Outside the Arena with Paulsen and Fredrick

Name: Erin Paulsen

Year in School: Senior

Years on the Team: 4th

Discipline: Hunter Seat

Hometown: Olathe, Kansas

Major: Agricultural Education

Riding Background (before college): I showed in the all-around events on 4-H, Open, and AQHA shows.

Why I chose K-State: I chose K-State for my degree and for the equestrian team!

My favorite part about being a member of the KSUET: All of the great girls I get to meet and the coaches that I have learned so much from over the years.

Favorite Manhattan restaurant: The Chef at 4th and Houston (try the breakfast burrito!)

The last book I read: He’s Just not that into You

If I could have any superpower it would be: I would be able to fly.

Favorite TV show: “House”

Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving

The last song I downloaded: “Love Story” by Taylor Swift

Plans after graduation: I would like to find a job near Kansas City and to also continue riding and competing.




Name: Sierra Fredrick

Year in School: Sophomore

Years on the Team: 2nd

Discipline: Western - Horsemanship

Hometown: Lincoln, Nebraska

Major: Biology

Riding Background (before college): I showed AQHA and 4-H for eight years.

Why I chose K-State: I chose to go here because K-State offered strong academics, academic support, and had the equestrian team!

My favorite part about being a member of the KSUET: Getting to know all of the girls on the team with the same interests and me and all of the support that the team has to offer.

Favorite Manhattan restaurant: La Fiesta

The last book I read: Daddy’s Little Girl by Mary Higgins Clark

If I could have any superpower it would be: The power to heal.

Favorite TV show: “King of Queens”

Favorite Holiday: Christmas!

The last song I downloaded: “Johnny and June” by Heidi Newfield

Plans after graduation: I plan to attend dental school.