NDSU Extension - Stutsman County


Hippology Team

If you love horses, and like to learn all about everything they are - this is the event to get involved with. There are 4 facets to this team - Hippology - which is a written test, an identifying test, judging a couple classes, and a team problem - 3 to a team. This event is held from the end of January through the first part of April each year. Horse Quiz Bowl - this is a knowledge bowl all about horses - minimum of 4 on a team, 5 is allowed. There are a few events from January to April before the state event. The following two events are only held at the state event, although the judging may be offered at another time. Horse Judging - this is judging classes of halter and performances - 3 to a team. And Horse Speech - there is an Illustrated Talk and Demonstration division. Winners of each of these events at the state contest are eligible to compete at the Western National Roundup in Denver Colorado.

2019 Hippology Team

Coached this year by Cori Schmoker, assisted by Candy Hoggarth-Baldwin and Kris Wenzel. Team members were - Lexys Griffith, Ashlynn Cleghorn, Tessa Krueger, Leah Peckham, Haylee Widman, Kendra Cleghorn, Gracie Krueger, Kendra Cleghorn, Morgan Baldwin, & Sydney Davis Names for Picture - Left – top to bottom: Lexys Griffith, Leah Peckham, Gracie Krueger Middle – top to bottom: Ashlynn Cleghorn, Haylee Widman, Kendra Cleghorn Right – top to bottom: Tessa Krueger, Kendra Krueger, Morgan Baldwin, Sydney Davis

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2018 Hippology Team

2018 team was coached by Cori Schmoker. They competed weekends from January to March. The state event was the 2nd weekend in April. Victoria Christensen earned a trip to Western Nationals (on another county team) in Hippology and Team Horse Demonstration.

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2017 Hippology Team

Cori and Danielle Schmoker coached. Competitions were Feb through April. Victoria Christensen won the state public speaking horse contest and earned a trip to Nationals.

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