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Wedge places at 4-H horse judging

SHOREHAM’S SHYANNE WEDGE, right, took home fifth place at the recent 4-H Horse judging contest in Colchester. Photo by Amanda Turgeon

BURLINGTON — Shyanne Wedge of Shoreham placed fifth in the recent 4H Horse Judging contest, held May 5 at Destiny Morgan Farm in Colchester.

Contestants were asked to judge classes of Sport Horse Morgans in Hand, Western Pleasure, Stock-Type Horses in Hand and Open English Pleasure. Afterwards, they moved to the Champlain Valley Exposition grounds in Essex Junction for oral reasons, required of participants ages 12 and up, and the presentation of rosette ribbons to the Top 10 scorers in each age group. The first-place finishers also received a weight tape.

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