Horse judging team takes top-ten spot in world’s largest horse show

Team members in group photo in front of 2018 Quarter Horse Congress backdrop
Front left to right: Paris Starn, Ashley Rinetti, Hannah Jankovsky. Back Jory Goetz, assistant, Mikaela Moore, Josey Bailey, Amy Olson and Lacey Lindsay, coach

The UW horse judging team took 9th high team overall at its first and largest show of the season Oct. 17. The All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio, is the largest horse show in the world.

In the collegiate judging contest, UW placed 8th high team in performance and 10th high in halter and reasons. Mikaela Moore of Ranchester was 8th high individual in performance in a field of 55. Moore and Hannah Jankovsky of Cheyenne placed in the top 20 overall individuals.

Other team members are Josey Bailey, Moorecroft; Amy Olson, Baggs; Ashley Rinetti, Parker, Colo.; and Paris Starn, Honolulu.

Coach Lacey Lindsey says the team will compete at the Reining Horse futurity Nov. 27-28 and National Cutting Horse Futurity December 1-2.

For more information or to register, contact Lindsey at 307-760-3519 or lteigen@uwyo.edu.