Equine Center History: 2001-2009

May 2001
~ Amigos Training program implemented by Bethany Markesbery '03

July
~ Kelly Brock '02 Tyler wins first blue ribbon on an Asbury College owned horse

September
~ Police Horse training program began

June 2002
~ City water installed

August
~ Equine Management Minor was approved
   
June 2003
~ Phillip Riley wins a medal at World Games in Dublin, Ireland
~ Ring extended 50 feet to length

December
~ Run-in shed built in large field

January 2005
~ Largest class ever in Minor: REC 204 - 16 students
~ Summer Ring extended for the third time

January 2006
~ Equine Minor grows to 25 declared students; the largest minor on campus
~ REIN created by Sierra Leonard '07 and Jenn Glos '08
~ Adopt-a-horse program started by Jenn Glos '08

October 
~ Groundbreaking ceremony for the start of the Indoor Riding Arena

April 2007
~ Equine Management & Hippotherapy majors were added

February 2008
~ Completion of the construction for the indoor arena

April 2009
~ Completion of fencing around fields 5 and 6 (nearest US 68)