Randolph College Equestrian Program

About the Program

The Randolph College Riding Program offers progressive, individualized instruction for all classifications of riders. From fundamental instruction for beginners to competitive shows and fox hunting for advanced riders, the program exemplifies the versatility of a Randolph College education.

  • Hunt seat equitation is the basis of our teaching system.
  • Instruction is geared for all riders ranging from beginner through advanced.
  • Lessons are taught Monday through Thursday with a shuttle provided for students to and from campus.
  • Students receive two lessons a week (one credit per semester), with a class size no larger than seven.
  • Riding classes are arranged to fit each student's academic schedule.
  • Special coaching is available for schooling and showing.
  • Randolph owns approximately 30 quality school horses: warmbloods, thoroughbreds, and quarter horses.
  • As of the fall semester 2013, Randolph offers an equine studies minor.

Shows and Events

Randolph College is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA). Enrolled riders may try out to be selected for the IHSA team. In addition, interested students may compete in the Hunter and Jumper divisions in SWVHJA and United States Equestrian Federation recognized shows. All riders will be in one of our three riding programs.

For more information, visit www.randolphwildcats.com/riding.

Aerial view of Randolph College Campus

About Randolph College

Randolph is a private liberal arts and sciences college in Lynchburg, Virginia, offering a challenging academic program with an emphasis on global perspectives and hands-on learning.

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