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The King County 4-H horse program is part of the King County 4-H Association which includes a variety of clubs in different program areas.  To find out  information about clubs in other projects or starting a new club, please contact our Extension Educator Nancy Baskett
Email: nbaskett@wsu.edu            Phone: (253) 224-2884

King County 4-H Association Newsletter
Published 7-10-2014

News and Upcoming Events
King County 4-H Horse Program Meeting
June Meeting Minutes              May Meeting cancelled            April Meeting Minutes
Next regular program meeting will be 4th Thursday in September: Sept 25, 2014
Web Site Updates
As of 8-27-14
  • First 14-15 ranch sorting clinic info added. Visit the Working Rancher page for info. 
As of 8-26-14
  • State teams updated.
Fun was had by all at the
King County 4-H Horse Program Camp-out
August 8-10, 2014
at Flying Horseshoe Ranch in Cle Elum

Thanks to Kim Odstrcil for organizing this event!
Dressage, Over Fences, and Driving Section
July 14-16
Section Schedule

Champions and Class Winners
Best wishes to our graduating Seniors!
May your experiences in 4-H be a foundation for your future success in life!

Adalyn Bergquist - Hooves of Thunder
Future plans: to be determined!
Savannah Crowl - Classic Riders
Future plans: Pima Medical Institute
Taylor Davis - Wranglers & Riders
Isabelle Moe Scholarship
Future plans: Bellevue College
Sarah Harris - Mounted Magic
Isabelle Moe Scholarship
Future plans: Connecticut College
Kalie Murphy - Mounted Magic
Future plans: Montana State University
Katie Rieger - Mounted Mischief
Isabelle Moe Scholarship
Future plans: St. Martin's University
Cassidy Stobart - Wranglers & Riders
Suzette Stewart Scholarship
Future plans: Gonzaga University
Desirae Woodford - Mounted Mischief
Future plans: Washington State University

Congratulations to our State Teams!

2014 King County State Horse Teams
updated 8-26-14

Check out the State Fair page for section schedules, links to Exhibitor Guide, and more!

If you have accepted a position as a qualifier or alternate on ANY state horse team and your plans change, please contact Sheilla Hagedorn ravenscraige@yahoo.com   

2014 State Judging & Groom Squad Teams
announced 7-16-14
Contact for judging teams and groom squad team  is Jodi VanVleet jvvmom4@aol.com

Good Luck at the State Fair!
2014 Supreme Awards
awarded 7-16-14
Supreme Awards represent the pinnacle of achievement in each 4-H discipline.  It typically takes years in the Medals program to reach Supreme level and earn a Supreme award.

Beth Hurrell - Showmanship
Tessa Pariseau - Showmanship

Isabel Ast - Dressage
Caitlyn McFarland - Dressage
Cassidy Stobart - Dressage
Tessa Pariseau - Dressage

Performance Section
July 16-18
Section Schedule

Champions and Class Winners
Gaming Section
July 18-20
Section Schedule

Champions and Class Winners
Congratulations to all on another successful county fair!
A message from Superintendent Kari Ward:
I wanted to send out a huge THANK YOU to everyone that helped make this year's fair such a success.  To all of the section managers and secretaries..... you all are amazing! !! This was such a smooth running and fun fair.  To all the kids.....thank you for keeping good attitudes,  smiling every day,  having fun,  and most of all for choosing to be a part of such a wonderful organization. 
Photo credit for all gaming pictures to Kenya Glen of Kenya Glen Photography.  Thanks Kenya for allowing the use of your photos on this web site!
Photo credit for performance pictures to Penny Maki and Kenya Glen of Kenya Glen Photography.  Thanks for allowing the use of your photos on this web site!
Congratulations to Marie Harris
for being awarded the 2014 Millie Rude Sportsmanship Award!