National Federation of Professional Bullriders on hand for Head Start horse rides Thursday


Toby Cooper receives a ride on a miniature horse named Ella on the parking lot of the Sedalia Head Start Thursday morning. Rod Sullivan, left, with Show-Me Back Country Horsemen, provided two small horses for the children to ride. Tyler Pettigrew, right, of Tipton, with Federation Productions and the National Federation of Professional Bullriders, led the horse. The NFPB will open at the Mathewson Exhibition Center Friday. Doors will open at 6:30 Friday and Saturday with free pony rides. Bullriding will begin at 8 p.m. both days.


Dalton Morris, right, of Odessa, a NFPB employee, gets Hunter Spain settled on Teddy the miniature horse for a ride around the parking lot of the Sedalia Head Start. Hunter is in Miss Jamie Harden’s class with the Head Start program located on South Washington Avenue.


Jumping for joy and hoping to be next, students in Jamie Harden’s Head Start class wait to be selected to ride Teddy the miniature horse with members of the NFPB on Thursday.


Susan Phillips, left, of Sedalia, with State Fair Saddle Club, steadies Sedalia Head Start student Brittany Hammer as she rides Teddy the miniature horse Thursday. Leading the horse is NFPB employee Dalton Morris.


Toby Cooper receives a ride on a miniature horse named Ella on the parking lot of the Sedalia Head Start Thursday morning. Rod Sullivan, left, with Show-Me Back Country Horsemen, provided two small horses for the children to ride. Tyler Pettigrew, right, of Tipton, with Federation Productions and the National Federation of Professional Bullriders, led the horse. The NFPB will open at the Mathewson Exhibition Center Friday. Doors will open at 6:30 Friday and Saturday with free pony rides. Bullriding will begin at 8 p.m. both days.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_TSD021916PonyRides-1-1.jpgToby Cooper receives a ride on a miniature horse named Ella on the parking lot of the Sedalia Head Start Thursday morning. Rod Sullivan, left, with Show-Me Back Country Horsemen, provided two small horses for the children to ride. Tyler Pettigrew, right, of Tipton, with Federation Productions and the National Federation of Professional Bullriders, led the horse. The NFPB will open at the Mathewson Exhibition Center Friday. Doors will open at 6:30 Friday and Saturday with free pony rides. Bullriding will begin at 8 p.m. both days.

Dalton Morris, right, of Odessa, a NFPB employee, gets Hunter Spain settled on Teddy the miniature horse for a ride around the parking lot of the Sedalia Head Start. Hunter is in Miss Jamie Harden’s class with the Head Start program located on South Washington Avenue.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_TSD021916PonyRides-2-1.jpgDalton Morris, right, of Odessa, a NFPB employee, gets Hunter Spain settled on Teddy the miniature horse for a ride around the parking lot of the Sedalia Head Start. Hunter is in Miss Jamie Harden’s class with the Head Start program located on South Washington Avenue.

Jumping for joy and hoping to be next, students in Jamie Harden’s Head Start class wait to be selected to ride Teddy the miniature horse with members of the NFPB on Thursday.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_TSD021916PonyRides-3-1.jpgJumping for joy and hoping to be next, students in Jamie Harden’s Head Start class wait to be selected to ride Teddy the miniature horse with members of the NFPB on Thursday.

Susan Phillips, left, of Sedalia, with State Fair Saddle Club, steadies Sedalia Head Start student Brittany Hammer as she rides Teddy the miniature horse Thursday. Leading the horse is NFPB employee Dalton Morris.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_TSD021916PonyRides-4jpg-1.jpgSusan Phillips, left, of Sedalia, with State Fair Saddle Club, steadies Sedalia Head Start student Brittany Hammer as she rides Teddy the miniature horse Thursday. Leading the horse is NFPB employee Dalton Morris.

Toby Cooper receives a ride on a miniature horse named Ella on the parking lot of the Sedalia Head Start Thursday morning. Rod Sullivan, left, with Show-Me Back Country Horsemen, provided two small horses for the children to ride. Tyler Pettigrew, right, of Tipton, with Federation Productions and the National Federation of Professional Bullriders, led the horse. The NFPB will open at the Mathewson Exhibition Center Friday. Doors will open at 6:30 Friday and Saturday with free pony rides. Bullriding will begin at 8 p.m. both days.

Dalton Morris, right, of Odessa, a NFPB employee, gets Hunter Spain settled on Teddy the miniature horse for a ride around the parking lot of the Sedalia Head Start. Hunter is in Miss Jamie Harden’s class with the Head Start program located on South Washington Avenue.

Jumping for joy and hoping to be next, students in Jamie Harden’s Head Start class wait to be selected to ride Teddy the miniature horse with members of the NFPB on Thursday.

Susan Phillips, left, of Sedalia, with State Fair Saddle Club, steadies Sedalia Head Start student Brittany Hammer as she rides Teddy the miniature horse Thursday. Leading the horse is NFPB employee Dalton Morris.

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