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virginia 4-h hippology contest Hosted by Gloucester County a Success By Janine Wilson

The SevenTh AnnuAl GlouceSTer county 4-h hippology contest was successfully held at the Gloucester county Moose lodge in Gloucester, vA, on January 5, 2013. each year, Gloucester 4-h holds a hippology contest designed to test 4-h horse club members on their knowledge of all things associated with equines. The competition included: a judging portion to test the participants’ ability to identify good conformation; a stations portion to test their ability to visually identify different equipment and tack; a written test to quiz their knowledge on all horse topics; and a team question to allow an opportunity for the youth to work together and share their knowledge. Gloucester has produced many 4-h

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members who have continued on to compete at national level hippology contests. each year, 4-h members from all over virginia travel to attend Gloucester county’s event (L-R) Winners of the Junior team question Brynn Clark, Bobby Cox, Lacie Dunson, and Abbi Reed. because of their support for the hippology program. Savannah Stilwell, respectively. In the Senior division, the final placThe Junior division placed as follows. ings were as follows. claiming the top The first place winner was Mikayla spot was Delaney o’Donnell, followed Moore, with reserve going to charlotte by emily Johnston in second, with Anna Manvell. Third place was claimed by henderson-cox rounding out the top Savannah czupka, fourth went to Brynn three. Fourth place went to rebecca clark, and holly Johnston rounded Jenkins, with Jessica Torres coming out the top five. Sixth place was won in fifth, Monet Wilson taking sixth, by Shelby Kohn, followed by emily and libby Arnold laying claim to Glazebrook in seventh, Alex Miccio in seventh place. Finishing in the eighth eighth, cheyanne Fourney in ninth, and through 10th places were Katie lacie Dunson in 10th. Whitcomb, Kaitlen rainey, and

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