Monday, April 21, 2014

Team Feature Video: The Equestrian Connection

Here's a wonderful video the was filmed and produced by 3 WWU journalism students who wanted to explore the teammate relationship between a horse and rider. This video is the result of a quarter's worth of work and features team president Whitney Fleming. Enjoy!

Equestrian Connection from Brooke Warren on Vimeo.

Zones, Semi Finals Results and National Qualifiers

Hello Vikings fans! Here's an update on how our post season has gone.

Whitney Fleming and Ashley Greyell competed and Zone Championships at Stanford University. Whitney placed 6th in her Open Equitation Over Fences class and 4th in her Open Equitation on the Flat class. Ashley placed 8th in her Advanced W/T/C Equitation class.

Caitlin Johnson competed at Semi-Finals at the University of Findlay. She won reserve champion in her Novice Western Horsemanship class, qualifying her for Nationals the first weekend in May. Congratulations and we wish her luck! Check out this feature in the Western Front about her upcoming trip:

Additionally, 3rd year member and team secretary Hanifah McGovern was the Zone high scorer in the Teresa L. McDonald IHSA Scholarship Challenge, qualifying her to compete in the final practicum phase at Nationals. Unfortunately, she is unable to attend and has pasted on the opportunity to the runner up.

Congratulations to all of our post season qualifiers, and be on the lookout for updates on Caitlin's trip to Nationals!