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AU English equestrian team ties for fifth at Cornell show
Thirteen teams competed in the show, with AU sharing fifth place with Binghamton. Cornell won the show, with Nazareth placing second; Ithaca third; and Rochester fourth. Two AU riders qualified for the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Zone 2, Region 1 championships March 17 in Ithaca.
Junior Amelia Keyes (Webster, NY) won novice equitation on the flat and earned a trip to the regional show. Sophomore Megan Burke (Montrose, NY/Hendrick Hudson) placed sixth in novice equitation over fences and also qualified for regionals.
Sophomore Amelia Maslen (Chardon, OH/Andrews Osborne), in novice equitation over fences, and junior Tesla Parker (Waitsfield, VT/Harwood Union), in novice equitation on the flat, also won events for the Saxons. Maslen also took second in novice equitation on the flat.
Other top riders for AU were: freshman Suzette Santiago (Garrison, NY/Walter Panas), second in novice equitation over fences; senior Ronja Ogrodnik (Spencer, NY/Spencer-Van Etten), second in novice equitation on the flat; and sophomore Kaylyn Slater (Phelps, NY/Midlakes), third in advanced walk-trot-canter.
The AU English team is in action next on Nov. 19 and 20 at Lehman Farms in Pittsford, NY.