UW horse judging team claims high honors
The University of Wyoming Collegiate Horse Judging team won the limited division at the All-American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio.
Four individual members placed in the top 10 overall. The congress was Oct. 1-24.
“The team did an outstanding job representing the animal science department, the college, our university and the equine industry in the state of Wyoming,” said Amy McLean, coach and lecturer in the Department of Animal Science in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
The team competed in the Intercollegiate and Youth Horse Judging Contest. The congress is the largest horse show in the world drawing nearly 18,000 horse show entries, according to its Web site.
Team members competed against students from Colorado State University, Texas Tech University, West Texas A&M University, Middle Tennessee State University and Oklahoma State University.
UW results include:
• Halter – High individual, Corinna Slingerland of Hudson, Wyo.; Third, Kacy Hatten of Wheatland, Wyo.; Sixth, Lisa Eckhardt of Watkinsville, Ga.
• Performance – Sixth, Slingerland; Seventh, Lindsey Hankins of Fort Collins, Colo.; Ninth, Eckhardt; Eleventh, Callie Rulli of Cheyenne, Wyo.
• Overall – Third, Slingerland; Fifth, Eckhardt; Ninth, Hankins; 10th, Hatten; 12th, Rulli.
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