Equitation Over Fences
Taylor St. Jacques, Auburn

Taylor St. Jacques, Auburn

Equitation On The Flat
Maddy Darst, Georgia

Maddy Darst, Georgia

Avery Ellis, TAMU

Avery Ellis, TAMU

Paisley Roberts, South Carolina & Betsy Brown, Auburn

Paisley Roberts, South Carolina & Betsy Brown, Auburn

SEC Announces February Riders of the Month

SEC Announces February Riders of the Month
Tuesday, March 13, 2018


Waco, TX-- The Southeastern Conference has announced its February Riders of the Month.


Equitation on the Flat Rider of the Month: Maddy Darst, Georgia

  • Defeated both conference opponents faced in February.
  • First 90 or better score of the season
  • Defeated opponents by an average of 13 points for the month

Equitation over Fences Rider of the Month: Taylor St. Jacques, Auburn

  • Won three-straight MOP honors for Auburn
  • Three-straight wins over Top 3 opponents, including wins at then-No. 3 Oklahoma
  • Her 87 points against South Carolina is among the Top 5 points scored by a Tiger this season in the event.
  • Improved her season record to 6-1-0 in the event with five-consecutive victories.

Horsemanship Rider of the Month: Avery Ellis, Texas A&M

  • Earned three-straight MOP honors with two coming on the road
  • Scoring an average of 74.88 per ride Leads the team with 9 wins on the season
  • Helped the Aggies defeat the Tigers in Horsemanship with a 75.5-72.5 victory, earning MOP honors
  • Moved to third on the Horsemanship career MOP list in program history with 11

Co-Reining Rider of the Month: Paisley Roberts, South Carolina

  • Earned two MOP honors this month, tops on the team
  • Beat SMU's Olivia Pakula, 67-65.5; topped Ashton Dunkel of Texas A&M, 69.5-68 and defeated Jordan Carpenter of Georgia, 73-71

Co-Reining Rider of the Month: Betsy Brown, Auburn

  • Finished with a 5-0-0 mark in the month of February, helping the Tigers defeat three Top 3 teams
  • Improved to 7-3-0 on the year and leads the team with seven wins in the event.
  • Her win at then-No. 3 Oklahoma State clinched the team's 10-8 victory.
  • Scored higher than a 70 in four of five contests.
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