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Equestrian Team to Hold English and Western Shows This Weekend

Six Teams Competing Saturday and Sunday

October 1, 2009

Jumping will be part of Saturday's English Hunt Seat competition.

Jumping will be part of Saturday's English Hunt Seat competition.

Wilmington College is sponsoring a weekend of Intercollegiate Horse Show Association horse shows at the Equine Center Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 3 and 4). Wilmington's equestrian team will compete with teams from five other colleges and universities.

On Saturday, a Hunt Seat show with English riding and jumping will be held with teams from Zone 6, Region 3, including Otterbein College, Ohio Wesleyan University, University of Findlay, Bowling Green State University, Miami University and Wilmington College.

It is a double header beginning at 8:30 a.m. with the second show starting around 1:30 p.m.

Coach Jenna Lanzer reports that Sunday's show will feature Western riding and reining competitions. Also, a doubleheader, it will run from 9 a.m. to about 4 p.m.

More than 60 horses will be featured in the weekend event.