We are very lucky to have two amazing captains of the team for the 2022-2023 year!
Major: Biology/ Pre-Vet
Sandra is from Noblesville, Indiana and has spent the majority of her riding career showing in the jumper ring. She joined the Purdue Equestrian Team in the Fall of 2019 and has loved riding and serving on the Executive Board through the years. She has previously served as Secretary and Horse Care Manager and is thrilled to take on the 2022-2023 season with the best team! She currently competes as a Limit Fences and Flat rider and looks forward to cheering on and supporting her friends in her Senior year.
Beyond the team, she enjoys serving as a TA, Biology Ambassador, and Research Assistant. In her free time she loves hanging with friends, acquiring new plants, and spoiling her cat, Dixie!
Major: Biomedical Health Sciences
Emma starting riding in Virginia Beach, Virginia at the age of six. Since then, she has continued her riding, showing and competing in the hunters and equitation all over the country. Since joining the Purdue Equestrian Team in the Fall of 2021, Emma has competed in Open Fences and Flat for her team as well as qualified individually for both Regional and Zone finals. At the 2022 IHSA National Championships Emma placed 8th in Open Fences and 7th in Open Flat for her team. Emma is very excited for this season and the opportunity to share her experience with her teammates and to support them as they achieve their goals!
Outside of PET, Emma is involved in Mortar Board and is a Research Assistant focusing on Women’s Public Health. When she’s not at school you can find her at the barn riding her own horse Flash!