The Adair County Spurs 4-H Horse Club had the four highest scores in the junior judging event at WKU Ag Center in Bowling Green on April 17 and took first place in the event.
The top four scores were Brett Whisman, 258; Anna Evans, 256; Austin Fruth, 251; and James Whisman, 246.
These four will be team one at state horse judging in June to be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.
The other scores were Rebecca Mahieu, 206; Elizabeth Stamper, 235; Lexi Gist, 241; Kacie Karnes, 242; Aspen Fruth, 223; Layla Powell, 216; Sarah Darnell, 238; Olivia York, 223; and Desiree Whisman, 230. The highest possible score was 300.
Cassie Rowlett, the only senior member to compete, placed 10th in the senior division of the hippology contest.
They will all advance to state horse judging and hippology, which will be held in Lexington June 11-13.
Hippology is the overall knowledge of breeds, colors, markings, equipment, feeds, forages, etc. and judging is the knowledge of conformation and movement of the horse along with breeds, colors, and markings.