September 10, 2012
Westerville, OH— Julia Spatt and Kelsie Bricker of the Otterbein Equestrian Team finished fourth and sixth, respectively, in the Training Amateur Division at the 2012 Nutrena United States Eventing Association (USEA) American Eventing Championships on Saturday, Sept. 8, in Fairburn, Georgia. The women competed in a class of 51 riders.
Spatt competed with Rico, while Bricker competed with Jerry; both horses are owned by Otterbein.
The USEA is a non-profit 501 C (3), educational organization committed to providing eventing enthusiasts with a competitive level suited to their individual skills. The mission of USEA is to advance the sport of eventing through education of riders, trainers, officials and organizers, with the health and well-being of the horse of paramount importance. The USEA recognizes more than 250 events throughout the U.S. that host nearly 42,000 entries per year. The USEA has more than 11,000 members and strives to provide riders from Beginner Novice to the four-star level with an exceptional eventing experience.
For more information about Otterbein’s Equestrian Team or Department of Equine Science, visit www.otterbein.edu/equine or call 614-823-3020.