The National Collegiate Equestrian Association on Thursday announced its March Riders of the Month, recognizing outstanding performances from the final month of the 2013-14 collegiate equestrian season. Two Big 12 student-athletes picked up honors as Kelly Boviard (K-State) was named the Horsemanship Rider of the Month and Justine Peters (Oklahoma State) was named Reining Rider of the Month.
Kansas State’s Kelly Boviard was named the March Horsemanship Rider of the Month. The senior captain went 3-0 in the month of March with one MVP honor, moving her record to 12-0 on the season. She scored a 74.5 on senior day against TCU, helping her team to a 10-9 win. She posted wins on both days of the Big 12 Championship, including helping the Western squad to an 8-1 win in the Big 12 consolation round.
Oklahoma State’s Justine Peters was named the March Reining Rider of the Month. She posted a 4-1 record in reining during the month of March, earning one MVP honor. She boasts an 11-2 record with three consecutive wins and victories in six of her last seven matches. Peters went 2-0 at the Big 12 Championship with individual wins against Kansas State and Baylor.
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Equitation Over Fences: Quincy Hayes, Auburn
Equitation On The Flat: Demi Stiegler, Auburn
Horsemanship: Kelly Boviard, Kansas State
Reining: Justine Peters, Oklahoma State