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Saturday, August 18, 2018
Mackenzie Eisenhart, Sara Miller, Alicia Pramik, office manager, Jennifer Metzger, head instructor therapeutic riding, Richard Klingensmith, and Victoria Bilyk-Sequine display their ribbons and awards after competing in their first Therapeutic Riders Division of the Devon Horse Show May 26 at Thorncroft Equestrian Center, Malvern. Mackenzie Eisenhart, Sara Miller, Alicia Pramik, office manager, Jennifer Metzger, head instructor therapeutic riding, Richard Klingensmith, and Victoria Bilyk-Sequine display their ribbons and awards after competing in their first Therapeutic Riders Division of the Devon Horse Show May 26 at Thorncroft Equestrian Center, Malvern.
Mackenzie Eisenhart of Emmaus rides Simba with help from Maura Finkelstein at the Therapeutic Riders Division of the Devon Horse Show. Mackenzie Eisenhart of Emmaus rides Simba with help from Maura Finkelstein at the Therapeutic Riders Division of the Devon Horse Show.
PRESS PHOTOS COURTESY MANITOVictoria Bilyk-Sequine of Fountain Hill rides Simba during the Therapeutic Riders Division of the Devon Horse Show May 26 at Thorncroft Equestrian Center, Malvern. PRESS PHOTOS COURTESY MANITOVictoria Bilyk-Sequine of Fountain Hill rides Simba during the Therapeutic Riders Division of the Devon Horse Show May 26 at Thorncroft Equestrian Center, Malvern.
Richard Klingensmith of Center Valley rides Simba with assistance from two staff members from Manito Life Center. Richard Klingensmith of Center Valley rides Simba with assistance from two staff members from Manito Life Center.

Manito students in therapeutic horse show

Monday, August 6, 2018 by Susan Bryant sbryant@tnonline.com in Local News

Four student riders of Manito Life Center, 2160 N. Cedar Crest Blvd., South Whitehall, attended their first Therapeutic Riders Division of the Devon Horse Show May 26 at Thorncroft Equestrian Center, Malvern.

The four riders were: Richard Klingensmith, 12, of Center Valley; Sara Miller, 16, of Coopersburg; Victoria Bilyk-Sequine, 16, of Fountain Hill, and Mackenzie Eisenhart, 23, of Emmaus.

The show team took home four, first-place and second-place awards; and two third-place and sixth-place awards, said Lisa Schadt, president of Manito.

Klingensmith took first place in division 2 equitation on the flat, first in division 2 dressage walk test 1, and second in division 2 trail.

Miller took first in division 1 equitation on the flat, first in trail, and third in dressage walk test 1.

Bilyk-Sequine took first place in division 3 dressage walk test 2, third in division equitation and sixth in trail.

Eisenhart took second in division 1 equitation on the flat, second in division 1 dressage walk test one and sixth in trail.

This prestigious show, with more than 200 competitors in over 50 classes, also includes equitation, dressage and trail.

“We are very proud of these hard working students for both their competition achievements and sportsmanship during the show,” Schadt said.