SAGINAW, Mich. – The Albion College equestrian western team is off to a flying start after finishing as the high point team in both the morning and afternoon sessions in shows hosted by Saginaw Valley State University.
- Cash was the overall reserve high point rider in the morning as champion in horsemanship and reserve champion in reining. Afternoon awards included champion in reining and open horsemanship.
- Kribs was champion in beginner walk trot horsemanship in the morning and reserve champion in the event in the afternoon
- Rogers was reserve champion in beginner walk trot horsemanship in the morning and champion in the afternoon.
- The morning highlights also included level 2 ribbons for Natalie Stolyarov (champion) and Nikkita Mehaney (reserve champion).
- The afternoon highlights included a championship by Jordan Forney in level 1 horsemanship, championships for Alex Bailey and Robert Warwick in rookie B horsemanship, and a reserve championship for Kayla Smith in rookie A horsemanship.
- Megan McFadden was champion in the Rookie B division in the afternoon
The next show for the western riders is Nov. 16 when they compete in a Grand Valley State University sponsored event at the Nancy G. Held Equestrian Center.