Nicky Overgaard, '96, instructor in equine industries management at the University of Minnesota, Crookston, was recently named the 2007 Horsewoman of the Year by the Great Midwestern International Horse Show.
Overgaard is a previous Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) rider and founding member of the U of M, Crookston Golden Eagle Equestrian team. She led the Golden Eagles to Hunt and Western IHSA regional championships during the 1997-1998 season. That same season, Overgaard helped coached teammates to the IHSA nationals. Overgaard opened her own training business in 1997 where she has had a great deal of success including winning the Red River Valley Super Horse award with a horse from local horse breeder, Lannis Bergsgaard.
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