BY ELIZABETH PARKS
THE EQUINE BARN is stirring up loads of fun at this
year’s Expo. From beauty queens to trick riders, the barn
will host an array of featured guests and demonstra-
of trick riding will enjoy
this showcase of Geor-
gia equine. Saddle up
and visit the equine
barn and Priefert Arena!
During the threedays of equine demonstrations at the Priefert
Arena, Mrs. Cindy Wynn heads up the demos. Wynn works for theUniversity of Georgia as a County Extension Agent in Thomas County.Wynn is excited to present a clinician, Bill Kaven, and a trick rider,Analise Granger.
The headliner clinician, Bill Kaven, is from Lake Villa, Illinois, andhas roots in Colorado. With over 35 years of equine experience underhis belt, Kaven is a carded judge with the American Quarter HorseAssociation (AQHA) and the National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA).According to Wynn, Kaven has judged and officiated in the UnitedStates and abroad such noted events as the NSBA World Show, theAQHA Select World, and the AQHA Youth World Show. Bill is currentlyemployed at the National Snaffle Bit Association. Bill works with theShow and Judges Department along with the Breeders Champion
2020 Miss Sunbelt Rodeo Queen and Princesses — Miss SunbeltExpo Rodeo Queen: Kayla Shelnutt from Loganville, Ga., Miss SunbeltExpo Rodeo Princess: Dallas Frierson from Branford, Fla., Junior MissSunbelt Expo Rodeo Princess: Maddie Mullis from Pearson, Ga., LittleMiss Sunbelt Expo Rodeo Princess: Jenna McBee from Quitman,Ga., Tiny Miss Sunbelt Expo Rodeo Princess: Ella Kate Williams fromDanville, Ga., Teeny Miss Sunbelt Expo Rodeo Princess: ElliAva Elliottfrom Live Oak, Fla., Miss Spirit of Sunbelt Rodeo Princess: ZiaraMcCoy from Meigs, Ga.
2021-2022 Miss Sunbelt Rodeo Queen and Princesses are, front row —Miss Spirit of Sunbelt Rodeo Princess: Ava Rich, Dixon, Ga., Tiny MissSunbelt Rodeo Princess: Sawyer Kate Brannen, Register, Ga., TeenyMiss Sunbelt Rodeo Princess: Willa Jane Lewis, Albany, Ga., Little MissSunbelt Rodeo Princess: Kinsley Whitmer, Hahira, Ga. Back row — MissSunbelt Rodeo Princess: Kate Muldrew, Brooklet, Ga., Miss SunbeltRodeo Queen: Moira Taber, Shoshone, Idaho (student at the University ofGeorgia), Junior Miss Sunbelt Rodeo Princess: Julie Grace Biles, Quitman,Ga., Sunbelt Committee Member: Chrissy Wheeler, Coolidge, Ga.
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