Grow your passion for riding in a co-educational setting that stresses good sportsmanship, excellent horsemanship, and a willingness to learn while on horseback above all else. You have the opportunity to develop your equestrian skills in a variety of disciplines with a focus on hunters, jumpers, and equitation.
For more than 60 years, Kent School Equestrian Team has been educating young equestrians throughout the world seeking to advance themselves both in and out of the saddle.
Lyman T. Whitehead is a USEF “R” judge, who has been an active competitor as a rider and trainer for more than 38 years. He has trained both horses and clients for the AA Circuit, from the Winter Equestrian Festival to all the major shows in the Northeast. He has produced top hunters including Strapless, Dutch Chocolate, White Gold, and Cheer for the Team.
Whitehead has earned championships at all the major horse shows including the Pennsylvania National Horse Show, the Washington International Horse Show, the National Horse Show and the Devon Horse Show and County Fair. He is a five-time leading hunter rider of the Hampton Classic, leading hunter rider of the National Horse Show and three-time leading rider of the Old Salem Farm Horse Show.
- Are there opportunities to show and compete?
- Can I bring my horse to Kent School even if I’m not on the riding team?
- Are school horses available?
- What discipline(s) do you teach?
- Do I provide my own equipment?
- How many terms can I ride each year?
- How much does it cost to ride each term?
- What level of riding is required to participate?
- What is a typical day at the stables for a Kent School Equestrian Team rider?
- Am I required to jump?
- Is riding a varsity sport?
- Does Kent have an IEA team?