First time national competitors look forward to more training

Racers show off their skills against tough competition

The Little Britches Gymkhana took place on May 23 at the 100 Mile & District Outriders Club Grounds and there was a wide range of age and skill present.

Despite the weather, the girls came out to the event in high spirits and showed off what they could do.

Great efforts were made by the Stynen and Day sisters in the leadline and juniors events, while Amy Char and Jordyn Karl went back and forth in intermediate.

Raven Gentry and Lisa Manuel were a strong presence in the open events, while Carol Thorne and Denise Little showed how age and skill meld together in the old-timers races.

Winners are listed from first to third.

Poles:

Leadline: Blythe Day, Nevada Char, and Autom Newton.

Juniors: Trinity Fraser, Krestin Fraser, and Degan Stynen.

Intermediate: Jordyn Karl, and Amy Char.

Open: Shawnee Day, Raven Gentry, and Tasha Renolds.

Old Timers: Carol Thorne, Tammy Ward, and Denise Little.

Stake Race:

Leadline: N. Char, Jackson Stynen, and Newton.

Juniors: T. Fraser, D. Stynen, and K. Fraser.

Intermediate: Karl, and A. Char.

Open: Gentry, Lisa Manuel, and Renolds.

Old Timers: Ward, Thorne, and Little.

Barrel Race:

Leadline: N. Char, J. Stynen, and B. Day.

Juniors: T. Fraser, D. Stynen, and K. Fraser.

Intermediate: Karl, and A. Char.

Open: Manuel, S. Day, and Gentry.

Old Timers: Little, and Thorne.

Speed Barrels:

Leadline: J. Stynen, N. Char, and Rogan Day.

Juniors: T. Fraser, D. Stynen, and K. Fraser.

Intermediate: A. Char, and Karl.

Open: S. Day, Manuel, and Gentry.

Old Timers: Thorne, and Little.

Keyhole Race:

Leadline: J. Stynen, N. Char, and R. Day.

Juniors: T. Fraser, D. Stynen, and K. Fraser.

Intermediate: A. Char, and Karl.

Open: Manuel, and Gentry.

Old Timers: Thorne, and Little.