Pine-Richland equestrians shine at state 4-H show
Three Pine-Richland High School students were among a select group of equestrians statewide to qualify to show their horses Oct. 26-28 at the Pennsylvania 4-H State Horse Show in Harrisburg. In order to compete at the state level, freshman Norah Carter, sophomore Jessica Harby and freshman Anastasia Pillar, all members of the local 4-H group North Ridge Riders, scored among the top competitors at the Allegheny County 4-H show and subsequently scored in the top four or higher at the District X competition, earning a trip to states.
At the state competition, Norah competed in Miniature Horse In Hand Trail (14-18), English Pleasure, and Miniature Horse Driving (14-18) where she earned Reserve Champion out of 24 competitors. Also representing District X were Jessica Harby, who showed her horse in Open Trail Ponies, as well as Anastasia Pillar, who took Champion in Minimum Assistance Obstacle Trail out of 17 competitors.