The UGA IHSA Equestrian Team is coached by Kelly Boltz of Athens, GA. Kelly began riding at age 6 at Huntcliff Equestrian Center in Alpharetta, Georgia. Through the years Kelly focused on the hunter/jumper discipline and competed at local, A and AA shows throughout the southeast. She has ridden with many trainers including Nicole Imbriglio, Kindra Warner, Heather Steinman and Kelly Eaton. She has also participated in many clinics including several with George Morris, Frank Madden, Michael Page, and Kyle Carter. Kelly has competed in the jumper ring as well as the equitation ring and qualified for the USET Talent Search Finals on the west coast, champion at HITS Ocala and made it to level two of the Emerging Athletes Program. Kelly has competed seasoned horses but enjoys training and competing young horses. She has trained and sold several horses that now show regularly with their new owners. She enjoys teaching, both horses and students, and is both patient and assertive.