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Equestrian Team Closes Out Season With Strong Performances by Riders

By Candice McElroy
Team Member

The equestrian team closed out its fall season at the Boston University Intercollegiate Horse Show held at Holly Hill Show Stable Saturday.

Team captain Candice McElroy '99 took home a blue ribbon in her novice equitation over fences class. This placing qualified her for the Holly Hill Challenge Class. She was one of only a few riders to complete all of the difficult elements of the test.

Junlin Ho '01 placed second in her novice equitation over fences and sixth on the flat. Jenny Lee '02 earned fifth places in both her intermediate fences and flat classes.

Julie Oberweis '99 placed fourth in novice equitation on the flat and Katie Shiels '00 earned a fifth place in intermediate equitation over fences. Cynthia Randles '99 took home a sixth place in the beginner walk-trot division. Sara Etemadi '01 and Nina Kutsuzawa '00 both had successful rides on the flat in the walk-trot-canter divisions.