Show Team Adventures

By Zoe Cluck

Zoe and Chandler
Zoe and Chandler after a great afternoon of schooling!

Reflecting back on last semester, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend two horse shows with the SAU Show team. I attended one of the Tryon B Shows and the annual Duke Jump for the Children horse show. The Tryon B Show holds a special place in my heart because it was the first weekend after my boyfriend had been deployed to Afghanistan. This horse show made for a really good distraction and helped me adjust to the deployment.

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Pre-Veterinary Program at St. Andrews University

By Barbara-Ann Grantham

Pre Veterinary Interns at WorkSt. Andrews University has a Pre-Veterinary Program.  The program is not a major, but rather it is designed to help students meet the entrance requirements of veterinary schools regardless of their major (however, the majority of students in this program are Biology majors).  This program offers students the chance to gain hands-on experience.  Students in the Pre-Veterinary Program must keep their grades up to stay on track and avoid falling behind.  St. Andrews University’s Pre-Veterinarian Program’s mission is to prepare its students with the knowledge and skills necessary to gain acceptance in a veterinary program of their choice, and for its students to later be successful as a professional in this field.  Continue reading “Pre-Veterinary Program at St. Andrews University”

Dressage Team Beats 16 – 17 National Champions!

The St. Andrews Intercollegiate Dressage Association Team (IDA) team are the Region I Champions going to NATIONALS at Lake Erie College, April 26-29! The Knights beat last year’s National Champions, Averett University by 1 point earning the trip to Ohio.

Several team members end the season as Regional Champion and Reserve Champion, qualifying for Nationals as individuals!
#saueq #nationalsbound  #ida

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Alex Varisco Qualifies for Intercollegiate Dressage Association Nationals

Barney the dog giving Alex a kiss to celebrate her win.
Alex and Barney. Photo by Kelley Varisco.

Riding to four wins at First Level earned Alex Varisco a perfect score and a trip to the Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) National Championships. No other rider in the region can catch Alex with one show left at Averett University next Sunday, Feb. 11. Alex will represent the region at IDA Nationals at Lake Erie College, April 26 – 29. Gaby Stephens is a strong contender for the Reserve Champion title.  Continue reading “Alex Varisco Qualifies for Intercollegiate Dressage Association Nationals”

IHSA Hunter Seat Wins at UNC Wilmington!

February 3, 2018

UNC Wilmington IHSA Fall 2018The IHSA Hunter Seat team coached by Robin Brooks maintained its regional lead over closest rivals NCSU and East Carolina Saturday at UNC Wilmington. The Knights placed second behind Duke University. Senior Sabrina Vlacich won the High Point Rider Title.

Overall Team Points

St. Andrews University                243

NC State University                    197

East Carolina University              192 Continue reading “IHSA Hunter Seat Wins at UNC Wilmington!”