NCEA ANNOUNCES MARCH RIDERS OF THE MONTH
The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced its March Riders of the Month, recognizing outstanding performances from the final month of the 2013-14 collegiate equestrian season...more
NCEA CHAMPIONSHIP INFORMATION
The 2014 NCEA National Championship is coming to Waco, TExas April 17-19, for complete championship information, click here: ...more
NCEA ANNOUNCES 2013-14 ACADEMIC TEAMS
The National Collegiate Equestrian Association on Tuesday announced its annual academic awards, including the Academic Team and the Academic Honor Roll...more
2014 NCEA CHAMPIONSHIP - SELECTION AND SEEDING
Selection and seeding has been determined for the 2014 National Collegiate Equestrian Association National Championship, set to take place April 17-19 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas, the NCEA Selection Committee announced Monday.
Beginning with the 2014 championship, the top-12 overall teams (Western and Hunt Seat combined) are invited to compete. The NCEA Selection Committee determines and invites these teams based on a number of factors throughout the season.
The top-four seeds in the NCEA Championship each receive first-round byes in the 12-team format. The top-four seeds to this year’s event include Southeastern Conference Champion South Carolina, Big 12 Conference Champion Oklahoma State, SEC runner-up Georgia and SEC third-place team Auburn.
Auburn is the defending NCEA Overall National Champion. Oklahoma State won the 2013 NCEA Western Championship and Auburn won the 2013 NCEA Hunt Seat Championship.
2014 NCEA Opening-Round Match-Ups
(5) Kansas State vs. (12) Texas A&M (winner faces (4) Auburn)
(6) Baylor vs. (11) UT-Martin (winner faces (3) Georgia)
(7) New Mexico State vs. (10) SMU (winner faces (2) Oklahoma State)
(8) Fresno State vs. (9) TCU (winner faces (1) South Carolina)
Seeding For 2014 NCEA Championship
1. South Carolina
2. Oklahoma State
5. Kansas State
7. New Mexico State
8. Fresno State
12. Texas A&M
NCEA ANNOUNCES 2013-2014 ALL-AMERICANS
The National Collegiate Equestrian Association has selected its 2013-14 All-America class, it was announced Tuesday. The NCEA also announced its Second-Team All-America class and the All-America Honorable Mention squad...more
CANADIAN EQUESTRIANS IN THE NCEA
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride on a university equestrian team in the United States? Did you even know that was an option for Canadian riders...more
CHOATE WINS SUN CIRCUIT SHOOTOUT
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - University of South Carolina junior Layla Choate won the 2014 Sun Circuit Shootout Championship on Sunday at the Arizona Sun Circuit horse show. Choate defeated opponents from South Dakota State, West Texas A&M, and Baylor to win the title.
"This is a great accomplishment for Layla and we are all thriled for her today," South Carolina head coach Boo Major said. "Layla has proven herself to be one of the best, if not the best reiner at the college level so it's always special when you're able to win at a national show. Layla has a great work ethic and is very focused on being the best she can be, and she's proved it this weekend between the New Mexico State meet on Saturday and the Shootout championship today."
In the opening round, Choate defeated South Dakota State's Ravienne Scott. In the semifinals, she knocked off West Texas A&M rider Marilyn Brandt to advance to the championship. In the championship round, she rolled past Baylor's Katherine Berg.
ARIAT BECOMES OFFICIAL BREECH OF THE NCEA
Ariat International, Inc., and the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) on Monday announced they have signed a one-year merchandising partnership that will make Ariat® the Official Breech of the NCEA beginning with the 2013-14 season.
As the Official Breech of the NCEA, Ariat will be providing equestrian breeches and denim jeans to the NCEA’s riders on an exclusive basis. The agreement makes an official long-standing partnership between NCEA’s equestrian programs and Ariat as an apparel provider...more
GEORGIA'S LANTZ WINS NRHA COLLEGIATE REINING CHAMPIONSHIP
Georgia’s McKenzie Lantz captured the 2013 NRHA Collegiate Reining Championship on Saturday in Oklahoma City. Overall, six riders from the National Collegiate Equestrian Association placed among the event’s top-10...more
FOUR NCEA ATHLETES TO PARTICIPATE IN NRHA REINING CHAMPIONSHIP
Four student-athletes from National Collegiate Equestrian Association institutions will participate in the 2013 NRHA Collegiate Reining Championship on June 29 in Oklahoma City, Okla...more
DELAWARE STATE WINS INAUGURAL NCEA SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
From an early age, the importance of sportsmanship has been impressed upon Georgia equestrian student-athlete Carly Anthony.
Her mother, Cara, is the head trainer at Potcreek Meadow Farm in Redmond, Wash., which, for the past 14 years has sponsored the Junior Sportsmanship Award at the Thermal Horse Show, and recently began supporting the award at the World Equestrian Festival...more
OKLAHOMA STATE'S LARRY SANCHEZ NAMED NCEA COACH OF THE YEAR
Oklahoma State head equestrian coach Larry Sanchez has been named the NCEA Coach of the Year, it was announced today. Sanchez was voted the top coach in collegiate equestrian by his NCEA peers at the spring meetings in Indianapolis...more
EQUESTRIAN COACH AND HUSBAND WIN NATIONAL FARM BUREAU AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE
David and Meghan Corvin, new to Tennessee, joined their local chapter of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) as a way to make friends and meet others with similar interests. They did not anticipate, years later, winning national recognition for their work...more.
SMU'S RAPOSA WINS OVER FENCES, SD STATE'S VIOLAND TAKES THE FLAT AT FTI WEF COLLEGIATE EQUITATION CHALLENGE
The fourth annual Collegiate Equitation Challenge, hosted at the FTI Consulting Winter Equestrian Festival (FTI WEF), took place Friday evening at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC). The top riders representing varsity teams from the National Collegiate Equitation Association (NCEA) competed head-to-head in a bracket format both over fences and on the flat....more.