Horse sport unit of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) has won the grand champion of the Equine Festival Competition 2019 in Bogor from 2-4 August 2019.
The competition for students was conducted by IPB in Pegasus Stable. As many as 18 participants from seven universities took part in the competition, including Universitas Indonesia, UGM, Universitas Airlangga, Institut Pertanian Bogor, Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Universitas Bina Nusantara, and Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo.
“The student horse riding unit of UGM has won 2 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze medals as well as becoming the grand champion of the competition,” said chairman of the student unit, Novarina Fauzia Dwi Rahmah, on Wednesday (14/8) at UGM.
Nova said the UGM team of 4 members competed in 3 categories: dressage, 30-50 cm show jumping, and 50-70 cm show jumping. Three of the members were able to grab the medals. Nurul Lia Fitriana Sani won the gold medal in dressage category and Muhammad Fajar Ramadhan Kamil earned gold in the 30-50 cm show jumping. Meanwhile, Prahara Englan Karta earned silver in dressage and bronze in 50-70 cm show jumping.
“The achievement is a form of hard work of everyone so we can achieve the maximum results,” she said.