Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Equestrian Club Team

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About Us

The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Equestrian Club Team at Kansas State University is a student organization that provides an opportunity for full-time dedicated students to be able to ride and compete in both the hunt seat and western disciplines while attending Kansas State University. Under the training of Ann White and Sarah Mattocks, out of Vermillion Valley Equestrian Center, students of any riding experience will be able to develop their horsemanship skills, including horse management, knowledge, and athleticism.

However, we are more than a team. We strive to offer opportunities for individuals who love horses, but don't have the time to ride. That's why our club holds events, socials, and volunteer opportunities throughout the year so that all members can get involved and we can build a community centered around horses!

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Members Benefits

Social Events & Engagement Leadership Opportunities Riding lessons Travel Competitions

Events & Activities

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Our Officers

Ella Kelly Profile

Ella Kelly

English Team Captain
Ava Coull Profile

Ava Coull

Abby Tucker Profile

Abby Tucker

Western Team Captain
Ella Garver Profile

Ella Garver

Social Media Chair
Sarah Mattocks Profile

Sarah Mattocks

Kendall Schoenhals Profile

Kendall Schoenhals

Lauren Kastner Profile

Lauren Kastner


Ann White

Ann White is our head English coach. She is the owner and head trainer at Vermillion Valley Equine Center. She began riding as a child and her love of horses carried into her adult life as she began teaching lessons and training horses. Throughout her career she has led several riders to success at local, and national competitions as well as having several students, including two of her own daughters, compete on National Collegiate Equestrian Association Programs.

Sarah Mattocks

Sarah Mattocks is the western coach for the IHSA Equestrian Team club at K-State. Sarah started riding at a young age and has always had a love for horses and helping others. Sarah grew up in a small town in southeast Kansas where she started barrel racing, competing in horse judging contests, and showing quarter horses. Growing up, she was an active member of FFA and 4-H. Sarah became a wildcat in 2004 and was a member of the Kansas State University equestrian team from 2004-2008. In 2006, Sarah placed first in her western horsemanship division at IHSA Nationals. She now resides in Manhattan with her husband and two children.


Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Equestrian Club Team

918 North Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Manhattan Kansas 66506
United States