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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Email: uie-cjmm@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm, 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 11:30am, 12:30pm to 4.30pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4:30 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

News Release

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Unit 18 4-H Horse Show Results for Jersey County

Riders of all ages participated in the Unit 18, 4-H Horse Show on Saturday, July 10 at the Gillespie Wild Riders Saddle Club near Gillespie, Illinois. According to Peggy Hampton, Unit 18 4-H Youth Development Educator,  riders must be at least 8 years old to participate, the same requirement to participate in 4-H.  The show classes included halter, western, showmanship, speed and fun classes. The judge for Saturday’s event was Pam Wallace. 

JERSEY COUNTY WINNERS

2 Year Old or Older Mare or Gelding: Mackenzie Lane - A rating and Grand Champion

Junior Showmanship at Halter: Kate Jones - A rating and Reserve Champion; Mackenzie Lane - A rating

Walk Trot: Kate Jones - A rating and Champion.

Junior Egg & Spoon: Kate Jones - 4th Place

 

SPECIAL AWARDS FOR JERSEY COUNTY

HALTER: Champion Showmanship at Halter – Junior Division, Kate Jones

 

WALK TROT: Champion Walk Trot, Peyton Eldridge  

 

WESTERN PLEASURE: Champion Western Pleasure Jr., Kate Jones; Reserve Champion Western Pleasure Jr., Ava Pegram

 

COUNTRY PLEASURE: Champion Country Pleasure Jr., Kate Jones  

POLE BENDING:

Reserve Champion Pole Bending Sr., Natalie Kahl

Champion Pole Bending Jr., Kate Jones

 

BARREL RACING:

Reserve Champion Barrel Racing Sr., Natalie Kahl

 Champion Barrel Racing Jr., Kate Jones  

Reserve Champion Barrel Racing Jr., Makenna Dugger  

 

TRAIL RIDING:

Champion Trail Riding Jr., Kate Jones  

Reserve Champion Trail Riding Jr., Ava Pegram

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PATTERNED RIDING: Champion Patterned Riding Jr., Kate Jones

EGG AND SPOON:

Reserve Champion Egg & Spoon Sr., Allison Brown

Champion Egg & Spoon Jr., Kate Jones 

Reserve Champion Egg & Spoon Jr., Makenna Dugger

 

University of Illinois Extension, Unit 18, serves 4-H youth from Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties. Youth ages 8-18, interested in participating in the 4-H Horse program, should contact the Jersey Extension office at 618-498-2913 or email benz@illinois.edu.

 

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Source: Judy Benz, 4-H Program Coordinator, 618-498-2913, benz@illinois.edu

 

  

Local Contact: Judy Benz, Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development, benz@illinois.edu