IEA Team Coaches

Kate Moreton

Head Coach

Hunter on the Flat & Hunter over Fences

Kate.Moreton@meridianequine.com

 

Kate received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Pennsylvania State University. Kate started riding and training under Virginia “Wick” Bachmann (daughter of FEI “O” status Olympic Judge Colonel Donald Thackeray) in 2000. While riding under Wick, Kate honed her skills in western pleasure, hunt seat, breeding and high-end equine sales. Kate also taught at Blue Valley Riding Center in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania and expanded her skills even further in hunt seat. For several years, Kate showed in USEF in multiple Hunt Seat divisions at the rated level. She also showed in western horsemanship classes at the local level.

Cassandra Walker

Assistant Coach

Western Horsemanship & Reining

Cassandra graduated from Murray State University in 2014 with her Masters of Science in Agriculture. She received her Bachelors in Agribusiness Economics, with an emphasis in management and marketing. She has ridden horses since a very young age and has competed at several different levels and in multiple disciplines, including reining and horsemanship. She rode on the Murray State Equestrian team for three years, with an additional two years as an alumni rider. During the two years of alumni, she was Reserve National Reining Champion and National Reining Champion. She continues to ride her personal horse, Six Arrows Catalyst, “Catman”.