Lynchburg, VA - The Hollins equestrian team opened their 2017-18 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) schedule with a trip to Randolph College. Hollins was one of eight competing schools and on the back of several ribbons and the high point rider, the green and gold was named Reserve Champion.
Randi Byrd was named high point rider after earning blue ribbons in both the Open on the Flat and Intermediate over Fences. In addition to Byrd, Taylor Campbell finished atop the standings in Walk-Trot. For her efforts, Campbel has secured her a spot in the Regional show next Spring.
Five different Hollins riders brought home third place ribbons. Heavon Allen earned her ribbon in Open over Fences, while Allison Sherwood recorded a third in Novice on the Flat. In Intermediate on the Flat, Madeline Szurley earned a top three with Maria Vest and Leslie Giorgetti each finished in the top three in Advanced Walk-Trot-Canter.
Hollins will next compete when they host their own show next weekend. The Hollins Fall Show will be held on campus on September 30th and October 1st.
- Randolph-40 Champion
- Hollins-32 Reserve Champion
- W&L- 13