Barrel racing

Pictured is Alyssa Graziano during the Walk Trot barrel racing portion of Gymkhana at the Chautauqua County Fair. 4-H horse participants also compete in Gymkhana which are timed events such as barrel racing and pole bending. The Gymkhana Division Grand Champion Senior was Emily Swanson with Kendra Hockran in Reserve. Junior Grand Champion honors went to Taylor Clark. Amateur champion was won by Katie Fairbanks with Abby Little in Reserve. Walk Trot champion was Alyssa Graziano with Kathy West receiving reserve. Grand Champion Gymkhana Showman was received by Gracie Morrison with Laura Tofil receiving reserve. State Fair qualifiers included seniors Montana Pope, Emily Swanson, Kendra Hockran and Gracie Morrison. For more information, on the Horse Project or joining 4-H, call 664-9502 or visit the website at