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Alfred State College equestrians Wolfe and Henry advance to IHSA Semifinals


Both head to Albion, Michigan to compete March 23-24

From Alfred State College, Ashley Wolfe displays her award ribbon after qualifying for both the IHSA semifinals and the National Championships.

ALFRED, NY, February 28, 2024 – Ashley Wolfe (Painted Post, NY) and Jordan Henry (Little Valley) led the Alfred State western equestrian team with strong showings at the IHSA Western Regionals to earn spots in the semifinals.

Wolfe, a first-year student, rode to reserve Hi-point honors in open horsemanship to earn a spot in the semifinal round. She also earned Hi-point rider for the region which earns her a spot at the National Individual Championships. Her performance in both the open horsemanship and reining competition sends her to Mill Spring, NC (May 3 – 5).

Henry will join Wolfe at the IHSA semifinals at Albion College (Albion, MI) after riding to reserve Hi-point honors in beginner horsemanship. The pair will compete on March 23 and 24.

Abby Thomas (Lawrenceville, PA) rode to a seventh-place finish in the beginner horsemanship competition.

“I am extremely proud of the hard work and dedication our riders have put in this season,” commented head coach Rose Stayer Ruffner. “I look forward to continuing our training as we prepare for the semifinals and national championship.”

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