WWU hunter/jumper riders enjoy Germantown, Tenn.

William Woods University’s hunter/jumper students spent a
week in Germantown, Tenn., this spring at the Spring Time Encore show.

Linda McClaren, a professor of equestrian studies
at WWU, took 24 riders, 26 horses and five student grooms to the show, which took
place at the Germantown Charity Show grounds and was sponsored by the West
Tennessee Hunter Jumper Association.
 
The following students showed in the hunter divisions:
 
Kristen Busher, of St. Petersburg, Fla., rode
Juneau in the Adult Amateur 18-35 and the Modified Child Adult divisions. The
pair brought home a variety of ribbons.
 
Eilie Cole, of Friendswood, Texas, showed Glory
Road in the Adult Amateur 18-35 and the Modified Child Adult divisions. The
pair brought home numerous ribbons, including a second and two thirds.
 
Geri Crawford, of Plano, Texas, rode Cosmopolitan
in the Limit Rider and Pre-Adult divisions. The pair won numerous ribbons including
two firsts and a second in the Limit Rider division.
 
Stephanie Fisher, of Coppell, Texas, showed Catillac,
a horse she has projected all semester, in the Baby Green division. They
brought home numerous ribbons and never placed below fifth.
 
Taylor Hahn, of Ellisville, Mo., rode Fergus
O’Sullivan in the Adult Amateur 18-35 and the Modified Child Adult divisions.
Horse and rider brought home a number of ribbons.
 
Melanie Hemstreet, of Issaquah, Wash., showed J Arthur
in the Adult Amateur 18-35 and the Modified Child Adult divisions. They placed
second in one of their Adult Amateur classes and in the Adult Amateur Stake, as
well as bringing home an array of other ribbons.
 
Kelly Henry, of Jefferson City, Mo., rode Varena
in the Adult Amateur and the Modified Child Adult divisions. The pair placed
fourth in the Adult Amateur Stake and brought home several other ribbons.
 
Ali Herzog, of Barrington, Ill., showed Blue
October in the Limit Rider Hunter and the Pre-Adult divisions. The pair won a
blue ribbon in one of their Limit Rider Hunter classes, and second in each of
the remaining Limit Rider classes. They also placed third in one of their
Pre-Adult classes and brought home a variety of other ribbons.
 
Kasia Marcinkiewicz, of King of Prussia, Penn., rode
Timeless in the Adult Amateur 18-35 and the Modified Child Adult divisions as
well as in the WIHS/NAL Adult Hunter Classic. The pair brought home two second
place ribbons, a seventh place in the Classic and numerous other ribbons. They
were also named Reserve Champion in the Adult Amateur 18-35 division.
 
Ashley Martin, of Belvidere, Ill., showed
Worthwhile in the Adult Amateur 18-35 and Modified Child Adult divisions. Horse
and rider placed second in one of their Modified Child Adult classes, as well
as bringing home a fifth and an eighth place ribbon.
 
Kirsten Schwall, of New Lebanon, Ohio, rode Sainted
in the Adult Amateur 18-35 and the Modified Child Adult divisions. The pair
brought home numerous ribbons including a second and two third place ribbons.
 
Sarah Slutz, of Middleton, Idaho, showed
Remington in the Performance Hunter 3’3”, Pre-Green Hunter and Adult Amateur
18-35 divisions. Horse and rider brought home third in one of their Adult
Amateur classes and never placed below fifth.
 
Chelsea Ziebert, of Sandy, Utah, rode Sam I Am in
the Adult Amateur 18-35 and the Modified Child Adult divisions. The pair
brought home several ribbons and never placed below seventh.
 
The following students showed in the jumper divisions:
 
Rachel Arnold, of Prairie Village, Kan., showed
Lentando in the .85 meter and .95 meter Jumpers. They placed second and third
in two of the .95 Jumper classes and placed in no lower than fourth in the .85
Jumper classes.
 
Caydie Bennet, of Aguanga, Calif., rode Gipou des
Etisses in the .85 meter, .95 meter, and the Low Child Adult Jumpers. They
brought home several ribbons including two fifth place ribbons in the Low Child
Adult Jumpers.
 
Victoria Berlin, of Southlake, Texas, showed Colonia
in the 1.0 meter, 1.10 meter and the High Child Adult Jumpers, as well as the
WIHS/NAL Child Adult Jumper Classic. The pair won one of their High Child Adult
Classes, placed second and third in a 1.10 meter class and a 1.0 meter class
respectively. They