Gurley selected for national equestrian training program

Published 11:26 am Monday, October 3, 2022

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Polk County High School graduate Emma Gurley is one of 16 athletes nationwide selected to participate in the 12th annual Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund/USHJA Emerging Athletes Program National Training Session.


This year’s session will be held at the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio, Nov. 10-13, and led by Olympic show jumper Peter Wylde and stable management expert Colleen Reed.

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Riders at the National Training Session will vie for the title of Champion and a $3,000 grant to be applied toward the cost of advanced training based on their performance in the riding and stable management sessions throughout the week.


Gurley is currently a sophomore at Emory & Henry College, where she is a member of the IHSA Equestrian team.