The Ohio State University Western Equestrian Team, Reserve National Champions 2022

The Ohio State Western Equestrian Team was the Reserve Champion Team this year at nationals for the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association. This adds another Reserve Championship title to the team’s impressive record of 10 National Championships and 9 Reserve National Championships.

Open Horsemanship/ Reining – Nigel Lancaster

Level II Horsemanship/ Ranch riding – Erin Murray

Level I Horsemanship- Emily Benton

Rookie Horsemanship- Jessica Drown

Beginner Horsemanship- Kyle Anders



The Ohio State Equestrian Team has been coached by Ollie and Debbie Griffith since its inception in 1986. The team competes in western riding disciplines. The Equestrian Team has won Ten National Championships and 9 Reserve National Championships, becoming the most successful western team in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA). Not only has the western team been extremely successful, but numerous individual competitors have received prestigious awards, including several AQHA Cup Winners (Western All-Around Title).

For more information on the IHSA , click here.