296 Samantha Childs
296 Samantha Childs
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Livonia, N.Y.
High School: Livonia
Position: Novice Flat and Fences

2017-18: 10/28/17 Home Show: 1st in Intermediate Fences ... 10/29/17 Home Show: 1st in Novice Flat ... 11/4/17 at Cazenovia: 1st in Novice Fences ...  11/5/17 at Cazenovia: 1st in Novice Flat, 3rd in Intermediate Fences ... 11/18/17 at St. Lawrence: 4th in Intermediate Fences, 5th in Intermediate Flat ... 11/19/17 at St. Lawrence: 4th in Open Fences, 6th in Intermediate Flat ... 2/24/18 at Cazenovia: 3rd in Intermediate Flat, 6th in Open Fences ... 2/25/18 at St. Lawrence: 3rd in Intermediate Flat, 5th in Open Fences ... IHSA Regionals at St. Lawrence: 6th in Intermediate Fences, 8th in Intermediate Flat

2015-16: 10/31/15 Home Show: 3rd in Advanced Walk Trot Canter* ... 11/1/15 Home Show: 1st in Advanced Walk Trot Canter* (pointed out of Advanced Walk Trot Canter) ... 11/7/15 Home Show: 2nd in Novice Fences, 4th in Novice Flat ... 11/8/15 Cazenovia Show: 2nd in Novice Flat ... 11/21/15 St Lawrence Show: 4th in Novice Fences* ... 11/22/15 Cazenovia Show: 4th in Novice Fences, 6th in Novice Flat ... 2/27/16 Cazenovia Show: 4th in Novice Fences ... 2/28/16 St. Lawrence Show: 1st in Novice Fences, 3rd in Novice Flat ... 4/2/16 Regionals @ St.Lawrence: 8th in Advanced Walk Trot Canter.

(*Point Rider)

Prior to Geneseo: Graduate of Livonia High School.

Personal: Samantha K. Childs was born and raised in Livonia, N.Y. … mother Jen is a Geneseo alum, class of 1997 …  has not yet declared a major … hobbies include running … favorite athletic moment is “having the opportunity to show at the collegiate level and be part of a team” … started riding horses in third grade because “I thought it looked like fun” … best advice received during her career is “’Do all the things’ - it reminds me that I need to/can do everything” … lists April Krenzer, Leg Up Stables barn manager and equestrian team captain from 2011-13 as being the biggest influence on her riding career: “she has always pushed me and encouraged me throughout my riding career” … favorite professional team is the Dallas Cowboys.