Celine Gibbard presents Julia Gordon the Ranchers’ Buckle in front of the Fraser River Footbridge. (Submitted Photo)

Celine Gibbard presents Julia Gordon the Ranchers’ Buckle in front of the Fraser River Footbridge. (Submitted Photo)

Baker Creek Gymkhana celebrating successful 2020

The club is recognizing riders for their efforts despite COVID-19 hampering the season

Thank you to our horse club supporters for a great 2020 year. We worked through Covid regulations, participated in nine gymkhana events and hosted a Thanksgiving Poker Ride. The poker ride ran without door prizes in consideration and respect to the local businesses dealing with the pandemic.

With a desire to move forward and work within constraints the club did have to cancel the Annual Fall Awards Banquet. But, thanks to our business and personal sponsors we were able to recognize and award our riders on March 5 and 7th. We just took the award presentations to them!

Our buckle winners were as follows:

Anita Slovak with Fix Auto presented Adrielle Rytkonen the Sodbusters’ buckle

Celine Gibbard (Falloon) presented Julia Gordon the Ranchers’ buckle.

Andy Robertson of Robertson Industrial Supplies presented Allison Gordon the Rustlers’ buckle and

Sylvia Derkatch of Sylvia’s Café presented Donna Endean the Bandits’ Buckle.

Sylvia’s Café also sponsored the runner up halter awards presented to Ursula Lisk and Alexa Boychuk.

To top things off, Teresa Smith of Circle “S” Western Wear presented our High point winner Julia Gordon with an engraved saddle blanket.

Join us as we look forward to another successful year in 2021.

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Baker Creek Gymkhana Grounds receives $6,250 from Co-op

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