NMSU rider named Wilson named NCEA Reining Rider of the Month

Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 12:11am

The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced its Riders of the Month for September on Friday, Oct. 11. Senior Tara Wilson was among the four riders to receive the award. She was recognized for her accomplishments in the reining event.

Wilson is currently 4-0 on the season with each of her wins coming on the road. She picked up wins against SMU (66.5-66), Baylor (73-30), SDSU (77-76) and UTM (72-71). Wilson earned MVP honors in her competitions against Baylor and South Dakota State. She has an average season score of 72 in the event.

After a 2-1 start to the season, the Aggies compete against Delaware State and Fresno State on Nov. 1-2 in Dover, Del.

NCEA Riders of the Month (September 2013)
Equitation Over Fences: Katherine Schmidt, South Carolina
Equitation On The Flat: Cat Avolese, Kansas State
Horsemanship: Johnna Letchworth, South Carolina
Reining: Tara Wilson, New Mexico State


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