Caitlin Reed, age 13, won a Belt Buckle award and 2011 High Point Reserve Champion in the Youth category (13 and under) for showing her American Painted Horse Association horse, Scooter.
The very active young teenager is a member of the New Diana FFA, 4-H and National Honor Society. She also was recently recognized as a Duke University Talent Search recipient.
The daughter of Norman and Liz Reed of Diana, she has been showing horses since 2006.
On Jan. 15 and 16, she competed at the 115th Annual Fort Worth Stock Show in seven events, including halter, English and Western classes.
She finished as high as second in several events. After all the points were totalled, she ended up as the Reserve High Point Youth in her category.
In 2010, Caitlin and Scooter won 10 belt buckles and a saddle.
She plans to show Scooter at the American Paint Horse Association World Show in Trail this summer.
The Fort Worth Stock Show competition is held uner the direct supervision of the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show and is approved by the American Paint Horse Association and the Texas Paint Horse Club.