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4-H clubs gather at RHS

Eighty-seven young people recently gathered at Rutland High School for the annual Rutland County 4-H Hippology (study of horses) competition, a program of the University of Vermont Extension. Activities included a written test, "stations" at which the participants demonstrated their equine knowledge, and identifying projected slide images.

The top scorer in the senior division was Sarah Longchamp of the Wind Riders 4-H Club, based in Rutland, followed by Maddie Slack of the Silver Stirrups 4-H Club of Ira, Jessica Bachman of the Blazing Saddles 4-H Club of Danby, and Althea Greene of the HorsePower 4-H Club of Castleton. Other Senior level participants were Kayleigh McDonnell, Amber Ondria, and Mackenzie Phelps of the Rough Riders 4-H Club of Castleton; Stephanie Wissel and Lindsy Danforth of the HorsePower 4-H Club; and Sarah Lareau of the Silver Stirrups 4-H Club.

Tops in the Junior division was Brittany Alvarez of the HorsePower 4-H Club, followed by Allie Gaiotti of the Blazing Saddles 4-H Club, and Allison Bachman and Shannon Halnon of the Rough Riders 4-H Club. Other high scoring Junior 4-H club members were Abigail Miglorie and Jenna Smith of the HorsePower 4-H Club, Samantha Pearce of the Blazing Saddles 4-H Club, and Samantha Lacz of the Rough Riders 4-H Club.

In the Advanced Beginners competition, Kylie Eagan of the Rough Riders 4-H Club earned the top score, followed by Vinnie Orsi of the HorsePower 4-H Club. Katie Czar of the HorsePower 4-H Club and Sarah Coker of the Dakarai Dancing Hooves of Poultney tied for the third place slot. Other participants placing in the Advanced Beginners division were Megan Sherman, Kennedy Mitowski, and David Gringeri of the HorsePower 4-H Club; Natalie Gaiotti of the Blazing Saddles 4-H Club; Ericka Hathaway of the Rough Riders 4-H Club; and Elanor Daley of the Dakarai Dancing Hooves 4-H Club.

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