Judson equestrian team competes in season’s final show
Published 12:00 am Monday, March 20, 2006
The Judson College Equestrian Team competed on March 4-5 at their last Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Show of the 2005-2006 season. The two-day Western and Hunt Seat Show was hosted at Berry College in Rome, Ga.
The Judson team won Western High Point Team on the first day of competition with Jennifer Hayes winning Reserve High Point Rider. She also placed third in Reining Horsemanship and second in Open Western Horsemanship.
Susan Guider placed fifth and Maggie Audley placed seventh in Advanced Western Horsemanship.
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Lauren Hual placed fourth in Novice Western Horsemanship.
Lauren Stephens placed first and Amy Butler placed fourth in Intermediate II Western Horsemanship and Stephanie Taylor placed third in Beginner Western Horsemanship.
The Hunt Seat Team also competed on the first day. Hayes placed fourth, Guider placed sixth and Stephens placed seventh in Novice Equitation. Hayes placed seventh in Novice Over Fences and Taylor placed fifth in Beginner Walk\Trot.
The team won Western Reserve High Point Team on the second day. Hayes placed fifth in Reining Horsemanship, and second in Open Western Horsemanship. Guider placed sixth and Audley seventh in Advanced Western Horsemanship. Stephens placed first and Hual placed fourth in Novice Western Horsemanship.
Butler placed second in Intermediate II Western Horsemanship and Taylor placed fourth in Beginner Western Horsemanship.
The Hunt Seat Team also showed well. Christy Spearman placed third in Intermediate Equitation.
Guider placed first, Butler placed sixth and Stephens placed seventh in Novice Equitation. Stephens placed fourth in Novice Over Fences and Taylor placed third in Beginner Walk\Trot.
Spearman, Stephens and Hayes are qualified to compete in the Regional Championship Show again at Berry College in a few weeks.
“The team performed well,” said Judson’s equine director Jennifer Hoggle.
“This is basically a freshman team and to have done as well as they’ve done is tremendous.
We look forward to the regional and zones competitions and hopefully the nationals in Pennsylvania in May.”