In conjunction with a recent announcement from the Committee on Women’s Athletics (CWA) that the sport of equestrian will continue on the NCAA’s Emerging Sports list, the University of Tennessee at Martin athletics department has announced that equestrian will remain as a varsity sport effective immediately.
Texas Christian University Director of Equestrian Haley Schoolfield has been named the 2016 National Collegiate Equestrian Association Coach of the Year. She was selected by a vote of her peers this week at the NCEA's spring meetings in Fort Worth, Texas.
The National Collegiate Equestrian Association has announced the Beval Saddlery Academic Teams and the Academic Honor Roll, recognizing student-athletes for success both in the arena and in the classroom during the 2015-16 academic year.
No. 6 seed TCU was able to fight its way all the way into the National Championship meet on Saturday, April 16, but in the end, it was No. 1 seed Auburn that was able to hold on for an 8-7 win for the Tigers' first National Championship since 2013.
In the quarterfinals of the 2016 NCEA National Championship on Friday, April 15, the top two seeds cruised into the semifinals with big victories. However, the final two meets on the day provided plenty of excitement and a couple of upsets.
When the first round of the 2016 NCEA National Championship gets started on Thursday, April 14, it's possible there could be a little bit of déja vu going around Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas, the site of the championship.
Excitement builds as the three NCEA conference championships happen this weekend. With 12 schools participating in three different conference matchups, there will be multiple student athletes competing for league crowns
The National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) is pleased to support to the University of Tennessee at Martin (UTM) equestrian team in its efforts to raise $600,000 by June 1 of this year to have the resources to continue its program.
UT Martin is launching a campaign to raise $250,000 by December 31, 2015, as part of the effort to keep Equestrian as a varsity sport and allow its student-athletes the opportunity to compete as an NCAA sanctioned team in the 2016-17 season.
We are very excited to announce the establishment of the NCEA Distinguished Alumni Awards. The award receipts will be recognized at this year’s national championship event in Waco, Texas, April 13, 2016.
The NCEA on Monday announced the hiring of Melanie Hanna as Director of Development and Sponsorships. Hanna brings with her an extensive and successful background both in non-profit work and university advancement efforts that spans over 15 years.
Many changes were seen to the latest National Collegiate Equestrian Association’s National Team Rankings for NCAA equestrian, which were determined by the NCEA selection committee and announced on Tuesday.
In an effort to maintain the flow of accurate and timely information about NCEA activities, I am providing an update with good news from the leadership of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Sixteen collegiate equestrian riders have been chosen to participate in the 2015 American Quarter Horse Association Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge, set for November 15-16 as part of the Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show to be held in Oklahoma City, Okla., the National Collegiate Equestrian Association selection committee announced Wednesday.
Several changes were seen to the latest National Collegiate Equestrian Association’s National Team Rankings for NCAA equestrian, which were determined by the NCEA selection committee and announced on Tuesday.
The 3rd-ranked Baylor equestrian team secured an 11-3 win over No. 9 New Mexico State and a 9-6 win over No. 5 Fresno State to take home its eighth-consecutive Willis Invitational title Saturday at the Willis Family Equestrian Center.
What personifies a successful student-athlete? Leadership and drive are definitely desired qualities as well as a love for sport and team. Along with consistent success in all competitive endeavors, these create an individual that can achieve almost anything.
The Kansas State equestrian team begins their search for their first national title as the fall 2015-16 season gets underway. The Wildcats have high hopes for this season and are ready to take on the exciting journey ahead.
Coming off a season in which TCU climbed as high as No. 2 in the national rankings during the course of the year, optimism is high at Turning Point Ranch this fall as the Horned Frogs return several key components and a talented crop of newcomers poised to claim the program's first conference and outright national championship.
Coming off a semifinal appearance at the NCEA Championships last season, the Auburn equestrian team will rely on its 11 seniors and plethora of talented freshmen in its quest for a fourth national championship.
The Mustangs picked up five of their seven wins at home last season, going undefeated at Sleepy P Ranch, but posting an unblemished home record in back-to-back seasons for the first time in program history will be an extremely daunting task.
Change remains a consistent theme in equestrian, both at South Dakota State and at the national level, and the Jackrabbits would like to change one more thing in the 2015-16 season, and return to NCEA Nationals for the first time since 2013.
The NCEA, in concert with the mission and vision of the NCAA, is committed to providing collegiate opportunities
for female equestrian student-athletes to compete at the highest level, while embracing equity, diversity and
promoting academic and competitive excellence.