Kristen Redquest is in her ninth year as head coach of the Stonehill College equestrian team. Prior to being named the head coach, she served as an assistant coach to Allegra Valberg for two seasons.
In Redquest's two years as an assistant, Stonehill finished in the top two of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Zone 1, Region 4, standings both years, winning the regional championship this past season. 18 Stonehill riders qualified for regionals, with 12 advancing to the Zone 1 Championships and four reaching the IHSA National Championships.
Redquest also serves as a trainer at Winters End Farm, Stonehill's home farm, after previously working in the same capacity at the Canton Equestrian Center from 1991 to 2016. She provides instruction to beginner to advanced level riders, coaches at area shows and cares for border horses. Redquest has also spent a year as assistant trainer at Millpond Farm in Kittery, Maine, and six years as barn manager and horse show groom at Genesis Farm in Sherborn, Mass.
Redquest earned degree in equine management from the University of Massachusetts in 1993.