Trucks pulling horse trailers drove into the Riske Creek riding arena, while contestants arrived early in order to enter up in the gymkhana events on Aug. 4.
The extreme heat did not deter entries for the Riske Creek Gymkhana Aug. 4.
Horse trailers in tow, contestants arrived early at the Riske Creek riding arena.
About 31 children and youth entered the competition, keeping everyone busy doing their jobs.
Parents laboured, running around in the arena leading horses with the little offsprings delightedly bouncing in the saddle, waving to the crowd and grinning from ear to ear.
Caydance Charleyboy was the highpoint winner for ages six and under.
Kagen Russell was the highpoint winner for ages seven to 10.
Jennifer Schuk was the high point winner for ages 11 to 15.
Kayla Jasper was the highpoint winner for ages 16 and over.
Jennifer Schuk was the overall highpoint winner.
Each child got a bag of candy and a bag of treats for their horses.
The Riske Creek community thanks all the competitors for attending this event, and all the volunteers for making it run smoothly and hope to see everyone next year!
The announcer for the weekend was Sharon Henry.
Irene Jasper was the timer while Leland Jasper was the flagger.
Noreen Macdonald with Dianne Bliss and Mage Butler handled the concession. Janice Maurice was the first aid attendant.
Thank you all for a job well done.
Sponsors are a very important part of the gymkhana and there were more than 30 of them.
Their contributions were greatly appreciated.