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4-H members test equestrian skills

on August 31, 2013 10:49 AM

Forty-four Indiana County 4-H members representing four clubs recently tested their equestrian skills at the annual Indiana County 4-H Horse Roundup held at Creekside Stables.

Marion Center Bank provided trophies for the five significant awards in the Grooming and Showmanship classes. The winners of those awards were Emily Vojtek, Sleepy Hollow, Senior English; Alexis Zaragoza, Shawnee Riders, Junior English; Angela Moretti, Shawnee Riders, Senior Western; Cloe Bowser, Sleepy Hollow, Junior Western, and Morgan Daugherty, Sleepy Hollow, Beginners Showmanship.

The first three winners of each class are listed below.

General and Beginner Classes

Senior English grooming and showmanship: Emily Vojtek, Brianna Dillon, Rachel Sproat

Junior English grooming and showmanship: Alexis Zaragoza, Paige Almes, Haley Brooks

Senior Western grooming and showmanship: Angela Moretti, Tori Lichtenfels, Aleesha Spaid

Junior Western grooming and showmanship: Cloe Bowser, Braedon Sheesley, Katie Peters

Beginners walk-trot showmanship: Morgan Daugherty, Taylor Sheesley, Emmi Bracken

Beginners walk-trot equitation English: Machaela Rankin, Elizabeth Bruner

Beginners walk-trot equitation western: Morgan Daugherty, Andrew Adams, Taylor Sheesley

Beginners walk-trot pleasure English: Elizabeth Bruner, Machaela Rankin

Beginners walk-trot pleasure western: Andrew Adams, Morgan Daugherty, Samantha Zaragoza

Walk trot equitation, minimum assistance: James Barnhart, Abigail Bruner

Driving/Trail Classes

Beginner walk-trot trail: Andrew Adams, Morgan Daugherty, Emmi Bracken

Open trail, horse, senior: Aleesha Spaid, Alex Ruffner, Emily Vojtek

Open trail, horse, junior: Khylee Maglione

Obstacle trail, minimum assistance: James Barnhart, Abigail Bruner

Pleasure pony driving: Elizabeth Bruner

Mini horse driving, senior: Paige Henry, Tori Lichtenfels

Mini horse driving, junior: Paige Almes, Katie Peters

Mini horse in hand trail: Tori Lichtenfels, Paige Henry, Katie Peters

English Classes

Saddle seat pleasure trotting: Haley Brooks, Alexis Zaragoza, Lauren Overdorff

Saddle seat equitation, senior: Lauren Overdorff

Saddle seat equitation, junior: Alexis Zaragoza, Haley Brooks, Jacqueline Little

Hunter seat equitation, senior: Emily Vojtek, Kayla Cahill, Rachel Sproat

Hunter seat equitation, junior: Alexis Latson, Paige Almes, Montanna McCloskey

Hunter seat equation, (over fences), Senior: Madison Woodward, Maggie Carty, Taylor Lecce

Hunter seat equation, (over fences), Junior: Allyson Ghiardi

Working hunter ponies: Allyson Ghiardi, Madison Woodward, Alexis Latson

Working hunter horses: Maggie Carty, Brianna Dillon

Hunter hack horses: Brianna Dillon, Maggie Carty, Paige Almes

Hunter hack ponies: Alexis Latson, Madison Woodward, Taylor Lecce

Hunter under saddle, ponies: Madison Woodward, Alexis Latson, Allyson Ghiardi

Classic hunter under saddle horses, senior: Brianna Dillon, Shyan Dillon, Maggie Carty

Classic hunter under saddle horses, junior: Paige Almes

Breed type hunter under saddle horses, senior: Emily Vojtek

Low working hunter horses: Paige Almes, Denali Davis, Kelsey Cunningham

Gymkhana Classes

Pole bending, horses, senior: Baylee Sergent

Pole bending, ponies: Savanna Smith, Grace Rougeaux

Clover leaf barrel race, ponies: Savanna Smith, Grace Rougeaux

Clover leaf barrel race, horses, senior: Baylee Sergent

Clover leaf barrel race, horses, junior: Ethan Bracken

Raised box keyhole, ponies: Savanna Smith, Grace Rougeaux

Raised box keyhole horses, senior: Baylee Sergent

Raised box keyhole horses, junior: Ethan Bracken

Cutback race horse: Ethan Bracken

Cutback race pony: Grace Rougeaux

Western Classes

Western pleasure horses, senior: Angela Moretti, Alex Ruffner, Aleesha Spaid

Western pleasure horse, junior: Khylee Maglione, Braedon Sheesley, Cloe Bowser

Western horsemanship, senior: Angela Moretti, Alex Ruffner, Aleesha Spaid

Western horsemanship, junior: Braedon Sheesley, Khylee Maglione, Cloe Bowser



PHOTO: Winners in grooming and showmanship classes at the Indiana County 4-H Horse Roundup included, from left, Angela Moretti, with Ollie, Western Senior; Emily Vojtek, Dynamic Blue Scoot, English Senior; Morgan Daugherty, Bailey, Beginner; Cloe Bowser, Too Sleepy to Party, Western Junior; and Alexis Zaragoza, SBK Sasha’s Beau, English Junior. Awards were provided by Marion Center Bank.  (Submitted photo)

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