Equestrian News

  • Equestrian Semester Recap: A Look At Highlights From The Season
    December 06, 2018
    As the holidays arrive and the students are studying for final exams, let’s recap what the Sacred Heart University Equestrian team has accomplished this semester.
  • Western Named High Point Team In Both Shows at Mount Holyoke Double Header
    December 02, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team was named the High Point of the Mount Holyoke Western Double Header show this morning and afternoon. The team picked up two wins as the won both the morning show and the afternoon show. The team returns to action on in the new year as they will compete on Sunday February 3 as the Western Squad will travel to UCONN to compete in there Western Show.
  • Western Places First and Second at Double-Header At UMASS-Amherst
    November 18, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team wrapped up its Western Doubleheader on Saturday at UMASS-Amherst as the team won seven events and placed second in the morning show while being named the High Point team with 26 points in the afternoon show. The team returns to action on Sunday, Dec. 2 as the Western Squad will compete in another Double-Header this time at Mount Holyoke College. Morning show is scheduled for 9:00 a.m.
  • Hunt Seat Named High Point Team At UCONN Showing
    November 18, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Hunt Seat Squad was named the High Point team of UCONN’s show this morning. The team tallied 38 points in the victory while Gabi Sorrentino and Cariann Johnson on qualified for Hunt Seat Regionals in Open Fences and Johnson also qualified in Open Flat. Also, Cariann Johnson was named the High Point Rider and Ellie Palmier was named Team MVP.
  • Equestrian Signs Six National Letter of Intent's For First Time In Program History
    November 16, 2018
    For the first time in Sacred Heart Equestrian program history, head coach Tiffany Hajdasz announced six signings of national letter of intent to join the program next year. This is the inaugural season of Equestrian accepting NLI’s.
  • Hunt Seat Named High Point Team In Home Show
    November 10, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team was named the high point team this morning as the Hunt Seat earned 38 points in the teams home show. Senior Cariann Johnson was named the High Point Rider while sophomore Hailey Tyler was named the Team MVP. Johnson claimed first in the two events she participated in while Tyler placed first in Novice Fences Section B to help the team to another team victory. The team returns to action on Saturday, Nov. 17 when the Hunt Seats travels to face UCONN. Show-time is scheduled for 9:00 a.m.
  • Western Places Third at UCONN
    November 04, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Western squad concluded its show at the University of Connecticut tonight as the team placed third overall with a total of 23 points. The Western team will return to competition on Sunday, Nov. 18 when they travel to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst for a Western-double header. Show begins at 9:00 a.m.
  • Hunt Seat Places Fourth At Trinity College Invite
    November 04, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Hunt Seat placed fourth in the Trinity Invite this morning. Performances by Michaela Fritsch and Emily Scrobe led the pair to qualify for Hunt Seat Regionals in Novice Fences and Walk Trot. Fritisch placed third in Novice Fences Section A while Scrobe placed second in today’s Walk Trot. The Hunt Seat will return to action on Saturday, Nov. 10 when they will compete at home. Show-time is set for 10:00 a.m.
  • Hunt Seat Claims High Point Team With 43 Points at Home Show
    October 27, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Hunt Seat concluded its show at home this afternoon. The Pioneers were named the High Point team tallying a total of 43 points just one point ahead of Trinity. The team returns to action on November 4 when Hunt Seat will compete at Trinity while the Western squad will compete at UCONN.
  • Hunt Seat Places Sixth at Connecticut College
    October 20, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian Hunt Seat competed at Connecticut College this afternoon. The team placed sixth overall while host Connecticut College won the overall event with 35 points while SHU scored 19 on the day. Lea Mascola placed first in the Show Class 13 Novice Fences Section C and Michaela Fritsch placed first in Show Class 19 Novice Flat Section C. The two had the best day for the Pioneers and Fritisch was named the team MVP for her impressive performance.
  • Equestrian Claims Second Straight High Point Title While Six Pioneers Claim First In Individual Events
    October 14, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team wrapped up its show at the Trinity College Hunt Seat this morning. The Pioneers swept two fences sections as the team won both the Show Open Fences sections and the Intermediate Fences section. The team returns to action on Saturday Oct. 20 when they compete in it's second Hunt Seat of the year this time at Connecticut College.
  • Equestrian Wins Seven Individual Events While Claiming High Point Team In Both Shows
    October 14, 2018
    The Sacred Heart University Equestrian team wrapped up its first Western Doubleheader on Saturday as the team won seven events and was named the High Point team in both the morning and afternoon shows. The team returns to action tomorrow as they compete in the Hunt Seat at Trinity College.
