Madeline McKimmey

Age: 13
Parents: Brian and Tammy McKimmey
Hometown: Lebanon, Mo.
4-H Club: Laclede County Friendship 4-H Club
4-H Leader: Susan Kromrie

How are you involved in agriculture?
“We have two Palominos and two other horses and a pony. I’ve been to three shows so far and on Sundays we ride as a family,” explained Madeline.

Have you won any awards at these shows?
“I’ve won two blue ribbons at one show and at the second show I won two first, a second and seventh,” said Madeline.

How are you involved in 4-H?
“I’ve been in 4-H about four or five years. I do some projects. I do cake decorating, international foods, horses and foods b. I am our club historian and have been secretary for two years,” added Madeline.

Riding Lessons: “I started taking riding lessons last summer and attended a camp. We learned to groom our horses and saddle them up and ride at the arena. The best part is learning to canter,” explained Madeline.

Horse Camp: This summer Madeline was a top hand where she mentored younger 4-H’ers during a horse camp hosted by the Laclede County Extension Service.


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