2018 NC State 4-H Hippology Contest Results

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The 2018 NC State 4-H Hippology contest was held March 3 at NCSU. There were 114 individuals and 25 teams in the junior division and 92 individuals and 17 teams in the senior division. Johnston and Wake counties defended their 2017 titles and were the team champions in their respective divisions. Madison Noblin from Johnston county and Emma Carmichael from Wake county were named the junior and senior horseman of the year for being the high scoring individuals overall in their contests.

Detailed results and photos appear below:

2018 Hippology Contest

Junior Judging Top Ten

Rank Name Team Coach Total
1 Abby Ragen Cabarrus- Harper Laura Harper 199
2 Madie Noblin Johnston-Gwaltney Tori Gwaltney 198
3 Caleigh Gantt Union Sam Taylor 194
4 Raegan Shepherd Johnston-Gwaltney Tori Gwaltney 193
5 Stevie Neff-Sharum Cumberland Emily Neff Sharum 189
6 Megan Ellington Harnett Karen Jones 189
7 Kaelyn Mallard Chatham Julie Dickerson 189
8 Sarah Endicott Cabarrus- Kaus Kristen Kaus 187
9 Chloe Jackson Henderson Individual JoAnn Doane 187
10 Olivia Haddock Harnett Karen Jones 186

 Ties Broken On: High Overall, High Exam/ID,High Exam/ID + Halter

Junior Hippology High Individual in Judging- Abby Ragen, Cabarrus County

2018 Hippology Contest

Junior Exam/ID Top Ten

Rank Name Team Coach Exam ID Total
1 Madie Noblin Johnston-Gwaltney Tori Gwaltney 180 88 268
2 Jenna Garrison Burke 1 Wendy Bradshaw 176 92 268
3 Elijah Sigmon Alamance Lindsay Riddell 176 88 264
4 Raegan Shepherd Johnston-Gwaltney Tori Gwaltney 164 100 264
5 Emily Baugh Cumberland Emily Neff Sharum 180 80 260
6 Kyra Worth Johnston-Gwaltney Tori Gwaltney 164 88 252
7 Allee Coble Alamance Individual Lindsay Riddell 164 88 252
8 Stevie Neff-Sharum Cumberland Emily Neff Sharum 160 92 252
9 Ellie O’Connell Union Sam Taylor 176 72 248
10 Caroline Vanhoy Stanly Jessie Godwin 164 84 248

 Ties Broken On: Exam Score, ID Score, Judging Total, Class 1 (Halter Score)

Junior Hippology High Individual in Exam_ID- Madison Noblin, Johnston County

2018 Hippology Contest

Junior Overall Top Ten

Rank Name Team Coach Total
1 Madie Noblin Johnston-Gwaltney Tori Gwaltney 466
2 Raegan Shepherd Johnston-Gwaltney Tori Gwaltney 457
3 Jenna Garrison Burke 1 Wendy Bradshaw 452
4 Abby Ragen Cabarrus- Harper Laura Harper 443
5 Stevie Neff-Sharum Cumberland Emily Neff Sharum 441
6 Sarah Endicott Cabarrus- Kaus Kristen Kaus 431
7 Caroline Vanhoy Stanly Jessie Godwin 429
8 Caleigh Gantt Union Sam Taylor 426
9 Emily Baugh Cumberland Emily Neff Sharum 423
10 Elijah Sigmon Alamance Lindsay Riddell 422

 Ties Broken On: High Overall, High Exam/ID, High Exam/ID + Halter

Junior Horseman of the Year- Madison Noblin, Johnston County

Junior Reserve Champion Horseman of the Year, Raegan Shepherd, Johnston County

2018 Hippology Contest

Junior Top Ten Teams

Rank Team Coach Total
1 Johnston-Gwaltney Tori Gwaltney 1342
2 Cumberland Emily Neff Sharum 1226
3 Alamance Lindsay Riddell 1211
4 Harnett Karen Jones 1185
5 Cabarrus- Kaus Kristen Kaus 1181
6 Union Sam Taylor 1178
7 Stanly Jessie Godwin 1161
8 Gaston 2 BJ Waelz 1160
9 Chatham Julie Dickerson 1139
10 Catawba Cindy Boger 1095

