Missouri 4-H youths test knowledge at State 4-H Horse Bowl Contest
- Published: Monday, April 19, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The 2021 University of Missouri Extension State 4-H Horse Bowl Contest gathered 19 youths and their coaches in late March and early April.
The contest consisted of an online qualifying exam in March; the top four teams in each age division advanced to the in-person portion in April.
Top junior competitors (ages 8-13):
First: Bailey Spalding, Jackson County.
Second: Elizabeth Pruett, Jackson County.
Third: Kelsa Kirk, Jackson County.
The top junior team represented Jackson County.
The top senior competitor (ages 14-18) was Natalie Samuels, Boone County. No senior teams competed in this year’s in-person contest.
Sponsors for the 2021 Missouri 4-H State Horse Bowl Contest include FCS Financial, Missouri Farm Bureau, Cynthia O’Bryan and the Missouri 4-H Foundation.
A majority of Horse Bowl participants reported that competing in the event increased their knowledge in areas such as equine confirmation, behavior, equipment, diseases, anatomy, terminology and characteristics.
Ninety-three percent of youths said that as a result of their involvement in 4-H, they are seeking to learn more about agriculture, consider themselves advocates for the agriculture industry and are seeking a career in agriculture; 86% feel they are educated consumers of agricultural products and are comfortable sharing their knowledge of agriculture with others.
For more information, visit 4h.missouri.edu.
Use Tab key to loop through the section below. Press Enter or Space to enter content for each tab button. Press Esc key to exit and to go to the next section at any time.
News & articles
Published: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Published: Friday, April 30, 2021
CEUHAI-Resources for CIC Certification: Nursing Strategies to Decrease Healthcare Associated Infections
Online coursePrinciples of Emergency Services, Safety, and Survival-2021
April 1, 2021 - July 1, 2021