Horses and riders Dash for Cash

Horses were saddled and thirsts were quenched at the Pepsi Cola Dash for Cash at the Yukon Horse and Rider Association Show Grounds on Saturday.

Horses were saddled and thirsts were quenched at the Pepsi Cola Dash for Cash at the Yukon Horse and Rider Association Show Grounds on Saturday.

The gymkhana event, the second Dash for Cash this month, featured barrel racing, pole-bending and a plethora of other games for riders of all ages and skill levels.

Eighteen horse and rider teams competed for small cash prizes and Pepsi products.

Category winners (and their horses)

Pewee stepping stones: Thea Carrey/Galaxy

Junior stepping stones: Amanda Dendys/Santa Da Mingo

Senior stepping stones: Melissa Carey/Dazzle

Pewee veggie stew: Thea Carey/Galaxy

Junior potato spearing: Tim Schirmer/Piper

Senior potato spearing: Melissa Carey/Dazzle

Junior scurry race: Amanda Dendys/Santa Da Mingo

Senior scurry race: Melissa Carey/Dazzle

Pewee barrel racing: Thea Carey/Galaxy

Junior barrel racing: Amanda Dendys/Happy Go Lightly

Senior barrel racing: Angelique Sevigny/Dempsey’s Aurora Skye

Junior gymkhana jig: Amanda Dendys/Santa Da Mingo

Senior gymkhana jig: Angelique Sevigny/Dempsey’s Aurora Skye

Pewee flag race: Cole McCulloch/Buddy

Junior flag race: Kelsie Olsen/Snow Storm

Senior flag race: Melissa Carey/Dazzle

Pewee pole bending: Thea Carey/Galaxy

Junior Pole bending: Tim Schirmer/Piper

Senior Pole bending: Angelique Sevigny/Dempsey’s Aurora Skye

Pewee keyhole: Jared McCulloch/Buddy

Junior keyhole: Amanda Dendys/Santa Da Mingo

Senior keyhole: Angelique Sevigny/Dempsey’s Aurora Skye

Pewee cup race: Thea Carey/Galaxy

Junior cup race: Amanda Dendys/Happy Go Lightly

Senior cup race: Angelique Sevigny/Dempsey’s Aurora Skye

Pewee drinking race: Jared McCulloch/Buddy

Junior drinking race: Amanda Dendys/Happy Go Lightly

Senior drinking race: Melissa Carey/Dazzle

Contact Tom Patrick at tomp@yukon-news.com