UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
UW-River Falls team at IHSA semi-finals in Utah were (left to right) Dirk Vanderwall, Utah State University College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences Associate Dean; Krista Schoenfelder, Advanced Horsemanship; Kendyl Bennett, Novice Horsemanship; Danielle Paulson, Reining, Open Horsemanship; Libby Alders, Intermediate Horsemanship; Emily Edwards, Beginner Horsemanship; Janie Huot, Coach, UWRF IHSA Western); Chris Brown, IHSA Zone 8 Region 3 president; Jason Romney, Utah State University coach; and Bob Cacchione, CEO and founder of IHSA.
March 21, 2019 - After outstanding results at regional finals held Feb. 23-24 and IHSA semi-finals held March 15-16, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Western Team now has their sights set on IHSA nationals in Syracuse, N.Y., May 3-6.
At regional finals hosted by North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D., the UWRF western team was named Team Champions. The following individuals qualified for IHSA semi-finals based on their performance at regional finals:
Individual Open Horsemanship (1st Place Champion) and Individual Reining (1st Place Champion)
The IHSA semi-final competition hosted by Utah State University, Logan, Utah, was one of three IHSA semi-final competitions taking place that weekend across the country. The other two being held in Ocala, Fla. and Findley, Ohio. Overall, the UWRF team was named Reserve Champion securing their team’s advancement to nationals in May. Individuals advancing to nationals to compete in team events include:
UWRF placements in individual categories at IHSA semi-finals included the following with the top four placements advancing to nationals and noted as such below:
For more information, email Coach Janie Huot at firstname.lastname@example.org.