(FUET Founded 1992)
Fairfield University is a proud member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, http://www.ihsainc.org reporting to their governing body, in Zone 2 - Region 5. Club members must register with the IHSA at the beginning of each academic semester.
Fairfield club members curently ride at The Pilot House, Fairfield, CT. http://thepilothouse.org/ and Serenity Show Stable, Stamford, CT. http://serenityshowstable.com/
Team and individual practices, are held at the site throughout the riding season.
The club's membership is typically between 18-25 riders during any given semester. Rosters are usually formed at the beginning of each fall semester, but club membership opportunities remain open during the academic year.
FUET offers fantastic riding and horse showing opportunities for all skill levels, from beginner to open. Coach Naomi Gauruder works with club members from various riding backgrounds, which can include, but is not limited to; walk - trot riders wanting to canter or competitive jumpers wanting to test their ability on unfamiliar horses. Current club members come from various backgrounds including hunter, jumper and dressage.
The Fairfield Equestrian Club welcomes inquiries from prospective students and invites FUET alumni to join them during the riding and show seasons.
Spring 2015 news:
Irene Peluso '15 and Maddie Davis '16 qualified for Regionals competition. Both riders have qualified for regionals in each of their academic years at Fairfield. Irene's undergradaute riding experience culminated at the 2016 IHSA Nationals held this year in Springfield, Massachusttes, where she placed 3rd in the Individual open equitation over fences.
2015-2016 FUET Officers
2015 - 2016 Roster
Head Coach: Naomi Gauruder
1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007
National Qualifier: Irene Peluso '16 - Individual open equitation over fences
National Qualifier: Maddie Davis '17 - Individual intermediate equitation on the flat