Hamel, MN – The Red Pine Horse Show Association is pleased to welcome Piper Klemm to the judging panel for the RPHSA Harvest Hill Farm Horse Show, to be held August 28-29 in Hamel, MN.
As the owner and publisher of The Plaid Horse magazine and as an equestrian studies professor, Klemm has dedicated much of her career to furthering her equestrian education and to sharing that education with others.
A lifelong equestrian and student of the sport, Klemm is also a strong advocate for promoting educational and fun horse show experiences, such as those offered by the RPHSA. Throughout 2021, Klemm has presided over horse shows throughout the U.S. that are working to increase the accessibility of horse showing and that are providing an affordable competition option for riders of all levels.
“The mission of the RPHSA is to provide an opportunity for horses and riders to build their confidence in the show ring,” said horse show manager Alex McKay. “We always want showing with us to be a fun and educational opportunity. To that end, we’re thrilled to have Piper joining us and bringing with her her knowledge and expertise as a judge and as someone that a lot of these kids look up to.”
The RPHSA Harvest Hill Farm Horse Show caters to riders that are just beginning to those jumping 3’. The show features a range of classes from Little Riders Walk-Trot through 1.10m Jumpers, all offered with these riders in mind.
About Piper Klemm, Ph.D.
Piper Klemm is the owner and publisher of The Plaid Horse. Her mission is to educate young equestrians in every facet of our industry and to empower young women in particular to find their voices and stories – and to share them.
Klemm has spent her entire career focusing on education through various channels, including The Plaidcast, North America’s most listened-to horse show podcast; as a professor at Clarkson University; co-authoring the Show Strides book series; and by providing educational articles, grants, and experiential learning opportunities for riders of all ages and levels. She earned her Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley.
Klemm currently resides in Canton, New York, with her husband, Adam Hill, and she trains with Balmoral Farm and Stonewall Ponies, competing in the amateur hunter divisions with MTM Sandwich.