Kristen Kovatch Bentley

Nick Routsong

Kristen joined the RRP team in November of 2018 as Communications Manager, coming on board to continue telling the story of the Retired Racehorse Project, the Thoroughbred Makeover and the horses and riders who make it all happen. She was one of those riders herself in 2018, competing with her first OTTB Jobber Bill.

First a professional trainer and coach at the collegiate level in western disciplines, Kristen is now a full-time “horseback writer,” combining her passion for all things equine with writing, editing and social media management, as well as sponsor relations. She lives in western New York state and competes her OTTBs Jobber Bill and Regal Justice, plus off-track Standardbred Western Flash, in reined cow horse and ranch horse; Kristen is also a draft horse enthusiast and shows Percherons with her family.