IEA Dressage National Finals and IEA Western Semi-Finals
Grier wished riders good luck as they traveled to Ohio this for two competitions. Several riders traveled to Otterbein University in Columbus, Ohio, to compete in the IEA Dressage National Finals, while others competed in the IEA Western Semi-Finals at the Ohio Expo Center. Both the high school and the middle school teams qualified for IEA Western National Finals in Oklahoma and the High School team won the IEA Dressage National Finals for the 2nd year in a row, with a final score of 31-18!
At the IEA Dressage National Finals, Lindsay S won four National Championships in the Open Individual Test, Open Team Test, Open Team Dressage Seat Equitation, and Open Individual Dressage Seat Equitation! Sophie K won three National Championships in Intermediate Individual Test, Intermediate Dressage Seat Equitation Team and Individual, while Lilly F was Reserve Champion. Grace W was National Champion in Novice Dressage Seat Equitation, while Sarah L was Reserve Champion and Sophia O was 6th. Courtney M was 4th in Beginner Dressage Seat Equitation, while Ally S was 6th. Marcella B was National Champion in Future Beginner Dressage Seat Equitation. Lindsay S also won High Point Rider, earning herself a pair of custom tall boots and a spotlight in the athlete page with a photo and bio in Sports Illustrated!
In the Western IEA Semi-Finals, both the high school and the middle school teams qualified for IEA Western National Finals in Oklahoma. Team riders include Sophie K, Mary T, Bri K, and Marcella B. Individuals moving forward include Grace W, Mary T, and Marcella B.