Horses Of A Different Color

County Students Help Group Seeking To Broaden Appeal Of Equestrian Sports

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Posted: July 29, 2014

Students from Spotswood High School build horse jumps Monday for Alphabet Series horse shows, a group seeking to bring equestrian sports to the general public. From left to right are junior Dakota Alger, 16, recent graduate Spencer Shifflett, 18, and seniors Brian Thomas, 17, and Thomas Richardson, 17. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Senior Olivia Fulk sets up a jump she made during the previous school year with other agriculture and art students at Broadway High School.
Turner Ashby High School rising senior Jordan Stevens, 17, moves a pole for a cat-and-mouse horse jump she helped make in the previous school year’s equine management class. Broadway, Spotswood and TA are three Rockingham County high schools that constructed new horse jumping equipment for the upcoming Rockingham County Fair. (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R)

HARRISONBURG — Earlier this year, Janet Cline approached local high schools looking for some help to build jumps for horse shows.

“Our organization is powered by volunteers, and I just thought...



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