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Written by Lori Chappell   
Monday, 19 August 2013 15:12

DES MOINES, IA (08/18/2013)(readMedia)

Farmer's Challenge Competition Titles Awarded at State Fair

Teams of farmers, young and old, competed in the Adult and Youth Farmer's Challenges contest on Thursday at the 2013 Iowa State Fair.

In the Adult division, each male/female team competed in six farm-related events such as bale throwing, egg gathering and an obstacle course, and were awarded points for their placement in each event. The team with the most points at the end of the challenge was named the Farmer's Challenge Champion and received a $300 cash award.

In the Young Farmer's Challenge, teams of two boys and two girls competed in bale toss and obstacle course competitions.

Complete results below:

ADULT FARMER'S CHALLENGE

1) Devan Voss, 23, Eddyville, and Steve Allgood, 25, Eddyville

2) Lindsay Calvert, 21, Guthrie Center, and Bryan Whitman, 27, Grand Mound

3) Codi Workman, 24, Delta, and Hunter Wilz, 18, Eddyville

YOUNG FARMER'S CHALLENGE

1) Tyler DeWitt, 17, Red Oak; Jake Steinbeck, 17, Griswold; Megan Striegel, 16, What Cheer; and Katie Dyson, 17, Albia

2) Jared McClannahan, 17, Indianola; Cyenna Reif, 17, Indianola; Austin Breese, 17, Indianola; and Sydney Boulin, 17, Kalona

3) Mikayla Dolch, 17, Villisca; Ryan Drilling, 18, Riceville; Bobbi Fogle, 16, Oskaloosa; and Seth Weirup, 17, Delmar

Ballet Dancer Receives Top Prize in Iowa State Fair Talent Search

Altoona resident Adrian Oldenburger, 16, placed first in the Senior division during the championship round of the 54th Annual Bill Riley Talent Search Competition held Sunday at the 2013 Iowa State Fair.

The ballet dancer walked away with an $8,000 prize for his routine.

Marjorie Gast, 16, of Cedar Falls was awarded second place and $4,000 for her classical harp solo.

Third place and $2,000 went to Adam Dostalik, 15, of Urbandale for his piano solo.

Mackenzie Fuller, 16, of Adel; Sabryna Leise, 16, Morgan Allen, 15, Kelsey Coffman, 17, and Kaitlyn Minor, 17, of Earlham placed fourth and received $1,000 for their tap dance performance. Hattie McConnell, 19, of Indianola placed fifth and received $500 for her musical theater dance performance.

Acts competed statewide to qualify for competition in this year's Talent Search. The championship round took place on the Anne and Bill Riley Stage sponsored by Pepsi. Bill Riley, Jr. once again hosted the show.

A total of $17,000 was awarded to the Senior and Sprout divisions combined. This year's contest was sponsored by Hy-Vee.

"Nothing Compares" to the Iowa State Fair. The 2013 Fair ends today. The 2014 Iowa State Fair is set August 7-17. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org.

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Honors Awarded in English Society Horse Show at Iowa State Fair

The English Society Horse Show took place August 13 through 15 in the Richard O. Jacobson Exhibition Center at the 2013 Iowa State Fair.

Complete results below:

