The intercollegiate riding team is one of Goucher’ s 21 varsity sports, and competes in IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association) Zone IV, Region I competition. During the year, the riding team and individual riders can accumulate points to compete at the regional, zone and national levels.Goucher has won the Zone IV Region I championship in: 2005 2007 2010 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Goucher was reserve champion in: 2006 2008 2009 2011 Goucher has been ranked in the top 10 in the country for the last six years: 2017 - 8th 2016 - 10th 2015 - 7th 2014 - 6th 2013 - 5th 2012 - 7th
Students try out for the riding team at the start of the fall semester. After the selection is made, students who do not make the team initially may be reconsidered during their sophomore, junior or senior years. As a varsity sport, the college is responsible for all IHSA expenses associated with entry fees, lodging, food and travel.