2011 Equestrian Wall of Fame Inductees
Abby Fuller ’77
Abby is praised for being a pioneer as one of the first and one of the few female jockeys in the U.S. She won the Filly Triple Crown with “Mom’s Command” in 1985 and was inducted into the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 2007.
Joannah Hall Glass ’59S
Joannah is one of the most well-known and most decorated sidesaddle riders in the U.S. She is a riding instructor and serves on several riding boards, including Aiken Steeple Chase, and is the Director of the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair. Her farm, Sporting Days Farm, has hosted USEA/USEF events, SCDCTA and GDCTA dressage and schooling shows as well as trail rides and fundraisers over the past 20 years.
Kimberly Cartier Dome ’94
Kimberly has been competing since 1984 in eventing and dressage in Area I and II and show jumping locally and nationally. She teaches and manages vibrant Cartier Farms and provides the unique service of making house calls for training students and horses.
Libby Cowperthwaite Schmittdiel ’84
Libby is an accomplished rider, trainer and entrepreneur. With her husband, Patrick, she started a farm to board horse and give lessons in 2005. Her passion for caring for needy horses drove her to create Healing Hearts Rescue, a non-profit arm of the farm, that takes in and rehabilitates abused, neglected, abandoned and surrendered horses, giving them a chance at a better life.
Mina Payne ’78
Mina has been teaching riding at Stoneleigh-Burnham since 1979 and was recently named one of the top 50 instructors in the U.S. by the American Riding Instructor Association. Her diverse background in competing and teaching has made her well-versed in providing instruction in hunters, jumpers, eventing and dressage. As a show manager and course designer, she is indispensable for our equestrian program.