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Dressage Team Duels at Lake Erie College

February 16-17, 2013

The Albion College dressage team traveled to Lake Erie College to compete in their second Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) doubleheader of the season on February 16-17, and they returned home with ribbons galore.

Stock Seat Riders 'Rein' at Regionals (February 10, 2013)

The Albion College stock seat team has much to be proud of after their regional championship show held on February 10 at the Michigan State University Pavilion. After battling it out with the other qualified riders of Zone 6 Region 4, in the end four Britons emerged as either regional champion or reserve champion which will send them through to the IHSA Semi-Finals.

Senior Katie Petchell (Pinckney/Pinckney Community) won top honors as region champion of the Open Reining division, the highest class of all. Albion riders owned the Novice class with Morgan Carey (Hemlock/Saint Charles Community) taking champion and team co-captain Hannah Pankratz (Bad Axe/Bad Axe) was reserve champion. Both Lindsey Memering (White Lake/Milford) and Chelsea Weiss (Manchester/Chelsea) made it to the final round in the Intermediate II division, and Weiss came away as the reserve champion in the end.

The four riders will continue on the road to Nationals by competing at the IHSA Stock Seat Semi-Finals, which will be March 23 in Syracuse, New York.

Stock Seat Riders "Rein" at Regionals

February 10, 2013

Brittney Stanton and Katie Pickworth qualified to compete as individuals in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association's Zone 6 Championships based on their performance in the IHSA Hunt Seat Regional Championships on Feb. 23.


Britons Celebrate Regional Championship

February 9-10, 2013

The final show of the regular season was the icing on the cake for the Albion College varsity Hunt Seat team's successful season. Coach Randi Gardner and her students rode away as the champions of the entire region at the doubleheader hosted on home turf at the Held Equestrian Center on February 9-10.


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