K-State Equestrian to Host Two Western Shows on Saturday
The Wildcats will be one of eight teams riding this weekend .They will be competing against Missouri State, Blackhawk College, Iowa State, Illinois State, Truman State, Northwest Missouri State and Southern Illinois.
“This weekend what I hope to see is an increase in our region; we would like to finish strong,” head coach Teresa Slough said. “I would also like to see those riding in the postseason to ride strong this weekend.”
The Wildcats have fared well in Western Shows this season. They have posted six, first place finishes and one, second place finish. Some of the riders who excelled in those shows were, Lindsey Salsbury who has been the Reserve High Point Rider twice and High Point Rider once this season. She was the Reserve High point rider in the Black Hawk Western Show (Nov.19-20), and the K-State Western Show (Oct. 1). Sara Weller won the Reserve High Point Rider award at the K-State Western Show (Oct. 1). At the Missouri State Western Show (Oct. 22), Shanda Draper won top honors as the High Point Rider. Also Lindsey Hicks won High Point Rider at the Black Hawk Show (Nov 19-20).
The Wildcats will be hosting the IHSA Regional Competition next month on March 11 and 12 at Fox Creek Stables.
Results from the weekend will be available online at kstatesports.com as they come available.