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Hollins Captures Old Dominion Athletic Conference Equestrian Title

Hollins Captures Old Dominion Athletic Conference Equestrian Title

Hollins won its 21st ODAC equestrian championship during competition at the Kirby Riding Ring on April 5. Rider Madeleine Lohr ’19 was named All-ODAC for the second consecutive year, and head coach Claudia Roland received ODAC Coach of the Year honors.

Hollins Riding Welcomes New Head Coach

Hollins Riding Welcomes New Head Coach

Veteran horse trainer, riding instructor, national and international judge, and program director Claudia Roland has been named head coach of Hollins’ equestrian program.

Hollins Riders Shine at SWVHJA Horse Show

Hollins Riders Shine at SWVHJA Horse Show

Hollins riders captured multiple honors at the 28th Annual Southwest Virginia Hunter/Jumper Association (SWVHJA) Horse Show at Lexington’s Virginia Horse Center.

Peterson, Gerald Honored with J. Arthur Reynolds Sportsmanship Award

Peterson, Gerald Honored with J. Arthur Reynolds Sportsmanship Award

Director of Riding Nancy Peterson and the late L.M. “Sandy” Gerald, longtime coach of the Hollins equestrian team, were recently presented the J. Arthur Reynolds Sportsmanship Award at the Upperville Colt and Horse Show. The award is given annually to two individuals who exemplify what sportsmanship, merited teaching, and mentorship mean in the horse industry.

Gerald Named to Roanoke Valley Horse Show Hall of Fame

Gerald Named to Roanoke Valley Horse Show Hall of Fame

L.M. “Sandy” Gerald, head coach of the Hollins University riding team, has been inducted into the Roanoke Valley Horse Show Hall of Fame.