Equestrian Lands Eight Blue Ribbons, Places Second at URI Show

Equestrian Lands Eight Blue Ribbons, Places Second at URI Show

GALES FERRY, Conn. – Brown University equestrian amassed 20 top-three performances with eight blue ribbons to finish in second place at the University of Rhode Island IHSA Show on Saturday at the Mystic Valley Hunt Club in its final regular season show of the spring.

The Bears concluded the regular season in second place in the 11-school IHSA Zone 1 Region 1 standings and qualified nine student-athletes for the Zone 1 Region 1 Regionals set for Mar. 18.

Brown's regional qualifiers include senior captain Kabisa Baughen (Sarasota, Fla.), senior Roshan Moazed (Brookline, Mass.), juniors Annaliese Fries (Kirkland, Wash.), Lily Hertling (Paris, France), Anna Seto (Barrington, R.I.), Elizabeth Rao (Andover, Mass.), and Genoveva Eguiguren (Quito, Ecuador), and sophomore Wallace Douglas (Ipswich, Mass.).

At Saturday's show, Baughen, Douglas, Eguiguren, senior Clara Mae Maynard (Chilmark, Mass.), juniors Madison Kuhn (Lancaster, Pa.) and Sara Sellers (Washington, D.C.), sophomore Annabel Lee Sessoms (Vero Beach, Fla.) and freshman Hannah Guevara (Pasadena, Calif.) all registered first-place finishes.

In open fences, junior captain Victoria Flagg (Great Falls, Va.) took second place while Baughen and senior Samantha Spear (Chester Springs, Pa.) claimed third and fourth-place finishes respectively. In intermediate fences, Seto came in fourth, and Guevara placed sixth.

Baughen paced Brown on open flat with a first-place showing with Spear coming in third. In intermediate flat, Maynard and Guevara each captured blue ribbons, and Flagg came in sixth.

In novice fences, Maynard and Kuhn each placed fourth while Herting and freshman Jordan Hanson (Berkeley, Calif.) both came in sixth.

Six Bears competed in novice flat with Kuhn pacing the cohort with a first-place finish. Hertling and junior Alejandra Zamora (New Canaan, Conn.) followed with a second-place finish apiece while Seto and Rao each logged a third-place showing. Hanson came in sixth.

In advanced walk-trot-canter, Douglas and Sellers both took home blue ribbons while Moazed recorded a second-place finish. Junior Rebecca Chernick (Weston, Mass.) and freshman Renee Seto (Barrington, R.I.) rounded out the group with both marking a fifth-place finish.

Sessoms led Brown in beginner walk-trot-canter with her first-place effort while freshman Cate Marchetti (Hanover, Mass.) and sophomore Yinan Liu placed third and sixth respectively.

Eguiguren paced the Bears in walk-trot behind a blue ribbon finish. Junior Katrina Lee (Manila, Philippines) and freshman Dominique Carlo both came in second, freshman Sophie Starck (New York, N.Y.) placed third, and freshman Emma Ramsdell (Cambridge, Mass.) finished fourth.

Next, Brown will send its nine representatives to the Zone 1 Region 1 Regionals on Saturday, Mar. 18 at New Claddagh Farm in Tiverton, R.I. 

Regional Qualifiers (Nine)
Kabisa Baughen
Annaliese Fries
Lily Hertling
Anna Seto
Elizabeth Rao
Genoveva Eguiguren
Yinan Liu
Roshan Moazed
Wallace Douglas 

Brown Results

Open Fences
Kabisa Baughen: 3rd
Victoria Flagg: 2nd
Samantha Spear: 4th 

Intermediate Fences
Hannah Guevara: 6th
Anna Seto 4th 

Open Flat
Kabisa Baughen: 1st
Samantha Spear: 3rd 

Intermediate Flat
Clara Mae Maynard: 1st
Victoria Flagg: 6th
Hannah Guevara: 1st 

Novice Fences
Clara Mae Maynard: 4th
Lily Hertling: 6th
Madison Kuhn: 4th
Jordan Hanson: 6th 

Novice Flat
Alejandra Zamora: 2nd
Lily Hertling: 2nd
Madison Kuhn: 1st
Anna Seto: 3rd
Jordan Hanson: 6th
Elizabeth Rao: 3rd 

Advanced Walk-Trot-Canter
Roshan Moazed: 2nd
Rebecca Chernick: 5th
Wallace Douglas: 1st
Renee Seto: 5th
Sara Sellers: 1st 

Beginner Walk-Trot-Canter
Cate Marchetti: 3rd
Yinan Liu: 5th
Annabel Lee Sessoms: 1st 

Walk-Trot
Genoveva Eguiguren: 1st
Katrina Lee: 2nd
Dominique Carlo: 2nd
Emma Ramsdell: 4th
Sophie Starck: 3rd