  • Equestrian Releases 2018-19 Fall Schedule
    August 20, 2018
    The Sacred Heart equestrian team announced its 2018-2019 fall competition dates Monday morning. The Pioneers will host three competitions with it being the IHSA Western Double Header at 9:00 a.m. on October 13 and Hunt Seats on Novemeber 3 and 10.  
  • SHU In Action At The Zone I Hunt Seat Championship
    April 07, 2018
    Sacred Heart University equestrain team competed at the Zone I Hunt Seat Championship on Saturday
  • Hunt Seat Compete At Regional Championship
    March 31, 2018
    Fairfield, Conn - The Sacred Heart University equestrian team competed at the Hunt Seat Regional Championship Saturday evening, with 2 of our 8 individual qualifiers advancing to the Zone Championship on April 7. Hunt Seat team will also be competing for a spot at the @IHSAinc National Championship.
  • Equestrian Competes At Western Semi-Final Championship
    March 18, 2018
    GLAVA, IL - The Sacred Heart University equestrian team was in action at the Western Semi-Final Championship at Black Hawk College this weekend.
  • Hunt Seat Wins Regional Championship
    March 03, 2018
    GALES FERRY, Conn,- Sacred Heart University Hunt Seat won the Reginal Championship on Saturday with 40 points, ahead of second place Uconn with 32.
  • SHU Finishes As Reserve High Point Team Against UConn
    February 24, 2018
    FAIRFIELD, Conn,- The Sacred Heart equestrian team were in action at Fairfield University on Saturday finishing as Reserve High Point Team with 40 points, seven points behind UConn who finished as High Point Team with 47 Points. Cariann Johnson was named as High Point Rider with Emery Smith earning Team MVP.
  • Equestrian Competes At Western Regional Championship
    February 18, 2018
    Fairfield, Conn,- Sacred Heart University equestrian team competed at the Zone 1 Western Regional Championship on Sunday with Devon Conley winning Open Horsemanship.
  • Western Earns Seasons Reserve High Point Team Award
    February 10, 2018
    SHU qualified 10 riders for Western Regional Championship
  • Hunt Seat Earns High Point At UConn
    February 10, 2018
    Cariann Johnson earns Reserve High Point Rider and Team MVP as two Pioneers qualify for regionals
  • Western Wins High Point At Mount Holyoke Saturday Morning
    February 10, 2018
    Pioneers accumulated 33 points in first of two events Saturday
  • Equestrian Finishes As High Point Team At CCSU
    February 04, 2018
    Simsbury, Conn,- The Sacred Heart University equestrian Hunt Seat competed on Sunday against CCSU at The Ethel Walker School.
  • Western Finishes As Reserve High Point Team At UConn
    February 03, 2018
    Staples, Conn,- Sacred Heart University equestrian competed in it's second Western on Saturday at 1 pm after finishing as Reserve High Point Team in the morning's event.
  • Equestrian Opens Spring Season At UConn
    February 03, 2018
    Staples, Conn.- The Sacred Heart University equestrian Spring season began on Saturday with Western at the University of Connecticut.
  • Equestrian Finishes As High Point Team
    December 03, 2017
    Fairfield, Conn.- Sacred Heart equestrian team was in action Sunday Dec. 3, competing in three events.
  • Conley Is High Point Rider At Mount Holyoke
    December 03, 2017
    Fairfield, Conn.- Sacred Heart equestrian team was in action Sunday Dec. 3, competing in three events on the day
  • SHU Finishes 3rd With Two 1st Place Finishes
    December 03, 2017
    Fairfield, Conn.- Sacred Heart equestrian team was in action Sunday Dec. 3, competing in three events.
  • Equestrian Finish As High Point Team On Senior Day
    November 19, 2017
    Fairfield, Conn.- SHU equestrian Hunt Seat competed at UConn on Saturday and the Western Squad hosted a double header on Sunday on senior day finishing as High Point Team is with 32 points.
  • SHU Win's At Trinity
    November 05, 2017
    Hartford, Conn.- Sacred Heart equestrian Hunt Seat squad won at Trinity with 39 points. Wesleyan finished in seconmd with 33 points, Trinity (32), Fairfield (30), Connecticut (24), UCONN (23), CCSU (17), Post (10), Yale (8) completed the field. Devon Conley finished first overall with Olivia Marlow finishing third overall.
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