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Ellis Takes First At Virginia Horse Center

Natalie Ellis rides at the Virginia Horse Center

LEXINGTON, Va. - Bridgewater College Event Team Riders competed at the Virginia Horse Trials in Lexington, Va. The Virginia Horse Center is the host to the US FEI (International) CCI One Star and Two Star National Championships.

Bridgewater's Natalie Ellis, riding "Just Bailey" won the Junior/YR Preliminary Division, besting 22 of her peers from all over the east coast.  This marks her first time at the Preliminary Level. She started in second place with a score of 30 penalty points, followed by a double-clear round in cross country and a double-clear in muddy conditions in the stadium jumping phase to end on her starting score.​