Jennifer Wood

Originally from Chicago, Jennifer Wood is a lifelong horseperson who began competing in the hunter/jumper discipline at the age of seven. She went on to represent the intercollegiate team at the University of South Carolina. Jennifer graduated from USC magna cum laude with a marketing degree in 2001. Jennifer worked for Olympic show jumpers Anne Kursinski and Margie Engle before entering into the public relations field. Since 2004, Jennifer has worked in equestrian public relations and promoted such companies as EquiFit, inc., Horse Shows in the Sun (HITS), and the United States Equestrian Team Foundation, where she served as editor of their newsletter. She has also promoted such prominent horse shows as the Washington International Horse Show, Kentucky Horse Shows, and Capital Challenge Horse Show, all through her work at Phelps Media Group.

Through her work as a freelance writer and photographer and for, she has covered many of the major international equestrian events, including the 2005-2009 FEI World Cup Finals (in such cities as Las Vegas, Kuala Lumpur, and Goteborg), the Samsung Super League event in La Baule, France, the 2006 FEI World Equestrian Games in Aachen, Germany, and the 2008 Olympic Games in Hong Kong. Jennifer is a member of the International Alliance of Equestrian Journalists, and she won the United States Equestrian Federation Pegasus Award for Media, Best Single News Article, in 2006.

Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. was founded at the beginning of 2010 to offer a comprehensive public relations and marketing for the equestrian industry, focusing on the Olympic disciplines. The company now handles media relations for events such as the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival, Capital Challenge Horse Show, Washington International horse Show, businesses that include G&C Farm, Double H Farm, and more.

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