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TAYLORVILLE — Pictured from left are Abby Erlenbush and Dalton Cruit, Christian County 4-H members that participated in the Horse Show.
TAYLORVILLE — The 2022 Unit 18 4-H Horse Show was held on Saturday, June 11 at the Gillespie Lake Horse Arena.
Counties participating included Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery counties.
Members had the opportunity to exhibit their animals while competing for awards. Youth were judged on their showmanship, skill and technique and overall care and knowledge of their project.
Pam Wallace of Girard, Illinois served as the horse show judge.
The following members earned high points and awards for their exhibitions:Grand Champion at Halter: Ava Pegram (Jersey) Reserve Grand Champion at Halter: Dalton Cruit (Christian)Champion Showmanship at Halter Jr: Dalton Cruit (Christian)Reserve Champion Showmanship at Halter Jr: Taylor Harding (Macoupin)Champion Showmanship at Halter Sr: Ava Pegram (Jersey)Reserve Champion Showmanship at Halter Sr: Kate Jones (Jersey)Grand Champion Riding Jr: Molly Steckel (Jersey)Reserve Grand Champion Riding Jr: Jena Pegram (Jersey)Grand Champion Riding Sr: Ava Pegram (Jersey)Reserve Grand Champion Riding Sr: Abby Erlenbush (Christian)Grand Champion Speed Jr: Mary Jones (Jersey)Reserve Grand Champion Speed Jr: Taylor Harding (Macoupin)Grand Champion Speed Sr: Kate Jones (Jersey)Reserve Grand Champion Speed Sr: Gennasee Cannon (Jersey)Champion Walk/Trot: Kelby Cobetto (Montgomery)
Members who competed and received blue ribbons from Christian County include Dalton Cruit and Abby Erlenbush.
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