Kim Rowley on Gidget holds on tight as she takes the first barrel.

Results of Ponoka’s winter barrel race series

Hosted at the Calnash Ag Event Centre, the series is part of winter barrel racing in Ponoka

These are the current results of the winter barrel racing series at the Calnash Ag Event Centre hosted Jan. 26.

First jackpot peewee


1 – Alex Schimpf on Shy with a time of 19.962 seconds

2 – Kaycee Schwerdt on Ace, 21.730


1 – Layne Maddox on Lad, 61.622

Second jackpot peewee

1 – Alex Schimpf on Shy, 19.750

First jackpot youth


1 – Hannah Anderson on L.A., 17.819

2 – Justine Elliott on Jackson, 18.166


1 – Mercedes Kennedy on Jetta, 18.861

2 – Tiffney Carr on Black Betty, 18.906


1 – Raylee McKinney on Swish, 19.845

2 – Haley Burgett on Skipper, 20.358

Second jackpot youth


1 – Hannah Anderson on L.A., 17.686

2 – Katie Anderson on Charolette, 17.965


1 – Tiffney Carr on Black Betty, 18.929

2 – Raylee McKinney on Swish, 19.003

First jackpot open


1 – Amanda Holmberg on Sage, 17.707

2 – Joelle Vig on Lily, 17.833

3 – Rebecca Dallaire on JC Who’s Phenomenal, 18.083


1 – Jill Craig on Miner, 18.746

2 – Kevin Peacock on Diamond, 18.749

3 – Brittany Strandquist on Remington, 18.752


1 – Cheryl Makofka on Possibly She Will Fly, 19.776

2 – Cassidy Smith on Java, 19.809

3 – Chad Muldoon on Luna, 19.978

Second jackpot open


1 – Tamara Bonnett on Savvy, 17.869

2 – Joelle Vig on Lily, 17.912

3 – Monique Pelletier on Linda, 18.141


1 – Kayla Dueck on Vegas, 18.941

2 – Jan Gross on Diesel, 19.028

3 – Monique Pelletier on Honey Bee, 19.038


1 – Lori Going on Joker, 19.981

2 – Hope Laberge on Corona, 20.030

3 – Kaylea Argent on Scootz, 20.607

Team roping series

On Jan. 27, the Sunday team roping winter series was held with more team roping action coming up Feb. 3.

#12 ropers

1 – Asa Johnson, Denim Ross, payoff $1,202 a man

2 – Daniel Kaiser, Carson Powlik, $1,046 a man

3 – Cory Jacobson, TJ Milne, $889 a man

#8 ropers

1 – Header Trygve Pugh, heeler Couy McBride, $671 a man

2 – Bobbi Henderson, McKenna Schauer, $555 a man

3 – Kristin Sardoff, Brad Walters, $440 a man


Christine Drisner on Kiwi takes a turn in the open barrel racing winter series at the Calnash Ag Event Centre Jan. 26. The series is part of winter barrel racing at the ag event centre. Photos by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

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