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Results from State 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology – 2019

Mar 01, 2019


Aaron Fisher, Youth Livestock and Equine Specialist

Youth from across Tennessee braved the rain this past weekend to compete at the State 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology Contests in Knoxville. County teams qualified at their regional contests, with the top four teams from the Junior (grades 4-5), Junior High (grades 6-8) and Senior (grades 9-12) advancing to the state contest.

Counties represented included: Blount, Crockett, Cumberland, Dyer, Gibson, Hamilton, Jefferson, Knox, Lawrence, Lincoln, Loudon, Marion, Maury, Putnam, Roane, Rutherford, Sullivan, Sumner, Tipton, Weakley and Williamson.

Horse Bowl Results:

A total of 133 youth competed in Horse Bowl; a quiz-bowl style contest where contestants are tested on their equine knowledge and must “buzz-in” before answering the questions in a head-to-head round with another team. The Rutherford County Senior Team will represent Tennessee at the South Regional 4-H Horse Championship in Perry, GA and the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup in Louisville, KY. The Loudon County Senior Team will represent Tennessee at the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship in Perry, GA.

  • Junior Division
    • 1st place: Blount County
    • 2nd place: Sumner County
    • 3rd place: Lawrence County
  • Junior High Division
    • 1st place: Gibson County
    • 2nd place: Lawrence County
    • 3rd place: Putnam County
  • Senior Division
    • 1st place: Rutherford County
    • 2nd place: Loudon County
    • 3rd place: Maury County
State 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology 2019

Hippology Results:

A total of 125 youth competed in Hippology; an all-around contest, consisting of horse judging, written ex- am, slide identification, stations and team problem phases testing the nutrition, management, industry and health knowledge of the participants. The Loudon County Senior Team will represent Tennessee at the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship in Perry, GA and the Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup in Louisville, KY. The Lincoln County Senior Team will represent Tennessee at the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship in Perry, GA.

Sarah Harper from Loudon County was awarded the Steve McNeil Horse Achievement Award for being the high individual in Senior Hippology.

Junior Division

  • Individual
    • 1st place: John Everett Martin, Knox County
    • 2nd place: Ava Stephens, Blount County
    • 3rd place: Paili Doyle, Williamson County
    • 4th place: Lyla Carter, Blount County
    • 5th place: Veronica Vogel, Lawrence County
    • 6th place: Bethany Lancaster, Rutherford County
    • 7th place: Ashton Sauerhoefer, Knox County
    • 8th place: Mary-Glen Patton, Maury County
    • 9th place: Emma Farley, Weakley County
    • 10th place: Rebecca Kirby, Dyer County
  • Team
    • 1st place: Blount County
    • 2nd place: Knox County
    • 3rd place: Williamson County

Junior High Division

  • Individual
    • 1st place: Anna Turner, Lawrence County
    • 2nd place: Kylie Barnett, Lawrence County
    • 3rd place: Kendel Gray, Lawrence County
    • 4th place: Jadyn Hayes, Rutherford County
    • 5th place: LeeAnn Fincher, Gibson County
    • 6th place: Charlotte Vogel, Lawrence County
    • 7th place: Baylee Woodward, Lawrence County
    • 8th place: Kirsten Jones, Lawrence County
    • 9th place: Cora Halla, Gibson County
    • 10th place: Elizabeth Spaller, Blount County
  • Team
    • 1st place: Lawrence County A
    • 2nd place: Gibson County
    • 3rd place: Lawrence County B

Senior Division

  • Individual
    • 1st place: Sarah Harper, Loudon County
    • 2nd place: Megan Harris, Lincoln County
    • 3rd place: Lauren Brombach, Jefferson County
    • 4th place: Camille Phillips, Loudon County
    • 5th place: Morgan Short, Sullivan County
    • 6th place: Mahayla Goedde, Lincoln County
    • 7th place: Savannah Brus, Lawrence County
    • 8th place: Abbey Ivey, Loudon County
    • 9th place: Mary Ellen Vogel, Lawrence County
    • 10th place: Taylor White, Lawrence County
  • Team
    • 1st place: Loudon County
    • 2nd place: Lincoln County
    • 3rd place: Jefferson County
State 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology 2019