Pawhuskan on Team Oklahoma
Shelby Bute, the daughter of Jeff and Terri Bute of Pawhuska, represents Team Oklahoma in the Pole Bending at this year’s AQHYA Built Ford Tough World Championship show held in Oklahoma City. This year marks Shelby’s first year to qualify for this prestigious event on her American Quarter Horse, Pocos Ultra Man AKA “Okie.” Shelby qualified for this event by attending and placing in numerous AQHA sanctioned shows held throughout Oklahoma. Shelby is an eighth grader at Pawhuska High School. She is active in basketball, 4-H, rodeo, and the First Baptist Church Youth group.