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K-State Today

April 13, 2017

K-State Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Hunt Seat Club team qualifies for nationals

Submitted by Alison Luzenske

Riders who competed at Zone Finals

K-State's Hunt Seat Club team is a student organization competing within the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association. The team received the highest total points after seven regular season shows this year, and won the region and qualified for Zone Finals.

Seven riders participated in team competition at the Zone 7 Finals April 9 in Marion, Indiana, along with three individuals, all looking to qualify for national competition.

Members who competed in the team competition included Hayley Banister, Sarah Cady, Helen Carter, Erika Kufahl, Layne Mays, Katie Newman and Ethan Quaney. The team combined for a total of 41 points placing them first overall and qualified them for nationals.

Placing first or second in their classes, Banister and Alison Luzenske qualified for nationals in the individual competition.

Eight riders will travel to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, May 3-7 to compete for a national title among 16 teams from across the country.

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