Kayleigh is a 22-year-old equestrian raised in Northern Virginia. She began riding at the age of 5 and competed in the local equitation and hunter circuit as well as ‘A’ shows until college. Kayleigh graduated from Virginia Tech in May 2015 with her B.A. in Public Relations. While in college she competed with the Virginia Tech IHSA Hunt Seat team for 4 years. During those four years, she served as team manager her Junior year and Team Captain her Senior year. She is currently working on her M.A. in Communication and has continued on as the assistant coach for the VT IHSA equestrian team.
Kayleigh has an extensive background in IHSA. She was apart of the first Virginia Tech team to win the region and compete at zones. While at Virginia Tech she also competed at ANRC with George Morris and Kipp Rosenthal. Kayleigh and her team were 3rd overall in the novice level. After graduation she continued to compete in IHSA as an alumni and qualified for IHSA Nationals in 2016. She placed 5th in Alumni Over Fences and was named the National Champion for Alumni Flat.