Dec. 4, 2012
ATHENS, Ga. – University of Georgia equestrian head coach has announced that Caroline Robinson has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her athletic career as a member of the Bulldog equestrian team. Robinson will compete for Georgia’s Reining team.
“I could not be more excited to have Caroline, the current World Champion, joining our championship equestrian team,” assistant coach Mary Meneely said. “She is a phenomenal athlete and a terrific young lady! Caroline is as serious about her riding as she is her academics which made the University of Georgia the perfect fit for her! I look forward to Caroline continuing her winning ways here at Georgia!”
The Upper Arlington, Ohio native is the daughter of Steven and Syndee Robinson and has trained under well-regarded Reining coaches Ollie Griffith, Debbie Griffith, Shawn Flarida and Vincienzo Santos.
With 12 years of riding experience, Robinson comes to Georgia as one of the top Reiners in the nation. She is a World Champion and is currently leading the World Title in NRHA Youth 14-18 Reining and finished second in NRHA Reining at the 2012 All American Quarter Horse Congress. She finished as the Reserve Champion at the Interscholastic Equestrian Association National competition in 2009.
Dedicated to academics, Robinson has been a member of Upper Arlington High School Honor Roll since her freshman year. She is also a member of the Environmental Club, Spirit Club and is president of her IEA team. She also enjoys playing soccer and watching football.