The first of three sanctioned 4-H Horse Shows, held at the H4 Ranch in Tonto Basin, drew cowboys and cowgirls from around Gila County.
The High Flyin’ 4-H Horse Club in Tonto Basin hosted the show.
Members from the Copper Spurs horse club in Globe attended as well as members from the Payson Horse Club.
Judges for the day were Pete Magil and Barb Newton. Organizers said special thanks were due to Jessica Barnett and Media Hunsaker for serving as the ring steward and office help.
Clover Bud age group (5-8) winners
Kourtney Rose won the all around; second place went to Arena Haught; third to Mayzee Taylor; fourth to Raci Miranda; fifth to Raylene O’Connor; and sixth to Kayla Cline.
Novice group winners
Autumn Cline received the all around buckle; Paige Creasy, second; Rachel Simmons, third; Tandy Cline, fourth; Tandy Cline, fifth; and Payton Heit, sixth.
Junior age group (9-13) winners
First place, Makiah Taylor; second, Kenslie Rose; third, Jazmyn Arthur; fourth, Katelynn Wilbanks; fifth, Demi Gardenhire; and sixth, Lynell Seeley.
Senior All Around winners
First place, Jessica York; second, Emma Greenleaf; and third, Sierra Reitmeyer.
Organizers congratulate all of the participants for a job very well done.
A very special thanks to all of the volunteers and sponsors that made the two-day show such a great success.
Sponsors included: Tonto Basin Kiwanis, Darrell Stubbs, MJT Construction, Jim Weeks, Payson Rodeo Committee, Johnny Cline, Butcher Hook, Black Mountain Excavating and the H4 Ranch.
In addition to Danish awards, many sponsors made it possible for additional awards to be given.