The Dickinson Equestrian Team
The Dickinson College Equestrian Team is a Club Sport at Dickinson College, a liberal arts college located in Carlisle, PA.The Team was originally formed in the 1930s and its presence was intermittent in the college’s history before being firmly reestablished in 1995. Since 1995 the team has grown exponentially. Originating with approximately 5 members, the team now boasts a membership of 35 riders. The purpose of the Equestrian Team is to give Dickinson students the opportunity to work with and ride horses, both competitively and non-competitively. Through funding by Student Senate, the team offers students discounted riding lessons and the ability to show in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).
Meet the Coach
As a junior, Lindsay Vulich-Neve and her Small Junior Hunter, “Now Appearing,” competed in hunter, jumper, and medal classes. The pair qualified and competed at the Washington International Horse Show and received ribbons at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show and the Devon National Horse Show. Lindsay and “Now Appearing” aka “Sprout” received numerous Year-End Championship Awards for their accomplishments, including United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Zone 2 Horse of the Year. Lindsay also received the Best Child Rider Award at Quentin in 1997 and 1998. Lindsay’s students have earned many Year-End awards in Zone 2 for HOTY and Stirrup Cup, as well as with affiliate organizations such as the CPJHSA and PHSA. In 2016, “Against All Odds” and student, Kassandra Nulton, placed 10th overall at Junior Hunter Finals. Lindsay has been coaching the Dickinson Equestrian Team since 2004. She is a United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) Certified Trainer and is an Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) horse show steward at the Regional and Zone level. Lindsay regularly has riders qualify, compete, and place at IHSA Regional Finals, Zone Finals, and National Finals. Her riders and team often receive High Point and Reserve High Point honors at regular season competitions.