Hippology senior team places fifth at Iowa 4-H Equine Extravaganza

Allyson Ernst, Jesse Coon, Dakota Nelson and Alyssa Hamre.  

The Pocahontas County Boots and Spurs 4-H club competed at the Iowa Equine Extravaganza horse hippology contest on March 25 at Ellsworth Community College. Hippology is the study of horses.  4-H members are tested on their knowledge and understanding of equine science and husbandry in a competitive setting. 

Phases of the contest include a written exam, identification of items shown on slides, ID stations and a team problem.

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