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SEMS student wins gold, silver at state horse show
11.15 Michael Holt
Michael Holt Jr. shows off his gold medal from the Special Olympics horse show. - photo by Photo submitted

Michael Holt Jr., a student South Effingham Middle School, participated in the state horse show for Special Olympics Nov. 9-11 in Perry.

Michael won gold in English Equitation Intermediate II Division, silver in advanced showmanship and fourth place in Trail Intermediate II Division.

Michael attends lessons at Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center in Guyton.

Lauren Thompson, a SEMS student, volunteers at the Center and went to Perry to assist during the competition.