Five-Gaited Open

1) Keith Equestrian Center, Marengo

Five-Gaited Iowa Owned

1) Keith Equestrian Center, Marengo

Five-Gaited Stake

1) Keith Equestrian Center, Marengo

Three-Gaited Pleasure: 17 and Under

1) Green Wood Stables, Grimes

2) Timber Hills Farm, Leighton

3) Keith Equestrian Center, Ottumwa

Three-Gaited Pleasure: 18 and Over

1) Green Wood Stables, Grimes

2) Adrian Deines, Davenport

3) Gretchen Stanislav, Urbandale

4) Diane Steffen, Hudson

5) Mike Herron, Adel

Three-Gaited Pleasure Stake

1) Adrian Deines, Davenport

2) Mike Herron, Adel

3) Green Wood Stables, Grimes

4) Timber Hills Farm, Leighton

5) Keith Equestrian Center, Ottumwa

6) Diane Steffen, Hudson

Pleasure Model

1) Green Wood Stables, Grimes

Five-Gaited Pleasure Horse

1) Deanne Mundt, Urbandale

Five-Gaited Show Pleasure Stake

1) Deanne Mundt, Urbandale

Country Pleasure English: 17 and Under

1) Green Wood Stables, Prole

2) Jordan DeRoos, Urbandale

3) Timber Hills Farm, Leighton

4) Stephanie Barnard, Perry

Country Pleasure English: 18 and Over

1) Rachel Farner, Oskaloosa

2) Heartland Stables, Grimes

3) Sara Eaton, Des Moines

4) Keith Equestrian Center, Pella

5) Keith Equestrian Center, Ottumwa

6) Stephanie Barnard, Perry

Country Pleasure English Stake

1) Keith Equestrian Center, Pella

2) Sara Eaton, Des Moines

3) Heartland Stables, Grimes

4) Timber Hills Farm, Leighton

5) Keith Equestrian Center, Ottumwa

6) Jordan DeRoos, Urbandale

Country Pleasure Western: 17 and Under

1) Stephanie Barnard, Perry

Country Pleasure Western: 18 and Over

1) Heartland Stables, West Des Moines

2) Sandra Swalla, Newton

Country Pleasure Western Stake

1) Heartland Stables, West Des Moines

2) Sandra Swalla, Newton

Country Pleasure Model

1) Stephanie Barnard, Perry

Fine Harness Iowa Owned

1) Green Wood Stables, Eddyville

Fine Harness Stake

1) Green Wood Stables, Eddyville

Park Pleasure

1) Sally Graf, Clive

Park Pleasure Stake

1) Sally Graf, Clive

Park Open

1) Green Wood Stables, Altoona

2) Mary O'Keefe, Cumming

Park Stake

1) Green Wood Stables, Altoona

2) Mary O'Keefe, Cumming

Saddle Seat Equitation: 17 and Under

1) Mary Cockriel, Elizabeth, Colo.

2) Lauren Comer, Omaha, Neb.

3) Timber Hills Farm, Leighton

4) Brooke Heldt, Norwalk

Saddle Seat Equitation Stake

1) Mary Cockriel, Elizabeth, Colo.

2) Lauren Comer, Omaha, Neb.

3) Timber Hills Farm, Leighton

Hackney Pony Single

1) Cindy Ireland, Ely

2) Mark and Stacy Hupfeld, Dysart

Hackney Pony Single Stake

1) Cindy Ireland, Ely

2) Mark and Stacy Hupfeld, Dysart

Hackney Pony Pleasure Driving

1) Green Wood Stables, Norwalk

2) Heavenly Acres, Dysart

3) Herron Stables, Douds

4) Douglas Anderson DVM, Davenport

5) Douglas Anderson DVM, Davenport

Hackney Pony Pleasure Driving Stake

1) Heavenly Acres, Dysart

2) Green Wood Stables, Norwalk

3) Judith McDonough, Douds

4) Douglas Anderson DVM, Davenport

5) Douglas Anderson DVM, Davenport

Roadster Pony Single: Open

1) Mike Herron, Adel

2) Judith McDonough, Douds

Roadster Pony Single: Amateur

1) Judith McDonough, Douds

Roadster Pony Stake

1) Mike Herron, Adel

2) Judith McDonough, Douds

Shetland Roadster

1) Mike Herron, Adel

Morgan Mare at Halter

1) Bar Nothing Morgans, Knoxville

Morgan Gelding at Halter

1) Mary and Lyle Borg, Pella

2) Mary and Lyle Borg, Pella

Morgan Stallion at Halter

1) Bar Nothing Morgans, Knoxville

Grand Champion Morgan: Mary and Lyle Borg, Pella

Reserve Grand Morgan: Mary and Lyle Borg, Pella

Morgan Open Pleasure Driving

1) Mary and Lyle Borg, Pella

2) Mary and Lyle Borg, Pella

Morgan Western Pleasure

1) Mary and Lyle Borg, Pella

2) Simat Whipp, Clarinda

Morgan Registered Hunter Pleasure

1) Simat Whipp, Clarinda

Arabian Halter

1) Penny DeVault, Rosendale, Mo.

2) Dream Catchers Farm Inc., Redfield

3) Stephanie Barnard, Perry

4) Vickie George, Keswick

5) Makenna and Shannon Graves Silverstone Training, Des Moines

Arabian/Half Arab. Hunter Pleasure: Open

1) J. Andrew Walljasper, Fort Madison

2) Silverstone Training, Indianola

3) Rick and Jodie Elson, Springville

4) Rick and Jodie Elson, Springville

5) Sydney Etten, Hazleton

Half Arabian Halter

1) Penny DeVault, Rosendale, Mo.

