In honor of International Women’s Day, I thought it would be fun to highlight some of my favorite articles about women, eventing, and other high level equestrian sports in general. Happy reading!
Breaking the Glass Ceiling: The First Ladies of Eventing
By Aug 16, 2014
Amanda Ronan tells the story of two women, one American and one British, who helped destroy the cliche that eventing was too tough a sport for the fairer sex.
Do Women In Eventing Get A Fair Shake At The Leaderboard?
The last time a woman won the U.S. Eventing Association’s Rider of the Year award was in 1981, when Karen Stives topped the leaderboard with eight results on four horses.
It’s a startling statistic considering eventing is largely made up of women riders, and there have been so many women at the top level in the United States—Karen O’Connor, Kim Severson, Amy Tryon and Lynn Symansky, to name just a few.
Are Women Really Equal in Equestrian Sport?
By SARAH EDER – March 8, 2017
In honor of International Women’s Day, I decided to open up a topic that I’ve always been very passionate about: how do gender roles impact women (and men) in the equestrian world?
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