MMA Cadets Earn Equestrian Awards

MMA Cadets Earn Equestrian Awards

On May 5, 2020, Equine Coordinator Christy Nowlin awarded MMA cadets for their accomplishments in the equestrian program. The equestrian program is a comprehensive horseback riding course that teaches cadets horse management and care; horsemanship techniques such as saddling and mounting; and horseback riding techniques like walking, trotting, cantering and galloping.

After awards, their accomplishments were celebrated at an end-of-year pizza party.

See awards below…

Gary Siccardi: Best Overall Horseback Rider Award.


Gorka-Aitor Yarte Zertuche: Outstanding Overall Cowboy Award.


Ezekiel Richardson: Overall Most Improved Rider Award.


Nicholas Canals: Equestrian Studies Specialist Award.


Jared Douthit: Outstanding Overall Team Player Award.


(Left) Daniel Gallegos: Equestrian Studies Specialist Award; (Right) Maxwell Dawson: Outstanding Overall Attitude Award.


(Left) Kai Passmore: Equestrian Studies Specialist Award, Most Determined Rider Award and Outstanding Overall Middle School Rider Award; (Right) Nathan Dempsey: Oustanding Overall Middle School Team Player Award.

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