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Hunterdon County 4-H Drill Team Participates in Readington Memorial Day Parade

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The Hunterdon County 4-H Drill Team march in the Readington Township, N.J. Memorial Day Parade. Credits: Lillian Shupe
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The Hunterdon County 4-H Drill Team march in the Readington Township, N.J. Memorial Day Parade. Credits: Lillian Shupe
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The Hunterdon County 4-H Drill Team march in the Readington Township, N.J. Memorial Day Parade. Credits: Lillian Shupe
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The Hunterdon County 4-H Drill Team march in the Readington Township, N.J. Memorial Day Parade. Credits: Lillian Shupe
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The Hunterdon County 4-H Drill Team march in the Readington Township, N.J. Memorial Day Parade. Credits: Lillian Shupe
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READINGTON TWP., N.J.  — The Readington Township Memorial Day Parade was held on May 28, 2018.

The Hunterdon County 4-H Mounted Drill Team brought seven horses. The team will practice all summer to perform choreographed routines to music during the Hunterdon County 4-H & Agricultural Fair in August.

Horses have long served alongside human soldiers in war. During World War I alone, about one million horses were shipped from America to Europe to serve with the allied forces.

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