Ranch Horse Team reflects back on last season and looks forward to upcoming spring season

The Laramie County Community College Ranch Horse team found out in August it won first place for the entire season, beating out all other teams in the Collegiate division.  “Wow. We got it.” Coach Danny May said. “That formula does work. The little bits here and there. Keep pushing, keep striving. We don’t just clean

Equestrian Team focuses on first show of the season

The Laramie County Equestrian Team’s season has kicked off this month with practices at the LCCC arena. Coach Lanae McDonald and her assistant coaches Deeda Randall and Sabrina Johnson are working hard to get the team ready for their upcoming Western and Huntseat shows. “We have a really good mix of sophomores and freshmen,” McDonald

Ranch Horse season starts with a preview

As fall sports begin practicing and competing, the Laramie County Community College Ranch Horse team also kicked off its season. Coach Danny May and his team worked hard for their first show. “The goals that we have for this semester are the same that we’ve had in the past,” said May. According to May, the

Experience starts to pay off for ranch horse member

  Ranch Horse team member Taylor Nuttal has made many improvements over the second year that she’s ridden for the team. She’s worked hard all season long and made some great accomplishments. “One major accomplishment I’ve had was actually just this year at our home show,” Nuttal said. “My mare and I have had some

Ranch horse team starts spring season strong

The Laramie County Community College Ranch Horse team’s spring semester has been on a roll for about a month now. With two shows under its belt, the team is preparing for its last show of the semester. “My goal for this semester is to place in all four disciplines at shows and to also better

For equestrian rider Garcia, hard work pays off

The spring semester for the Laramie County Community College Equestrian team ended with the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association semifinals in Findlay, Ohio. Sophomore Caitlin Garcia and coach Lanae McDonald traveled to Ohio to compete in IHSA semifinals, representing LCCC. “It was rewarding being able to take a sophomore that’s worked hard for two years to

Working Hard to Compete Together

As the spring semester continues, the Laramie County Community College Equestrian Team continues to show and represent LCCC. On the weekend of Feb 23-24, the team was in Fountain, Colorado, for its first English show of the semester. “It went really well. I was very proud of them,” coach Lanae McDonald said. “Everyone placed, and

Becoming one with the horse

  The Laramie County Community College Equestrian and Ranch Horse teams are two club sports operated by the agriculture department. The Equestrian team, led by coach and agriculture teacher Lanae McDonald, is part of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association. This team practices on a variety of horses. On competition day, the coaches draw a random

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