Congratulations to winners and honourable mentions in our first annual Horse Country magazine writing contest!

Horse Country Editor Linda Hazelwood said, “It was a joy to read the stories that came in. The judges were moved—both to tears and laughter—with the entries, and everyone deserves kudos for their effort.”

Teen Selections
First Place (cash prize $75): Rhythm n Rhyme by Jennifer Hammond
Honourable Mention: Total Eclipse by Kayla Morgan McLachlan

Adult Selections
First Place (cash prize $125): The Life in my Horse by Dawn Vandersteen
Honourable Mention: Buddy by Elizabeth Sims
Honourable Mention: Strong Man Kaleb by Haille Emms

All winning entries and honourable mentions will be published in Horse Country magazine, receive a one year subscription to Horse Country magazine, and a one-year membership to the Writers’ Collective of Manitoba.

The Winnipeg Writers’ Collective would like to thank Horse Country magazine, Manitoba Culture, Heritage and Tourism; and all of our entrants.

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