WENATCHEE — The Patterned Speed Horse Association held their State Finals competition Aug. 17 through Aug. 19 in Wenatchee. Wylie McHale of Long Beach qualified in six individual events and one two-person event. She was riding Faith, her 11-year-old quarter-horse mare.
McHale had a stellar finals. She won State Championships in poles and keyhole, Reserve Championships in barrels and California Stake and a third place in keyrace.
After the dust had settled in the arena and points were calculated, McHale earned “High Point Individual” in her age division and was awarded a championship saddle. Her next finals competition is Labor Day weekend in Vancouver, Wash. She will be representing the state of Washington competing against the top riders from Oregon.
Wylie is the daughter of Amy and Bryan McHale of Long Beach.