Dressage Team Beats 16 – 17 National Champions!

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.

Several team members end the season as Regional Champion and Reserve Champion, qualifying for Nationals as individuals!
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Regional Results
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

Show Results
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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