Eight members of the Orange Bit N’ Bridle 4-H club traveled to Lexington, VA from March 21-23 to compete at Equismartz.
In hippology, the junior team of Cora, Matthew, Lutia, and Emily placed 5th in team problem, 9th in written exam, and 11th overall. Charlotte, competing with Fluvanna county, placed 2nd overall, and placed in the top three in every individual category!
Ellie and Andrew of Orange were joined by Savannah and Mikayla from York. They finished 5th overall in the senior division.
In horse judging, the junior team placed 9th overall, with Charlotte placing 3rd individually.
The senior team finished in 8th.
Highlights from the presentation and public speaking contests include Cora placing 2nd, Emily & Lutia winning team presentation, Delaney & Ellie winning senior team presentation, and Delaney winning public speaking!
More excitement came on Sunday, when the junior team finished 3rd in horse bowl, and the senior team came in 2nd!
The senior horse bowl team will be traveling to North Carolina at the end of July to represent Virginia at Southern Regionals. Delaney & Ellie will also be competing in team presentation.