Local 4-Hers place at state dog show
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Sarah Keith and her pet Chief (from left), Christine Colby and Stubbs, and Gina Colby and Homer gather for a group shot after competing in the state 4-H dog show in mid-July. Chief and Homer are bloodhounds, while Stubbs is a Pembroke Welsh Corgi.
Three members of the Wilson County 4-H Dog Project attended the 2012 Texas 4-H State Dog Show held July 13-15 in Conroe. Showing their dogs in the state show were Sarah Keith of the Three Oaks 4-H, and Christine and Gina Colby, both of the Wood Valley 4-H.
The members’ placings at the state show include:
•Conformation -- Sarah with Chief, first, hound group; Gina with Homer, second, hound group; Christine with Kirby, sixth, non-purebred under 25 pounds; and Christine with Stubbs, fifth (out of a field of 26), herding group.
•Showmanship -- Sarah with Chief, third, senior pre-novice showmanship; Christine with Stubbs, first, intermediate novice showmanship; Gina with Kirby, second, senior advanced showmanship. (Note: Christine will move on to the next level next year.)
•Agility -- Christine with Stubbs, first, novice standard agility (Note: She will move on to the next level next year.)
•Jumpers with Weaves -- Christine with Stubbs, third, novice jumpers with weaves.
•Tricks -- Christine with Stubbs, ninth, tricks.