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The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Cosette Shamonki 23 sits on her horse next to her trainer while taking part in IEL.

Equestrian team participates in IEL

Allegra Drago December 15, 2021

The equestrian team participated in a series of hunter, jumper and dressage classes at the Interscholastic Equestrian League (IEL) Dec. 12. This was the second of their four annual competitions, and the...

Park jumps in the Handy Hunter Class

Equestrian begins its season

Allegra Drago and Will Sherwood November 18, 2021

The equestrian team participated in the Interscholastic Equestrian League on Nov. 7. Team captain Cosette Shamonki ’23 won champion in the overall dressage competition category. Five members of the team...

Sophia Ekstrand ’20 and her horse Esteban compete. With Esteban, she competes at the varsity level and placed third overall in the team’s third competition. She finished with 96 points. Printed with the permission of Sophia Ekstrand.

Riders see strong solo victories

Keila McCabe February 20, 2018

Although the equestrian team has struggled to be competitive in team standings due to its small size, individual equestrian riders have been working hard and placing well. The Wolverines placed sixth in...

HORSING AROUND: Skyler Calkins ’20 and her horse Latte Z practice. Calkins says she practices four to five times per week. Calkins is the team captain for equestrian and said that the team’s small size has made it difficult for the team to place and succeed in shows. Photo Credit: Skyler Calkins 20

Equestrian struggles in early season

Lucas Gelfond January 9, 2018

**A previous version of this article misquoted Skyler Calkins '20.  The article has been updated to correct this error. Despite a series of setbacks, the equestrian team has found several successes...

Alumna named to U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team

Carina Marx July 1, 2016

The U.S. Equestrian Federation selected Lucy Davis '11 to the United States Show Jumping Team for the upcoming Rio Olympic Games this summer. She will be competing with a 12-year-old Belgian Warmblood...

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