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K-State Today

May 10, 2016



K-State's Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Hunt Seat Equestrian Club team places 12th at nationals

By Alison Luzenske

K-State riders after national competition in Kentucky

The K-Sate Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Hunt Seat Equestrian Club team attended the association's national competition May 5-8 in Lexington, Kentucky.

The team was represented by six members who led them to 12th place overall.

  • Hayley Banister, team captain, placed sixth in the open flat and 11th in the Cacchione Cup.
  • Helen Carter, a rider, earned fifth in walk/trot/canter for the team.
  • Kaylea Nemechek, the club's president, finished 10th in walk/ trot.
  • Emily Keena, freshman, placed eighth in intermediate fences.
  • Brooklynn Otte earned 10th in novice fences.

Overall, it was a wonderful weekend in Kentucky and the club looks forward to working toward nationals 2017.