UMW equestrian competes in Los Angeles

UMW News Bureau

Five riders from the University of Montana Western equestrian team traveled to Los Angeles, Calif. to compete in the English Zones Horse Show on April 2 and 3, 2011. UMW NEWS BUREAU Five riders from the University of Montana Western equestrian team traveled to Los Angeles, Calif. to compete in the English Zones Horse Show on April 2 and 3, 2011. Teams from California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana came to the Pomona Fairplex to compete.

Montana Western riders results are as follows: Kristin Bredl competed in Intermediate Over Fences, winning Reserve Champion and qualifying for Nationals.

Bree Boline and Sam Essig competed in Walk Trot. Boline placed fourth and Essig placed eighth. 
Amanda Gelderman competed in Open Flat and placed fourth. Emily Cornell competed in Walk Trot Canter and placed fifth. Nationals will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park, in Lexington, Ky. from May 5 to 8, 2011. Bredl will be accompanied by Gelderman, who won the Cacchione Cup for the region as well as Montana Western qualifiers Jenny Winfield and George Lawson.