Shamokin Area student excels at state horse show
Rhiannon McKinney, a member of the Northumberland County 4-H Saddle Starz has qualified for the Pennsylvania State Horse Show.
She and her horse, Millennium Shock, placed second in senior western showmanship and first in senior western pleasure riding at the district horse show Aug. 17 in Centre Hall.
The state horse show will be held at the Farm Show complex in Harrisburg today through Sunday. She will compete there with other 4-H qualifiers from across the state.
McKinney is a junior at Shamokin Area High School. She is president of the Saddle Starz club and a 4-H counselor.
She is a daughter of Tadd and Carla McKinney and a granddaughter of Russell and Hannah McKinney and Wayne Yuricich.