Joy W. Collins

  • Riding Program and Community Lesson Manager
Joy W. Collins

Joy Collins is a lifelong horsewoman and a graduate of Mount Holyoke College. She holds a Massachusetts Riding Instructor License, is USHJA Trainer Certified and is a graduate H-A Pony Clubber. 

With an extensive background in eventing and the hunter/jumper disciplines, she enjoys teaching riding and horsemanship to College students and competitive community riders.  Joy has great experience in horse show management, course designing and judging as well as team coaching. 

An avid participant in learning all things “horse”, Joy brings a great wealth of knowledge to her students.  In addition, she administers a Teaching Assistant program within the P.E. Riding program which allows experienced riding students to help beginning riding students.  


  • M.Ed., Springfield College
  • B.A., Mount Holyoke College