Laura Crump Anderson ’13 is a yoga instructor, a certified personal trainer and an avid equestrian who realized from a young age the importance of riders’ taking care of their bodies like the athlete they expect their horses to be. published her article The Athletic Equestrian: The One Exercise Every Eventer Should Be Doing in May 2022. With the goal of helping riders to be connected with their horse and be fit, sound and ready to ride, Anderson founded Hidden Heights Fitness, where riders can participate in one-on-one virtual personal training via Zoom.

She works with riders across disciplines, from weekend warriors to Olympic athletes. Anderson has competed up to Training Level in eventing on a horse she bred and started herself. Anderson’s degree from Longwood is in kinesiology with a concentration in exercise science.

She is an American College of Sports Medicine-certified personal trainer and has earned her 200-hour yoga teacher certificate.