Otterbein Hunt Seat Team Sends Largest Group to Nationals 

Posted May 17, 2023

The Hunt Seat Team finished their season 10th out of 16 competing schools at the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) National Championship on May 7, 2023. IHSA has over 400 members schools and boasts a student membership of over 10,000.    

The Hunt Seat Team won its zone and regional championships in order to qualify for nationals. This year, the team took its largest contingent to nationals yet. 

Here are the full team results: 

  • Team Open Equitation Over Fences: Lizzie Orosz, 6th place 
  • Team Open Equitation on the Flat: Lizzie Orosz 
  • Team Intermediate Equitation Over Fences: Rylee Lent, 10th place 
  • Team Limit Equitation Over Fences: Riley Seilstad, 6th place 
  • Team Intermediate Equitation on the Flat: Chloe Thatcher, 4th place 
  • Team Limit Equitation on the Flat: Emma Herbruck 
  • Team Novice Equitation on the Flat: Maddy Gaber 
  • Team Introductory Equitation on the Flat: Marissa Skaggs, 8th place  

Here are the full individual results: 

  • Lizzie Orosz: Individual Open Equitation Over Fences, 3rd place 
  • Jules Richter: Individual Novice Equitation on the Flat, 6th place 
  • Maire Hollertz: Individual Limit Equitation over Fences, 10th place  
  • Chloe Thatcher: Individual Limit Equitation on the Flat, honorable mention