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Dartmouth Riding Center
PO Box 351
Etna, NH 03750
Phone: (603) 643-1808
Fax: (603) 646-1405



The Equestrian Team finished the '17 Fall season in 1st place in the IHSA Zone I, Region 2 standings, out of 10 teams and 30 points ahead of the next highest school. 

Team highlights included:

  • Dartmouth Equestrian brought home four High Point Champion team titles, including the two Dartmouth home shows, at UNH and at Colby-Sawyer.
  • Dartmouth Equestrian brought home two Reserve High Point Champion team titles at Middlebury and UVM.
  • Olivia Champ finished the Fall season in first place in the IHSA Zone I, Region 2 Cacchione Cup standings, ahead by 22 points.
  • Claire Bick, '18, was the Dartmouth Athletics Woman Athlete of the week for her performance at the 10/22/17 Dartmouth horse show.
  • Three Big Green Equestrian athletes qualified for the 2018 Regional Championships in four classes.  Qualified athletes included Olivia Champ in Open Flat and Open Fences,  Sue Mohieldin in Walk-Trot-Canter & Meghan Poth in Novice Flat.
  • Dartmouth Equestrian athletes finished as High Point Rider or Reserve High Point rider at 5 of the 6 competitions:  Olivia Champ, Sophie Lenihan, Claire Bick & Shira Hornstein
  • Two Rookies finished the Fall season undefeated in their respective classes:  Sophia Kocher in Walk-Trot-Canter and Mahalia Dalmage in Novice Flat

Equestrian Team & Dressage Club at Dartmouth Riding Center

  • Please check the Calendar at for more information on team competition schedule, etc.
  • The Varsity Dartmouth Equestrian Team had a successful '16-'17 season and finished the year with team riders Meg Rauner, '17, Claire Bick, '18, and Olivia Champ, '19, competing at Nationals May 4th-7th in Lexington, KY, with Rauner taking home the National Reserve Championship in Novice Flat and Claire Bick, '18, taking home the National Reserve Championship in Intermediate Flat.  In addition, Erin McCarthy-Keeler, '19 represented Dartmouth and Zone I in the McDonald Scholarship Challenge at Nationals in a horse knowledge practicum,  Erin finishing in 5th place. 
  • Dartmouth Dressage Club:  The Dartmouth Dressage Club rides in weekly lessons with Lindle Lawton Sutton and competes in 2-4 competitions throughout the year.
  • The Office of Campus Services is responsible for the operation of the Dartmouth Riding Center. The facility serves as a home for the Dartmouth Equestrian Team, operating under Dartmouth Athletics, and the Dartmouth Dressage Club, operating under Dartmouth Club Sports.

Last Updated: 11/25/17