The Bridgewater College IDA team competed at Emory & Henry in the final competition of the semester. The Eagles finished third at the show, but moved into second place in the overall regional standings.
Samantha Hawrysko took top honors in the competitive Oak Ridge Medal Finals on her own Acadia Park. The pair earned a first-place finish in the last chance qualifier class on Saturday, then started out Sunday morning with a second-place finish in the gymnastic phase, The duo closed the day with a high score of 81 over fences, earning the Champion title.
The Bridgewater College Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) team was selected as a wild card entry to compete as a team at the IDA National Championship Show hosted by Lake Erie College on April 27-29.
Bridgewater College senior Samantha Van Winter earned All-ODAC honors for the second straight year with a seventh-place showing Friday at the ODAC Equestrian Championship hosted by Lynchburg College at the Harriet Rogers Riding Center on the campus of Sweet Briar College.
The Bridgewater College IDA team placed second Saturday at the Emory & Henry Show. Emory & Henry placed first, winning all four divisions for a perfect score. E&H carried 21 points toward the regional standings. Bridgewater was next with 13 points, followed by Virginia Tech with 11.