Southwest District Horse Show winners announced

Special to the American Press

The LSU AgCenter conducted the Southwest District 4-H& FFA Horse Show at Burton Complex in Lake Charles on June 27. Forty youth from the nine surrounding parishes competed for qualifying opportunity to participate in the LSU State Horse show to be held next week in Deridder at the Beauregard Covered Arena. They competed in speed events, western and English classes, and halter events.

Here are the names of winners from the events, followed by what parish they live in.

Overall winners

High Point Horse Speed Events

Amelia Marcantel – Calcasieu

High Point Horse
Performance Classes

Allie Marshall – Vernon

John E. Jackson Horse Showman Award, Junior Champion

Weston Dryden – Rapides

John E. Jackson Horse Showman Award, Senior Champion

Jessi McDowell – Rapides

CLASS WINNERS

SPEED EVENTS:

Breakaway Roping 14 & over – 1st Place – Ike Little, Cameron

Tie-Down Roping 14 & over – 1st Place – Ike Little, Cameron

Stake Race, 13 & under – 1st Place – Gracelyn Wilbur, Beauregard

Stake Race, 14 & over – 1st Place – Sidney Fruge, Evangeline

Pole Bending, 13 & under – 1st Place – Raelynn Miller, Vernon

Pole Bending, 14 & over – 1st Place – Sidney Fruge, Evangeline

Barrel Racing, 13 & under – 1st Place – Gracelyn Wilbur, Beauregard

Barrel Racing, 14 & over – 1st Place – Sidney Fruge, Evangeline

Goat Tying, 13 & under – 1st Place – Amelia Marcantel – Calcasieu Parish

Goat Tying, 14 & over – 1st Place – Ike Little, Cameron Parish

HALTER CLASSES:

Quarter Horse

Champion Gelding – Alexandra Richard, Acadia

Reserve Champion Gelding – Jaxon White, Rapides

Champion Mare – Owen Dunn, Rapides

Reserve Champion Mare – Jessi McDowell, Rapides Parish

Paint Horse

Champion Gelding – Raelynn Miller, Vernon

Champion Mare – Raelynn Miller, Vernon

AOB & Grade Horses

Champion AOB & Grade Horse Gelding – Dixie Sonnier, Vernon

Reserve Champion AOB & Grade Horse Gelding – Jordyn Mouton, Evangeline

Champion AOB & Grade Horse Mare – Makenzi Leonard, Vernon

Reserve Champion AOB Grade Horse Mare – Brenna Weaver, Beauregard

PERFORMANCE
CLASSES:

Western Showmanship, 13 & under -1st Place – Weston Dryden, Rapides

Western Showmanship, 14 & over -1st Place – Jessi McDowell, Rapides Parish

Ground work 14 & Over – 1st Place – Allie Marshall, Vernon Parish

Western Pleasure, 13 & under -1st Place – Owen Dunn, Rapides

Western Pleasure, 14 & over -1st Place – Allie Marshall, Vernon Parish

Stock Horse Pleasure, 13 & Under – 1st Place – Weston Dryden, Rapides

Stock Horse Pleasure, 14 & Over – 1st Place – Allie Marshall, Vernon Parish

Western Horsemanship, 13 & under -1st Place – Owen Dunn, Rapides

Western Horsemanship, 14 & over -1st Place – Jessi McDowell, Rapides Parish

Western Riding, 14 & Over – 1st Place – Allie Marshall, Vernon Parish

Reining, 14 & over –1st Place – Taylor Gilbert, Calcasieu

Open Trail, 13 & under –1st Place – Owen Dunn, Rapides

Open Trail, 14 & over –1st Place – Allie Marshall, Vernon Parish

Ranch Trail 14 & over –1st Place – Jessi McDowell, Rapides Parish

Hunter Under Saddle, 13 & over –1st Place – Natalie Lebert, Calcasieu

Hunter Seat Equitation, 13 & over –1st Place – Natalie Lebert, Calcasieu

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