Dr. Piper Klemm to Join Panel for STRIDER Professional Development Series

The Plaid Horse Publisher Dr. Piper Klemm is set to join the panel discussion for STRIDER’S April webinar, a part of the company’s Professional Development Series.

STRIDER provides a platform for equestrians to find, register, and pay for events and assists equestrian organizations and businesses with booking and visibility. The platform works with all breeds and disciplines, helping over 200,000 riders per year, and creates a streamlined process for entries, payment, and documentation. Organizers use their accounts to publish their events, and users use their devices to sign up via STRIDER. 

STRIDER’s Professional Development Series is a free series of webinars aimed to help equestrians gain knowledge to better their businesses. Some of the topics included in the webinars are: marketing your training business, creating a business plan for your boarding facility, bookkeeping, and more. 

Their April webinar will focus on success in equine media and communications, and Klemm will join as a panelist. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, April 12 at 7:00 pm ET. 

Natasha Sprengers Levine, Chief Operating Officer at STRIDER, says the webinar series works to provide opportunities in order to build capacity across the industry. 

“As a true trailblazer for the industry, Dr. Klemm will be able to share such valuable insights during the Success in Equine Media & Communications panel discussion coming up in April. Through access to discussions with experts throughout the equestrian space, STRIDER’s Professional Development Webinar Series fosters community connections,” says Sprengers Levine. “We are honored to include Dr. Klemm who has leveraged various forms of media to provide education for equestrians in every facet of our industry and has truly propelled the industry forward.”  

Click here to register for their April webinar. 

About Dr. Klemm

Dr. 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.

She 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.

Piper lives in Canton, New York, with her husband, Adam Hill. Adam is a Chemistry Professor at St. Lawrence University and the Faculty Mentor to the national champion IHSA Riding Team. She owns a fleet of lease ponies, and competes in the Amateur Hunter divisions with MTM Sandwich