(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Equestrian teams traveled to Lexington, Kentucky and took part in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Competition at the Kentucky Horse Park from May 6-9.
On the Golden Eagle Hunt Seat side, the top 20 riders in the nation competed in each division. Across the country, there were over 8,600 hunt seat riders that started the season while only the top 419 qualified. Heather Fogelson (So, Minn.) finished eighth in the nation while Jessica Charles (Fr, Belgrade Lakes, Maine) finished tenth in the nation.
On the U of M, Crookston Western side, the top 20 riders in the nation also competed. Anna Steen (So, Hanover, Minn.) was stellar taking second in the nation. Amanda Peterson (Sr, Rochester, Minn.) took eleventh place while Kaitlyn Tollefsrud (So, Hawley, Minn.) finished twelfth.
Congratulations to all University of Minnesota, Crookston IHSA National Competition participants!
For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics Web site at http://www.goldeneaglesports.com/.
The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).