Riders open on top

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — It was a decisive home win on Oct. 22 for the Skidmore College riders. The Thoroughbreds were first with 46 points, 14 ahead of Hartwick College and Morrisville State College in second with 32. Siena College and Colgate tied for 5th with 29. Also competing were SUNY Cobleskill, RPI, Oneonta State, U/Albany and Union.

Skidmore dominated the Open over Fences division by winning each section. Co-captains Kelly Campbell '13 and Chelsea Jones '13 won blue ribbons along with Jasmin Lai '15.

Kiira Lizza '14 was first in the Intermediate over Fences, Emily Phalen '13 placed second and Emily Wonham was sixth.

In the six sections of the Novice over Fences, Skidmore's five equestrians won four events and took second in another. Winning were Molly Parker '12, Nicole Cahill-Yi '12, Sandrine Couldwell '13 and Catherine Luckhardt '12. Jennifer Brown '13 placed second.

Winners in the Equitation on the Flat classes were: Open- Jones; Intermediate - Phalen and Luckhardt; Novice - Michelle Bakker '12, Cahill-Yi and Emory Wonham '13; Walk/Trot - Kayla Kleinman '14.

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