BDRC Gymkhana organizer Kyra Blackburn presents the 4D Buckle award to Grace Farrow, and second place to Sage Veninga (r) with their well earned awards. (Ashley Salle photo)

Barriere and District Riding Club hands out year end awards

Barriere and District Riding Club held their year end awards and banquet on Nov. 30, 2019, at the Fall Fair Hall in Barriere. The event was well supported, and a long list of equestrians were recognized for their efforts in 2019. Here is the list of award recipients:

Horse Show Year End Awards:

Bronze Medals in Dressage/Western Dressage – Judy Lane, Lisa Rawn, and Hannah Kershaw

Western Dressage Walk-Jog: Champion Chantal Holt, Reserve Gail Yon, Honourable Mention Judy Lane Training, and Overall High Score Lisa Rawn.

Horse Show Leadline: Champion Arya Woods, Walk-Jog Youth Champion Katie Biagioni, Reserve Teagan Allen.

Youth: Champion Alexis Nelson, Reserve Hannah Kershaw, 3rd Chloe Smith.

Walk-Jog Senior: Champion Chantal Holt, Reserve Suzanne Emerson, 3rd Dawn Schultz, 4th Dana Pentland, 5th Susan Mirva.

Senior: Champion Leaha Woods, Reserve Gail Yon.

2019 Gymkhana Riders Year End Placings:

Leadline: 1st Alayah Maddocks-Puetz, 2nd Heidi Fraser, 3rd Weston Salle, 4th Claireese Bourque, 5th Xavier Symes, 6th Hannah Puetz, 7th Cale Carleton, 8th Daylia Leary.

Buckaroo: 1st Place Buckle Winner Tessa Salle, 2nd place Marina Symes, 3rd Twas a tie between Carson Puetz and Isabel Maddocks-Puetz.

Under 18:

1D Buckle winner Alexis Nelson, 2nd Corey Bourque, 3rd Bobby-Rae Farrow.

2D Buckle winner Eric Fraser, 2nd Bella Macdougal.

3D Buckle winner Cheyanne Veninga, 2nd Jessica Carleton.

4D Buckle winner Grace Farrow, 2nd Sage Veninga, 3rd Hailey Mack .

Over 18:

1D Buckle winner Michelle Baker, 2nd Corine Lebourdais on Stella, 3rd Corine Lebourdais on Salty.

2D Buckle winner Catherine Dalfort, 2nd Eric Puetz.

3D Buckle winner Dawn Spencer.

4D Buckle winner Sabrina Veninga, 2nd Schaana Puetz.

Fastest barrel time of the year: Under 18 – Myranda MacKenzie 17.015; over 18 Corine-Sophie 16.224

Fastest Pole run of the year: Under 18 Alexis 23.464; over 18 Amber Crutchly 21.839

Fastest Stake time of the year: Under 18 Myranda MacKenzie 17.807; over 18 Michelle Baker 17.93

Fastest Keyhole run of the year: Under 18 Rorie holmes 8.074; over 18 Michelle Baker 8.404

2019 “Spirit Award” recipient Corey Bourque.

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