Kelly Thiesen, SCAD equestrian studies

Kelly Theisen

  • A.B., Augustana College
  • M.A.T., Rockford College

"As the living embodiment of experiential education, equestrian studies is, at its core, an on-going process to appreciate and hone one’s skills and knowledge of classical horsemanship."

Kelly Theisen | Equestrian studies program coordinator

Awards, recognition and honors

  • United States Eventing Association Instructor Certification, 2009
  • United States Dressage Federation, Bronze Medal, 2008
  • Invited to be a long listed rider with the United States Equestrian Team, 1992
  • United States Combined Training Association Area IV Advanced Rider of the Year, 1992
  • United States Combined Training Association Area IV, Intermediate Rider of the Year, 1991
  • North American Young Rider Championship, Silver Medal, 1990
  • North American Young Rider Championship, Gold Medal, 1989
  • American Horse Shows Association National Jr./Young Rider Champion, 1988
  • Harry T. Peters Trophy, 1988

Organizations

United States Equestrian Federation, United States Hunter Jumper Association, United States Eventing Association, Inc., United States Dressage Federation