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Poist Represents UA at Equestrian Nationals

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Courtney Poist, a senior at The University of Alabama, recently became the first equestrian rider in UA history to qualify for the Cacchione Cup, which takes place at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Nationals each year. The Cacchione Cup... read more


Zones 2017 is a wrap!  Courtney Poist is headed to Nationals in Open Equitation on the Flat and for the Cacchione Cup!  Lindsey Cayce, Caelan Douglas, Kelsey Martin and our alumni Jackie Galida rode beautifully and all got ribbons!  Courtney Poist finished 1st in Open... read more


The Alabama Equestrian Team is smoking hot!  We are on our last leg to qualifiy our riders for Nationals!  On Friday,  March 31, we will make our journey south to Kimberden Farms in Ocala, Florida, where The University of Florida will host this year’s Zones.  We are... read more


The Alabama Equestrian Team traveled to Auburn University for Regionals on March 4, 2017.  A reception was held to honor those qualifying for regionals.  Alabama finished its season as Reserve High Point Team for the season.  Courtney Poist was Open High Point Rider... read more


Bob Cacchione, founder of the Intercollegiate Horse Association (IHSA),  envisioned the classification of The Cacchione Cup to welcome the top rider in both open fences and open equitation on the flat finishing first in both divisions  as the top seat of their... read more

Alabama Equestrian Home Show

What an exciting week at River Oaks Farm. Alabama Equestrian hosted it’s first home show February 11-12. Bob Cacchione, founder of the Intercollegiate Horse Association (IHSA) was among many who attended the show. It was a fun filled weekend hosting Bob Cacchione and... read more