Lindsays win with draft horses at PA Farm Show

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot
Charles Lindsay and Jacob Carbaugh, Franklin County, took home the blue ribbon in several classes including the Senior Youth Cart class during the Draft Horse Pleasure Show held on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.

Gentle giants exhibited by the Lindsay family of Rocky Ridge Farm in Greencastle took home several blue ribbons during the Draft Horse Pleasure Show held on Thursday, Jan. 10, at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.

The Carbaughs and Lindsays placed first in a variety of classes including Senior Youth Cart (Ages 14-19), Team Hitch Commercial, Youth Team Hitch and Youth Riding.

Kyle Hoppes of Crystal View Carriage Services, Schuylkill County, was successful at the show, placing first in the Team Hitch and Feed Scurry classes.

The show also featured unique under saddle classes for the draft horse breeds.

Exhibitor Laurie Naugle of Burgundy Rose Farm, York County, placed first in the Adult Western Riding and Adult English Riding classes.

Judges for the show were Tom and Judy Smith.

First Place Winners for the Draft Horse Pleasure Show were:

Men's Cart – Linda Bunning/Walter Rice, Benchfield Farms, Cumberland Co.

Ladies' Cart – Emily Mitchell, Crystal View Carriage Services, Carbon Co.

Junior Youth Cart (8-13) – Rebecca Clippinger, Cumberland Co.

Senior Youth Cart (14-19) – Charles Lindsay/Jacob Carbaugh, Rocky Ridge Farm, Franklin Co.

Team Hitch Commercial – Rhonda Carbaugh, Franklin Co.

Team Hitch – Kyle Hoppes, Crystal View Carriage Services, Schuylkill Co.

Youth Team Hitch – Charles Lindsay/Jacob Carbaugh, Rocky Ridge Farm, Franklin Co.

Feed Scurry – Kyle Hoppes, Crystal View Carriage Services, Schuylkill Co.

Youth Riding (W/T) – Rhonda Carbaugh/Lindsay Carbaugh, Franklin Co.

Adult English Riding (W/T/C) – Laurie Naugle, Burgundy Rose Farm, York Co.

Adult Western Riding (W/J/L) – Laurie Naugle, Burgundy Rose Farm, York Co.

Barrel Racing – Linda Bunning, Benchfield Farms, Cumberland Co.

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation, featuring nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive events and 300 commercial exhibitors. The show runs Jan. 5-12 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Admission is free and parking is $10. Visit www.farmshow.state.pa.us for details.