Champions have been Crowned at the 2021 Marshall & Sterling Insurance League Indoor Finals

The Marshall & Sterling Insurance League Indoor Finals made a triumphant return to the Great New York State Fairgrounds Expo Center in Syracuse, New York. Hunter, Jumper, and Equitation riders took their turns in the spotlight and the Winner's Circle, with multiple Champions being awarded over the three day affair. Read on to see who took home the titles!

HITS Hunter 2'6" - Professional
The first Champions awarded at the Marshall & Sterling Insurance League Indoor Finals were Leslie Miller & ROMAN HOLIDAY, who swept the HITS 2'6" Professional Hunter division. Laurel Leiendecker & AMPERE took Reserve Champion with three runner-up finishes.

HITS Hunter 2'6" - Non-Professional
Marcellina Vitale & ANOTHER CHANCE claimed the Champion title in the HITS 2'6" Non-Professional division with first and third placings in the over fences classes. Reserve was awarded to Aubrey Borgesi & BELLAROSA with a first over fences and a fourth under saddle.

HITS Hunter 2'
On the strength of three second-place finishes, Amelia Enck & EARL GREY (below) claimed the Champion award in the HITS 2' Hunter division. Reserve went to Erica Ferreira & DONATELLO, who rode to a first, a third, and a fifth.

SmartPak Adult Hunter
With a first and third over fences, and a fourth under saddle, Victoria Green & KEEPSAKE MH earned the title of SmartPak Adult Hunter Champion. Meredith Frank & CRESCENDO finished with the same number of points, but less over fences, to take home Reserve.

Children's Hunter - Horse
Holly Cesario & AMADEUS were Champions of the Children's Hunter - Horse division, with a first and two seconds. Reserve Champion was awarded to Adrianna Sydorowych & NORTHERN LIGHTS, who earned finishes of first, third, and fourth.

Children's Hunter - Pony
Paige Jackson
 & JOLLY ROGER claimed Champion in the Children's Hunter - Pony division with blue ribbons in both over fences classes and a second in the under saddle. Morgan Glidden & COVENANT TOP SECRET were Reserve, winning the under saddle to go with a red and a yellow ribbon over fences.

Syracuse Hunter
Taking home the Champion prize in the Syracuse Hunter division were Erica Ferreira & DONATELLO, with a first, two seconds, and a third. Taking home the Reserve Champion were Laurel Leiendecker & MADDEN JAMES, who had one class win along with placings of second, fourth, and sixth.

Empire Hunter
Meredith Frank
 & CRESCENDO dominated the Empire Hunter division, winning all four classes and the Champion title. Leslie Miller & ROMAN HOLIDAY used two runner-up finishes, a third, and a fourth to take Reserve.

Bit O' Straw Hunter Classic
Jamie Leone rode MARGARITA (pictured at left) to the blue ribbon in the Bit O' Straw Hunter Classic, achieving scores of 80 and 82 in the respective rounds for a combined score of 162. The red ribbon was awarded to Maddie Sadowitz & AFTER HOURS with scores of 76 and 78 for a total of 154. Rounding out the top three were Aubrey Borgesi & BELLAROSA with scores of 77 and 76 totalling 153.

Novice Children's Hunter Classic
Top honors in the Novice Children's Hunter Classic went to Ava Harvatine & CELTIC PRIDE. Second went to Elisa Morgan & AMPERE. Lauren Schenkel & DRESSED TO IMPRESS completed the top three.
Novice Adult Hunter Classic
With the high score of 82, Jamie Leone won the Novice Adult Hunter Classic aboard MARGARITA. Emily Weis & SMILE-A-WHILE followed in second with a 78, and third went to Maddie Sadowitz & AFTER HOURS with a 76.
Modified Children's/Adult Jumper Classic
Claudia Freeman
 & EWSZ QUANTICO took top honors in the Modified Children's/Adult Jumper Classic. Second place went to Ella Keyes & MAXIMUS.

Low Children's/Adult Jumper Classic
Samantha Page
 rode NIAGARA to the win in the Low Children's/Adult Jumper Classic, posting two clear rounds. Elizabeth Rotariu & ELEVATION placed second, while Stacy Eaker & CAPTIVATING IZE rounded out the podium.

Syracuse Jumper
Ella Keyes
 & MAXIMUS (pictured at right) secured the Championship in the Syracuse Jumper division with two firsts and two seconds. Reserve Champion was awarded to Adrianna Sydorowych & TOP SHELF with two wins.

Pyranha/Dover Child/Adult Medal Final
Victoria Green was second overall after round one, and with the top score in round two, she moved up in the standings to take home first place in the Pyranha/Dover Child/Adult Medal Final. Holly Cesario and Heather Knox-Fenske followed in second and third, respectively.

Junior/Amateur Horsemanship Medal Final
Carlie Madonna
 led the way in the Junior/Amateur Horsemanship Medal Final, followed by Megan Conway and Heather Knox-Fenske.

M&S 2'6" Children's Medal Final
Adrianna Sydorowych
 topped the field in the 2'6" Children's Medal Final (pictured below). Ava Harvatine placed second, and Bree Harvatine placed third.

M&S 2'6" Adult Medal Final
Alix Coursen earned the blue ribbon in the 2'6" Adult Medal Final with two impressive rounds. Aubrey Borgesi was the runner-up, and third place went to Maddie Sadowitz.

Children's Medal Final - Pony
Top honors in the Children's Medal Final - Pony went to Morgan Glidden, with Paige Jackson capturing the Reserve Champion sash.
Grand Hunter Champion
Leslie Miller

Best Adult Rider
Aubrey Borgesi

Best Junior Rider - Horse
Carlie Madonna

Best Junior Rider - Pony
Morgan Glidden
Congratulations to Nicolle Madonna Cerio and the group from CNY Eq for winning the Haunted Stall contest at the Marshall & Sterling Insurance League Indoor Finals!
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