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Nathan Horsman Brings Wealth of Experience to Albion Equestrian

Nathan Horsman has worked with horses all over the country, and now he's brought his expertise to Albion College as its new Western coach and instructor.


Revamped Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center Passes Its First Test

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The new Randi C. Heathman Indoor Arena was formally unveiled at Homecoming in an October 15 ribbon-cutting ceremony. The riding surface was enlarged, new powerful fans were installed and a new, state-of-the-art surface was laid down. And now, the center aims to become, in time, one of the premier equestrian facilities in the country.

Expanded Equestrian Arena Draws TV Coverage

Randi Heathman, '03, speaks with WWMT-TV about Albion's College equestrian center.

The newly expanded Randi C. Heathman Indoor Arena at Albion College's Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center, currently receiving its finishing touches in advance of its first show Oct. 1-2, was featured this morning on Newschannel 3 WWMT-TV, which serves the large Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo/Battle Creek viewing area.

Equine Business Seminar Offered at Equestrian Center

Back by popular demand, Albion College's Held Equestrian Center and the firm of Grant, Millman & Johnson, P.C., present "Are You Ready for the IRS?" a workshop for horse owners and horse-related entrepreneurs. The program takes place Saturday, January 26, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Held Equestrian Center.

The seminar will be led by Jacob R. Strecker, director of equine services at Grant, Millman & Johnson. Strecker has 35 years' experience with income tax, accounting, and management issues facing horse businesses and their owners. He is the author of “Letter from the Dark Side," a series of articles on developing a successful horse-centered business.

The Albion seminar will address numerous topics, including IRS audits, employees and subcontractors, and federal and state tax laws impacting horse-related business.

Registration for the seminar is $25/person and should be made before Friday, January 24. For more information or to register, contact Held Equestrian Center Office Manager Carolyn Killewald, or 517/629-0836.

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