Six members of our club participated in the Virginia State Horse Knowledge weekend, EquiSmartz. It was held in conjunction with the Virginia Horse Festival at Meadow Event Park. We joined with over 100 4-Hers for three days of fun competition.
Friday Night, Hippology
Junior Team, fifth place overall, with Alayna placing first in judging.
Senior Team, fifth place overall, with Savannah (our friend from Millennium Riders) placing tenth in stations, Charlotte placing third in exam, eighth in stations, & fifth overall.
Saturday, Horse Judging
Junior Team, fifth place overall: third in Halter, sixth in Performance, & second in Reasons! Cora placed ninth in Halter and ninth in Reasons. Alayna placed fifth in Halter and fifth overall. Emily placed fifth in Reasons. WOW, way to go!
Senior Team, sixth place overall: third in Halter, seventh in Performance, & seventh in Reasons. Charlotte placed tenth in Halter, tenth in Performance, eighth in Reasons, and fifth overall. She was invited to be a member of the Virginia State 4-H Horse Judging Team for this year.
Cora represented our club at the Public Speaking Contest, and took third place with her speech on horse personalities.
Sunday, Horse Bowl Contest
Junior Team joined with Madison County to form a five person team and placed fifth, with Emily placing fourth in individual points earned!
We thank all the staff and volunteers that worked so hard to make this event possible.