Special Events & Festivals

Llama show woodlands obstacle champions


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Huntington County 4-H Llama Show judges crowned the winners in the woodlands obstacle course on Monday, July 20, at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club. Winners in the respective categories are (from left) Jennifer Meyer, beginner; Mariah Thornsbury, intermediate; and Kiela Clore, advanced.

Llama show public relations obstacle champions


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Huntington County 4-H Llama Show judges named the winners in the public relations obstacle course event on Monday, July 20. They are (from left) Madison Crandell, intermediate; Jennifer Meyer, beginner; and Kiela Clore, advanced. The show was held at Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club.

Horse and pony show gets 4-H fair off to galloping start

Brianna Mason gets ready for her turn in the ring during western competition of the Huntington County 4-H Horse and Pony Show Saturday, July 18, at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club.
Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Results have been announced for the 2009 Huntington County 4-H Horse and Pony Show.

They are:
WESTERN HORSE
WEANLINGS & YEARLINGS

Fillies & Geldings
Blue ribbons: Brianna Mason, first; Katie Pugh, second; and Amanda Pugh, third.

WESTERN HORSE
GELDINGS

Nicole Eckert, grand champion.
Jordyn Shaffer, reserve champion

2 to 5 years old
Blue ribbons: Emily Brown, first; Jessie Earhart, second; and Kilee Paul, third.

Platt and Eckert are grand champions English at horse and pony show


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Grand champions in the English portion of the Huntington County 4-H Horse and Pony Show on Sunday, July 19, at the Chief laFontaine Saddle Club are (from left) Rachel Platt,  grand champion English horse gelding, and Sebastian Eckert, grand champion English horse mare and English pony.

Drayer wins overall English showmanship title

Samantha Drayer was the overall Easstern showmanship champion during the 4-H Horse and Pony Show on Sunday, July 19, at the Chielf LaFontaine Saddle Club.

English showmanship champions


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Western showmanship champions named Sunday, July 19, at the Huntington Cunty 4-H Hosrse and Pony Show at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club are (from left) Samantha Drayer, 10th grade & over English Showmanship; Savanna Stoltz, third, fourth and fifth  grade English showmanship; Sebastian Eckert, eighth and ninth grade English showmanship; and Nicole Eckert, sixth and seventh grade English showmanship.

Grand champions -- western


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Grand champions in the western portion of the Huntington County 4-H Horse and Pony Show on Saturday, July 18, at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club are (from left) Samantha Drayer, grand champion pony gelding; Nicole Eckert, grand champion horse gelding; Ashley Bennett, grand champion pony mare; and Olivia Eckert, grand champion horse mare.

Couch earns overall western showmanship champion


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Tory Couch was the overall western showmanship champion during the Huntington County 4-H Horse and Pony Show Saturday, July 18, at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club.

Prepping for the show


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Kaytlyn Kreider washes her horse on Saturday, July 18, during preparation for the Huntington County 4-H Horse & Pony Show.

Western showmanship champions


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Western showmanship champions on Saturday, July 18, named during the Huntington County 4-H Horse and Pony Show at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club are (from left) Brianna Mason, Skylar Houser, Samantha Drayer, Tory Couch, Kaityn Drayer, Jordan Parrot, Rachel Platt, Josanna Stern, Nicole Eckert and Zachary Shearer.

Alli Harris named 2009 4-H Fair royalty champion

Mindi Hoffman (right), first runner-up in the Huntington County 4-H Fair royalty contest held Friday, July 17, at Huntington North High School, helps royalty champion Alli Harris (center) fix her crown as second runner-up Kiela Clore (left) looks on.
Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Alli Harris, a 10-year member of the 4-H program, was named 2009 Huntington County 4-H Fair royalty champion on Friday, July 17, during a contest held at Huntington North High School.

Harris, 18, is the daughter of Ken and Bev Harris, of Rock Creek Township. She is a member of the Helping Hands, Junior Leaders and Huntington Hummers 4-H clubs.

Mindi Hoffman, of rural Columbia City, was first runner-up. Her parents are Kirk and Judy Hoffman, and she is a nine-year member of the Hoosier Boosters 4-H Club.

4-H Tractor Operators Contest announces results

The Huntington County 4-H Tractor Operators contest was held on Sunday, July 12, at Hier's Park.

Following is a list of results:

Junior Farm
Champion - Michael Winters.
Reserve champion - Julie Winters.

Blue ribbons - Austin Eltzroth, Cailey Baker, Lucas Reust and Lane Whitted.

Red ribbon - Jonathan Richardson.

Senior Farm
Champion - Matt Bulmer.
Reserve champion - Nathan Richardson.

Blue ribbon - Kyle Lahr.

Red ribbons - Casey Baker, Lance Kreider and Charles Raber.

White ribbon - Jesse Hinman.

4-H dog show announces results

The Huntington County 4-H Fair Dog Show crowned its agility champions after competition at Hier’s Park on Sunday, July 13.
Photo by Andre B. Laird.

The 4-H Dog Show was held Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12, at Hier’s Park.
Show results are:

Obedience
Class 1A — Isaiah Conley, first; Hannah Nelson, second; Alysa Donaldson, third; Anniah Marshall, fourth; Josilyn Platt, fifth; Lillie Burd, Kiara Dominguez, Megan Gilpin and Emma Bushroe, all A’s; Anya Boice, participation.

Rally champions


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

The Huntington County 4-H Fair Dog Show rally champions were announced after competition on Sunday, July 12. Winners are (from left) Taylor Harper , Novice B, with “Lucy” and LaRanda Pasko, Novice A, with “Arianna.”

4-H dog agility


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Rebekah Hoskins instructs her dog through the obstacle course, on Sunday, July 12, during the Huntington County 4-H Fair Dog Show obedience competition. The dog show was held at Hier’s Park.

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