BATAVIA, N.Y. — Genesee County 4-H members Eva Rhoads and Alexandria Tarbell competed at the New York State 4-H Hippology and Horse Judging Contest at the Cortland Fairgrounds on September 11th. As a team, they placed 2nd overall. Individually in the Senior Division of the Hippology contest, Alexandria Tarbell placed 4th and Eva Rhoads placed 9th.
The 4-H Hippology Contest is an opportunity for youth to demonstrate their knowledge of equine science. The contest consisted of written questions, identification stations, horse judging and a team problem. Youth qualified to participate in the event by scoring well in their 4-H regional competition.
The Genesee County 4-H Program is a youth development program for youth ages 5-18. New 4-H youth members, adult volunteers and clubs are always welcome. For information about how to join the Genesee County 4-H Program, please contact the 4-H Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (585) 343-3040 ext. 131. Enrollment information is available on our website at http://genesee.cce.cornell.edu/4-h-youth-development/how-to-join-4-h
–Jessica Reisdorf, Cornell Cooperative Extension