2019-01-10 / Local & State

Huntingdon Co. Horse Wins In Draft Horse Halter Show

Harrisburg, PA – Huston’s Belle exhibited by Joseph Mark Ryburn of Ryburn Homestead, Washington, Washington County, was named the Supreme Champion Draft Horse on Friday, Jan. 4, at the 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.

Huston’s Belle won the Mare 5 Years and Older class before securing Grand Champion Mare and the Best of Breed title. Huston’s Belle won Supreme Champion at the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg in 2016 as well.

The Percheron Best of Breed is Champ, exhibited by David Hershey from Warriors Mark, Huntingdon County.

Best of Breed for the Clydesdale/Shire, is Willow Way Juliette exhibited by Shannon Manning of Gateway Clydesdales from Fairfield, Adams County.

The champion gelding, stallion, and mare in each breed compete to be named Best of Breed. The Supreme Champion Draft Horse is selected from the Best of Breed Percheron, Clydesdale/ Shire, and Belgian.

This year the Draft Horse Halter Show was in honor of Linda Landis who passed away last year. Linda and her husband, Lowell Landis, showed horses at the Pennsylvania Farm Show for 24 years.

Show results

Belgian

Champion Gelding: BDF Storm’s Bruce exhibited by Don Sherwood of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County

Champion Stallion: SGF Baton Rouge, exhibited by Don Sherwood of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County

Champion Mare: Huston’s Belle, exhibited by Mark Ryburn of Ryburn Homestead, Washington, Washington County

Best of Breed: Huston’s Belle, exhibited by Mark Ryburn of Washington, Washington County

Clydesdale/Shire

Champion Gelding: Leabra’s Archie Taylor exhibited by Joseph B. Sibio of Clark’s Summit, Lackawanna County

Champion Stallion: Gateway Explorer, exhibited by Shannon Manning of Fairfield, Adams County

Champion Mare: Willow Way Juliette, exhibited by Shannon Manning from Fairfield, Adams County

Best of Breed: Willow Way Juliette, exhibited by Shannon Manning from Fairfield, Adams County

Percheron

Champion Gelding: Champ, exhibited by David Hershey of Warriors Mark, Huntingdon County

Champion Mare: Blackmist Prince’s Surprise, exhibited by Tonya Scholl of Halifax, Dauphin County

Best of Breed: Champ, exhibited by David Hershey of Warriors Mark, Huntingdon County

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