WWU Teams Win Top Ribbons

William Woods University students took home excellent placings on Oct. 20-23 at the Mid-America Mane Event Horse Show in Columbia, Mo.


Six horse and rider teams competed, and quite a few ribbons were compiled.


Courtney Miller of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., showed Trefethen to a second place ribbon in the Country Pleasure 3-Gaited Adult 18-38 class. The pair also took third place in the Country Pleasure 3-Gaited Adult Championship.

Jennifer Holdren of Louisville, Ky., rode CH Odds on Spectre to a fourth place in the Country Pleasure 3-Gaited Adult 18-38 class, and a fifth place finish in the Country Pleasure 3-Gaited Adult Championship.

Hillary Senecal of Johnsonville, N.Y., showed Lydian to a fifth, sixth and seventh place vote in Show Pleasure 3-Gaited Adult.

Kirsten Lorence of Eden Prarie, Minn., teamed up with Callaway’s Abigail Adams to take second in the 3-Gaited Amateur 15.2 and Under class, and second in the 3-Gaited Amateur Stake.

Jamie Bender of Springfield, Neb., rode The Great Gazoo to a fourth place finish in the Show Pleasure 5-Gaited Championship.