Greene, Jackson counties top Missouri 4-H horse event

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First place senior team, Greene County

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First place junior team (age 11-13), St. Louis County.

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First place junior team (age 8-10), Boone County.

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Top individuals.

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Hippology, first place senior team: Jackson County

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Hippology, first place junior team: Greene County

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Hippology, top individuals

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Published: Thursday, April 30, 2015

Story source:

Bob McNary, 417-358-2158

COLUMBIA, Mo.– More than 200 4-H members, parents and coaches from all across the state converged upon the University of Missouri campus April 24 and 25 for the annual State 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology Contest.

Horse Bowl results

This year Greene County won the senior division of the Horse Bowl. The Greene County team will represent Missouri 4-H at the 4-H National Horse Bowl Contest this fall.

Results will be posted at http://4h.missouri.edu/events/horse/ under “Horse Bowl State Contest.”

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First place, senior team: Greene County. From left, Megan Andersen, Jessica Stacy, Jacob Irmen, Micah O’Malley, Micah Burdick.

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Junior team (age 11-13), first place: St. Louis County. From left, Anna Loucks, Lily Wilkins, Sophia Johnson, Deana Raasch.

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Junior-junior team (age 8-10), first place: Boone County. From left, Abigail Eddy, Lauren Hammett, Rebecca Detweiler, Daniel Detweiler.

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The top individuals in each division received a belt buckle given in memory of Alexandra Anderson, a Boone County 4-H’er who died in 2012 at the age of 13.
From left, Cynthia O’Bryan (aunt of Alexandra); junior top individual, Abigail Eddy, Boone County; junior top individual, Anna Loucks, St. Louis County; senior top individual, Megan Andersen, Greene County.

Hippology contest results

Jackson County won the senior division of the 2015 Hippology Contest. The team will represent Missouri 4-H at the 4-H National Hippology Contest this fall. Results will be posted at http://4h.missouri.edu/events/horse/ under “Hippology State Contest.”

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First place, senior team: Jackson County. From left, Kylie Maize, Sarah Eliason, Claire Clevenger, Elisabeth Fleischmann.

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First place, junior team: Greene County. From left, Ella O’Connor, Karley McCall, Cara Driskell, Mikayla Peterson.

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Top individuals in each age category, from left, Rory O’Conner, Greene County, top individual, 8-10 years old; Mikayla Peterson, Greene County, top individual juniors; Claire Clevenger, Jackson County, top individual seniors.

For more information about Missouri 4-H horse and hippology projects, go to http://4h.missouri.edu/projects/projects3.htm#Horses. For information about local 4-H clubs and activities, contact the MU Extension center in your county.