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AQHYA World Championship Results

2017 AQHYA World Show Educational Event Contest Results

Division Award Exhibitor’s Name
Horse Judging Individual Halter 5th Grace Huneycutt
  8th Michaela Vick
Horse Judging Team Halter 2nd NCQHYA (Grace Huneycutt, Sarah Isley, Kaylyn Gise, Michaela Vick)
Horse Judging Team Overall 11th NCQHYA
Prepared Public Speaking 8th Michaela Vick
Impromptu Public Speaking 4th Michaela Vick
Impromptu Public Speaking 5th Grace Huneycutt

2017 AQHYA World Show 2nd place Halter team

2016 AQHYA World Show Educational Event Contest Results

Division Award  Name
Horse Judging Individual Halter 2nd Anna Ahlers
  8th Megan Downs
Horse Judging Team Halter 2nd NCQHYA (Anna Ahlers, Megan Downs, Jessica Smith, Michaela Vick)
Horse Judging Individual Performance 10th Anna Ahlers
Horse Judging Team Performance 7th NCQHYA
Horse Judging Individual Reasons 10th Anna Ahlers
  14th Michaela Vick
Horse Judging Team Reasons 7th NCQHYA
Horse Judging Individual Overall 1st Anna Ahlers
  11th Megan Downs
Horse Judging Team Overall 4th NCQHYA
Prepared Public Speaking 2nd Michaela Vick
Impromptu Public Speaking 5th Megan Downs

Anna Ahlers 2016 Youth World Judging Contest High Individual

2015 AQHYA World Show Educational Event Contest Results

North Carolina was well represented at the recent American Quarter Horse Youth Association World Show Educational Contests in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NC Youth competed in Horse Judging, Impromptu Public Speaking and Horsebowl.

Eight NC youth competed in the Horsebowl Contest. The team of Alamance County 4-H’ers Alexandria Knudson, Rachel Rezin and Mattie Thompson and Wake County 4-H’er Hannah Sather captured first place team awards. Along with their coach, Lindsay Riddell, the youth were presented with trophy buckles, jackets and medallions. The team also earned a bronze Quarter Horse trophy.

2015 AQHYA World Champions

The other NC team placed third overall and was comprised of Maddie Edwards and Laura Dickerson from Chatham County and Mina Greenlee and Megan Downs from Johnston County.

2015 AQHYA 3rd Place Team

The NC Horse Judging Team was made up of Johnston County 4-H’ers Megan Downs and Mina Greenlee, Chatham County 4-H’er Maddie Edwards and Wake County 4-H’er Hannah Sather. Megan Downs placed 2nd in Halter Judging and was the 3rd High Overall Individual. Maddie Edwards was 10th in Halter Judging. The team placed second in Performance Judging and fifth in Oral Reasons.

2015 AQHYA World

In the Impromptu Speaking Competition, youth randomly drew three topics and had five minutes to prepare a speech on their chosen topic. Maddie Edwards placed seventh for her speech on what event she would like to see added to the Youth World. Mina Greenlee placed ninth with her speech about her involvement in the Quarter Horse Association and how she connected with the 2015 theme: “Building the Future Piece by Piece.”  Megan Downs was awarded tenth place for her speech on where she sees the Quarter Horse Association in fifteen years.

Congratulations to everyone and we are proud of all your hard work and dedication!

2014 AQHYA World Show Educational Event Contest Results

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Horse Judging
Halter Individuals:
Laura Dickerson- 8th
Harlie Cope- 9th

Performance Individuals:
Bradley Kay- 3rd
Laura Dickerson- 4th
Harlie Cope- 10th

Reasons Individuals:
Laura Dickerson- 4th
Bradley Kay- 5th

Overall Individuals:
Laura Dickerson- 3rd
Bradley Kay- 6th
Harlie Cope- 7th

Team Awards:
3rd Halter, 1st Performance, 2nd Reasons, 1st Overall

Communications:

