Western Equestrian Continues Strong Start to 2016-17 Season

The SUNY Cobleskill Western Equestrian Team continued its impressive start to the 2016-2017 season with a first-place finish and a second-place finish at the third and fourth Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Zone 2 Region 3 shows at Morrisville State College.

The Fighting Tigers posted a score of 32 points in the first show to take the top spot in the field, then were beaten by the host Mustangs of Morrisville State College 29-20 in the second show.

SUNY Cobleskill junior Morgan O’Sullivan earned High Point Rider honors in both shows by winning the Open Reigning Division and taking third overall in the Open Western Horsemanship Division in the first show. She won the Open Western Horsemanship Division in the second show and finished sixth in the Open Reigning Horsemanship Division.

Junior Amanda Stevens also posted IHSA Regional qualifying efforts in Intermediate Western Horsemanship at the competition for the Fighting Tigers.

The Fighting Tigers will compete again on Saturday, Dec. 3, when they return to Morrisville State College for a pair of IHSA Zone 2 Region 3 shows.