 Ties Broken On: High Overall, High Exam/ID, High Exam/ID + Halter

Junior Hippology Champions- Johnston County

2018 Hippology Contest

Senior Judging Top Ten

Rank Name Team Coach Total
1 Abby Holsomback Granville Elizabeth Allyn 200
2 Kellianne Lunny Wake-Morgan 3 Beth Morgan 200
3 Bailee Perkins Rockingham Jessica McVey 200
4 Jenna Menetrier Gaston Individual BJ Waelz 199
5 Emma Carmichael Wake-Morgan 3 Beth Morgan 198
6 Alyssa McCoy Duplin Individual Sherry McCoy 198
7 Erin Dillon Alamance 1 Lindsay Riddell 198
8 Caitlin Gantt Union 2 Angela Kaus 198
9 Faith Mallard Chatham Mary Dickerson 198
10 Shelby Balmas Cabarrus Laura Harper 197

 Ties Broken On: High Overall, High Exam/ID, High Exam/ID + Halter

Senior Hippology High Individual in Juding- Abby Holsomback, Granville County

2018 Hippology Contest

Senior Exam/ID Top Ten

Rank Name Team Coach Exam ID Total
1 Emma Carmichael Wake-Morgan 3 Beth Morgan 168 88 256
2 Mary Miller Wake-Morgan 3 Beth Morgan 164 84 248
3 Alyssa McCoy Duplin Individual Sherry McCoy 152 86 238
4 Caitlin Smith Alamance 1 Lindsay Riddell 150 88 238
5 Abby Holsomback Granville Elizabeth Allyn 146 84 230
6 Shelby Balmas Cabarrus Laura Harper 144 84 228
7 Hannah Williams Union 1 Angela Kaus 144 82 226
8 Taylor Carmody Wake-Lewey Jordan Lewey 144 82 226
9 Kellianne Lunny Wake-Morgan 3 Beth Morgan 142 84 226
10 Abi Burgess Alamance 2 Lindsay Riddell 154 70 224

 Ties Broken On: Exam Score, ID Score, Judging Total, Class 1 (Halter Score)

Senior Hippology High Individual in Exam_ID Emma Carmichael, Wake County

2018 Hippology Contest

Senior Overall Top Ten

Rank Name Team Coach Total
1 Emma Carmichael Wake-Morgan 3 Beth Morgan 454
2 Mary Miller Wake-Morgan 3 Beth Morgan 439
3 Alyssa McCoy Duplin Individual Sherry McCoy 436
4 Caitlin Smith Alamance 1 Lindsay Riddell 432
5 Abby Holsomback Granville Elizabeth Allyn 430
6 Kellianne Lunny Wake-Morgan 3 Beth Morgan 426
7 Shelby Balmas Cabarrus Laura Harper 425
8 Hannah Williams Union 1 Angela Kaus 418
9 Sierra Everhart Wake-Lewey Jordan Lewey 405
10 Taylor Cloer Chatham Mary Dickerson 404

 Ties Broken On: High Overall, High Exam/ID, High Exam/ID + Halter

Senior Horseman of the Year- Emma Carmichael, Wake County

Senior Reserve Champion Horseman of the Year- Mary Miller, Wake County

2018 Hippology Contest

Senior Team Problem

Rank Team Coach Total
1 Wake-Morgan 3 Beth Morgan 133
2 Rockingham Jessica McVey 117
3 Johnston-McAlinn Kate McAlinn 115
4 Alamance 1 Lindsay Riddell 108
5 Burke Wendy Callahan 107
6 Chatham Mary Dickerson 96

2018 Hippology Contest

Senior Top Ten Teams Overall

Rank Team Coach Total
1 Wake-Morgan 3 Beth Morgan 1452
2 Alamance 1 Lindsay Riddell 1327
3 Union 1 Angela Kaus 1284
4 Chatham Mary Dickerson 1272
5 Cabarrus Laura Harper 1267
6 Burke Wendy Callahan 1242
7 Rockingham Jessica McVey 1232
8 Wake-Lewey Jordan Lewey 1223
9 Alamance 2 Lindsay Riddell 1209
10 Catawba Cindy Boger 1182

Senior Hippology Champion Team- Wake County