The Equestrian Show Team offers UWEC students the opportunity to improve horsemanship skills, volunteer at a local stable, and compete in an intercollegiate organization. Competition includes a variety of disciplines, including Hunt Seat, Jumping, Western Horsemanship, and Reining. Team members volunteer at Trinity Equestrian Center feeding horses, cleaning stalls, and assisting with events for the barn's therapeutic riding program.
Director/ Staff Leaders:
Staff Advisor: Lori Bica
Coach: Amanda Howe
Members from both the Hunt and Western teams have qualified for and competed in Regionals for the 2017-2018 season
2017 Western Team member Kayla Huntington placed 1stin regional and qualified for Zones
2017- 2018- Western Team won reserve team-high point 2 times over the season
There is no major requirement
Members are required to go to all shows of their respective teams
Private lessons may be arranged individually, at full cost, with coach Amanda Howe at her private facility
Opportunities For Individual Members
Individuals have the opportunity to ride in weekly lessons and compete in 4-5 shows per season. There are also several
fundraising and volunteer opportunities per year.