Skyhawk Equestrian | Claire Ottinger
2016-17: Was one of the team’s most valuable Hunter Seat performers, making an appearance in all nine matches…Generated a team-high four points in equitation on the flat, tallying an average score of 71.4 while tallying at least a 79 in three different competitions…Earned an MOP honor with a career-best 83-point ride against No. 10 New Mexico State on Oct .22…Posted two team points while competing just six times in equitation over fences, garnering a 65.8 scoring average…Secured a team point with a 77-point performance against Minnesota-Crookston on March 4 while posting a season-high 78 points at No. 4 Auburn on Feb. 18.
2015-16: Saw action in all 11 competitions, tying a team-high with six team points and two MOP's in equitation on the flat...Tallied a career-high 79 points against Delaware State on Feb. 12, taking home MOP status...Also compiled MOP accolades against SMU on Feb. 13...Earned NCEA All-Academic honors.
2014-15: Saw time in one competition, tallying 53 points in equitation on the flat against Auburn in the season-opener.
2013-14: Competed as an Exhibition rider in Fences against Minnesota-Crookston, South Carolina, and Miami of Ohio.
BEFORE UTM: Was a member of the North Forsyth High School equestrian team (IEA)...Privately trained with Jack Flowers at Hillmar Farm…Graduated with honors and received the UGA Merit Award.
PERSONAL: Born on Feb. 1, 1995...Daughter of Richard and Elizabeth Ottinger...Majoring in nursing.