2) Silverstone Training, Indianola

3) Silverstone Training, Indianola

Arabian/Half Arab. Western Pleasure: 17 and Under

1) Silverstone Training, Norwalk

2) Silverstone Training, Indianola

Arabian/Half Arab. Western Pleasure: 18 and Over

1) Rick and Jodie Elson, Springville

2) Silverstone Training, Indianola

3) Penny DeVault, Rosendale, Mo.

4) Vickie George, Keswick

Arabian/Half Arab. Country English Pleasure: Open

1) Erin Runde, Kensett

2) Makenna and Shannon Graves Silverstone Training, Des Moines

3) Stephanie Barnard, Perry

4) J. Andrew Walljasper, Fort Madison

5) Dream Catchers Farm Inc., Redfield

6) Brooke Heldt, Norwalk

Arabian/Half Arab. Native Costume: Open

1) Rick and Jodie Elson, Springville

2) Erin Runde, Kensett

3) Stephanie Barnard, Perry

4) Silverstone Training, Indianola

5) Rick and Jodie Elson, Springville

6) Dream Catchers Farm Inc., Redfield

Arabian/Half Arab. Western Pleasure Stake

1) Silverstone Training, Norwalk

2) Silverstone Training, Indianola

3) Penny DeVault, Rosendale, Mo.

4) Silverstone Training, Indianola

5) Rick and Jodie Elson, Springville

Open Western Pleasure: 17 and Under

1) Silverstone Training, Indianola

2) Silverstone Training, Norwalk

Open English/Hunt Seat Walk-Trot Pleasure: 17 and Under

1) Makenna and Shannon Graves Silverstone Training, Des Moines

Open Hunt Seat

1) Heartland Stables, Urbandale

2) Heartland Stables, Des Moines

3) Erica Mundt, Ankeny

4) Keith Equestrian Center, Ottumwa

5) Silverstone Training, Indianola

6) Rick and Jodie Elson, Springville

Open Country English Pleasure

1) Rachel Farner, Oskaloosa

2) Makenna and Shannon Graves Silverstone Training, Des Moines

3) Keith Equestrian Center, Ottumwa

4) Green Wood Stables, Norwalk

5) Stephanie Barnard, Perry

6) Stephanie Barnard, Perry

Open Western Pleasure: 18 and Over

1) Heartland Stables, West Des Moines

2) Penny DeVault, Rosendale, Mo.

3) Sandra Swalla, Newton

4) Rick and Jodie Elson, Springville

5) Vickie George, Keswick

6) Mike Herron, Adel

Open Novice English Pleasure

1) Stephanie Barnard, Perry

2) Green Wood Stables, Norwalk

3) Green Wood Stables, Norwalk

4) Brooke Heldt, Norwalk

5) Stephanie Barnard, Perry

6) Makenna and Shannon Graves Silverstone Training, Des Moines

Open Lead Line: 6 and Under

1 tie) Mary and Lyle Borg, Pella

1 tie) Caroline Anderson, Ottumwa

1 tie) Milt and Judy Gauger, Marengo

1 tie) Silverstone Training, Indianola

1 tie) Mike Herron, Adel

1 tie) Erin Runde, Kensett

1 tie) Mary and Lyle Borg, Pella

Open Western Walk-Trot: 17 and Under

1) Erin Runde, Kensett

Open Walk-Trot Western Pleasure: Adult

1) Dawn Taylor, Des Moines

2) Vickie George, Keswick

Open Pleasure Driving

1) Wendy Finch-Levis, West Des Moines

2) Mike Herron, Adel

3) Erin Runde, Kensett

Open English Pleasure

1) Green Wood Stables, Urbandale

2) Keith Equestrian Center, Ottumwa

3) Deanne Mundt, Urbandale

4) Diane Steffen, Hudson

5) Wendy Finch-Levis, West Des Moines

6) Brooke Heldt, Norwalk

Open English Pleasure Stake

1) Green Wood Stables, Urbandale

2) Deanne Mundt, Urbandale

3) Brooke Heldt, Norwalk

4) Stephanie Barnard, Perry

5) Green Wood Stables, Norwalk

Open Pleasure Driving Stake

1) Wendy Finch-Levis, West Des Moines

2) Erin Runde, Kensett

3) Mike Herron, Adel

Open Hunt Seat Stake

1) Heartland Stables, Urbandale

2) Silverstone Training, Indianola

3) J Andrew Walljasper, Fort Madison

4) Heartland Stables, Des Moines

5) Erica Mundt, Ankeny

6) Keith Equestrian Center, Ottumwa

"Nothing Compares" to the 2013 Iowa State Fair, August 8-18. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University Avenue, just 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines, and are open 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. each day of the Fair. Exhibit hours may vary. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org.

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