Pettis County 4-H/FFA host horse show


Youth from five counties participate in equine show

Prepping her horse, Hazen, Rachel Holsten, 14, of Lone Jack, a member of Pleasant Hill 4-H, gets ready for the English Equitation competition Saturday hosted inside the Coliseum on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Holsten said this particular competition focuses on trotting or cantering the horse in a pattern. Pettis County Youth Specialist Kay Sparks said 42 youth and 54 horses from five counties were participating in the annual Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Faith Fenton, 19, a member of the Lone Jack Future Farmers of America, works to cinch a strap on an English saddle for her horse, Custom No Crome, on Saturday. Fenton was preparing to compete in the English saddle division during the Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show in the Coliseum on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. She has previously placed first in showmanship with her horse CHF Mojo, a spirited half-Arabian.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Erica Biven, 14, of Lee’s Summit, a member of Silver Spurs 4-H of Jackson County, participates with her horse, Graci, in the showmanship division of the Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show Saturday inside the Coliseum. Youth from Boone, Cass, Jackson, Johnson and Pettis counties participated in the day-long show.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Silhouetted by the bright summer sun, M’Sharra Peters, 14, of Raytown, a member of Union Chapel Lions 4-H in Holden, leads her horse Mocha to the Coliseum to participate in the western saddle division of the Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show on Saturday. Peters said she loves horses but the competitions were “tough.”


Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Prepping her horse, Hazen, Rachel Holsten, 14, of Lone Jack, a member of Pleasant Hill 4-H, gets ready for the English Equitation competition Saturday hosted inside the Coliseum on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Holsten said this particular competition focuses on trotting or cantering the horse in a pattern. Pettis County Youth Specialist Kay Sparks said 42 youth and 54 horses from five counties were participating in the annual Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show.

Faith Fenton, 19, a member of the Lone Jack Future Farmers of America, works to cinch a strap on an English saddle for her horse, Custom No Crome, on Saturday. Fenton was preparing to compete in the English saddle division during the Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show in the Coliseum on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. She has previously placed first in showmanship with her horse CHF Mojo, a spirited half-Arabian.

Erica Biven, 14, of Lee’s Summit, a member of Silver Spurs 4-H of Jackson County, participates with her horse, Graci, in the showmanship division of the Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show Saturday inside the Coliseum. Youth from Boone, Cass, Jackson, Johnson and Pettis counties participated in the day-long show.

Silhouetted by the bright summer sun, M’Sharra Peters, 14, of Raytown, a member of Union Chapel Lions 4-H in Holden, leads her horse Mocha to the Coliseum to participate in the western saddle division of the Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show on Saturday. Peters said she loves horses but the competitions were “tough.”

Prepping her horse, Hazen, Rachel Holsten, 14, of Lone Jack, a member of Pleasant Hill 4-H, gets ready for the English Equitation competition Saturday hosted inside the Coliseum on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Holsten said this particular competition focuses on trotting or cantering the horse in a pattern. Pettis County Youth Specialist Kay Sparks said 42 youth and 54 horses from five counties were participating in the annual Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_TSD062016HorseShow-1.jpgPrepping her horse, Hazen, Rachel Holsten, 14, of Lone Jack, a member of Pleasant Hill 4-H, gets ready for the English Equitation competition Saturday hosted inside the Coliseum on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Holsten said this particular competition focuses on trotting or cantering the horse in a pattern. Pettis County Youth Specialist Kay Sparks said 42 youth and 54 horses from five counties were participating in the annual Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show. Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Faith Fenton, 19, a member of the Lone Jack Future Farmers of America, works to cinch a strap on an English saddle for her horse, Custom No Crome, on Saturday. Fenton was preparing to compete in the English saddle division during the Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show in the Coliseum on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. She has previously placed first in showmanship with her horse CHF Mojo, a spirited half-Arabian.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_TSD062016HorseShow-2.jpgFaith Fenton, 19, a member of the Lone Jack Future Farmers of America, works to cinch a strap on an English saddle for her horse, Custom No Crome, on Saturday. Fenton was preparing to compete in the English saddle division during the Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show in the Coliseum on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. She has previously placed first in showmanship with her horse CHF Mojo, a spirited half-Arabian. Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Erica Biven, 14, of Lee’s Summit, a member of Silver Spurs 4-H of Jackson County, participates with her horse, Graci, in the showmanship division of the Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show Saturday inside the Coliseum. Youth from Boone, Cass, Jackson, Johnson and Pettis counties participated in the day-long show.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_TSD062016HorseShow-3jpg.jpgErica Biven, 14, of Lee’s Summit, a member of Silver Spurs 4-H of Jackson County, participates with her horse, Graci, in the showmanship division of the Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show Saturday inside the Coliseum. Youth from Boone, Cass, Jackson, Johnson and Pettis counties participated in the day-long show. Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Silhouetted by the bright summer sun, M’Sharra Peters, 14, of Raytown, a member of Union Chapel Lions 4-H in Holden, leads her horse Mocha to the Coliseum to participate in the western saddle division of the Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show on Saturday. Peters said she loves horses but the competitions were “tough.”
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_TSD062016HorseShow-4.jpgSilhouetted by the bright summer sun, M’Sharra Peters, 14, of Raytown, a member of Union Chapel Lions 4-H in Holden, leads her horse Mocha to the Coliseum to participate in the western saddle division of the Pettis County 4-H/FFA Horse Show on Saturday. Peters said she loves horses but the competitions were “tough.” Faith Bemiss | Democrat
Youth from five counties participate in equine show
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