Western Places 5th at National Championship


The University of Findlay western equestrian team placed fifth at the 2012 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Championship, which concluded on Sunday, May 6 in Raleigh, N.C.  The Oilers scored 16 points at the event as Oregon State University won with 24 points.

Jarrod Bush finished fourth in the AQHA High Point Western Rider competition, finishing with 120 points.

Maddison Hallas captured an individual title in the advanced western horsemanship while Ashley Frappier won the individual open horsemanship.

Talon Archable was second in the beginner horsemanship and Bekah Irish was second in the open reining.