DATE:  March 8, 2004
CONTACT: Catherine Swift, Equestrian Club President and Coach, (361) 825-2667; Steve Paschal, Public Affairs, (361) 825-5510

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WHO:            University Equestrian Club
WHAT:           Horsemanship Demonstration
WHEN:          Tuesday, March 9, 2004 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE:        Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi East Lawn Next to University Center

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Equestrian Club to Demonstrate Basic Horsemanship for Prospective Riders
Riders from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Equestrian Club will demonstrate basic horsemanship skills Tuesday, March 9 from11 a.m.until1 p.m.on the East Lawn between University Center and the Field House.

Equestrian Club members will perform both English and Western-style riding to promote awareness of the club and give information to students about the Basic Horsemanship and Equestrian Class to be offered for the first time during the first 2004 summer semester.

The Equestrian Club was established in 2001 and, in just its second year of competition, its team finished 10th out of 16 teams in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association’s (IHSA) Region 7, Zone 2. Other schools competing included Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Louisiana State, Oklahoma State and Trinity universities.