SEC names September Equestrian Riders of the Month
Fences Rider of the Month
Haley Redifer, Texas A&M
Redifer went 2-1, including one MOP to open the season against then No. 3 TCU. Already the school record holder in MOP for Fences, the recognition marked the 12th of her career. Redifer defeated Ella Bostwick, 90-77, on Celsius.
Flat Rider of the Month
Maya Clarkson, South Carolina
Clarkson has remained undefeated so far this year, earning an MOP honor in her first meet of the season and taking down each of her opponents including against a higher ranked Baylor. Clarkson's efforts have been a pivotal piece in the Gamecocks' 3-0 start this year, the first since the 2013-2014 season.
Horsemanship Rider of the Month
Kendall Gill, Georgia
Gill returned for her fifth year and started the season with a score of 77 and the first MOP honor of her career. Secured the final point for Georgia versus No. 7 Baylor.
Reining Rider of the Month
Emma Lane, South Carolina
Lane dominated for South Carolina in their first two meets, taking down both her opponents and earning both MOP titles on the day over Delaware State and Minnesota Crookston. Lane fell against higher ranked Baylor by just half a point, but has stayed consistent through each meet, making her a force for the Gamecocks this year.
Ariana Gray, Texas A&M
Gray is undefeated to start the season (3-0) and has a three-score average of 71.5 through three meets. Gray scored a point for the Aggies against the then No. 3 TCU Horned Frogs. She is the lone Aggie to be undefeated in Reining to begin the season.