UNITED EQUESTRIAN CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES ANNUAL AWARDS


UNITED EQUESTRIAN CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES ANNUAL AWARDS
Thursday, March 31, 2016

WACO, Texas – The United Equestrian Conference on Thursday announced its annual awards, recognizing standout performances both from the regular season and the UEC Championship.

 

New Mexico State won the 2016 United Equestrian Conference Championship this past weekend in Las Cruces, N.M. Delaware State’s Jennifer Ridgely was named the 2016 UEC Coach of the Year.

 

AWARD WINNERS

 

Coach of the Year: Jennifer Ridgely, Delaware State

 

Riders of the Year

Equitation on the Flat—Sierra Swaffer, Fresno State

Equitation over Fences—Schaefer Raposa, SMU

Horsemanship—Taylor Dixon, Fresno State

Reining—Taylor Brown, Fresno State

 

Freshman Riders of the Year

Equitation on the Flat—Nora Gray, SMU

Equitation over Fences—Nora Gray, SMU

Horsemanship—Taeya Harle, Fresno State

Reining—Madison Steed, SMU

 

Sportsmanship Award

Rianna Storey, New Mexico State

 

ALL CONFERENCE TEAMS

 

Equitation on the Flat

Sylvia de Toledo, SMU

Sierra Swaffer, Fresno State

Kylina Chalack, Fresno State

Schaefer Raposa, SMU

 

Equitation over Fences

Hayley Anderson, Delaware State

Sylvia de Toledo, SMU

Schaefer Raposa, SMU

Alex Butterworth, SMU

 

Horsemanship

Taylor Dixon, Fresno State

Brooke Moore, Delaware State

Kelsey Swainston, South Dakota State

Rachel Williams, Fresno State

 

Reining

Taylor Brown, Fresno State

Nicole Harvey, South Dakota State

Maddie Williams, UT-Martin

Mariah Wright, South Dakota State

 

TOURNAMENT MVPs

 

Equitation on the Flat: Nora Wilson, UT-Martin

Equitation over Fences: Nora Wilson, UT-Martin

Horsemanship: Hallie Padilla, New Mexico State

Reining: Jaclyn White, SMU

 

TOURNAMENT MOST OUTSTANDING HORSES

 

Equitation on the Flat: Bea, New Mexico State

Equitation over Fences: Dawson, New Mexico State

Horsemanship: Doc—Doc’s Pay at the Bar, New Mexico State

Reining: Cupid—Cupid Caught Roo, New Mexico State

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