Club members learned about dressage rings, Intro Test A & B, then we had a ground practice to "ride" Intro Test A.  Club members are going to practice riding Intro Test A and visit a local dressage show.  

February 25, 2023 Club members learned about horse protective leg equipment, leg injuries and how to do a standing wrap.

Britches & Boots ​4- H Horse Club

February 26, 2022 Meeting/service project at Diamonds in the Rough Equine Rescue

November 19, 2022 - Miniature Horse Clinic - Learning how to work with the minis was so much fun!

May 20, 2022 - Model Horse Show Clinic

April 29, 2022 - Meeting/Dressage Clinic 

Club collected  232 Peanut butter & Jelly items for Cooperative Ministries!

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

December 11, 2021 Meeting / Christmas Party / Service Project

April 2, 2022 - Meeting/clinic with Dr. April Larivee - Coastal Equine Veterinary Services discussing spring vaccinations, dentals and dewormers.

4-H is so much fun!

March 25, 2023 Meeting & Photography Clinic with Brittany Vandiford, professional photographer from SoCo Studio

Franklin/Southampton County Fair August 10-13, 2022

October 2020 - Britches & Boots 4-H Horse Club Costume Contest.  The club designed the ribbons for our new October tradition.  Divisions for Coordinated costumes for Horse & Rider, Model Horse & Handler and Horsey Art.  Club members had a great time!

January 21, 2023 club members had our meeting and service project at Diamonds in the Rough Equine Rescue.  Everyone had so much fun grooming the horses and giving them treats!

December 3, 2022 Christmas Party & Service

Project for Cooperative Ministries - 264 Peanut butter & jelly items donated to Cooperative Ministries on December 5 by club officers!

October 8, 2021 - Club members had their October meeting, a party to celebrate the new 4-H year and a fun horse show.  Club members created a theme, decorated a toy or model horse and themselves so they were "two of a kind."  

​​Next Meeting -Saturday, September 23 from 1:30pm-5:30pm at Ballyshannon Equestrian Center. The club will have our business meeting followed by a saddle fitting clinic.  See you there!

June/July, 2022 - Club Scrapbook Entry Work Session & Preparationfor the Fair

​​​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. 

On Saturday, September 25, 2021, the Britches & Boots 4-H Horse Club went to Diamonds in the Rough Equine Rescue for our September meeting and service project.  What a beautiful day!  Lots of fun grooming the rescue horses especially this beautiful senior lady!


Ballyshannon Equestrian Center

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