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January Wild Side Shows

January in Salinas is always an adventure… After 7” of rain in December we were blessed with wind and sun to dry out the arena! Thank you Frank & Ron & Ramona Thornton for all your hard work in getting the ground safe for our riders!

 

Tri-County Riders would like to welcome Christine Hallett, Caylee Lau, GiGi Matison, Madison Robles-Otts, Alaina Holt, Breawna Kalino, Brooke Lindow, Tia Smouse & Ashlynn Belo. We hope you had a GREAT time and will join us again.

 

Our TCR Board was a skeleton crew this weekend but they pulled it off. It couldn’t be done without all the volunteers that pitched in to help! We inducted quite a few new arena workers, time writers, announcers & gate attendants this weekend. A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU!

 

Our Wild Side Shows are always so much fun! It was great to see riders and horses all decked out in zebra, cheetah, leopard, giraffe, dragon & snake prints! We even had a super cute “wild flower” team too.

 

Our Saturday awards were, of course, animal print themed! Latigo sets from Nicole Deremo for 1st, cheetah headstalls for 2nd, leopard bronc halters for 3rd, feather wither straps for 4th and feather saddle charms for 5th. Lead line riders got a trophy and a wild stuffed animal! Here are your high point winners for Saturday.

 

Lead Liners

Jolene Perez

GiGi Matison

McKayla Marchica

 

FC 11 & Under

Colton Della-Nina

Isabella Massa

 

FC 12-34

Angela Massa

Kylie Grabau

Kaitlyn Windfeldt-Marino (on Lola)

Anissa Degerli

 

FC 35+

Judy Graubart-Gorshe

Rachel Swett Ratliff

Jennifer Galindo-Cole (on Jake)

Lettie Reich

 

A Division

Cindy Elliott

Caylee Lau

Jasona Prowse

Sarah Shaw

Maycee Mullins

AA Division

Jennifer Ogawa

Melissa Del Carlo

Avery Ruddick

Isabella Ribeiro

Beth Krickeberg Arabia

AAA Division

Jennifer Galindo-Cole

Sami Mount

Brooke Kendrick

Tori Perez

Mama Brandi Mount

Sunday’s awards were beautiful barn wood frames made by Raul Garza so that our riders could start their 2022 with a photo of their horse. Lead liners got a medal & a TCR tshirt. Let’s congratulate our Sunday winners.

 

Lead line

Jolene Perez

GiGi Matison

 

FC 11 & Under

Colton Della Nina

Alaina Holt

Whitney Brantner

Caylee Lau

 

FC 12-34

Connor Segura Sami Mount (on Jigsaw)

Kylie Grabau

Sarah Shaw (on Brownie)

Mia Pennisi & Tori Perez TIED

 

FC 35+

Judy Graubart-Gorshe

Tia Smouse

 

A Division

Maddison Mullins

Chloe Segura

Kalysta Primeau

Lainy Ratliff

Amy Alford

 

AA Division

Maddy Tamone

Maycee Mullins

Jennifer Ogawa

Isabella Ribeiro

Kayla Gorshe

 

AAA Division

Jennifer Galindo-Cole

Brooke Kendrick

Mama Brandi Mount

Beth Krickeberg Arabia

Sarah Shaw (on Reba)

 

Congratulations to our wild riders! We saw many personal best times & lots of fun was had by all! We put these shows on so that families can spend the day together and enjoy the outdoors with their horses. The smiles we see are worth all the hard work!

Our next show is scheduled for February 19th and 20th. Since it is Presidents weekend we will have a red, white & blue theme! Let’s show our pride in being Americans! Until then, let’s pray for LIGHT RAIN, SUNSHINE, HEALTHY HORSES & HEALTHY FAMILIES.