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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
Sep 9, 10:00 AM - Mechanicsville, VA
Equestrian at Virginia Commonwealth University IHSA Horse Show
DAYS
HOURS
MINS
SECS
Equestrian
at Virginia Commonwealth University IHSA Horse Show
Sep 9, 10:00 AM - Mechanicsville, VA

Equestrian
at Christopher Newport University IHSA Horse Show
Sep 21, 10:00 AM - Toano, VA

Equestrian
at Christopher Newport University IHSA Horse Show
Sep 22, 10:00 AM - Toano, VA

Equestrian
at The College of William and Mary IHSA Show
Sep 28, 10:00 AM - Toano, VA

Equestrian
at The College of William and Mary IHSA Show
Sep 29, 10:00 AM - Toano, VA

Full Schedule

Feb 23
Equestrian
at Hunt Seat @ Regionals at Sweet Briar College
Champion WTC - Boan

Feb 17
Equestrian
at Western Show at Martin Community College
Top Finishers

Feb 17
Equestrian
vs. Hunt Seat @ University of Mary Washington
1st Place - Cooper

Feb 16
Equestrian
at Western Show at Martin Community College
Reserve High Point

Feb 16
Equestrian
vs. Hunt Seat @ University of Mary Washington
1st Place - Burdette

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