BHC horse judging students bring home big wins

Congratulations to the Black Hawk College Horse Judging Team for a very successful 2021-22 season!

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Sophomore Horse Judging Team at All-American Quarter Horse Congress Fall 2021

Sophomores competed in Fall 2021 while freshmen competed in Spring 2022. Students compete individually and as a team. At the spring contests, the freshmen were divided into two or three smaller teams.

Sophomore team Fall 2021 results:

  • All-American Quarter Horse Congress, Columbus, OH – 1st
  • American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Championships, Oklahoma City, OK – 2nd
  • American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Contest, Fort Worth, TX – 8th

Sophomore team members:

  • Trenton Hammerand of Epworth, IA
  • Brooke Kiefer of West Bend, WI
  • Josie Spratt of Purcell, OK
  • Anna Wilhelm of Shannon, IL
  • Aleah Wykert of Deer Creek, IL
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Freshman Horse Judging Team at Middle Tennessee State University Spring Contest 2022

Freshman team Spring 2022 results:

  • Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Spring Contest, Murfreesboro, TN
    • Team A – 1st
    • Team B – 2nd
    • Team C – 3rd
  • Spring Collegiate Sweepstakes (SCS), Gainesville, FL
    • Team A – 1st
    • Team B – 4th
    • Team C – 6th
  • Husker Horse Judging Contest (HHJC), Lincoln, NE
    • BHC Team 1 – 1st
    • BHC Team 2 – 2nd

Freshman team members:

  • Emma Anderson of East Moline, IL
  • Haley Beaman of Denver, IN
  • Haley Bucher of Washington, IL
  • Autumn Cary of Syracuse, NE
  • Amy Hoffman of West Bend, WI
  • Mya Kirgan of New Holland, IL
  • Samantha Lind of Maple Park, IL
  • Brooke Miller of Solon, IA
  • Jordan Rydl of Boone, IA
  • Addison Shireman of Argos, IN
  • Téa Thomas of Geneseo, IL

The Black Hawk College Horse Judging Team is coached by Aaron Callahan.