Montana Western equestrian team competes at Utah State
Written by David Nolt
UMW News Bureau
On Saturday, Jan. 29 and Sunday, Jan. 30, the University of Montana Western Equestrian Team competed in Logan, Utah in two western shows and one English show. On Saturday, Jan. 29 and Sunday, Jan. 30, the University of Montana Western Equestrian Team competed in Logan, Utah in two western shows and one English show. The equestrian team competed against teams from Carroll College, Montana State University, The University of Montana, The College of Southern Idaho, Rocky Mountain College, and Utah State University.
MONTANA WESTERN RIDER RESULTS
Saturday Morning Western Show
In walk trot, Mandi Kukal placed sixth and George Lawson took second. Caiti Masters placed sixth in beginning walk trot canter. Brenna Dwyer placed sixth in novice section 1. In novice section 2, Jordan Fuller and Carissa Callison placed third and fifth, respectively. Linda Sieverkropp took first in advanced section 1. Tesla McDowell placed fourth in advanced section 2. In open rail, Jenny Winfield took third while Amanda Gelderman and Kristin Bredl placed fifth and sixth, respectively. In open reining, Gelderman took second, Winfield took third, Brenda Cole place fourth, and Bredl placed sixth.
Montana Western won Reserve High Point Team.
Saturday Afternoon Western Show
In walk trot, Lawson took second and Kukal placed sixth. Caiti Masters placed sixth in beginning walk trot canter. In novice section 1, Dwyer placed fourth. Callison took second in novice section 2. Sieverkropp placed sixth in advanced. In open rail, Gelderman placed third, Winfield placed fourth, and Cole placed sixth. In open reining, Winfield took first, Gelderman placed third, and Cole placed fifth.
Sunday Morning English Show
In walk trot, Samantha Essig and Bree Boline took first and second, respectively, while Kukal placed sixth. Fuller placed fourth in beginning walk trot canter. Emily Cornell placed sixth in advanced walk trot canter. Amanda Copus placed third in novice flat section 1. In novice flat section 2, Jillian Archibald took second and Dwyer placed sixth. In intermediate, Bredl took first and Winfield placed sixth. Sieverkropp placed third in novice over fences section 1. Callison placed sixth in novice over fences section 1. Lexi Coniglione placed fifth in intermediate over fences. Gelderman took first in open over fences. Bredl qualified for regionals.