The Captains

We are very lucky to have two amazing captains of the team for the 2021-2022 year!

Amelia Buckmaster (Left) and Paige Lewand (Right)

Paige Lewand

Co- Captain

Year: Senior

Major: Animal Sciences / Pre-Vet

Paige began going to horse camp at age 10 and began riding full time at age 11. Paige got her first horse at age 12 (brought home from horse camp) and has been competing in shows ever since. She started working at a barn at age 16 and then groomed at horse shows for about four summers following. She started as Purdue Equestrian Team’s Assistant Treasurer in 2018, then Head Treasurer in 2019, and now Co-Captain from 2020-2022.


Amelia Buckmaster


Year: Senior

Major: Nursing with a Minor in Psychology

Amelia starting riding in her early childhood and continued learning through the Hunter/Jumper world, but with a special interest in Equitation and Jumpers. She started off as the Purdue Equestrian Team Alumni Representative in 2018, then the Horse Care Manager from 2019-2021, and
Co-Captain from 2020-2022.