WACO, Texas — The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced its February Riders of the Month on Wednesday, March 7th.
The TCU Horned Frogs earn two NCEA monthly honors for February. Jayme Omand, a Senior from Sacramento, CA earns Equifit Equitation on the Flat Rider of the Month after posting a 4-0-1 record and bringing home one MOP honor. Sophomore Laska Anderson picks up another monthly accolade with Shorty’s Horsemanship Rider of the Month after posting a 4-0-1 record and two MOP honors. This is Anderson’s second consecutive NCEA Rider of the Month award.
The Equifit Equitation Over Fences Rider of the Month honor goes to Taylor St. Jacques, a Freshman for the Auburn Tigers from Glen Allen, VA. St. Jacques won three-straight MOP honors and went 5-0 in February.
Hannah Mitchell, a Sophomore for the Oklahoma State Cowgirls picks up the Shorty’s Reining Rider of the Month after a perfect 4-0 month and earning two MOP honors.
Equifit Equitation On the Flat Rider of the Month: Jayme Omand, TCU
- Posted a 4-0-1 record in February with one MOP honor
- Regular Season Record:10-2-1
- Season High Score: 90
Equifit Equitation Over Fences Rider of the Month: Taylor St. Jacques, Auburn
- Won three-straight MOP honors for Auburn
- Guided the Tigers to three-straight wins over Top 3 opponents, including wins at then-No. 3 Oklahoma State and No. 1 Georgia
- Her 87 points against South Carolina is among the Top 5 points scored by a Tiger this season in the event.
- Improved her season record to 6-1-0 in the event with five-consecutive victories.
Shorty's Horsemanship Rider of the Month: Laska Anderson, TCU
- Posted a 4-0-1 record in February with two MOP Honors
- Regular Season Record: 11-1-1
- Season High Score: 79
Shorty's Reining Rider of the Month: Hannah Mitchell, Oklahoma State
- Posted a perfect month of February with a 4-0 record
- Took home two MOP honors in back-to-back meets