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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
Apr 4, 9:00 AM - CANCELLED
at
Equestrian
Hunt Seat Zones
DAYS
HOURS
MINS
SECS
Equestrian
at Hunt Seat Zones
Apr 4, 9:00 AM - CANCELLED

Full Schedule

Apr 4
Equestrian
at Hunt Seat Zones
CANCELLED

Mar 21
Equestrian
at Western Semi Finals
CANCELLED

Feb 23
Equestrian
at Western Regionals
2nd Place Finish

Feb 22
Equestrian
at IHSA Zone 4 Region 4 Finals Horse Show at UMW
4/6 girls advanced

Feb 15
Equestrian
at University of Mary Washington IHSA Horse Show
3rd Place Finish

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