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Beth Sheely

Equine Athletics and Equitation Lecturer
Photo of Dr. Beth Sheely leaning against wooden fencing.
School of Animal Sciences
175 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Beth joined the faculty in 2016.  Prior to returning to Virginia Tech she was the Head Coach for the University of Mary Washington’s Equestrian Team where her team posted a 7th place finish at the 2008 IHSA National Championships.  She also served as the Assistant to the Director of Riding at Bridgewater College where she both coach collegiately and was the Faculty Advisor for the Equine Minor.  In addition to her teaching, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children hiking, riding and maintaining their small horse farm.

  • M.S. in Education, Virginia Tech
  • B.S. Animal and Poultry Science, Virginia Tech
  • USHJA Certified Trainer
  • APSC 2124 Horse Management Laboratory
  • APSC 2424 Introduction to Equine Industry
  • APSC 2824 Equine Conformation and Biomechanics
  • APSC 3724 Applied Equine Evaluation
  • APCS 3824 Equine Behavior and Training
  • APSC 4624 Topics in Equine Science

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