LIVE UPDATES: 2019 Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Finals

Phelps Sports is bringing you live updates of the 2019 Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show. Stay tuned for more commentary on all the action!

October 13, 7:30 p.m. – The winner of the 2019 Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final is…. Emma Fletcher of Buzzards Bay, MA. Congratulations to Emma! Stay tuned for the full story!

Top 12 Final Results:
1st – Emma Fletcher
2nd – Jordan Allen
3rd – Sam Walker
4th – Tessa Brown
5th – Erin Floyd
6th – Zayna Rizvi
7th – Ava Stearns
8th – Farah Rizvi
9th – Avery Glynn
10th – Ellie Ferrigno
11th – Emma Pacyna
12th – Blair Spencer

October 13, 7:00 p.m. – 6 riders have emerged at the head of the pack, rewarded with a spot in the final round of the 2019 Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final. Riders will return for one last trip over a new course, in the order listed below:

52 – Zayna Rizvi
126 – Tessa P. Brown
196 – Erin Floyd
38 – Jordan Allen
176 – Sam Walker
103 – Emma Fletcher

The test is as follows: Leave the line, canter directly to fence 10, canter 7a and 7b, transition to a clearly defined walk, canter fence 3 on the left lead, come past the line-up and walk, execute a turn on the haunches left to right in the box center ring, canter fence 3 backward on the right lead, transition to a clearly defined walk, canter 7a and 7b backwards, canter fence 12, walk and return to the line on a relaxed rein while petting your horse.

October 13, 6:00 p.m. – Riders have walked the course for the second phase. Take a look at what they’ll be tackling:

October 13, 5:10 p.m. – Out of the total 239 riders, 25 riders have earned a callback from the judges for the second phase. These riders still have a chance at earning a spot in the final work-off in the hopes of claiming the championship in the 2019 Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final! Final riders are listed as they will return in the second round:

52 – Zayna Rizvi
141 – Emily Perkins
234 – Katy Merchant
126 – Tessa P. Brown
7 – Elli Yeager
51 – Augusta Iwasaki
159 – Gwyneth Babington
171 – Ava Stearns
204 – Alexandra Pielet
221 – Catalina Peralta
79 – Taylor Griffiths
98 – Emma Pacyna
115 – Blair Spencer
119 – Nora Andrews
198 – Maeve O’donovan
103 – Emma Fletcher
108 – Farah Rizvi
106 – Ellie Ferrigno
139 – Jordan Toering
196 – Erin Floyd
93 – James Faloni
176 – Sam Walker
140 – Gigi Moynihan
199 – Avery Glynn
38 – Jordan Allen

October 13, 3:30 p.m. – After 200 riders have completed the course, the top 25 riders are announced. There are only 39 riders left to compete over the preliminary round.

38 – Jordan Allen
199 – Avery Glynn
140 – Gigi Moynihan
176 – Sam Walker
93 – James Faloni
196 – Erin Floyd
139 – Jordan Toering
106 – Ellie Ferrigno
108 – Farah Rizvi
103 – Emma Fletcher
198 – Maeve O’donovan
119 – Nora Andrews
115 – Blair Spencer
98 – Emma Pacyna
79 – Taylor Griffiths
171 – Ava Stearns
159 – Gwyneth Babington
51 – Augusta Iwasaki
7 – Elli Yeager
126 – Tessa P. Brown
141 – Emily Perkins
52 – Zayna Rizvi
186 – Ella Frey
121 – Sophie Gochman
200 – Dominic Gibbs

Sophie Gochman

October 13, 1:20 p.m. – 150 riders down! With 89 riders to go, the top 25 are as follows:

38 – Jordan Allen
140 – Gigi Moynihan
93 – James Faloni
139 – Jordan Toering
106 – Ellie Ferrigno
108 – Farah Rizvi
103 – Emma Fletcher
119 – Nora Andrews
115 – Blair Spencer
98 – Emma Pacyna
79 – Taylor Griffiths
51 – Augusta Iwasaki
7 – Elli Yeager
126 – Tessa P. Brown
141 – Emily Perkins
52 – Zayna Rizvi
121 – Sophie Gochman
105 – Charlotte Murray
83 – Sophie Transou
49 – Sophee Steckbeck
109 – Olivia Broder
65 – Kaitlyn Lovingfoss
21 – Emma Catherine Reichow
62 – Alexis Ortiz
26 – Ned Cunniffe

Ellie Ferrigno

October 13, 11:15 a.m. – The second standby list of the day has been announced after the first 100 riders. Those riders are as follows:

38 – Jordan Allen
93 – James Faloni
98 – Emma Pacyna
79 – Taylor Griffiths
51 – Augusta Iwasaki
7 – Elli Yeager
52 – Zayna Rizvi
83 Sophie Transou
49 – Sophee Steckbeck
65 – Kaitlyn Lovingfoss
21 – Emma Catherine Reichow
62 – Alexis Ortiz
26 – Ned Cunniffe
77 – Isabelle Song
35 – Payton Potter
22 – Charlise Casas
96 – Natalie Jayne
4 – Tanner Korotkin
80 – Grace Debney
31 – Ashley Vogel

Augusta Iwasaki

October 13, 9:00 a.m. – The first standby list of the day has been announced after the first 50 entrants. Those 12 riders are as follows:

38 – Jordan Allen
7 – Elli Yeager
49 – Sophee Steckbeck
21 – Emma Catherine Reichow
26 – Ned Cunniffe
35 – Payton Potter
22 – Charlise Casas
4 – Tanner Korotkin
31 – Ashley Vogel
45 – Emma Raith
14 – Caroline Passarelli
39 – Savannah Hamby

October 13, 6:00 a.m. – Riders have begun walking the course for the preliminary round of competition. Take a look at the course they will be riding:

October 12, 8:00 p.m. – The Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal Final order of go has been announced.

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