Byrd Earns Berth To IHSA Nationals

Randi Byrd earns berth to IHSA Nationals
Randi Byrd earns berth to IHSA Nationals

Laurinburg, NC - The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) held it's Zone 4 Championships on Saturday. St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, NC hosted the event. The top two teams and the top two individual riders in each discipline would qualify for the National IHSA event in early May.

Randi Byrd had earned her spot in the Open Equitation on the Flat with a runner up finish at the Zone 4 Region 2 event in Charlottesville back in mid-March. At the zone finals, Byrd repeated her runner up performance, bring home the second place ribbon and a berth in the IHSA Nationals. The championships will be contested May 4-7 and will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.

A second Hollins rider was also recognized at the show. Leslie Giorgetti was officially presented with the IHSA Jon Conyers Memorial Scholarship for 2017. Giorgetti received the award for her riding, horsemanship, academics, and community service.