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NWSS: N.D. 4-Hers place at National Western Roundup

North Dakota 4-H'ers competed in consumer choices, meat and livestock judging, and horse-related events.

Several North Dakota 4-H'ers brought home honors from the recent Western National Roundup in Denver, Colo.

The Western National Roundup is a place for youth to compete nationally in several contests, learn to work as teams, and develop self-confidence and leadership skills, including critical thinking and independence. Youth also participate in educational tours that provide community-based and service learning opportunities.

The North Dakota 4-H teams and individuals who placed were:

Consumer Choices

The Walsh County team of Beatrice Kjelland, Sandra Kjelland, Kristen Larson and Tobias Zikmund placed seventh.

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Individual placings were:

Beatrice Kjelland – sixth

Zikmund – 16th

Larson – 25th

Sandra Kjelland – 28th

Hippology

The Morton County team of Katelyn Eisenbeis, Ashley Goldade, Brooke Heidrich and Morgan Henke placed second.

Team and individual placings by category were:

Examination/slides – team, third; Henke, seventh; Eisenbeis, 10th

Stations – team, first; Goldade, third; Henke, fifth; Heidrich, seventh; Eisenbeis, ninth

Horse judging – team, sixth

Team problem – sixth

Overall – Henke, sixth; Goldade, seventh; Eisenbeis, ninth

Horse Demonstration

The Ward County team of Madilyn Berg and Sidney Lovelace placed second. Their presentation took the audience on a trip through the horse's digestive system. They used props to explain where and why life-threating colic (digestive upsets) occurs along the route through the digestive system.

Horse Judging

The Kidder County team of Morgan Dutton, Cheyanne Klein, Kaden Strom and Teresa Wald placed seventh overall. The team judged six performance classes and four conformation halter classes, and provided four sets of reasons for their placing decisions.

Team and individual placings by category were:

Reasons – team, sixth; Dutton, ninth

Halter – team, seventh; Dutton, ninth

Performance – team, eighth; Dutton, 10th

Overall – Dutton, sixth

Horse Public Speaking

Victoria Christensen, Stutsman County – sixth

Livestock Judging

The Dickey County team of Kadey Holm, Caleb Hauck, Reed Wendel, Jacob Hauck and Calli Hauck placed 12th overall

Team and individual placings by category were:

Reasons – 11th

Swine – team, fifth; Holm, seventh; Wendel, 11th

Meat Judging

The Ward County team of Samuel Jaeger, Jayd Novak, Thomas Schauer and Jacob Scheresky took second place overall.

Team and individual placings by category were:

Overall – Scheresky, first; Novak, ninth; Schauer, 12th; Jaeger, 22nd

Placings – team, second; Scheresky, fourth; Novak, fifth

Reasons – team, fourth; Scheresky, third

Retail ID – team, second; Scheresky, second; Schauer, eighth

–NDSU Extension