Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) Team

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Team Roster for 2016-2017

IDA Team photo



 Emily Stearns



First Level
   Katie Letourneau
   Katerina Keller
   Felicia Pandelena
    Ally Knoll

Upper Training

   Mackenzie Delvecchio
   Sarah Reega
    Emily Rescino
Lower Training
    Jess Childs
    Skye Finn
    Tess Murray
    Marny Stivers


    Caitlyn Kenny
    Kyle Pimentel
    Sarah Savarese  
   Julia Westwell 
Dressage is a sport of skill and subtlety which is often likened to ballet on horseback. It is a test of harmony between horse and rider. Under Intercollegiate Dressage rules, the host school provides mounts for all of the riders. Riders select a horse in a random draw, watch the horses go and then have 10 minutes to warm up their horse before entering the ring for their test. The challenge of the competition is to create a seamless partnership with an unfamiliar horse in a limited time span. The UNH IDA Team competes intercollegiately against local New England schools.

Riders for the UNH Dressage Team must be riding in a ANSC 402 Horsemanship class or taken it for at least two semesters.  Tryouts for the team are held at the beginning of Fall semester.

Spring 2017 Schedule (click on date for results)

Apr. 8  Johnson and Wales2015 Team at URI

Apr. 9  University of Rhode Island

Apr. 15 University of Maine Orono

Apr. 28 -30th  Nationals at Centenary College

Congratulations to the following three UNH students who have qualified to advance to Final Round of the USDF/IDA Quiz Challenge, which will be held at the IDA National Championships on Friday, April 28th at Centenary College.

Lower Level

Skye Finn

University of New Hampshire

Upper Level



Sarah Jean Reega

University of New Hampshire

Mackenzie DelVecchio

University of New Hampshire


Fall 2016 Schedule (click here for results)

Oct. 1   U-Maine

Oct. 9 at Home 

Oct. 22   JWU

Oct. 23     URI

Nov. 12  at Home


2015-2016 Regional Year End Results

First Level:
Katarina Keller 2nd with 16 points 69.93% 

Upper Training:
Sam Andrews 2nd with 24 points 71.58%

Lower Training:
Alex Petkavich 4th with 16 points 68.23%

Kathryn Wembacher 1st with 21 points 69.29%
Skye Finn 4th with 19 points 68.04%

UNH Placed 3rd in IDA Region A

Congratulations  Kathryn Wembacher for placing 4th at Nationals with a 68.75%.!

2015 Regional Reserve Champion, 10th Nationally

2013  Regional Champions

2012 , 2011 Regional Reserve Champions

2010 Regional Champions

2009 National Champions




March 23rd UMaine


March 29th JWU


March 30th URI


April 14th-16th Nationals