(L-R) -Back row: Nicholas Astwood, Erika Adderley (National Coach), Elle O'Brien.  Front Row: Kimberly Johnson (national coach); Maya Tilberg, Mila Sands, Peyton Wong, Cathy Ramsingh-Pierre (President, Equestrian Bahamas and Team Chef d'Equipe)

Team Bahamas Rocks at IEA Invitational

Congratulations to the riders and coaches of Team Bahamas on their fantastic showing this past weekend at the IEA International Invitational in Conyers, Georgia. The team of 5 riders placed in 7 out of the 8 classes competed in, with results as follows:

Open Equitation Over Fences – Elle O’Brien – 6th place
Intermediate Equitation Under Saddle – Peyton Wong – 1st place
Intermediate Equitation Over Fences – Peyton Wong – 3rd place
Novice Equitation Over Fences – Mila Sands – 1st place
Novice Equitation Under Saddle – Mila Sands – 2nd place
Junior Varsity Beginner Equitation Walk, Trot, Canter – Maya Tilberg – 1st place
Junior Varsity Beginner Equitation Walk, Trot – Nicholas Astwood – 1st place

Congratulations also to Mila Sands who was the recipient of a full scholarship to a week-long summer camp programme at Chatham Hall school, a prestigious boarding school in Virginia!

Thanks to all the parents, friends and family members who came out to Conyers to support the team. The Bahamian flag was in full effect!

Congratulations again to the riders and coaches on their achievements. Stay tuned for developments as we continue to develop our partnership with the IEA. The best is yet to come!