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Classification of Club: Co-Ed Competitive and Instructional

President: Julia Wiersma
Vice President: Katie Gonder
Secretary: James Danielsen
Treasurer: James Danielsen
Advisor: Christine Lagattolla Email:
 Alumni Advisor: Alex Terry
Coach: Joleen Dewitt
Asst Coach: Erin Sutherland


Qualifications and Experience: Joleen is the Showplace Productions horse show event coordinator. She is also a trainer to Tally-Ho. She has coached NIU Equestrian for over eight years and she is the Regional President of IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association).

Associations with which club holds membership: Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA), United States Hunter/Jumper Association (USHJA).

Normal Practice Times: Contact club for normal practice times.  

Club Purpose and/or Objectives: The NIUET (NIU Equestrian Team) is a co-ed organization dedicated to adding a unique and fun element of athletic diversity to the NIU community through equestrian sports. Members of the NIUET pride themselves in successful competition, teamwork, positive and sportsmanlike demeanor, and improvement of the community through service activities.

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