The Quesnel Rodeo Club hosted their 2014 BCRA awards banquet to celebrate some of the outstanding performances by local cowboys and cowgirls during the riding season.
Season leader and saddle winner in bull riding went to local cowboy Matt O’Flynn and O’Flynn was not the only Quesnel local to received a saddle that night. Rider Taylor Cherry roped in Junior All Around.
Many of Quesnel’s skilled riders hardwork and dedication through the riding season earned them buckles for top scores in the BCRA finals championships.
Holding on for a high score in bull riding was seasoned cowboy Steve Hohmann.
Steve Lloyd took home a buckle for tie down roping.
Accomplished rider Taylor Cherry, having already won a saddle for her efforts this year took home yet another prize this time for junior barrels.
In breakaway roping Dyson Leneve’s skill earned him a high score and a buckle to go along with it.
Also taking home an award that night was Lane Paley for junior steer riding.
The Chilcotin series winners included Levi Lawlor for bull riding, Dustin Spiers in team roping, junior breakaway roping went to Dyson Leneve, Denton Spiers took junior steers and the high score in junior goat tying went to Mariah Mannering.
Dyson Leneve and his mount Huckleberry were awarded with horse of the year for junior breakaway.
Longtime rider Steve Hohmann was awarded the BCRA lifetime achievement award for his dedication and efforts in rodeo.
With the awards handed out and snow on the ground that’s all for BCRA until next season.