10:11 p.m., Feb. 6, 2013

Western show team places third in regular season

The Laramie County Community College equestrian team placed one and two in Lincoln, Neb., for the last Western shows of the regular season Feb. 2–3.

The University of Nebraska hosted two Western shows, and the LCCC team placed second overall in the first show and third overall in the second show. This put the Western team third in the region for the 2012-13 season.

Individually, Kayla Fisk placed first in reining and fourth in open horsemanship and was reserved high point rider in the first show. Also, Kelsey Jenkins placed fourth and second in novice horsemanship; Brittany DeMartin placed fourth and sixth in novice horsemanship; Amanda Heller placed first and fifth in intermediate II horsemanship; Jesse Johnson placed second and third in intermediate I horsemanship; Kelsey LoSasso placed first in intermediate I horsemanship; Lily Crawford placed second in intermediate I horsemanship, and Emily Smith placed first and second in beginner horsemanship.

At the end of the regular show season, six riders, Fisk, Jenkins, DeMartin, Johnson, Adrian Parman and Candice Lahners, qualified for the Western regional competition. These riders must place in the top two positions in their respective classed to enable them to ride in the Western semifinals in Syracuse, N.Y.

Equestrian team

Intercollegiate Horse Show Association