AU Press Releases

AU's Partridge places seventh at IHSA Nationals

HARRISBURG, PA -- Alfred University junior Derek Partridge (Groveland, NY/Geneseo) placed seventh in open reining Saturday at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (ISHA) Western National Championship show.


Partridge was seventh out of 10 riders who placed in the event. AU sophomore Lexi Buckheit (Mansfield, PA/Mansfield) also competed in open reining but did not place.


Partridge is also competing in the American Quarter Horse Assciation (AQHA) High Point Rider competition at nationals. The competition, held in three phases, concludes on Sunday. Partridge qualified for the competition by virtue of being the high point Western rider in IHSA Zone 2 Region 1 this season.