Rebekah Irish (on horseback) with her coaches and instructors shown winning the
Championship in the Team Reining competition at IHSA Nationals in Harrisburg, Pa., May 2013.
Rebekah Irish, 2013 graduate and equestrian studies major (western emphasis) was Reserve Champion at the NRHA Derby Collegiate Reining Competition held on Saturday, June 29 in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Derby entries are made up of the top six IHSA riders from almost 400 universities and colleges across the country. Rebekah qualified for the competition as a result of her scores at IHSA Nationals in May 2013. Her score at the Derby was 146, just two points behind the Champion at 148.