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Published March 19 2012

NDSU riders excel in regional competition

FARGO - Two members of North Dakota State University's hunt seat equestrian team brought home honors from the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association's Zone 7 Region 3 horse show.

Kaylin Scarberry, a sophomore from Fargo, finished third in tough competition in the novice over fences class.

Sarah Bridge, a sophomore from Plymouth, Minn., earned the title of reserve regional champion in the novice over fences and flat events. Bridge also will advance to the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association's Zone 7 competition April 1 at Black Dog Farms in Marion, Ind.

The regional competition, which the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities hosted, was held at Stonegate Farms in Stillwater, Minn., on Feb. 25. Teams from nine colleges and universities in North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin competed in the show.

"Both of these young women worked hard to earn a place at regionals this year," says team coach Erika Berg. "The competition was very tough and they put forth an impressive effort."