The Findlay Oiler’s wrapped up their regular season with plenty to celebrate. IHSA Western won their final show to complete an undefeated season, IHSA Hunt Seat won their region for the 19th consecutive year and IDA Dressage is sending off multiple team members to nationals with the potential of earning a wildcard spot. It has ben a phenominal season for the teams. For information about previous shows or the teams themselves, please visit www.findlay.edu/sciences/equestrian-studies/show-teams/
IHSA Hunt Seat
In the last two shows of the Regular season. Findlay was Highpoint Team both days, 36 points Saturday and 28 points Sunday, winning the Region for the 19th consecutive year.
Saturday – Emma Price was Highpoint Rider & Alyssa Simin was Reserve Highpoint Rider
Sunday – Payton McClintock was Reserve Highpoint Rider
Congratulations to the Regional Individual Qualifiers from this weekend:
Alyssa Simin – Open Equitation Over Fences
Payton McClintock – Intermediate Equitation Over Fences
Lizzie Lengling – Novice Equitation Over Fences
Hannah Tiso – Novice Equitation Over Fences
Jennay DeGroote – Advanced Walk/Trot/Canter Equitation
Alexa Sendro – Intermediate Fences
University’s of Findlay Western IHSA Team hosted and showed in their last regular season show where the High Point Team of both the morning and afternoon shows! This marks an undefeated 2018-19 season. In the morning show, Morgan Knerr was the high point rider and James Novak was the reserved high point rider. In the afternoon show, James Novak was the high point rider and Julia Roshelli was the reserved high point rider. It was a very successful show to end the regular season and we are very excited to show and host Regionals next Saturday, March 2nd. We hope that you are able to come out and cheer on the Findlay riders! Congratulations to the following riders who will be competing at Regionals:
Riding at Regionals:
Open Reining: Julia Roshelli, Morgan Knerr
Open Horsemanship: Anna Ritzi, Hailey Ostrowski, Julia Roshelli, James Novak, Morgan Knerr, Julia Bastian
Advanced Horsemanship: Jamie Kittle, CeCe Klein, Charlotte Chubb
Novice Horsemanship: Maria Kochel, Maverick Guenther, Dylan Lewis, Charity Thacker, Leah Ely
Intermediate Horsemanship: Aubrey Rains, Bryant Fox, Hailey Powers, Kristina Stevens, Kara Walcher, Jaime Reeves, Taylor Edwards
Beginner Horsemanship: Lauren Keyser, Michelle Szafraniec, Alexi Nielsen
In the final show for the IDA Dressage team, several students qualified to compete in Nationals! This weekend was also the regional finals show, where regional rankings were determined. The team placed 2nd overall in the region.
First level – Kendall Cox was 2nd in the region, Stephanie Radloff was 4th in the region
Upper Training Level – Hannah Sueper was 1st in the region, qualifying her for the national championships and Danielle Steiner was 5th in the region.
Lower training – Adria Wenning was 4th in the region and Casey Dugan was 6th in the region.
Intro Level – Theresa Klug placed 1st in the region, qualifying her for nationals.