By Britney Grover Portraits by Shelby Phillips Catching the “horse bug” is as unpredictable as a lightning strike — and just as impossible to contain. Elli Yeager first saw a horse when she was 18 months old, and her passion for horses became a force of nature. “The Ventura County Fair was near my house
Dr Orsini is the Director, Laminitis Institute, New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and Associate Professor of Surgery. He recently gave a lecture at the Lunch and learn series at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington Fl.
The team is still busy competing! Manon Quilodran and her gelding Orison competed at the Fair Hill August HT this weekend! Check them out with their USCA Eventing saddle pad! We have four members competing in the Full Gallop HT next weekend and we are all competing at different levels! We all have been working hard to prepare! Check out the members getting ready for the HT! Melissa Del Tufo and Ode to Calliope-Begginer Novice Melissa has been busy xc schooling, going to schooling shows and building jumps for practice! Keyanna Farken and She’s a Flirt-Novice Keyanna is a incoming freshman and this show she will be able to meet some of the current team members! Keyanna has been busy with many xc schoolings at full gallop! Marissa Collins and Carino-Training I have been busy with a few xc schoolings at full gallop and working on my jumping position. Brendan Quinn and Smoke-Prelim Brendan has also got in some xc schools! Practicing many big prelim questions to be prepared!
Since the semester has officially come to a close many of our members have returned back home. Home for many of our riders are in other states like Massachusetts, Colorado, Maryland and New Jersey! We will miss them but hope they have a great summer with their horses. Since the end of the semester we have officially announced our new officers of the team
It is a sad but exciting time of year. The school year is officially ending! It has been the best school year yet for the USC Aiken Eventing team.
Three of us competed at the Full Gallop HT yesterday! It was a windy but great day. The courses were WONDERFUL! Brendan Quinn competed in the PT division. It was a small divison of three but Brendan rocked it! He was tied for 2nd after dressage with a 37.70
The 2014 show season has begun! The USC Aiken Event team kicked off the season with a wonderful event at Full Gallop Farm! The show ran great! The courses were fun and the weather even warmed up a bit for us to make it a beautiful day.
We are very excited to announce that USC Aiken Eventing team has paired up with Full Gallop Farm to host a collegiate team challenge! It will take place at Full Gallop’s November event.
By Dani Moritz Yesterday, I took a trip to Ovid Bell where Sidelines is printed and had a blast! I happen to live next door to the printer, but I’d never taken the tour before (silly me!).