We said farewell to our graduating class this past weekend, as they walked across the stage to receive the diplomas they worked so hard to earn. MUET is a family, and while we will dearly miss our senior class, we are so excited for this next chapter of their lives! Take a look back at our events celebrating the end of our school year and our graduating class.
On April 21st and 22nd, we hosted our annual gala and senior showcase, celebrating the end of a fantastic year and looking back on all of the wonderful memories. Team members, families, and friends came together to reflect on the accomplishments of the season and to congratulate our graduating class.
Our senior class put on a musical performance on Sunday morning, showcasing their talents in choreographed group rides. Each discipline worked hard to create the performances and had a wonderful time performing for their friends, families, and classmates!
The Western group rode first, performing a pattern of their own creation that featured classic moves like “threading the needle,” pinwheels, group turns, and spins. Congratulations to our riders and seniors Lydia Yount, Sarah Hasasneh, Monique Booher, Lauren Martyn, Megan Ashbrook! With a special appearance from graduating senior Sarah Kammer.
Dressage rode next, with riders Emily Grzeda, Mariah Knagg, and Valerie Copits performing traditional dressage movements including circles, leg yields, and shoulder-in. Congratulations riders!
We ended the showcase with a performance from our hunt seat riders. Jill O’Bryan, Tyler Miles, Julia Mason, Laura Fitzgerald, Kelly O’Bryan, and Megan O’Connell rode to music from “The Greatest Showman” as they showcased their talents on the flat and over jumps.
We are so proud of everyone! Check out videos of their rides here:
The seniors also took an opportunity before Commencement to come down to the barn to take graduation pictures with their favorite horse teammates.
MUET is a family, and we hope our graduating class will return and visit often! Congratulations once again to our seniors, and we hope everyone has a fantastic summer!