MC Equestrian Team

Equestrian Club Quick Facts:  History

The Maryville College Equestrian Team was founded in 1994 by the current coach and manager, Christen Khym. Christen rode, coached and managed the team as a student at Maryville College and was the first member of the team to attend the National Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Championship. The team has been nationally ranked, and many individual riders have represented Maryville College at the Nationals. The team qualified for Nationals in 2006.


  • The team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association- Zone 5, Region 1.

  • The team participates in IHSA hunter seat horse shows.

  • The team attends at least eight IHSA shows each year, with the potential to qualify for regional, zone, and national competition.

  • The team roster includes riders ranging in experience from none through national competition.

  • The team owns and has access to a diverse group of horses with varying skill levels.




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