Amy Desmond

Amy Desmond

Horsemanship on display at equestrian centre

Eagle View Equestrian Centre hosted its annual Horsin’ Around In The Cariboo event this past weekend.

Eagle View Equestrian Centre hosted its annual Horsin’ Around In The Cariboo event this past weekend, April 6-7, with non-stop events both days.

The Versatility Horse Challenge consisted of the horses being judged/timed during four diverse events: jumping, dressage, cattle sorting and pole bending.

This year’s 2013 champion is “Gator,” ridden and owned by Shelley and Alexia Colton of Williams Lake.

Reserve Champion is “Twister,” ridden by Nicole Hoessl and owned by James Allan.  Third place went to “Squirt,” owned and ridden by Bridget Rosette.

The Barrel Racing winners were as follows:

• Peewee — First: Brittany Macdonald on Mick.

• Junior — 1D First: Rikki Laviolette on Dee; 2D First: Amy Hume on Ace; 4D First: Jessica MacDonald on Hook.

• Senior — 1D First: Lori Rankin on Nova; 3D First: Pauline Brandson on Boomer; 4D First: Dennis Gunn on Snip.

• Open — 1D First: Cassandra Shendruk on Spur; 2D First: Kylie Kovacevic on Jewel; 3D First: Dawna Monks on Baby; 4D First: Courtney Mailhot on Pepto.

Sunday, the Graham Keith Memorial Cattle Sorting was attended by 31 different riders forming 42 two-person teams.  Champions, winning the James Western Star Sterling championship buckles were Norm Reynolds (Williams Lake) and Carson Walker (100 Mile House). The second-place prize, beautiful jewelled headstalls sponsored by Beaver Valley Feeds, were Sue Norquay and Micky Foley of Quesnel.

In third place, winning monograms show sheets sponsored by Eagle View Equestrian Centre and Cariboo Spurs, were Nicole Hoessl and Allee Baker.

Fourth place, winning leather headstalls from Cariboo Saddlery, were Jon Herrick and Richard Brandson of Williams Lake.

The weekend was concluded with our first gymkhana of 2013. There will be a series of gymkhanas throughout the year where points are accumulated for year end awards.

The results from the gymkhana are as follows:

• Peewee (10 and under) — First: Brianna Billy; Second: Justine Billyboy; Third: Theresa Inscho; Fourth: Kay-Cee Sapp.

• Junior (11-15 years old) — First: Amy Hume and Paige Bullier; Second: Callie Humer; Third: Kayla Schindle; Fourth: Kaylee Billyboy.

• Open (16-39 years old) — First: Nicole Hoessl; Second: Tasha Yaworski; Third: Peggy Rosette; Fourth: Tammy McNally.

• 40+ Division — First: Karen Yaworski; Second: Lana Shields; Third: Sarah Roberts; Fourth: Shelly Colton.

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