Coed Varsity Equestrian · Skyline Wins 2012 MIHA District Equestrian Title


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District Champs! Back: Lysette Kessler, Madeline Turner, Tara Trent, Julian, Ceclia Lundberg, Fin Seely, Allie Kier. Front: Co-Captains: Ben Ehrlich; Cece Simonse

The Skyline Equestrian team swept the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association District series by winning third meet, securing it’s third district championship in four years and earning a trip to the MIHA Regional Championships.

Senior Co-captain Cece Simonsen lead the scoring with 48 points. Madeline Turner and Ben Ehrlich turned in strong performances scoring 41 and 34 points respectively. Scoring was rounded out by Ceclia Lundberg 31points, Allie Kier 24 points and Lysette Klesser 20 points for a total of 198 points.

Skyline swept the showmanship segment of the competition with first place wins in all three classes(Simonsen and Ehrlich). Other first place finishes included Saddle Seat Riding Pattern (Simonsen), Western Bareback (Turner), Trail Class (Kier), Flag Race (Kessler)and Two Rider Relay Race (Kessler and Turner.)

The Regional Championships will be held September 28th through the 30th in Mason.