Clare Equestrian Team finishes 3rd

October 21, 2011

The Clare Equestrian Team finished 3rd in the State Championship Meet! It was held at the Midland Fairgrounds on Oct.13-16, 2011.  This meet was a 4 day event involving mostly cold, windy & rainy days. There were 40 schools from around the state & approximately 256 riders.

Clare qualified in the A Division which consisted of 10 schools & ten riders or more from each school. The team was very proud with the 3rd. placing as the 1st. & 2nd. place teams consisted of twice as many riders.  The teams strongest classes were Western Fitting & Showing, Hunt Seat Fitting & Showing, & Western Equitation.

The team recognizes much of their success due to their coaches, Peggy Stephens, Liz Moore, Jenny Batchelder, & Jenny Schunk  who donated their facility and countless hours of time and effort.

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