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Pontotoc’s 4-H horse show participants have just finished the district, State, and Regional horse shows. All 10 youngsters qualified at District for State.

Britny Bramlett won Grand Champion at all three levels with her registered quarter horse.

“This has never been done by anyone else that I know of from around here,” said Pontotoc County 4-H agent Sherry Thompson.

“Britny did an outstanding job.”

Cody Patterson placed first in breakaway roping at District and State.

“He caught his calf at State in 1.9 seconds and that’s amazing.”

Justin Moorman and Bryan Wood placed first in team roping at State.

Moorman also won third in breakaway roping at State.

Patterson, Moorman, and Wood placed second in team penning at State out of 31.

Cory White placed second at District in western pleasure and first at State.

White went on to place third in the Regionals out of 120 entries.

Ryan White placed second at district and fourth at State in western pleasure.

Cheyene Akers placed fourth in walk/jog pleasure and sixth in showmanship at District and third at State.

Nicole Burress placed second in halter gelding at District and third at State.

Lucy Douglas placed fourth in pole bending, fifth in barrels, and third in the stake race at District.

Douglas went on to place fifth at State in pole bending.

Michelle Gillespie placed second in the stake race at District.

The Boots and Saddles 4-H Horse club meets every 3rd Tuesday at the G.W. Gilliam building.

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