Photos: Horses and riders compete

Payton Munson gallops for home. - Keith
Payton Munson gallops for home.
— image credit: Keith

Main photo: Payton Munson gallops for home during a pole-bending competition during a Wells Gray Riders gymkhana at the Upper Clearwater arena on Saturday, May 13. The riding club holds gymkhanas once a month during the season.


Left: A little rain doesn't seem to slow down Astrid Ludwig as she races around the poles during the pole-bending competition. A variety of other events for different age and experience groups are part of the monthly gymhkanas as well.





Below: Paige Weninger weaves her way between the poles. During the competiton, horse and rider gallop from the start to the end of the line of poles, turn and weave their way through back to the start, turn again and weave back to the end, then gallop home back to the start.

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