PLAISTOW — Timberlane Regional School District is excited to announce that it is starting an Equestrian Team for high school and middle school students. The Timberlane Equestrian Team will be joining the New Hampshire High School Equestrian Teams (NHHSET), an organization that is partnering with numerous high schools across the state. Timberlane will be joining five other teams in the Seacoast Division for competition during the winter and spring seasons. Students in grades 9-12 will be welcome to join the Competitive Team while students in grades 7-8 and non-riders will be welcome to join the Spirit Team which will support the Competitive Team.
The Timberlane Equestrian Team will be partnering with the Atkinson Riding Academy which is based at Derby Talk Farm at 57 Meditation Lane in Atkinson. The Atkinson Riding Academy will provide all coaching and instruction to students who join the Timberlane Equestrian Team. Students will be able to train to compete in various disciplines including dressage, equitation, showmanship, in-hand, and equitation over fences.
There will be an informational meeting on Wed., September 18, at 7:00 p.m., at the Atkinson Riding Academy, for any interested students. Students are required to attend the informational meeting with their parents. Coaches from Atkinson Riding Academy, representatives from NHHSET, and administrators from Timberlane Regional High School will be present at the informational meeting to answer questions about the team and the upcoming season. Students who are unable to attend the informational meeting can see the Assistant Principal of Student Services at Timberlane Regional High School for information.