Eight Orange County Solids, Spots and Dots 4-H Club members traveled to the State 4-H Horse Show. Kristen Hager was Intermediate Hunter Horse Champion, 2nd Int. Htr o/f (A), 1st Int Htr o/f (B), 5th Int Htr u/s, 3rd Int Horse Equitation. She also received the Emily Hilsher Memorial Award for accruing the most points as the senior hunter rider for the day. Melanie Gallahan placed 10th in Sr Int Htr o/f (A) and 8th Sr. Int Htr o/f (B) (class 2). Kim Portwine placed 8th in Sr. Int Htr o/f (A) and 8th in Sr. Int Htr o/f (B). Molly Lumsden was 7th in Sr Htr Showmanship, 1st-Sr (16-19) Lg Pleasure Horse (A), 1st-Sr (16-19) Lg Pleasure Horse (B), Champion Sr (16-19) Large Pleasure Horse, 8th Sr (16-19) Lg Horse Equitation on the Flat, Champion Hunter Pleasure Horse Classic.
Taylor Creel earned awards of 6th Sr Large Pleasure Pony A and 10th Sr lg pleasure pony B. Janie Cardwell placed 5th in Sr. Showmanship, 10th sr lg pony htr o/f, 8th lg pny u/s. Jaclyn Burke was Reserve Champion jr Lg Pony Htr, 2nd jr lg pny htr o/fA, 1st lg pny htr o/f B, 5th jr lg pny htr u/s, 1st jr lg pny equitation, Pony Equitation Classic Champion. Zoe Lumsden was 3rd Sm/Md Pny Htr A, 7th sm/md Pny Equitation o/f (9-12).
The members of the club, led by Marty Hartmann, 4-H volunteer, presented well in honor of their club president, Natalie Nash, who came up ill and was unable to attend. Each of the members qualified at a District Show in order to compete on the state level.