Madison Strony, Clarks Summit, recently won the Equestrian National Championship for Children‚??s Working Hunter Horse Division in the Marshall & Sterling horse league.
Madison Strony is a senior at Abington Heights High School and has been horse riding since age 7. Madison has been training under the tutelage of Leah Cruciani, Chapter XI Farm, Jermyn.
Madison finished the Marshall & Sterling League 2012 regular riding season in 3rd place nationally on her way to her second top ten qualifying visit to the national finals with her last visit being in 2010. Madison said she ‚??counts this as the most prestigious win of her career,‚?Ě even topping her accomplishment of grand champion at the Syracuse PHA horse show earlier this year.
Madison now sets her sights on her second trip back to the USEF (United States Equestrian Federation) Zone 2 finals which is Oct 21 in Harrisburg. Madison is ranked 3rd going into the finals competition in Harrisburg.