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By Sigrid Olson

4H, not just about the show


August 15, 2019

Sigrid Olson, Pathfinder

Emma Richardson's Vet Project on Equine Osteoarthritis. This is a degenerative disease of the joints that kept her horse from participating in the fair this year.

MISSOULA - The 4H year is a journey for all members, especially when something happens to the project animal. Owning livestock provides opportunity for responsibility but sometimes things happen that are out of the owner's control. For some Potomac 4H members this year brought some sadness along with triumphs.

Potomac horse member Emma Richardson is in her eighth year in the horse project. Her horse Calypso was diagnosed with Equine Osteoarthritis in 2013 which has gotten progressively worse. Calypso retired to pasture this 4H year and Richardson was left without a horse project. Then Th...

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