Ashworth, Dufresne place at 2022 ASHA Nationals

Madison Ashworh, 16, and Reese Dufresne, 13, competed at the 2022 American Stock Horse Association Nationals in Sweetwater, Texas Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 16-17.

Ashworth, a 10 grade homeschooler, received Reserve Champion (2nd) 14-18 Trail; Reserve Champion (2nd) 14-18 Cow Work; 4th in 14-18 Reigning; 5th in 14-18 Pleasure; and 4th for High Point.

She is the daughter of Melissa Ashworth of Sulphur and Joel Ashworth of DeRidder and the granddaughter of Chris and Melody Billiot of DeQuincy; Carolyn Cormier of DeQuincy and the late Marion Ashworth of Valley Head, Ala.

Dufresne, an 8th grader at DeQuincy Middle School, received Champion (1st) in 8-13 Trail; Reserve Champion (2nd) in 8-13 Reigning; 4th in 8-13 Cow Work and 4th in 8-13 Pleasure.

She is the daughter of Matt and Ashley Dufresne of Sulphur; and the granddaughter of Thomas Gibbons, Barbara Mason, Alvin and the late Robin Duhon, all of Sulphur.