IHSA Hunter Seat Team Unbeaten – Headed to Zones!

The IHSA Hunter Seat team clinched a perfect season this weekend with a win at the final show of the regular season at home. The Knights… will be competing at the Zone Championships April 7, at Virginia Tech hoping to win a ticket to the National Championships in May. The team was undefeated this season. Individual riders will be vying for their chance to ride at Zones and beyond at the Regional Championships Feb. 24, at the St. Andrews Equestrian Center.


St. Andrews IHSA Show          February 10, 2018


Overall Team Points

St. Andrews University                280

NC State University                    231

East Carolina University              227

UNC-Wilmington                        222

UNC-Chapel Hill                         216

Duke University                          204

Elon University                           132

Campbell University                     75

UNC-Charlotte                             53


February 10 St. Andrews Show Team Points

St. Andrews University                37

East Carolina University              35

UNC-Wilmington                        34

NC State University                    34

Duke University                          29

UNC-Chapel Hill                         28

UNC-Charlotte                           19

Elon University                           18

Campbell University                    16


St. Andrews Riders

Walk Trot                 

Alissa Picard             2nd

Beginning Walk Trot Canter                   

Elizabeth Grigsbby    1st

Advanced Walk Trot Canter

Savannah Yates        2nd

Emilie Peedin            3rd

Sara Cyr                  4th

Alexis Grimes           4th



Novice Flat              

Hannah Sutton         1st

Hannah Newman      2nd

Hannah Biddle          2nd

Charlotte Harris        5th

Syd Orr                   5th

Novice Fences

Hannah Newman      1st

Taylor Fowler           2nd

Brittany Lefebvre      3rd

Intermediate Flat  

Scout Maddox          2nd

Zoe Cluck                6th

Intermediate Fences        

Sydney Eller             6th

Open Flat

Mackenzie Parks       1st

Liz Shaffer               1st

Sabrina Vlacich         2nd

Open Fences

Sabrina Vlacich         1st

Scout Maddox          2nd

Liz Shaffer               4th

St. Andrews Equestrian Program and the Equine Studies Dept. are dedicated to the development of future leaders in the equine industry. The college’s equine 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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