Iowa State Fair

Horse Exhibitors Take High Honors at Fair Special Edition Livestock Show

August 13, 2020

Jessica Theobald of Clear Lake was awarded High Point Exhibitor in the FFA Horse Show at the 2020 Fair Special Edition Livestock Show. Victoria Brandt of Ackley claimed the Reserve High Point Exhibitor title.

83 exhibitors from 52 Iowa FFA Chapters showed 128 horses in the FFA horse show of the 2020 Fair Special Edition: Iowa 4-H and FFA Livestock Show held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds August 6-8.

Results below:

Champion Barrel Racing: Elizabeth Conard, Creston FFA (Kent)

Reserve Champion Barrel Racing: Raynee Lagrange, Benton Community FFA (Amana)

Champion Pole Bending: Elizabeth Conard, Creston FFA (Kent)

Reserve Champion Pole Bending: Dally Orman, Agri-Power FFA (Blakesburg)

Champion Draft Breeds: Colton Becker, Atlantic FFA (Atlantic)

Reserve Champion Draft Breeds: Skie Campbell, Brokaw FFA (Clarinda)

Champion Trail Class: Jessica Theobald, Clear Lake FFA (Clear Lake)

Reserve Champion Trail Class: Kelsey Nelson, Manson Northwest Webster FFA (Manson)

Champion Draft Horse Single Pleasure Driving: Colton Becker, Atlantic FFA (Atlantic)

Reserve Champion Draft Horse Single Pleasure Driving: Skie Campbell, Brokaw FFA (Clarinda)

Champion Light Horse/Pony Pleasure Driving: Shyan Skriver, West Branch FFA (Iowa City)

Champion Heavy Hitch Draft Team: Skie Campbell, Brokaw FFA (Clarinda)

Champion English Pleasure: Josie Stewart, Southeast Polk FFA (Runnells)

Reserve Champion English Pleasure: Sarah Tapken, ADM FFA (Adel)

Champion English Equitation: Morgan Reinertson, South Hardin FFA (Eldora)

Reserve Champion English Equitation: Jessica Theobald, Clear Lake FFA (Clear Lake)

Champion 2 to 5 Year Old Walk Trot: Olivia Mollenhauer, Wilton FFA (Moscow)

Reserve Champion 2 to 5 Year Old Walk Trot: Victoria Brandt, AGWSR FFA (Ackley)

Champion Pony Western Pleasure: Jessica Theobald, Clear Lake FFA (Clear Lake)

Reserve Champion Pony Western Pleasure: Tori Bearman, New Hampton FFA (New Hampton)

Champion Jr. Western Pleasure (2 & 3 year old): Marissa Fuerstenberg, Nashua-Plainfield FFA (Ionia)

Reserve Champion Jr. Western Pleasure (2 & 3 year old): Sierra Mccullough, Knoxville FFA (Knoxville)

Champion Jr. Western Pleasure (4 & 5 year old): Gabbi Kampman, Aplington-Parkersburg FFA (Aplington)

Reserve Champion Jr. Western Pleasure (4 & 5 year old): Molly Reeves, Southeast Polk FFA (Altoona)

Champion Sr. Western Pleasure: Kelsey Nelson, Manson Northwest Webster FFA (Manson)

Reserve Champion Sr. Western Pleasure: Roush Jaeger, Charles City FFA (Charles City)

Champion Western Equitation: Jessica Theobald, Clear Lake FFA (Clear Lake)

Reserve Champion Western Equitation: Kelsey Nelson, Manson Northwest Webster FFA (Manson)

Champion Reining: Victoria Pliler, Des Moines FFA (Des Moines)

Reserve Champion Reining: Olivia Mollenhauer, Wilton FFA (Moscow)

Champion Bareback Pleasure: Jessica Theobald, Clear Lake FFA (Clear Lake)

Reserve Champion Bareback Pleasure: Kelsey Nelson, Manson Northwest Webster FFA (Manson)

Champion Ranch Horse Pleasure: Josie Stewart, Southeast Polk FFA (Runnells)

Reserve Champion Ranch Horse Pleasure: Faith Stephens, Interstate-35 FFA (Osceola)

Champion Pony Breeds: Josie Fuerstenberg, Nashua-Plainfield FFA (Ionia)

Reserve Champion Pony Breeds: Megan Lahmann, Wapsie Valley FFA (Tripoli)

Champion Mule: Victoria Brandt, AGWSR FFA (Ackley)

Reserve Champion Mule: Victoria Brandt, AGWSR FFA (Ackley)

Champion Other Light Breeds: Sarah Tapken, ADM FFA (Adel)

Reserve Champion Other Light Breeds: Nicole Davis, Agri-Power FFA (Eddyville)

Champion Western-Type Horse: Bailey Schinker, New Hampton FFA (Ionia)

Reserve Champion Western-Type Horse: Maren Redlinger, Vinton-Shellsburg FFA (Vinton)

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