Tag Archives: Teams

Livestock, wool teams reserve champions

Both the livestock and wool judging teams brought back reserve champion honors from their respective contests at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo. In addition to reserve, the wool team also placed third overall with a second team. Livestock judging team members include Clayton Schram, Sealy; Harrison Smith, Gatesville; Kelsey Jozwiak, Hempstead; Emily June Kelley, Yoakum; Maddison Holder, Alvarado; Logan Browne, Bowling Green, Ohio; Ryon Cox, Mt. Pleasant; Garrett Wildman, Banquette; Scott Chachere, Dyaton; Ally Spears, Brentwood, Calif.; Jordan Hevner, Adkins; and Carly Hoffman, New Braunfels. The… Read More →

Livestock Judging Team Wins American Royal

Writer: Tana Luna The Texas A&M Livestock Judging Team won the 2016 American Royal Senior Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest held October 29, 2016, in Kansas City, Mo. Members of the team include: Jake Pickering, Oroville, CA; Quest Newberry, George West, TX; Justin Vehige, Bonnets Mills, MO; Payton Warmke, Brenham, TX; Blayze Bierschwale, Lampasas, TX; Wayne Morse, Kingsbury, TX; Denton Lowe, Amber, OK; Brantley Bordovsky, Port Lavaca, TX. A total of 23 senior college teams competed in the 2016 American Royal competition. Texas A&M won the oral reasons division…. Read More →

Stock Horse Team has Successful Semester

Writer: Tana Luna The Texas A&M Stock Horse team competed at several shows this fall semester and was successful in both team and individual performances. Team members include: Morgan Moreno, Senior Captain, Liberty Hill, TX; Ellen Black, Senior Captain, Plano, TX; Sarah Savage, Marble Falls, TX; Taylor Godwin, Nederland, TX; Rachel Sembera, Tomball, TX; Anissa Cervera, San Antonio, TX; Hayley Walker, Lindale, TX; Kylie Reis, Oxford, MI; and Macie Mayes, Austin, TX. The Stock Horse team is coached by Paige Linne. At the first show in Bryan, Texas,… Read More →

Texas A&M Horse Judging Team wins Reserve Champion at American Quarter Horse Association World Championship Show

Writer: Tana Luna Oklahoma City, also known as the “Horse Show Capitol of the World,” once again hosted the annual American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Championship Show. The most talented and highly regarded breeders, trainers, exhibitors, and of course, horses, from around the world all came out to compete at their highest level for those trademark quarter horse globe trophies. Amidst the most prominent horse show in the world, dozens of collegiate students from across the country are given the opportunity to showcase their ability to evaluate… Read More →

Student participates in Canadian Provincial Contest Exchange

The National Western Stock Show offers a once in a lifetime experience to the high individual of the collegiate livestock judging contest. Every year the high scoring livestock judge is awarded a trip to the Calgary Stampede to judge the Alberta 4-H purebred beef heifer show, the Summer Synergy commercial beef heifer show and help with some of the junior livestock judging contests. On Jan. 15, 2016, in Denver, Colo., Quest Newberry, a senior animal science major from George West, Texas, was named the 2016 NWSS collegiate livestock… Read More →

Stock Horse Team named 2016 National Champions

Writers: Haley Birkenfeld and Morgan Moreno The Texas A&M Stock Horse Team was named 2016 National Champions at the American Stock Horse Association (ASHA) Collegiate Show held in Sweetwater, Texas on April 22-23. Team members are co-captains Morgan Moreno and Haley Birkenfeld, Lane Birkenfeld, Zachary Haydon, Ellen Black, Kylie Reis, Anissa Cervera, Madison Crum, and Lillian Kent. The team is coached by Paige Linne, a masters student in Equine Industry and Management, with help from assistant Kyla Kalinowski, graduate student in Animal Science. “We are all very excited for… Read More →

Texas A&M tops Southern Section AQ

February 8, 2016 – Congratulations to the undergraduate team from Texas A&M University! The team took top honors at the Southern Section Academic Quadrathlon, held in conjunction with the 2016 ASAS Southern Section Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Winning team members include Sierra Francis, Logan Speck, Erika Wiggs and Madelyn Wilson. Second place went to Louisiana State University, followed by the University of Arkansas in third place. Hats off to all 10 teams in this year’s competition! Colleges represented at this year’s competition included the University of… Read More →

Aggiefest livestock contest, horse judging workshop set for Oct. 24

Contact: Courtney Coufal, 979-845-1542, cacoufal@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The 2015 Aggiefest Livestock Judging Contest and Aggiefest Horse Judging Workshop will be held Oct. 24. The livestock judging contest will be held at Louis Pearce Pavilion, 555 George Bush Drive West, in College Station. The horse judging workshop will be held at Freeman Arena located at 7802 Turkey Creek Road in College Station. The Aggiefest Livestock Judging Contest is sponsored by the Texas A&M University Livestock Judging Team and is open to all 4-H and FFA members. Individuals and four-member… Read More →

Youth exhibitors compete in Aggieland shows

COLLEGE STATION – The Department of Animal Science welcomed hundreds of youth exhibitors and their animals to Aggieland on Aug. 1-2 for several friendly competitions in the show ring. The Saddle & Sirloin Club hosted their annual Steer, Heifer and Pig Futurities; the Livestock Judging Team hosted the Steer and Heifer Extravaganza; and the Lamb Futurity Boosters hosted the Aggieland Traditions Lamb Show. Faculty, staff and students coordinated and worked at the events. Saddle & Sirloin Steer, Heifer and Pig Shows Entries: 178 steers, 95 pigs and 112… Read More →

Texas A&M Stock Horse Team wins championship title

By Olivia Norton ’16 Decatur – The Texas A&M Stock Horse Team won the championship title at the American Stock Horse Association Intercollegiate Show for the third consecutive year. On Oct. 26 the Aggies cruised to the top ahead of North Central Texas College and Tarleton University earning the highest team award and adding to its collection, multiple individual honors. The Stock Horse Team consists of six members who ride individual horses and compete in four separate events: stock horse pleasure, trail, reining and working cow horse. Students… Read More →