Jan. 24, 2006
COLUMBIA, S.C. – The National Champion South Carolina Equestrian team will host the 2006 Saddles and Spurs Exhibition Wednesday prior to the 8 p.m. tip-off of the men’s basketball game against Florida. The affair will be held at the fountain in front of the Colonial Center from 6:15-7:45 p.m. The first 150 fans can take a free photo with members of the team and the horses.
This marks the second year the equestrian team has hosted this display. Fans of all ages are encouraged to come out early and visit with the reigning champions, including 2004 hunt seat champion Tara Brothers, and two of USC’s competition horses.
The Gamecock return to action this weekend when then travel to College Station, Texas for the Big 8 Western Tournament, Jan. 28-29. USC’s first home competition for the spring season is Feb. 4 against South Dakota State.