Friday, October 28, 2016

Windham resident wins world championship in team penning

Windham resident Taylor Dyke, 19, won The Build Ford Tough 2016 AQHYA Team Penning World Championship in Oklahoma City for the second year in a row. Last year she was the reserve champion, according to her father Jeff Dyke. The competition took place in August.
Taylor is in the white shirt.

Taylor and her team competed against 2,180 entries for the United States, Australia, Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom, all competing for 35 world championships. 

The Ford Youth World is the pinnacle event for the American Quarter Horse exhibitors ages 19 and under around the world. Taylor will compete in the adult AQHA world competition next year. 

She will also start culinary school in January along with continuing her riding. 

To see an interview with Taylor and her teammates, visit 

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