July 12, 2012
TULSA, Okla. - Junior equestrian Anna Sasser won the World Championship in 16-18 Western Horsemanship at the Appaloosa Youth World Championships on Wednesday in Tulsa, Okla.
Sasser took home the title with a score of 360 riding Undue Influence
"I am so excited for Anna as she was able to utilize her skills that she's worked weekly on at Georgia and take the reins of a relatively unknown horse and perform to a world championship level," assistant coach Mary Meneely said following the meet.
The Bulldogs were well represented in Horsemanship, as incoming freshman Olivia Gaude also made the finals with a 12th-place finish.
The National Appaloosa and World Championship Appaloosa Youth Show is celebrating 65 years with the 2012 event, which kicked off on July 9 and continues through July 21.