Presentation
Harlie Cope & Laura Dickerson- 2nd

Impromptu Public Speaking
Bradley Kay- 1st

Prepared Public Speaking
Bradley Kay- 2nd

2013 AQHYA World Show Educational Event Contest Results

2013 AQHYA Champion Horse Judging Team
Horse Judging
Halter Individuals:
Jackie McKinney  1st
Dale Bass 3rd
Taylor Knittel 9th
Performance Individuals:
Dale Bass 4th
Taylor Knittel 7th
Reasons Individuals:
Dale Bass 2nd
Taylor Knittel 9th
Overall Individuals:
Dale Bass 3rd
Taylor Knittel 7th
Team Awards:
1st Halter, 3rd Performance, 2nd Reasons, 1st Overall
Team Members:
Dale Bass (Catawba County), Taylor Knittel (Johnston County), Jackie McKinney and Ryan Archer (Guilford County)
Coaches: Mary Hunt (Guilford County) and Robin Lynn (NCSU)
Horsebowl AQHYA World Champions 2013
Horsebowl:
1st Place Team
Team Members: Dale Bass (Catawba County), Elizabeth Mayo (Edgecombe County)Taylor Knittel and Mina Greenlee (Johnston County)
Coach: Lori Stroud (Johnston County)
Impromptu Speaking:
3rd Place Dale Bass (Catawba County)
Mina&Taylor
Team Demonstration:
1st Place Taylor Knittel and Mina Greenlee (Johnston County)

2012 AQHYA World Championship Results

Horse Judging Contest

Halter Judging
High Individuals
High Teams
  1. Pueblo Co. 4-H Colorado
  2. Lincoln FFA Arkansas
  3. Unino FFA Oklahoma
  4. Iowa 4-H
  5. Illinois AQHYA
  1. Lincoln FFA Arkansas
  2. Union FFA Oklahoma
  3. Pueblo Co. 4-H Colorado
  4. Illinois AQHYA
  5. Williamson Co. 4-H Texas

9. NC AQHYA

Performance Judging
High Individuals
High Teams
  1. Union FFA Oklahoma
  2. Williamson Co. 4-H Texas
  3. Illinois AQHYA
  4. Lincoln FFA Arkansas
  5. New Mexico AQHYA
  1. Williamson Co. 4-H Texas
  2. Illinois AQHYA
  3. North Carolina AQHYA
  4. New Mexico AQHYA
  5. El Paso Co. 4-H Colorado
Oral Reasons
High Individuals
High Teams
  1. Illianois AQHYA
  2. Illinois AQHYA
  3. Union FFA Oklahoma
  4. Illinois AQHYA
  5. Pueblo Co. 4-H Colorado
  1. Illinois AQHYA
  2. Pueblo Co. 4-H Colorado
  3. Iowa 4-H
  4. Lincoln FFA Arkansas
  5. Willamson Co. 4-H Texas

8. North Carolina AQHYA

OVERALL Horse Judging Contest
High Individuals
High Teams
  1. Union FFA Oklahoma
  2. Lincoln FFA Arkansas
  3. Illinois AQHYA
  4. Iowa 4-H
  5. Illinois AQHYA
  6. Illinois AQHYA
  7. New Mexico AQHYA
  8. Williamson Co. 4-H Texas
  9. Williamson Co. 4-H Texas
  10. Williamson Co. 4-H Texas
  1. Illinois AQHYA
  2. Williamson Co. 4-H Texas
  3. Lincoln FFA Arkansas
  4. Union FFA Oklahoma
  5. Iowa 4-H

7. North Carolina AQHYA

Horse Bowl Contest

Horse Bowl Contest
High Teams
  1. North Carolina
  2. Illinois
  3. Idaho
  4. Oklahoma
  5. Georgia

Horse Public Speaking Contest

Public Speaking Contest
Prepared
Impromptu
  1. Texas
  2. Oklahoma
  3. Kendall Wolford
  4. California
  5. Illinois
  6. Mary Downs
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Virginia
  1. Illinois
  2. Kendall Wolford
  3. Mary Downs
  4. Mississippi
  5. California
  6. Illinois
  7. Oklahoma
  8. Virginia
  9. Colorado
  10. Oklahoma

Horse Team Demonstration Contest

Team Demonstration Contest
High Individuals
  1. Carson & Bradley Kay
  2. Laura Dickerson & Ruthy Vorder-Bruegge
  3. Illinois
  4. Texas
  5. Texas
  6. California

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Photo of Lori StroudLori StroudExtension Asst. - Horse Husbandry (919) 515-5788 llstroud@ncsu.eduAnimal Science - NC State University
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