2019 N.C. 4-H Hippology and Horsebowl Champions Crowned

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On March 9, 2019, N.C. 4-H Hippology and Horsebowl contests were held at NC State University. 229 youth competed in four different divisions for this year’s hippology contest. 58 juniors and 31 seniors competed in the inaugural “Rookie” division. 70 junior individuals and 14 teams, and 70 senior individuals and 13 teams battled for Horseman of the Year and champion team honors.

In the state Horsebowl contest, 12 teams in each category, Junior, Senior, and Mixed, went head to head in the double-elimination competition to determine the state winners. High scoring individuals in each division were also recognized for their outstanding performances in their high 3 rounds.

Detailed results for both contests and photos are provided below.

2019 N.C. 4-H HIPPOLOGY CONTEST

Junior Rookie

2019 N.C. 4-H Hippology Contest Top Ten Junior Rookie Overall

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Rookie Junior Hippology Champion Gabrielle Kennedy from Franklin County

Senior Rookie

2019 N.C. 4-H Hippology Contest Senior Rookie Top Ten Individuals

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Senior Rookie Champion Averi Sievert from Franklin County

Junior

2019 N.C. 4-H Hippology Contest Junior ExamID Top Ten

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Junior Hippology Exam_ID High Individual Jenna Garrison from Burke County

2019 N.C. 4-H Hippology Contest Junior Judging Top Ten

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Junior Hippology Judging High Individual Olivia Juergens from Cumberland County

2019 N.C. 4-H Hippology Contest Junior Overall Top Ten

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Junior Horseman of the Year Abby Ragan from Cabarrus County

2019 N.C. 4-H Hippology Contest Junior Teams Top Ten

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Junior Hippology Team Champions Harnett County

Senior

2019 N.C. 4-H Hippology Contest Senior Division Top Ten ExamID

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Senior Exam ID High Individual Abby Holsomback from Granville County

2019 N.C. 4-H Hippology Contest Senior Division Top Ten Judging

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Senior Hippology Judging High Individual Abi Burgess from Alamance County

2019 N.C. 4-H Hippology Contest Senior Division Top Ten Overall

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Senior Horseman of the Year Taylor Cloer from Chatham County

2019 N.C. 4-H Hippology Contest Senior Division Team Problem Results

2019 N.C. 4-H Hippology Contest Senior Division Overall Team Results

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Senior Hippology Team Champions Chatham County

2019 NC STATE HORSEBOWL CONTEST

Junior

2019 N.C. 4-H Horsebowl Junior Results

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Junior Horsebowl High Individual Jenna Garrison from Burke County

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Junior Horsebowl Team Champions Burke County

Mixed

2019 N.C. 4-H Horsebowl Mixed Division Results

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Mixed Horsebowl High Individual Alyssa McCoy from Duplin County

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Mixed Horsebowl Team Champions Duplin County

Senior

2019 N.C. 4-H Horsebowl Senior Division Results

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Senior Horsebowl High Individual Cassandra Sigmon from Alamance County

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Senior Horsebowl Team Champions Alamance County