Lackawanna County 4-H members place in the 56th annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show

For Abington Journal | December 7th, 2015 3:50 pm

SCRANTON — Eleven Lackawanna County 4-H members participated in the 56th annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show, where more than 700 youth from 60 counties competed in 73 performance classes throughout the recent event.

The state show is the final competition of the year for the 4-H youth development program’s horse members enrolled in performance horse projects. To be eligible for the show, members must advance through qualifying competitions at county and district levels.

Participants who received state honors at the horse show are as follows:

Corinne Jacoby, of Clarks Summit, first place in Classic Hunter Under Saddle Horses, Junior Rider

Kathryn Mattern, of Moscow, first place in Open Trail Horses, Junior Rider; third place in Western Horsemanship, Intermediate Division; and seventh place in Western Grooming and Showmanship, Intermediate

Zoe Buckingham, of Honesdale, second place in Western Pleasure Horses, Senior Rider; and eighth place in Open Trail Horses, Senior Rider

Molly Landsiedel, of Dalton, third Place in English Grooming and Showmanship, Junior

Rylie Heusner, of Scranton, fifth place in Beginner English Equitation

Shayla VanVleck, of Clifford Township, seventh place in Western Horsemanship, Intermediate Division

Taylor Tylutke, of Madison Township, fourth place in Low Equitation Over Fences, Junior Rider; and eighth place in Low Working Hunter Horses

Cameron Coyer, of Dunmore, eighth place in Western Horsemanship, Senior Division

Kendra Sabuacak, of Nicholson, ninth place in Hunt Seat Equitation on the Flat, Senior Division.

Also participating in the state horse show were Madison Havirlak, of Scranton, and Skylar Tylutke, of Madison Township.

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Information provided by Lackawanna County Communications.