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Oklahoma State equestrian team announces schedule for 2019-20 season.

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OSU's Sydnie Ziegler during the Big 12 Championship match against Baylor, at Totusek Arena in Stillwater, OK, on March 30, 2019.

The Oklahoma State equestrian team released its schedule for the 2019-20 season Monday morning.

The Cowgirls begin their season with a tournament in the Volunteer State as they take on the hosts; UT-Martin, and Auburn on Sept. 19-20. The Lady Tigers will be the first true test of the season as they are the defending national champions.

Following the road trip to Tennessee, Larry Sanchez’s squad will welcome non-conference opponent South Dakota State to Totusek Arena on Sept. 27. Other non-conference foes that will face off against the Pokes in Stillwater are South Carolina on Nov. 23 and Texas A&M on Feb. 22.

Other non-conference opponents this season include SMU and California at Davis. The Cowgirls will travel to Davis, California on Oct. 26 and to on Feb. 8.

Big 12 Conference play for the Pokes begins on Oct. 18 when the Cowgirls welcome Baylor to Stillwater. Immediately after this, the team will travel to Fresno, California to face Fresno State. Following this California road trip, the Cowgirls will go down to Texas to battle another Big 12 rival, the TCU Horned Frogs, on Nov. 8.

The Cowgirls will finish Big 12 play with rematches against TCU (Feb. 15), Baylor (March 7) and Fresno State (March 14).

The Big 12 Championship will be held on March 27-28 in Waco, Texas 

The NCEA National Championship is April 15-18 and will also be in Waco.