Riders Selected for AQHA Collegiate Horsemanship Championship

Sixteen collegiate equestrian riders have been chosen to participate in the 2018 AQHA Collegiate Horsemanship Championship August 6 and 7 during the 2018 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City.

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The Collegiate Horsemanship Championship preliminaries will take place on August 6 in the Performance Arena, with the finals on August 7 in the Jim Norick Arena. (Journal photo)

Sixteen collegiate equestrian riders have been chosen to participate in the 2018 American Quarter Horse Association Collegiate Horsemanship Championship August 6 and 7 during the Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City.

The preliminaries will take place on August 6 in the Performance Arena, with the finals on August 7 in the Jim Norick Arena.

The student-athlete riders are representing the National Collegiate Equestrian Association institutions:

  • Bailey Anderson, University of Georgia
  • Laska Anderson,  Texas Christian University
  • Abbi Demel, Baylor University
  • Avery Ellis, Texas A&M University
  • Deanna Green , Auburn University
  • Harley Huff, Oklahoma State University
  • Kelsey Jung, Auburn University
  • Graysen Stroud, University of Georgia

The following collegiate riders are representing the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association institutions:

  • Erin Bosse, Ohio State University
  • Grace Freeman, Auburn University
  • Hannah Hedderick, University of Findlay
  • Rachel Kanaziz, Adrian College
  • Anneleise Ritzi, University of Findlay
  • Conner Smith, St. Andrews University
  • Codi Uecker, Rocky Mountain College
  • Kendall Woellmer, West Texas A&M University

Exhibitors will be competing with American Quarter Horses donated by AQHA Professional Horsemen.

For more information on the Ford Youth World and for the tentative schedule, visit www.aqha.com/youthworld.

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