-January 21: Team Meeting @ 12, Dempster 127
-February 21-22: Missouri State University Stock Show
-March 7: Black Hawk Equestrian
-March 8 Western Regional Finals
The first team meeting of the Spring 2015 semester will be held on Wednesday January 21 at noon in Dempster room 127. We will be figuring out the lesson schedule for the semester! New members are welcome!
The new team officers for 2015 include:
President Alison Fischbeck
Vice President: Katie Amrhein
Secretary: Ashley Mann
Treasurer: Melinda Holmes
Historian: Riley Price
Western Media Coordinator: Mikayla Shriver
Hunt Media Coordinator: Maura Flaherty
Missouri State University Stock Show
On November 1 and 2, the western team competed at Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri. It was a successful weekend for the team. Allison Hand placed first in her division, Intermediate I, both Saturday and Sunday. It was her first IHSA competition. Riley Price received a 5th and a 1st in Beginner Walk/Jog. Alison Fischbeck placed 3rd in her division on Sunday. Mikayla Shriver got two fourth place ribbons and Kelly Flynn received a sixth and a second.
Congrats to our western team! Their next competition will be at Blackhawk College on November 22.
Red vs. Black Team Scrimmage
On Saturday September 20th, the Redhawks Equestrian Team will be hosting a practice show to give our new competitors a chance to see how a real IHSA show works. Both our western and hunt team will be competing. The event is free and open to the public. Schooling will start at 1 p.m and the show at 2 p.m. It will be held at our team barn, Remley Equestrian Center.
Remley Equestrian Center
366 Remley Lane
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
(some GPS units spell "Remly")
Dog Wash Fundraiser
The Redhawks Equestrian Team is going to be hosting a Dog Wash Fundraiser on Sunday March 30th from noon to 5 p.m. at Mississippi Mutts on Broadway in Cape Girardeau. The funds are going to go to the purchase of recognition items for the end of the year banquet. These items would include patches for participating on the team, qualifying for post season competition, being an officer, and other fun awards yet to be decided. If you have a dog you are welcome to stop by, the baths are $20 and all proceeds will be going straight to the team. If you don't have a dog you are also welcome to stop by and visit with some of the Pet Pals therapy dogs, $5 for 15 minutes of therapy!
Missouri State University Hunt Seat Show
The Redhawks Equestrian Team headed to Springfield, Missouri this past weekend for it's last regular show of the season. The Redhawks were well represented, and had one more rider qualify for Regional Finals. This brings the total to four riders qualified for Regional Finals competition: Michaela in Walk/Trot, and Carrie, Katie, and Meagan in Walk/Trot/Canter. The Redhawks head to Wisconsin in the beginning of April to compete in Regionals with the hopes of placing 1st or 2nd in the class to move on to Zone Finals the next day. Any riders who place 1st or 2nd at Zones then move on to the National Championships held in Pennsylvania this year at the beginning of May.
Black Hawk College Western Show
This was the last Western show for the Fall semester, and the team had it's largest western showing yet with five riders representing Southeast! Stay tuned for the Spring semester to see how much we grow at the next show!
Northern Illinois University Hunt Show
The last Hunt Seat show of the Fall semester was hosted by Northern Illinois University. The team did very well, having one of their best overall performances of the year!
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M/Missouri State University Western Shows
This show was a great success for some riders new to IHSA competition, as well as some of our returning members from last year. Watch soon for video and pictures!
Truman State University Hunt Show
Pictures and individual videos coming soon! You can check out the Show Placings tab for full team results.
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale Hunt Seat Show success for Southeast's Equestrian Team
The Equestrian Team had a great showing at the Southern Illinois University in Carbondale hosted IHSA Hunt Seat Show October 5th and 6th. The team came home with three firsts, and two seconds, along with many other ribbons as well. The Redhawk's head up to Truman State University next weekend for their next hunt seat show. You can head over the the results page for more detailed results.
Article in the Arrow: "Competitive team introduces the Western style of riding this school year."
You can click here to see the article written by Logan Young in Southeast's Newspaper the Arrow. It's a fantastic story that explains some updates to the team, and some of the new additions.
Truman State Western Show first Southeast Western Appearance
Alison and Valery were the first ever Southeast Missouri State University Equestrian Team riders to compete in Western at an IHSA show. They headed to Truman State University the weekend of September 28th & 29th to compete in the first Western show of the season. Alison earned a 5th, and a 2nd, and Valery earned a 4th and a 6th place finish. Both girls did a fantastic job, and bring a lot of information back for future western riders. The next show will be the following weekend at the Southern Illinois University - Carbondale hosted Hunt Show. Check back later for those results.
First Show Just Weeks Away!
The Informational Meeting went great, we have lots of new members signed up for their evaluation rides, and getting ready for lessons. If you missed the informational meeting it's still not too late to join the team, we accept new members at all times!! Just head over to the contact us page, and we can set up a meeting.