Congratulations to the Milton Eagles Equestrian Red team for capturing first place at the Region 12 IEA Finals with 38 points out of a possible high score of 49 -- three points ahead of the second place team. The win advances them to the Zone 4 Finals in Tryon, North Carolina in March, where they will be competing against teams from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Representing the team will be: Haley Sheppard, varsity open over fences and flat; Rachel Brian, varsity intermediate over fences; Ashley Selembo, varsity intermediate flat; Finn Wright-Ford, junior varsity over fences; Riley Canouse, junior varsity flat; Leslie Salmond, junior varsity beginner flat. In addition to the team advancing to Zones, six individuals also took home a first or second place ribbon in their individual classes garnering them spots at Zone competition. Brooke Eden, varsity open over fences; Haley Sheppard, varsity open flat, Rachel Brian and Livie Guyton, varsity intermediate over fences; Riley Canouse, junior varsity flat. The team would like to thank their coach, Lauren Kamber, for her guidance this season. Good luck to the team as they look to make another run towards nationals in the post season!
Team members in photo from left to right: Becca Leigh, Livie Guyton, Lauren McDaniel, Shannon Allen, Courtney Roddy, Haley Sheppard, Finn Wright-Ford, Brooke Eden, Rachel Brian, Ashley Selembo, Leslie Salmond, Riley Canouse, Coach Lauren Kamber (missing from photo: Lydia Deevey, Lily Shannon, Faith Tuyo)