News in Riding


Chatham Hall at Lexington Spring Premiere AA Show

— by Chatham Hall  |  May 13, 2016

Chatham Hall traveled to the Virginia Horse Center the last week of April with five students and six horses to participate in the Lexington Spring Premiere “AA” Show. Despite the rainy weather, students and faculty had a lot of fun, gained significant experience in and out of the saddle, and enjoyed visiting with horse professionals from up and down the East Coast. Anna ...


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IEA Team Takes 4th in the Country at Nationals

— by Chatham Hall  |  May 6, 2016

On April 19, 2016 the Chatham Hall IEA Team headed to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky for their second appearance in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association’s National Championships. After last year’s Reserve Champion award, the team was primed to compete again, this ...


IEA Team At Zone 3 Finals: Riding With Purpose

— by Chatham Hall  |  April 1, 2016

Chatham Hall had a great success at the recent Interscholastic Equestrian Association's Zone 3 Finals. The event was hosted at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, VA. At a neutral location, qualified teams and individuals from the Mid-Atlantic collaborated to host the massive event. Riding ...


Champions! Chatham Hall IEA Team Wins Regionals

— by Chatham Hall  |  February 29, 2016

Chatham Hall hosted twelve upper school teams and fourteen middle school teams at the Zone 3 Bi-Regional Finals for Regions 5 & 6​ this past weekend​. With over 300 competitors on campus for the weekend, there was some stiff competition. Saturday kicked off with ​most of the over fences ...


Chatham Hall Riding Honored by Virginia Living

— by Chatham Hall  |  September 8, 2015

Chatham Hall's riding program has been honored in the October 2015 issue of Virginia Living. Each year Virginia Living's editorial board names the top schools and programs in the state of Virginia in several categories for their State of Education feature. This year Chatham ...


Champions: IEA team takes first place at Regionals

— by Chatham Hall  |  April 3, 2015

The IEA team has done a remarkable amount of work this year both in and out of the saddle. Lessoning 4-5 times a week, riding extra horses when time allowed, challenging one another to riding without stirrups or attempting new exercises. They have put an ...


Chatham Hall Riders Qualify for National IEA Competition

— by Chatham Hall  |  April 2, 2015

Chatham Hall Riders Qualify for National IEA Competition The Chatham Hall Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Team has qualified among the top teams in the country to compete in the National Finals in West Palm Beach, FL at the end of April. IEA competitions feature a ...


Champions: Blue Ribbon Day For IEA

— by Chatham Hall  |  November 21, 2014

Several members of the Chatham Hall IEA team traveled to the Raleigh area to compete on Sunday, November 16th. A total of eleven upper school teams attended the IEA show from Virginia and North Carolina. Alisa Berry, head IHSA Coach at James Madison University in ...


IEA Team Reserve Champions, Continue to Rack up Points

— by chatham Hall  |  November 14, 2014

Chatham Hall hosted an Interscholastic Equestrian Association Horse Shows this past Saturday. 7 teams and about 60 riders traveled from Virginia and North Carolina for the competition. The judge, Patte Zumbrun, is the Director of the Equestrian Program at Goucher College in Baltimore, MD. As the Open ...


Champions: IEA Season Starts With A Win For Chatham Hall Riders

— by Chatham Hall  |  October 17, 2014

The Chatham Hall IEA team traveled to Aldie, VA to compete in the first Interscholastic Horse Show of the season at Stone Gate Stables this past weekend. Six riders from the twenty member squad traveled with Coach Samantha Pleasant Fleming to represent the school.  ...


Purple-Gold Spring Finale

— by K. Wood  |  May 28, 2014

Chatham Hall rounded out its spring sports season with several purple-gold competitions featuring riding, soccer, tennis and volleyball followed by the student-faculty soccer game. The students are assigned a color at the opening picnic in the meadow on each student’s first full day ...


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