Eastern National 4-H Horse Round Up Recap

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NC 4-H’ers Bring Home Eastern National 4-H Horse Round Up Wins

The North Carolina 4-H Horse Program Delegation had an outstanding showing at the recent Eastern National 4-H Horse Round Up in Louisville, Kentucky. Teams and individuals from 27 different states competed in Horse Judging, Horsebowl, Hippology and Communications events. North Carolina was represented very well in all events. Here is a summary of the results:

Hippology

The North Carolina Hippology team was comprised of Wake County 4-H’ers, Scout Biggs, Ruth Huggins, Sarah Morgan and Chloe Pacyna. The team was coached by Wake County Volunteer leader Beth Morgan.

Hippology- 20 teams competing

High Individuals- Written Phase

  1. Sarah Morgan
  2. Chloe Pacyna

High Individuals- Judging Phase

  1. Sarah Morgan
  2. Chloe Pacyna

High Individuals- Station Phase

  1. Sarah Morgan
  2. Ruth Huggins
  3. Chloe Pacyna

High Individual Overall

  1. Sarah Morgan
  2. Chloe Pacyna
  3. Ruth Huggins

High Team- Written Phase

  1. North Carolina

High Team- Judging Phase

  1. North Carolina

High Team- Station Phase

  1. North Carolina

High Team- Team Problem Solving Phase

  1. North Carolina

High Team- Overall

  1. North Carolina
Sarah Morgan- High Individual at the 2015 Eastern National 4-H Horse Round Up Hippology Contest

Sarah Morgan- High Individual at the 2015 Eastern National 4-H Horse Round Up Hippology Contest

Reserve Champion Hippology Team. L to R: Sarah Morgan, Chloe Pacyna, Ruth Huggins, Scout Biggs, Beth Morgan

Reserve Champion Hippology Team. L to R: Sarah Morgan, Chloe Pacyna, Ruth Huggins, Scout Biggs, Beth Morgan

Communications Contests

The North Carolina 4-H Communications team was made up of Jamie Gillespie from Currituck County, Public Speaking; Grace Law of Cabarrus County, Individual Presentation; Audrey and Aurora Myers from Halifax County, Team Presentation. Gloria Gillespie, Kim Law and Jodie Knight served as the respective coaches for these young ladies. Contest results are as follows:

Individual Presentation- 20 entries

  1. Grace Law

Team Presentation- 14 entries

  1. Audrey & Aurora Myers

Team Communications

  1. North Carolina
Grace Law- 2015 Eastern National 4-H Horse Round Up Individual Presentation Champion

Grace Law- 2015 Eastern National 4-H Horse Round Up Individual Presentation Champion

3rd place Communications Team, l to R: Grace Lae, Jamie Gillespie, Audrey Myers, Aurora Myers

3rd place Communications Team, L to R: Grace Law, Jamie Gillespie, Audrey Myers, Aurora Myers

Horsebowl

The North Carolina Horsebowl team was comprised of Sierra Simmerman and Jennifer Choe from Union County and Laura Dickerson and Maddie Edwards from Chatham County. The team was coached by Union County Volunteer Leader Angela Kaus.

Horsebowl-20 teams competing

High Teams

  1. North Carolina

High Individuals

  1. Laura Dickerson
  2. Maddie Edwards
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Reserve Champion Horsebowl Team, L to R: Sierra Simmerman, Jennifer Choe, Maddie Edwards, Laura Dickerson, Angela Kaus

Horse Judging

The North Carolina Horse Judging team was made up of Wake County 4-H’ers Anna Ahlers and Hannah Sather and Nash County 4-H’er Michaela Vick and Union County 4-H’er Jessica Smith. The team was coached by Bill Crouse, Wake County 4-H Volunteer Leader.

Horse Judging- 23 teams competing


High Individuals in Conformation Classes

  1. Anna Ahlers
  2. Hannah Sather

High Individuals in Performance Classes

  1. Hannah Sather
  2. Anna Ahlers

High Individuals in Reasons

  1. Hannah Sather
  2. Anna Ahlers

High Team- Conformation

  1. North Carolina

High Team- Performance

  1. North Carolina

High Team- Reasons

  1. North Carolina

High Team-Overall

  1. North Carolina
High Overall Horse Judging Reserve Champion- Hannah Sather

High Overall Horse Judging Reserve Champion- Hannah Sather

High Overall Individual- Horse Judging, Anna Ahlers

High Horse Judging Overall Individual- Anna Ahlers

Horse Judging Team Champions, L to R: Anna Ahlers, Michaela Vick, Jessica Smith Hannah Sather. Back row: Alaina Cross, Bill Crouse, Lori Stroud

Horse Judging Team Champions, L to R: Anna Ahlers, Michaela Vick, Jessica Smith Hannah Sather. Back row: Alaina Cross, Bill Crouse, Lori Stroud

For winning High Overall Individual in their contests, Sarah Morgan, Grace Law and Anna Ahlers all received a $500 scholarship from the American Quarter Horse Association. Sarah also received a trophy from the American Saddlebred Association, Grace and Hannah Sather received trophies from the Arabian Horse Association for their wins and Anna Ahlers was awarded a trophy from the American Quarter Horse Association.

Congratulations to all the North Carolina 4-H’ers and coaches for representing us so well!

North Carolina Delegation- 2015 Eastern National 4-H Horse Round Up

North Carolina Delegation- 2015 Eastern National 4-H Horse Round Up

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Photo of Lori Stroud, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLori StroudExtension Asst. - Horse Husbandry (919) 515-5788 llstroud@ncsu.eduAnimal Science - NC State University
Updated on Dec 1, 2015
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