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Area 4-H members win at national horse bowl

Illinois 4-H Horse Bowl team members placed first in the Eastern National 4-H Roundup Horse Bowl Nov. 4 in Louisville, Kentucky. With ribbons and plaques are (from left) Brenna Berns and Megan Poole, both from Carroll County; coach Bryan Hollewell of Milledgeville; Kiersten Pratt from Bureau County; and Natalie Shaw and Kaiti Collins, both from Carroll County. Photos submitted by Leanne Rahn.
Illinois 4-H Horse Bowl team members placed first in the Eastern National 4-H Roundup Horse Bowl Nov. 4 in Louisville, Kentucky. With ribbons and plaques are (from left) Brenna Berns and Megan Poole, both from Carroll County; coach Bryan Hollewell of Milledgeville; Kiersten Pratt from Bureau County; and Natalie Shaw and Kaiti Collins, both from Carroll County. Photos submitted by Leanne Rahn.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Bureau and Carroll County 4-H members made up the winning Illinois team at the Eastern National 4-H Roundup Horse Bowl Nov, 4 in Louisville.

In a news release, Extension equine specialist Debra Hagstrom wrote that team members included Kiersten Pratt from Bureau County, and Brenna Berns, Megan Poole, Kaiti Collins, and Natalie Shaw, all from Carroll County. Bryan Hollewell of Milledgeville coached the team.

Berns placed fifth individually, and Pratt finished 10th. The team also earned first in October at the All American Quarter Horse Congress Horse Bowl.

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