shayla-lucero-IMG_8250Photo courtesy Lori Lucero

    Pagosa Springs resident Shaylah Lucero poses with the saddles she won while competing in District 8 National Barrel Horse Association Youth Series Barrel Races in 2013. Shaylah was the grand champion in the 2D, 3D and 4D, winning three saddles; she also placed fourth in the 1D. Lucero will travel to Perry, Ga. this summer to compete in the World Finals.