SAHS’s Costa, Nelson earn MHSEA honors at dinner


The Stillwater Area High School equestrian team of Maria Costa and Sarah Nelson took third place in English and Western Equitation/Pleasure (EWEP) and Nelson was named Reserve Champion in English and Western Equitation Pleasure for the 2012 season at the Nov. 11 the Minnesota High School Equestrian Association (MHSEA) MSEAM

Club held their 2012 Awards and Recognition Banquet at Medina Country Club.


Costa and Nelson also received varsity letter recognition for their achievements during their show season.

The MHSEA provides high school equestrians of varying levels and abilities the opportunity to pursue their sport and represent their high schools in “team” competitions at the same time. Students can participate in any of the following disciplines:  Dressage, English and Western Equitation/Pleasure, Eventing, Hunter/Jumper, Saddle Seat and Western Games.

The SAHS Team hopes to expand their club and recruit new members for the 2013 show season. Anyone interested in learning more about the Stillwater Club, visit or contact the MHSE at