7 from Currituck compete in 2023 District 4-H Horse Shows

The East Region 4-H Qualifying Horse Show was held April 29-30, 2023 at the Senator Bob Martin Ag Center in Williamston, NC.  Also, the North Region 4-H Qualifying Horse Show was held May 13-14 at the Hunt complex in Raleigh, NC. Currituck was well represented at both shows.

Currituck 4-H’ers competing at the East show were Amber Jones, Cayden Lowe, Carsyn Sawyer, Karleigh Meads, Heather Healy, Olivia Green and Sophie Haislop. All of these 4-H’ers qualified in their respective divisions. Johnny and Izabel Cox competed at the North Region show, also qualifying for the state show.  All nine will advance to the state competition.

These horse shows are qualifying horse shows for 4-H’ers that would like to advance to the NC State 4-H Horse Show that is held in Raleigh on July 5-9, 2023. The district horse show offers events for riders in jumping, hunter flat, showmanship, dressage, gaming, western pleasure and ranch horse classes.

In order to advance to the NC State 4-H Show, participants must qualify by earning one point in the division in which they are showing. The district show is open to any NC 4-H’er holding a 2023 4-H eligibility card.  For more information on the show or how to obtain an eligibility card please contact Tom Harrell 252-232-2262 or tom_harrell@ncsu.edu.

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Tom Harrell at 252-232-2261 or through email tom_harrell@ncsu.edu no later than five business days before the event.