On the weeks we don’t have competitions I plan to do a “Meet Our Members” post so you can get to know all of our members and today Brendan Quinn is featured! Brendan is the only boy on the team and has been a huge help to me! He is always willing to help me with getting things done for the team and takes on responsibilities. Name: Brendan Quinn Year in school: Freshman Major: Business Management Hometown: Evans, Georgia Horse Name: “The Macallan” (Mac) Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 15 Level: Preliminary/Training Where do you keep your horse/Train with?: Fairwinds Farm-Lynn Coates-Holmes How did you start riding?: My mom introduced me to it not long after I was born Biggest riding accomplishment?: Eventing Gold Medal at the Novice Level/Top 10 Junior Horse and Rider pair in US at Novice in 2010 Biggest riding goal ?: To compete at the international level for the US Favorite phase in eventing?: Cross Country Why did you choose USC Aiken?: The Aiken horse community and the opportunity to compete Favorite thing about eventing?: The bond of trust it requires between horse and rider What was your reason for joining the eventing team?: To be part of something that was helping to grow our sport What are your hopes to get from being on the eventing team ?: Experiencing what it feels like to compete in a team competition
Yesterday was the schooling horse trials at Jumping Branch Farm. Hannah, Alexa and I attended the show. Hannah and Alexa had a great first outing.