Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

October 18, 2013

FFA news update

Submitted by Trey McCoy
The Daily Iowegian

---- — The Centerville FFA Chapter participated in the Linn-Mar Kirkwood Community College Horse Judging Contest held at the Iowa Equestrian center in Cedar Rapids at the Kirkwood campus on Oct. 8.

Representing the horse judging team was Makayla Bauer, Arianna Litke, Trey McCoy and Ashley Salstrand. The judging categories consisted of Quarter Horse Geldings, Aged Quarter Horse Mares, 2 year Quarter Horse Fillies, Arabian Geldings, Western Pleasure and English Pleasure. Contestants also answered questions about the animals and riders over the Halter and Performance classes.

The team, led by advisor Liz Gaskins, ranked (out of 200) as follows: sophomore Trey McCoy 56th; senior Ashley Salstrand 118th; freshman Makayla Bauer 115th and sophomore Arianna Litke 114th. Perfect scores of 50 out of 50 were received by both Arianna Litke and Makayla Bauer in the Arabian Gelding class.