FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – This week’s Team of the Week will soon be competing against the best equestrian standouts in the country, as the Orchard Creek Stables squad is heading to the Interscholastic Equestrian Association national meet in Springfield, Mass. from May 16-18.
Orchard Creek is sending four riders – Olivia Funk (a freshman at Woodlan high school), Alex Holden (freshman at Carroll), Whitney Bullion (senior at Carroll), and Erin Purcell (senior at Wayne). In addition to qualifying as a team Holden qualified for nationals as an individual, while Purcell is the only member of the team that rides in the flat class competition.
Orchard Creek is coached by Erin Stark.