Brittany Veninger enters her second season with the Bridgewater College equestrian coaching staff in 2019-20.
Georgia Osbourne qualified for IHSA nationals in 2018-19. Meanwhile, Melissa Lempicki became the program's first IDA national champion, and freshman Michael Golinowski won the prestigious IHSA Metropolitan Equitation Finals.
Veninger came to the Bridgewater program from Limelight Farm in Beford, N.Y. where she worked as an assistant trainer. She was responsible for the day-to-day running of the facility along with teaching riders of all ages and skills levels.
Prior to going to Limelight Farm, Veninger worked as an IHSA graduate assistant and adjunct professor at her alma mater, the University of Findlay. During her time at Findlay the team brought home a third-place finish at the IHSA National Show. Veninger also helped coach one national champion rider and two reserve champion riders. Veninger was in charge of teaching the freshman, junior and senior hunter/jumper riding classes at Findlay. She helped other instructors to develop the curriculum for the hunter/jumper riding classes and also helped organize and coordinate school-sponsored events such as AA rated horse shows and intercollegiate horse show.
Veninger was a member of the Findlay IHSA team and was a team captain during her senior year. She graduated magna cum laude from Findlay in 2015 with a double major in marketing and English equestrian studies. She earned her MBA from Findlay in 2017 with a concentration in organizational leadership.