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Hunt Seat equestrian riders win, team takes third at VCU

October 20, 2018  |  Richmond, Va. 

Freshman Mackenzie Barton (left) and juniors Amber Gayheart and Meagan Brandt won first-place ribbons Saturday at VCU.  test test test test
Freshman Mackenzie Barton (left) and juniors Amber Gayheart and Meagan Brandt won first-place ribbons Saturday at VCU.

Liberty University's equestrian Hunt Seat team traveled to Richmond on Saturday to compete in an IHSA Region 4 show hosted by VCU. The Lady Flames placed third out of the 10 schools in the event with 33 team points, behind only Sweet Briar College (37) and Mary Washington (35). William & Mary finished fourth with 26 points.

"It was our best team finish of the season and another big weekend for Amber Gayheart in open flat and fences," Liberty Head Coach Suzanne Flaig said.

Gayheart placed first in the Open Flat division and second in the Open Fences competition. Junior Meagan Brandt, meanwhile, finished first in the Advanced Walk, Trot, Canter division.

Among standout freshmen standout performances, Nadia Cooper took second place in Intermediate Fences; Mackenzie Barton won the Novice Fences division; Juliana Gorena placed third in Advanced Walk, Trot, Canter; and Grace Radulovic finished runner-up in the Walk Trot competition.

The Lady Flames will return to the Commonwealth's capital on Nov. 3 for another Region 4 show, this time hosted by the University of Richmond.

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Schedule
Results
Nov 16, 9:00 AM - Lynchburg, VA
vs.
Equestrian
Western
DAYS
HOURS
MINS
SECS
Equestrian
vs. Western
Nov 16, 9:00 AM - Lynchburg, VA

Equestrian
at Western
Feb 1, 9:00 AM - St. Andrews University

Equestrian
vs. Hunt Seat
Feb 8, 9:00 AM - Lynchburg, VA

Equestrian
at Sweet Briar College IHSA Horse Show
Feb 9, 10:00 AM - Sweet Briar, VA

Equestrian
at University of Mary Washington IHSA Horse Show
Feb 15, 2:00 PM - Fredericksburg, VA

Full Schedule

Nov 2
Equestrian
at University of Richmond IHSA Horse Show
1st Place Finish

Oct 27
Equestrian
at Randolph Macon College IHSA Horse Show
2nd Place Finish

Sep 29
Equestrian
at The College of William and Mary IHSA Show
1st Place tie

Sep 29
Equestrian
at St. Andrews Show
3rd Place Finish

Sep 28
Equestrian
at The College of William and Mary IHSA Show
1st Place tie

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