TAMU Junior Horse Judging Team wins in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY – The TAMU Junior Horse Judging Team traveled to Oklahoma City where they competed against 12 teams in the American Morgan Horse Grand Nationals. The team won all events which include Halter, Performance, Reasons and Overall. Mississippi State University, TAMU maroon and Southern Illinois University Carbondale placed second through fourth, respectively.Team members include: Megan Webb, W.Va.; Karinda Dickens, Magnolia; Kenny Spencer, Apple Springs; Amber Marcum, Dickinson; Libby Hallett, Sugar Land; Courtney Phillips, San Antonio; Andy Adams, Paris; Rebecca Muller, Round Rock; and Cassie Holloway, Md.

Megan Webb won second high individual overall; Karinda Dickens, fourth high; Courtney Phillips, seventh high; and Elizabeth Hallett, ninth high. In Halter, Webb placed second high individual; Dickens, third high; and Kenny Spencer, fifth high. Amber Marcum won second high individual in Performance; Webb, fifth high; Dickens, sixth high; and Phillips, seventh high.

TAMU had six individuals in the top ten in reasons. Hallet, fourth high; Webb, fifth high; Dickens, seventh high; Marcum, eighth high; Spencer, ninth high; and Rebecca Muller, tenth high.

This was the first contest in which the Junior team competed.  Their next contest is the Arabian Nationals in Tulsa, Okla. and then concludes the semester at the National Reining Horse Futurity in Oklahoma City.

The team is coached by Dr. Clay Cavinder. Assistant coaches are Jessica Lucia and Jeannette Mawyer.

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