Oilers Secure 17th Straight Regional Championship

Oilers Secure 17th Straight Regional Championship

The University of Findlay English equestrian team captured reserve champion honors on Feb. 12 in Painesville, Ohio after accumulating 30 team points. Junior, Katie Holt also walked away with Reserve Highpoint Rider honors, with her 1st and 2nd place in her Intermediate Equitation classes.  A special congratulations to four Oiler riders who qualified themselves for Regionals; Marco Polo Uchoa (Open Equitation on the Flat), Parker Nash (Advanced Walk/Trot/Canter Equitation), Emma Wood (Novice Equitation over Fences), and Katie Holt (Intermediate Equitation over Fences).

As a team, the Oilers also bested 14 other teams, and locked up their 17th consecutive Regional Championship, as Zone 6 Region 1 Highpoint Team with a total of 356 points.  

Open Equitation Over Fences

Emma Price 2nd
Melanie McCaffrey 5th

Intermediate Equitation Over Fences

Katie Holt 1st
Alyssa Simins 2nd
Alexa Murray 3rd
Chloe Johnson 5th

Novice Equitation Over Fences

Emma Wood 1st
Lizzie Lengling 3rd
Mackenzie Barnes 5th

Open Equitation on the Flat

Marco Polo Uchoa 3rd
Courtney O'Connor 4th
Jo Hanna Proefrock 5th
Elle Brady 6th

Intermediate Equitation on the Flat

Katie Holt 2nd
Melanie McCaffrey 3rd
Theresa Shattan 4th
Chloe Johnson 6th

Novice Equitation on the Flat

Coleton Cook 1st
Breanna Hertz 1st

Advanced Walk/Trot/Canter Equitation

Parker Nash 1st

Beginner Walk/Trot/Canter Equitation 

Abby Hope 4th

Walk/Trot Equitation

Madison Schloemer 1st
Jane Swanton 1st