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Shelton's McClanahan competing in national rodeo

Shelton High School student Madison McClanahan is preparing to compete in the National High School Rodeo Association's Reined Cow Horse Championships from July 16 to 22 in Gillette, Wyoming.

In reined cow horse competition riders must control the horses' movements while in the ring. Midway through the allotted time, a cow is released into the rodeo ring and the rider must control the horse to control the cow.

Riders are scored on the reining part, which is how well you know a pattern and how well you can execute it and also scored on the cow part, which is solely how well you control the cow a...

 

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