4-H Henry County Horse Club competes in state and regional shows

Published 08/12 2014 05:18PM

Updated 08/12 2014 06:07PM

Several youth from Henry County’s own Southern Cross Clovers 4-H Horse Club (based at Southern Cross Ranch in Headland), competed at the 2014 Alabama State 4-H Horse Show July 7-11 in Montgomery. They made a great showing with the following awards:

Shelby Benny & Trigger - Dressage Champions, 5th Place Hunt Seat Trail, 8th Place Hunter Geldings, 10th Place Hunt Seat Equitation on the Flat

Tessa Dimick & Briggs - Sr Hunt Seat All Around Champions, 1st Place: Hunter Hack, Ranch Riding, Western Trail; 2nd Place: Hunt Seat Equitation Over Fences, Dressage, Ranch Trail; 3rd Place: Reining, Working Hunter, Horsemanship; 4th Place: Western Pleasure, Hunter Under Saddle; 5th Place: Hunt Seat Equitation on the Flat; 7th Place: Hunt Seat Trail, Hunter Geldings; 8th Place: Hunt Seat Showmanship

Passive Educational Classes:

Savannah Jenne - 1st Place Art Work, 3rd Place Color Photography, 7th Place Altered Photography, 7th Place Picture Story
Olivia Glass - 1st Place B/W Photography
Katie Hinson - 1st Place Altered Photography
Rob Bradshaw - 10th Place Picture Story
Tilley Dombroski - 6th Place Model Horse, 4th Place Creative Writing
Tessa Dimick - 2nd Place Picture Story, 2nd Place Consumer Choices
Olivia Glass - Jr Hippology 8th Overall Individual
Shelby Benny - Sr Hippology 10th Overall Individual
Savannah Jenne - Sr Hippology 9th Overall Individual
Tessa Dimick - Sr Hippology 5th Overall Individual
2nd place Team Problem Solving Sr Hippology
3rd Place Overall Sr Hippology

Two of the Senior members, Shelby Benny and Tessa Dimick, qualified for the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship held July 29-August 2 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Tessa Dimick and her horse Briggs competed to win Ranch Trail out of 43 riders from 13 states. The pair were also 3rd in Ranch Ground Handling, 3rd in Dressage, and made the finals out of 104 riders in Western Horsemanship.

If you would like more information on the Henry County 4-H Horse Club, please call Joy Brigham (volunteer leader) at 334-790-0372 or Doug Summerford (4-H Regional Extension Agent) at 334-693-2010.

Shelby Benny and Trigger

Tessa Dimick & Briggs

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