SMETHPORT — The District VIII 4-H Horse Show was held last month at the Centre Hall Grange Fairgrounds.
Youth from McKean, Potter, Elk, Jefferson, Clearfield, Warren, and Forest counties competed for the top spots for a chance to qualify for the state horse show at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg from Oct. 25 to 27.
McKean County had seven qualifiers who will be competing at the State 4-H Horse Show.
Bethany Bednez qualified with her miniature horse in English Grooming & Showmanship Senior, Miniature Horse Obstacle Trail Senior, and Miniature Horse Jumping.
Allison Deiter qualified with her pony in Cutback Ponies Junior.
Hailley Edgreen qualified with her pony in Barrel Race Ponies Senior.
Grace Finn qualified in Hunt Seat Equitation on the Flat Intermediate and Breed Type Hunter Under Saddle Horses Junior.
Jesse Gould qualified in both his classes. He will be competing with his horse in Therapeutic Riding Minimum Assistance and Obstacle Trail Minimum Assistance.
Reese Kinney qualified with two horses. Her miniature horse will be competing in Miniature Horse Obstacle Trail Junior and her riding horse in Barrel Race Ponies Junior.
Bre’aunna Tronetti qualified with her pony in Raised Bow Keyhole Ponies Senior, Barrel Race Ponies Senior, and Pole Bending Ponies Senior.