Heather Clark

Assistant Professor of Equine Studies
Co-Coach IHSA Team
Coach IHSA Western Team
Phone: ext. 7236
Email: clarkh@centenarycollege.edu 

Academic Accomplishments

  • Bachelor of Science in Animal Science/Biology, University of Massachusetts
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education, University of Massachusetts


During her senior year, she received eighth place in the Cacchione Cup at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Nationals.

Her practical equine experience encompasses having been a show and sale barn rider/trainer in the Netherlands, the assistant rider/trainer/road manager for one of the Eastern United State’s most prestigious stables, and the assistant rider/trainer for one of the 2000 Olympic Equestrian Team competitors.  In addition to the training and riding responsibilities, Ms. Clark focused on the overall care and health of these horses.

From 2002-2006, Heather taught and trained a competitive intercollegiate team and was named Coach of the Year in 2005 for IHSA Zone 3 Region 4.  In 2002, Heather formed HCL Stables LLC as a riding and training facility based in Whitehouse Station, NJ.  At this facility, she trains beginners through advanced riders, in all aspects of hunters, jumpers, and equitation.  Her students compete in shows throughout the Northeast including all the Hunter, Jumper, and Equitation finals.  Ms. Clark joined Centenary College’s faculty in 2007 as an Instructor of Equine Studies.

Heather Clark