolina junior Layla Choate won the 2014 Sun Circuit Shootout Championship on Sunday at the Arizona Sun Circuit horse show. Choate defeated opponents from South Dakota […]


No. 1 South Carolina Set to Face No. 4 New Mexico State on Saturday

Gamecocks look to end losing streak in Las Cruces COLUMBIA, SC January 31, 2014 – No. 1 South Carolina kicks off the spring portion of its schedule on Saturday, when the Gamecocks travel to face No. 4 New Mexico State at the N.M. State Equestrian Center in Las Cruces, N.M. […]