Club members worked on our club scrapbook, display and booth setup in June and July as we prepared for the fair.  Club members prepared their individual entries, too.

Costume Class at the Model Horse Show with "Taylor" the horse in a Taylor Swift outfit!  The model horse decorated with the Taylor Swift outfit won a First Place ribbon for the Costume Class.

Virginia State 4-H Championship Horse & Pony Show in Lexington from September 7-10, 2023

Everyone had a wonderful lunch at El Ranchero restaurant in Franklin.  We had our December meeting, exchanged Secret Santa gifts and collected items 279 for Cooperative Ministries.

May 4, 2024 Saddle Fitting Clinic

April 6, 2024 Showmanship Clinic 1 

May 4, 2024 Britches & Boots 4-H Horse Club celebrates 9 years!

January 27, 2024 Model Horse Clinic & Show - Courtland Library

June 3, 2023 SE District Horse Show at Airfield 4-H Center in Wakefield, VA

Dr Gard, Guardian Veterinary Clinic, measures horse - Sandy for the SE District 4-H Horse Show, thank you!

April 27, 2024 Showmanship Clinic 2

February 10, 2024 Model Horse Clinic & Show - Franklin Library Meeting Room

Britches & Boots ​4- H Horse Club

Upcoming dates:                                                       Email:

*Saturday, June 1 SE District 4-H Horse Show at Airfield 4-H Center 15189 Airfield Rd, Wakefield, VA

*Saturday, June 8 9:30-11:30am Model Horse Clinic & Show - Franklin Library meeting room

*Saturday, June 14 6:30-8pm Meeting & Horse Art Clinic - Ballyshannon Equestrian Center barn office

April 27, 2024 - Horse Measurement - SE District 4-H Horse Show

Franklin-Southampton County Fair -- August 9-12, 2023

Club members began our new year with our meeting, pizza party and costume contest on October 22, 2023.

4-H is so much fun! In April we had our meeting and Horse Measurement clinic, followed by our Showmanship Clinic in May as the club prepared for the District Horse show.

February 18, 2024 Meeting & Temperature, Pulse & Respiration (TPR) Clinic at Graz'n Acres Therapeutic Riding Center

Club members and guests had 2 model horse clinics 10am and 1pm at Tractor Supply and our November meeting.

November 18, 2023 - Model Horse Clinic at Tractor Supply in Franklin

December 17, 2023 -- Meeting / Party/ Secret Santa & Service Project for Cooperative Ministries collecting items for hygiene and household bags

​​​Register at -- Create your family profile and select the Britches & Boots

4-H Horse Club.​​ Registration questions? Call 757-653-2572 - Southampton County Extension Office. 

March 30, 2024 - Model Horse Clinic & Show - Courtland Library

New 4-H year October 1, 2023 - September 30, 2024


Ballyshannon Equestrian Center