4-H horse youth and volunteers at the regional horse communications contest

4-H horse youth and volunteers at the regional horse communications contest

4-H Horse Youth Participate in County & Regional Horse Communications

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK (April 6, 2023) - The Chautauqua County 4-H Horse program held horse communications day on Friday, March 3rd. There was a great turnout and excellent presentations by 4-H Horse project members of all ages. There were four seniors selected to represent the county for individual presentations; Charlotte Couchman, Denza Fanara, Mariah LaRoy, and Kendall Eckman with Carley Wilson as an alternate, and one junior, Talia Fanara. Two seniors, Maja Hanson and Kinsey Witherow were selected for Public Speaking and advanced to Regionals on April 1st in Belmont, NY! Chautauqua County was well represented at regionals as Denza Fanara and Charlotte Couchman both tied for 1st in the senior individual’s division with Kendall Eckman in 3rd and Mariah LaRoy in 5th. In the junior division Talia Fanara took first. In public speaking Maja Hanson and Kinsey Witherow took 1st and 2nd place.

Congratulations to all our 4-Hers and thank you to our county judges- Linda Morrison, Dorothy Hokanson, Aimee Rogers, Lindsay Eckman, Michele Swanson, and Dave Schauman.

The 4-H Youth Development Program is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County (CCE-Chautauqua). CCE-Chautauqua is a community based educational organization, affiliated with Cornell University, Chautauqua County Government, the NYS SUNY system, and the federal government through the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. For more information, call 716-664-9502 Ext 212 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/chautauqua. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.

Last updated April 6, 2023