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Hippology team does well at state level

Friday, April 24, 2009

Members of the Clay County 4-H Hippology team include (front, from left) Jaci Jones, Kascha Smith, Holli Jones (back) Hannah Stewart, McKenna Jones and Chyenne Burton. Not pictured: Sarah Mann, Lauren Reberger and Anna Hughes.
LAFAYETTE -- Clay County's 4-H Hippology team traveled to Purdue University in March for state competition.

Hippology is the study of horses and the competition includes judging classes, slides, stations, a written exam and an oral team problem.

Clay County was well represented at the state finals.

Novice Sarah Mann was 16th overall in the division while the junior team of McKenna Jones, Kascha Smith, Holli Jones and Chyenne Burton was second in the state.

As individuals, McKenna Jones was seventh while Smith was eighth and Holli Jones was 11th.

The senior team of Anna Hughes, Lauren Reberger and Hannah Stewart also placed 12th at the competition with Stewart coming in fifth as an individual.

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