The 57th Annual Texas State 4-H Horse Show began on Sunday at the Brazos County Expo and a number of local students will participate in the competition. The 4-H Horse Show will span across seven days and conclude on Saturday.
Local students participating include Layla Clark (Showmanship, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Western Riding, Trail), Luke Coleman (Breakaway Roping, Tie-Down Calf Roping), Harper Nash (Showmanship, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Western Riding, Trail), Jaley Neal (Poles, Goat Tying, Barrels, Stakes) and Josey Sikorski (Cow Boxing, Cutting, Reining, Stock Horse Pleasure, Stock Horse Trail, Stock Horse Horsemanship).
The Show is expected to attract over 350 4-H youth members to the Brazos Valley.
The Texas State 4-H Horse Show is the pinnacle of the 4-H horse project and offers many opportunities to 4-H youth including up to 40 classes of competition, educational programs, scholarships and college preparation opportunities. The Show has partnered with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension to further the event’s horse education program.
Bryan College Sports and Events and the Brazos County Expo are excited to welcome the show to the Bryan College Station community after a successful run of more than 30 years at the Taylor County Expo in Abilene.
“We are thrilled to bring the Texas State 4-H Horse Show to the Brazos Valley and showcase our community and the Brazos County Expo to those making their first time visit to Bryan College Station,” said Courtney Fegter, Sports and Events Manager.
Key events include the Barrel Clinic, Saddle Up for College Lunch and the Recognition Ceremony and Freestyle Reining. The public is encouraged to attend any event.
For a complete schedule of the 57th Annual Texas State 4-H Horse Show, visit Texas A&M’s Department of Animal Science online. For live updates throughout, visit the AgriLife Extension’s ‘Texas Horse’ page on Facebook.