Bureau Co. 4-H horse judging team takes third

Members of the Bureau County Horse Bowl and Hippology club, left to right, Sierra Spohn, Brinley Kloepping and Payton Frueh, received third place at the 4-H State Horse Judging Contest on Feb. 29 at Black Hawk College. (Photo contributed)

BUREAU COUNTY - Bureau County Horse Bowl and Hippology club members competed at the 4-H State Horse Judging Contest on Feb. 29 at Black Hawk College. Payton Frueh (6th place), Sierra Spohn (10th), and Brinley Kloepping (21st), combined their scores in the non-reasons division to finish third as a team.

Members of Horse Bowl and Hippology demonstrate their knowledge of equine related subject matter in a competitive setting. Participants do not need to own a horse to participate. The full Horse Bowl and Hippology club will compete next at the Northwest Regional Horse Bowl & Hippology event on April 4 at Knoxville High School. 

For more information about the 4-H program, call University of Illinois Extension – Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit Office in Princeton at (815) 875-2878. Extension offices are located in Princeton, Ottawa, Henry and in Oglesby on the IVCC campus.

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