REED CITY\u00a0\u00a0\u2014 It was a memorable season for three members of the Reed City equestrian team after competing at the state finals in Midland this fall. Miranda Battle, Chelsea Cornell and Madeline Harrington were on a team that finished fourth at state. \u201cit was cool that the first couple of days at the meet, we were in the lead,\u201d Battle said. \u201cWe had many people on the team winning state championships.\u201d Battle was state champion in the trail category in the B division. She also won it last year. \u201cThis is the best our team has done but in the past, Reed City has done better,\u201d Battle said. Battle attributed her success to a lot of practice. \u201cI had lessons with my trainers,\u201d said Battle, who has been in the sport at Reed CIty all four years. \u201cI\u2019ll miss the team. Everyone gets along. It\u2019s the only team I\u2019ve ever been on where everyone gets along.\u201d Cornell also won titles or placed in various categories such as two-man relay and flags. Top 10 individuals placed at the state meet. \u201cIt was a challenge at state,\u201d Cornell said while expressing satisfaction in what the team was able to accomplish. \u201cIt\u2019s about team effort.\u201d Like in any sport, hard work pays off in equestrian, Cornell agreed. Harrington has been in jumping and showmanship. She went to state three years. \u201cA highlight for me was placing fourth in jumping,\u201d she said. Expectations for the team were met at the state meet, Harrington indicated. \u201cWorking hard and having a good partnership with your horse and listening to trainer\u2019s instructions,\u201d have been the keys to her success in equestrian,\u201d Harrington added. She\u2019s been riding since age 4. \u201cIt\u2019s fun, the people you hang out with at horse shows are enjoyable to be around,\u201d Harrington said.