The St. Andrews Intercollegiate Dressage Association Team (IDA) team are the Region I Champions going to NATIONALS at Lake Erie College, April 26-29! The Knights beat last year’s National Champions, Averett University by 1 point earning the trip to Ohio.
First Level- Champion Alex Varisco & Reserve Champion Gaby Stephens
Upper Training Level – Reserve Campion Callie Johnson
Intro Level – Champion Isa Duckett Reserve Champion Kayla Thomas
Dressage Seat Equitation
First Level – Regional Champion Daryl MacLeod
Intro Level – 4th place Julia Slocum
Regional Sportsmanship Award – Alex Varisco
First Level – 1st Gaby Stephens, 2nd Daryl MacLeod, 5th Alex Varisco
Upper Training Level – 3rd Callie Johnson, 7th Sarah Morris
Lower Training – 2nd Juliana Moore
Intro – 1st Isa Duckett
High Point and Reserve High point riders of the day were Gaby Stephens & Isa Duckett.
St. Andrews Equestrian Program is dedicated to the development of future leaders in the equine industry. The program is home to the 2016 and 2017 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Champions in Western Horsemanship. The Hunter Seat team is regularly represented at IHSA Nationals and the Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) team has sent riders to the National Championships nearly every year since 2002. Students also ride at USHJA and USEF rated shows as well as attending schooling shows.
A small liberal arts and sciences university, St. Andrews majors include Business, Biology and Therapeutic Horsemanship.
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