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Lady Flames earn two blue ribbons at first Hunt Seat show

September 26, 2015  |  Danville, Va. 

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Kendall Carter, a junior from Bristol, Va., and Leah Wright, a sophomore from Troutville, Va., captured blue ribbons for Liberty University's Hunt Seat team at Saturday's opening show hosted by Averett University in Danville, Va.

Carter, a late replacement for injured junior Liz Chenelle, the reigning Hunt Seat champion and Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Zone qualifier, also finished as the Reserve Champion Rider of the day in her first show representing the Lady Flames.

Liberty also had second-place red ribbon showings from Cassandra Steptoe, a junior team captain from Kingsport, Tenn., Morgan Faber, a freshman from Richmond, Va., and Morgan Murphy, a senior from Pelham, N.C.

Wet and muddy conditions were less than desirable for many riders and the horses they were assigned and Liberty finished eighth out of 10 teams from its region in the show.

"The team did not fare well," said Jim Arrigon, first-year executive director of the Liberty Equestrian Center. "We didn't even have all our positions filled so we took some zeros in our score. We will place much higher this Sunday at Virginia Tech."

The Region 5 favorite Hokies earned Team Champion and Wake Forest was the Reserve Team Champion at Averett. Virginia Tech will host Sunday's Hunt Seat event, starting at 9 a.m.

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Schedule
Results
Oct 26, 3:00 PM - Ashland, VA
Equestrian at Randolph Macon College IHSA Horse Show
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Equestrian
at Randolph Macon College IHSA Horse Show
Oct 26, 3:00 PM - Ashland, VA

Equestrian
at Randolph Macon College IHSA Horse Show
Oct 27, 3:00 PM - Ashland, VA

Equestrian
at University of Richmond IHSA Horse Show
Nov 2, 10:00 AM - Ashland, VA

Equestrian
at University of Richmond IHSA Horse Show
Nov 3, 10:00 AM - Ashland, VA

Equestrian
at Virginia Commonwealth University IHSA Horse Show
Nov 9, 10:00 AM - Mechanicsville, 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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