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Lee County riders shine at district show

Lee County Texas Stars horse drill team took second place in the theme drill with its “My Fair Lady” entry at the District 9 4-H Horse show held recently in Katy. They also took second in the precision drill event. Lee County Texas Stars horse drill team took second place in the theme drill with its “My Fair Lady” entry at the District 9 4-H Horse show held recently in Katy. They also took second in the precision drill event. Lee County was well represented at the District 9 4-H Horse Show June 29 through July in Katy, according to Garlyn Radford, Lee County Texas Stars 4-H Horse Club reporter. Haley Schneider was named grand champion in the timed events. Lane Turner was named reserve champion in the roping events.

Individual winners were:

• Haley Schneider–poles, first; barrels, third.

• Lane Turner–calf roping, first.

• Rachel Edwards–poles, seventh; stakes, seventh.

• Lindsey Knobloch–barrels, 10th.

• Zach Rother–calf roping, fourth; working cow horse, eighth.

• Amber Schulze–halter registered gelding, second; reining, fourth; trail, 12.

The Rising Stars group took fourth for its “The Roaring ‘20s” theme drill at the district contest. The Rising Stars group took fourth for its “The Roaring ‘20s” theme drill at the district contest. Team event winners were: • Team penning–Rachel Edwards, Zach Rother, Mason Vecera, second; Colton Robertson, Sonora Vogelsang, Kaitlyn Wilkie, fifth.

• Theme Drill–Texas Stars, second; Rising Stars, fourth.

• Precision Drill–Texas Stars, second; Rising Stars, fifth.

Texas Stars team members are Rachel Edwards, Leslie Knobloch, Lindsey Knobloch, Megan Rother, Zach Rother, Haley Schneider, Mason Vecera, Sonora Vogelsang, Kaitlyn Wilkie and Rachael Wise.

Rising Star team members are Garlyn Radford, Colton Robertson, Amber Schulze, Jacy Taylor, Jodie Taylor, Kylie Treadwell, Ariston Turner, Lane Turner and Shylee Turner.

April Vecera is the Drill Master for the Texas Stars and Rising Stars. The club travels to Abilene later this month to compete at the State 4-H Horse Show.

Activities will begin again in September, Radford said.

If you are interested in the club, check us www.leecountytexasstars. org.


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