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4-H Horse Club in Burnet County reins in honors at state contest

Members of the Burnet County 4-H Club competing in the Texas State 4-H Horse Show on July 21-27 in Abilene were Sarah Savage (left), Macie Mayse, Jarrett Haydon, Zach Haydon and Luke Haydon. Courtesy photo


ABILENE — Several members of the Burnet County 4-H Club competed at the Texas State 4-H Horse Show at the Taylor County Coliseum on July 21-27.

In the stock horse pleasure class, Zach Haydon on Wicked Smart finished sixth out of 105 competitors. He would go on to place 13th on Wicked Smart in the working cow horse event (out of 57 entries) and third (out of 104 entries) in the ranch trail division.

Sarah Savage riding Kookie Jar claimed seventh in the working cow horse competition and seventh (out of 71 entries) in the reining competition.

Along with Zach Haydon and Savage, Jarrett Haydon and Luke Haydon competed in the same events as well as team penning. Macie Mayse also competed.

The three Haydon youth will compete in the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Show in West Monroe, La., on July 30-Aug. 1. This is a by-invitation show, and contestants must qualify through their state competitions. The trio are entered in the ranch horse division for ranch roping, ranch riding, working ranch horse and ranch trail.