Delano, MN – The Red Pine Horse Show Association is pleased to welcome Piper Klemm to the judging panel for the RPHSA Grand Oaks Farm Horse Show, to be held August 27-28 in Delano, 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 the past five years, 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.
“We are delighted to have Piper return to our judging panel this year,” says horse show manager Missy Fedor. “The Red Pine Horse Show Association’s goal is to create opportunities for both horse and rider, and Piper brings so much knowledge to our sport. We hope that this show is not only fun but educational for our riders and spectators, and Piper is someone that is such a wonderful role model for our community.”
Additional information can be found by visiting www.rphsa.com.
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.