Lopez winners at the county fair

  • Thu Aug 30th, 2018 1:30am
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Hailey King, 11, from Lopez Island


– 4-H junior grand champ trail.

– 4-H junior grand champ performance showmanship.

– 4-H junior grand champ gaming showmanship.

– 4-H High point junior western rider.

– Lopez shining star award.

– 4-H western games junior high point award.

– High point open 12 years and under English riding.


– 4-H junior grand champ showmanship.

– 4-H Dog high point junior exhibitor.

Qualified to show in both small and large animal Round Robin, where you compete against all winners in your age group and show each animal.


Danielle Arnott a part of the Lopez Island 4-H club, Winnings and awards, High Point Junior in Sewing, Overall High Point and Junior High Point in Photography. In horse she won the 4-H Horse Rangers Perseverance award. In Swine Junior Fitting and Showing she won Grand Champion and Grand Champion in the gilt, 6 months and under.


Travis Arnott a part of the Lopez Island 4-H club, Winnings and Awards, Reserve in Beef Fitting and Showing and Reserve in Market Steer. Awarded the must weight gain in beef Trophy and the Outstanding Beef Member Trophy. In swine he received a blue in fitting and showing and the reserve in the gilt class 6 months and under.


Hunter Buffum, 17, from Lopez

Qualified for state fair in four horse events.

– Performance.

– Gaming events.

– Dressage/jumping.

– Harness driving.

She has chosen to compete in harness at the state fair in September.

– 4-H senior Gaming showmanship, grand champion.

– 4-H senior Harness showmanship, grand champion.

– 4-H senior Dressage showmanship, res grand champion.

4H harness classes

– Precision driving- grand champion.

– Reinsmanship- grand champion.

– Pleasure driving- grand champion.

– Grand in 4-H senior classes – dressage, dressage equitation, dressage hunt seat equitation.

– 4-H senior Saddleseat equitation, grand champion.

– 4-H senior Hunt seat equitation, reserve grand champion.

– 4-H Performance: Martha Lum, Margot Van Gelder, Laura Brown, Hunter Buffum, Isabella Douglas.


Colby Willis, 6, from Lopez Island 4H, showed his dog, Stella, in showmanship and obedience. Colby and Stella earned the highest score in the combined Cloverbud/Junior obedience class. They were awarded Cloverbud ribbons due to Colby’s age. Colby earned Cloverbud ribbons for three photography entries. Colby also assisted his older brother, Aiden, by handling one of his three pygmy goat wethers in a class.


Aiden Willis, 12, of Lopez Island 4-H took dog, goat and horse projects to fair this year. For his effort in horse events, Aiden was awarded the Intermediate High Point Western trophy and the Lopez Outstanding Horse Care trophy. He and his horse, Joey, earned ribbons in trail classes, stock seat equitation, showmanship classes and western games. For his goat projects, Aiden was awarded Intermediate Grand Champion Showmanship in small goat and Grand Champion Pygmy Wether with his pygmy goat, Augustus, earning a small goat showmanship trophy and the Overall Pygmy Goat Wether trophy. Aiden also showed his 4 month old pygmy goat wether pair. For his dog project, Aiden showed his dog, Scooby, in showmanship and obedience earning a blue and white ribbon respectively. Aiden qualified for and participated in the small animal round robin, as well.


State Qualifiers

– 4-H Western Games: Dylan Roberson, Katelyn Minnis, Hunter Buffum, Erin Lean, Hunter Buffum.

– 4-H Harness: Hunter Buffum.

– 4-H Dressage: Hunter Buffum, Margot Van Gelder, Allison Fleming.