2011-08-18 / Community News

Lee County Texas Stars Travel to Abilene for the TX 4-H State Horse Show

by Megan Rother, LCTS 4-H Reporter

The Lee County Texas Stars 4- H Horse Club members practice all year with the ultimate goal to be ready to compete at the Texas 4-H Horse Show. On July 23rd they loaded up their horses, tack and show attire and headed to Abilene, TX. Members competed in several individual and team events as highlighted below. Congrats go to Zach Rother for placing 7th in calf roping and Lindsey Knobloch for placing 13th in breakaway roping at the state level!

Drill Team ( Precision & Theme) - Amber Schuze, Amber Smith, Justin Ender, Sonora Vogelsang, Colton Robertson, Jodie Taylor, Rachel Edwards, Mason Vecera, Madison Pilkinton, Jacy Taylor, Patrick Hawkins, and Cody Messer. Breakaway Roping – Zach Rother, Lane Turner, Haley Schneider, Lindsey Knobloch. Calf Roping – Zach Rother, Lane Turner. Working Cow Horse – Zach Rother.

Stock Horse Trail – Leslie Knobloch, Megan Rother, Amber Schulze. Team Penning – 1) Mason Vecera, Rachel Edwards, Haley Schneider; 2) Zach Rother, Lane Turner, Leslie Knobloch; 3) Megan Rother, Lindsey Knobloch, Amber Schulze. Barrel Racing – Sonora Vogelsang, Jacy Taylor, Jodie Taylor, Madison Pilkinton. Pole Bending - Sonora Vogelsang, Jacy Taylor, Jodie Taylor, Madison Pilkinton. Stake Racing - Jacy Taylor, Jodie Taylor, Madison Pilkinton.

In addition to show competitions, several members were retail drawing winners at local western stores. Winning boots were Leslie Knobloch, Lindsey Knobloch, Amber Smith, & Sonora Vogelsang and jeans was Rachel Edwards.

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