The Hunter Seat team fought hard but fell 6-2 overall to SMU, tying 2-2 in Equitation on the Flat and dropping Equitation over Fences, 4-0. In Equitation on the Flat, Emily McConnell defeated SMU’s Greer Hindle, 132-109, while Hannah Swarthout beat Paulena Johnson, 153-131. Swarthout’s score of 153 was the highest score in the head-to-head competition between the two schools.
The Western team also battled till the end but couldn’t overtake South Caroline, falling 6-2 as well. The Aggies scored one point in both Horsemanship and Reining. Brynn Larson defeated Audrey Jewell, 138-136 in Reining, as Lauren DeVoe beat Katie Kopf, 145.5-142. The Aggies lost four very close head-to-head match-ups, all within four points of each other.