Dyllan Bond, right, and Dailyn Barr direct their horses, Skips Johnny Walker and Lady, respectively, around the arena as directed by the judges at the horse show at Janesville Park. Photo by Ashley Grogan

Honey Lake Valley Riders horse show delights all

On July 15, the Honey Lake Valley Riders hosted a horse show at the arena by Janesville Park. The event allowed riders of many ages to showcase the skill and relationship they have developed with his or her horse.

Throughout the day, riders and horses participated in a total of 21 classes.

For the Halter Mares class, Seth Souza earned first place and Jaiden Mahenski earned second.

For the Halter Geldings, Dyllan Bond earned first, Jacey Mahenski finished in second and Jorden Mahenski earned third place.

For the showmanship division for riders 12 years of age and younger, Jaiden Mahenski earned first place.

For the showmanship division for riders between the ages of 12 and 17 years, Bond was the first-place finisher, Jorden Mahenski earned second, Souza earned third and Jacey Mahenski earned fourth place.

In the Leadline Pleasure class, Averie Pratt earned first. She was also the first-place finisher in the Leadline Equitation class and the Leadline Trail class.

As for the trail division for riders aged 12 years and younger, Peyton Pratt finished first.

Allyson Reid dashes around a barrel on her horse, Tonka, on July 15. Photo by Ashley Grogan

For the trail division for riders between ages 12 and 17 years, Bond earned first and second place. Souza earned third place and Jorden Mahenski finished fourth.

For the trail division for riders 18 years of age and older, Denise Solem finished first, Charlene Cluck finished second and Vanessa Solem finished third.

In the Rank Horse Trail class, Cluck was the first-place finisher, Bond earned second and Denise Solem earned third place.

For he Ranch Horse Pleasure class, Vanessa Solem earned first, Bond earned second, Denise Solem earned third and Cluck earned fourth place.

In the Western Horsemanship class, Vanessa Solem earned first place. Bond was the second- and third-place finisher, Denise Solem was the fourth-place finisher and Souza earned fifth.

For the Reining class, Denise Solem finished first, Bond was second and Vanessa Solem finished third.

In the Western Pleasure division for riders 12 years of age and younger, Peyton Pratt finished first and Jaiden Mahenski finished second.

In the Western Pleasure division for riders between ages 12 and 17 years, Bond was first, Souza was second and Jorden Mahenski was third.

In the Western Equitation class for riders 12 years of age and younger, Jaiden Mahenski earned first place and Peyton Pratt earned second place.

In the Western Equitation class for riders between the ages of 12 and 17 years, Bond was the first-place finisher, Souza was the second-place finisher and Jorden Mahenski was the third-place finisher.

For the English Pleasure division, Bond was the first-place finisher, Souza earned second, Jacey Mahenski earned third and Daylin Barr finished fourth.

For the English Equitation class, Bond finished first and Barr finished second.

The 2017 year-to-date standings as of the July 15 show are as followed.

For the Western Performance division, Vanessa Solem is ranked first with Denise Solem in second and Bond in third.

Averie Pratt is currently Leadline.

For the 12 years of age and younger division, Jacey Mahenski, Jaiden Mahenski and Peyton Pratt are all tied for first place.

For the 17 years of age and younger division, Bond is in first place and Jorden Mahenski is in second.

Bond is also the first place rider for the English class.

The next Honey Lake Valley Rider horse show and play day will be on Sept. 9 at the arena at Janesville Park.