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Student-Athlete of the Week: Bella Steiner

 
Series: Student-Athlete of the Week | Story 15

October 23, 2019

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Niwot sophomore Bella Steiner recently won Grand Champion in the Modified Child/Adult Jumper division at the Autumn in the Rockies Horse Show in Parker, Colo.

Dealing with a quirky teammate is an unwelcome annoyance for most high school athletes, but Niwot sophomore Bella Steiner isn't like most high school athletes. For the talented equestrian, managing her temperamental partner isn't just an enormous challenge, it's also enormously gratifying.

"It's so technical, and a lot of people don't know that," Steiner said of her unconventional high school sport. "Everything affects the horse, and creating a bond with your horse is the most important part of competitive riding. If you don't have a good bond, you can't get anything accomplished."

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