Erin Wassem is from Richmond, VA. She has been riding since the age of 6 years old and started competing in pony divisions at the age of 8 years old . Throughout high school and growing up, she owned one horse and leased a few to compete with in the Hunter/Equitation divisions. She has competed in many areas in Virginia including Lexington, Culpepper, and Fredericksburg at Rosemont horse show. Starting in 2013, she started riding at Sweet Briar College and then transferred to Liberty University her sophomore year. She is currently on the IHSA Hunt Seat Team for LU and couldn't be happier with the progress that her and her team are making as a whole. Erin plans to work in the health and fitness industry after graduation.