Robert Hayes wins

From among more than 800 entries, Guthrie horse trainer and former jockey, Robert Hayes (left), earned the Intro Level 2018 WDAA Western Dressage World Championship Show Division Award in the dressage contest held at the Lazy E Arena on October 13. Born and raised in Guthrie, Hayes won his first race at the age of 14 and has spent his life training horses. Hayes has been coached by Laurie Hedlund (right) of Tulsa in the art of dressage. Hedlund also won with the over all high score in the open competition.