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NMSU Equestrian Team Successful At Horse Shows

LAS CRUCES - New Mexico State University's Equestrian Team hosted and placed well in three stock seat (Western) intercollegiate horse shows held at NMSU's Equestrian Center Nov. 5, 6 and 7.


The team's 11 riders competed against riders from Colby Community College, Colorado State University, Laramie County Community College and University of Wyoming.

NMSU's team won third place overall on Friday, reserve high- point team on Saturday and took high-point honors on Sunday. The following riders took home one or more blue ribbons: Melanie Curry, Camille Effler, Shaundra Gardner, Lora Granger, Kristi Gottsponer, Wendy Kiess, Michelle Maccronne and Miguel Maes.

The Equestrian Team's next two competitions will be hunt seat (English) shows Jan. 29 and 30 in Ft. Collins, Colo.