Final hunt seat show of the semester wraps in Colorado

Sophomore Kortnie Covel was one of three Trojans to place first in the team's final hunt seat show of the semester Nov. 4-5 in Colorado Springs.
Sophomore Kortnie Covel was one of three Trojans to place first in the team's final hunt seat show of the semester Nov. 4-5 in Colorado Springs.

In the final hunt seat competition of the semester, the Colby Community College equestrian team traveled to Colorado Springs for a Nov. 4-5 event hosted by the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. 

CCC had several riders place in the top three including three first place finishers.

"I am pleased with our continued success at our second hunt seat show of the season," said assistant coach Sara Jamison. "We've also identified some areas where we can improve and use our break in competition this winter to hone our skills so we can hit the ground running in the spring."

The team competes in a western show Nov. 11-12 in Lincoln, Neb.

Individual results:

Saturday, Nov. 4

Novice Fences – Lauren Hubele, third; Hannah Saxon, fifth.
Novice Flat – Hannah Saxon, reserve.
Advanced Walk-Trot-Canter Equitation – Amber Graber, third.
Beginning Walk-Trot-Canter Equitation – Madisyn Haggard, first; Chasidy Moore, sixth; also competing was Rhena Tull.
Walk-Trot Equitation – Brittany Stroup, first; Kortnie Covel, second; Amelia Pitcher, third. 

Sunday, Nov. 5

Novice Fences – Lauren Hubele, fourth; also competing was Hannah Saxon.
Advanced Walk-Trot-Canter Equitation – Amber Graber, fourth.
Beginning Walk-Trot-Canter Equitation – competing were Bailey Bixenman,  Chasidy Moore and Jacey Jensen.
Walk-Trot Equitation – Kortnie Covel, first; Amelia Pitcher, second; Brittany Stroup, fifth.