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Nowacek to Compete at AQHA Horsemanship Challenge

November 13, 2012
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Courtesy: Texas A&M Athletics
(photo: Texas A&M Athletics)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M equestrian senior Carey Nowacek will represent the Aggies in the first-ever American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge beginning Wednesday in Oklahoma City, Okla.

The event is a part of the AQHA World Championship Show and features the top horsemanship riders from different colleges and universities around the country, beginning with the preliminary round tomorrow. The San Antonio, Texas, native will compete as a National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) student-athlete. Eight riders from the NCEA and eight riders from the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) will fight for four berths in the event's finals on Thursday night at 7 p.m.

Nowacek is 4-1 on the season with the Aggies, who host South Carolina Friday at 2 p.m. at the Brazos County Expo Complex in Bryan. To learn more about Texas A&M equestrian, log on to AggieAthletics.com and follow @AggieEquestrian on Twitter.

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