Equestrian team wins Reserve Champion at region meet

Alyssa Ethington, Senior with Lyndsay and Winchester. Photo provided

Alyssa Ethington, Senior with Lyndsay and Winchester. Photo provided

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Varsity Equestrian Team recently won Reserve Champion at the 2021 MIHA (Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association) Region B meet at the Shiawassee County Fairgrounds Oct. 1-3.

They had previously qualified as the MIHA District 11 Reserve Champions.

They now qualify to compete at the 2021 State Championships on Oct. 13-17 at the Midland County Fairgrounds.

The team this year is a single rider, represented by senior Alyssa Ethington. Alyssa uses two horses (Lyndsay and Winchester) to compete. Alyssa has made four consecutive trips to Regionals, and this will be her third time qualifying for the State Championship.