Judson College Equitation Program
Science Division, Judson College
Marion, AL

Thomas Wilson on trail ride with Judson team members, 2006

Donavan Lakes Fishing Club and Inn sponsors an annual Judson College Equitation Program trailride. Thomas Wilson designed the route which takes the riders over pastures, down valleys, across creeks, through woods, swamps, and woodlands.
Horse therapy at the Perry County Nursing HomeThe Judson College Equitation Program teaches students the value of "horse therapy" for certain types of patients. The class routinely takes horses to the local nursing home for the residents to pet and to talk about horses.
Jennifer Hoggle is the Judson College Equitation Instructor. Jennifer teaches English and Western riding.

Jennifer coaches Judson's IHSA Team and has sent riders all the way to the National competition for the past two year. Jennifer is a former Miss Rodeo Alabama (1995) and represented Alabama at the Miss Rodeo America Competition in 1995.

Jennifer also served on the National Advisory Council to Miss Rodeo America, judges pageants and coaches pageant participants. Two Judson alumne - Melanie Longwell and Lisa Windom went on the represent Florida and Nevada in the Miss Rodeo USA Pageant as well as the Miss Rodeo America Pageant.
Jennifer Hoggle, Instructor
Riders on the pasture of Donavan Lakes Club
Equitation Team
Riders on trail beside one of many lakes
Lauren Stephens rests as her hourse eats clover.
Lauren Stephens takes a break
Stephanie Taylar wins a race on the trail ride
Stephanie Taylor wins her race
trail ride
Lauren Stephens beside Confederate Roses at the Donavan Inn, 2006

(above) Lauren Stephens beside Confederate Roses at the Nov., 2006, trail ride.

(right) Thomas Wilson on Millie and Judson Equitation Program riders beside Swamp Lake, Nov., 2007.
Trail ride 2007
Lauren Stephens
Hunter Seat
For more information, contact:
Dr. Thomas Wilson