Beardsley finished 9th in the advanced horsemanship competition while Castoro was 11th in the beginner horsemanship. Beardsley had won the advanced horsemanship competition at the Western Semi-Final Championships to qualify for the Nationals while Castoro was 3rd at the same event to qualify.
The AQHA National Champion Team University of Findlay took home the trophy after a stunning victory over talented teams from across the country. Ohio State University was named reserve champion.
The 2019 IHSA National Championships will be held in Syracuse, NY.