Whidbey club hosts O-Mok-See competition

Boyd Pepper turns during the keg event at the Whidbey O-Mok-See at the Island County Fairgrounds on Aug. 24.   - Photo courtesy of Kline Photography
Boyd Pepper turns during the keg event at the Whidbey O-Mok-See at the Island County Fairgrounds on Aug. 24.
— image credit: Photo courtesy of Kline Photography

Whidbey Western Games Association hosted its 16th annual Whidbey Island O-Mok-See over the weekend at the fairgrounds in Langley.

Club President Chelsea McHugh said more than 80 riders competed in the horse-riding events and came from as far away as Idaho. Most of the riders were from Whidbey Island and surrounding areas in Skagit and Snohomish counties.

O-Mok-See competitions are based on horse agility, rider command and speed.

Results from the 2013 Whidbey Island O-Mok-See, organized by age division and listed from first place to sixth place are:

12 and under — Thandeka Brigham, Katie Polaski, Dylan Woodward, Cheyenne Taylor, Cameron Dahl and Sadie Travis.

13 to 18 — CJ Taylor, Dakota Billington, Madison McPhee, Emma Kellogg, Hunter Newman and Paige Farmer.

19 to 35 — Holly Fairbrook, Vanessa Polaski, Kevin Jackson, Kailei Roberts, Brittnie Davis and Rashel Penna.

36 to 46 — Stacy Hymas, Rob Beidler, Tracy Tiefisher, Julia DeMartini, Leatha Bennett and Carrie Taylor.

47 and over — Marty Perkins, Suzanne Damon, Tony Penna, Cliff Hagglund, Sonya Simmons and Steve Funden.

Chelsea McHugh competes in the Western jumping event at the 2013 Whidbey Island O-Mok-See contest which ran Aug. 24-25 at the Whidbey Island fairgrounds in Langley.


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