The equestrian team opened the 2016-17 schedule with six shows this fall.
At the first show of the season, Deirdre Sullivan brought home one of the coveted Championship awards as the High Point Novice Rider of the Day. She won her section of Novice Equitation on the Flat and was fifth in her debut in Novice Over Fences.
The Pioneers held their home show on October 15th, finishing as Reserve Champion High Point College for the day. Katie Knowles received the coveted championship ribbon for Overall High Point Rider of the Day, which is awarded to the rider with the highest combined point total in both jumping and flat classes across all divisions. In addition, Knowles received the Novice High Point Rider of the Day, finishing first in Novice Equitation on the Flat and second in Novice Equitation Over Fences.