SacHorse.com was out in force at the Sacramento County Fair this year.Â We’ve already featured photos from the 1st Sacramento County Fair Open Horse Show that was held on May 24th.
This Fair was held the inaugural edition of the Annual Sacramento County Fair Ranch Sorting which was held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28th.Â Six divisions were offered, from Beginner to Open.Â $300 dollars was added in each division and $500 was added for a division with 50 or more teams.Â In addition, there was a 50% payback in each division.Â The winner of each division won a beautiful silver belt buckle.
The sorting was Ranch Sorting National Championships (RSNC) sanctioned.Â The RSNC is a 15,000 member-strong organization based in Wellington, CO.Â It’s mission to lead the industry in developing and improving the sport of Ranch Sorting through affordiability and a fair rating system.Â RSNC wants to preserve the heritage and integrity of the ranching lifestyle while providing a family oriented, competitive riding experience at the grassroots level.Â This year, RSNC will sanction over 400 shows throughout the United States.Â The organization’s National Finals will be held from July 3rd through the 8th in Oklahoma City, OK.Â Last year there were over 4,000 teams entered in the Finals.
1st Place Results for this year’s Ranch Sorting:
#10 Beg RH (1 cap sorter): Linda Lind
#10 Handicap Masters: Tag Nomelli & Wendy Wedemeyer
#12 Handicap: Lester Leslie & William Sanguinetti
#6 Handicap: Josetta Griffin & Rusty Milliken
#8 Handicap: Brian Jacobs & Kellie O’Donnell
All Levels Handicap: Les Pacheco & Janece Stitser
For full results please visit the RSNC Results Page for the SCF Ranch Sorting