Minnesota Crookston Western Equestrian Opens Season With Pair of Home Shows Saturday and Sunday


CROOKSTON, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Crookston western equestrian team opens up the 2019-20 season Sat., Oct. 26 and Sun., Oct. 27 with a pair of home shows at the University Teaching and Outreach Center (UTOC) in Crookston, Minn. The Golden Eagles are looking to build on their 2018-19 IHSA Regional Reserve Championship.

The Golden Eagles will commence at 1 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m. Sunday. The horse show can be followed by watching the live stream at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/crk/

Minnesota Crookston is led by Whitney Fenna (Sr., Foley, Minn.) and Madeline Drayna (Sr., Milaca, Minn.), who will be competing for the team in Reining and Open Horsemanship. Jordyn Newberg (Jr., Deer River, Minn.) and Olivia Becker (So., Deer Park, Wis.) will compete in Level II Horsemanship for Minnesota Crookston. Whitney Weidenborner (Sr., Bemidji, Minn.) will compete in Level II Horsemanship Saturday, while Alyssa Evavold (Jr., Battle Lake, Minn.) will be in Level II Horsemanship Sunday.

April Klecker (So., Amboy, Minn.), Ashton Wold (Fr., Devils Lake, N.D.), Beatrice Streifel (So., Hawley, Minn.), and Rae Ann Michel (Jr., Monticello, Minn.) will compete in Level I Horsemanship.

Tristyn Hoechst (So,, Winnebago, Minn.), Rebecca Clark (Fr., Austin, Minn.), and Fahren Kolpack (Fr., Ontonagon, Mich.) will ride in Rookie B Horsemanship.

Savanna Weber (So., Silver Lake, Minn.), Faith Kowalke (Fr., Sartell, Minn.), and Grace Meyers (Fr., Fairmont, Minn.) will compete in Beginner Horsemanship for Minnesota Crookston.

245 Whitney Fenna – Reining and Open Horsemanship

499 Madeline Drayna – Reining and Open Horsemanship

261 Jordyn Newberg – Level II Horsemanship

386 Olivia Becker – Level II Horsemanship

444 Whitney Weidenborner – Level II Horsemanship (Saturday Only)

390 Alyssa Evavold – Level II Horsemanship (Sunday Only)

141 April Klecker – Level I Horsemanship

180 Ashton Wold – Level I Horsemanship

192 Beatrice Streifel – Level I Horsemanship

155 Rae Ann Michel – Level I Horsemanship

152 Tristyn Hoechst – Rookie B Horsemanship

124 Rebecca Clark – Rookie B Horsemanship

330 Fahren Kolpack – Rookie B Horsemanship

383 Savanna Weber – Beginner Horsemanship

315 Faith Kowalke – Beginner Horsemanship

250 Grace Meyers – Beginner Horsemanship