​​​Dates t0 Remember:

Southampton County Fair August 7-10 -  See you at the fair!

​Next meeting - Saturday, August 24 at 9am at Ballyshannon Equestrian Center, then 10am - 1pm at Tractor Supply for "Out Here With Animals" - Franklin Animal Shelter pet adoptions!

Ballyshannon Equestrian Center 

30117 Camp Parkway, Courtland, VA 23837

Office: 757-562-5353   Email: ballyshannonec@aol.com 

Select your home county as Southampton County & create your family profile.​​

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Britches & Boots ​4- H Horse Club

Britches & Boots 2018-2019 Club Officers

March 24, 2018 - Horse Judging Clinic in Virginia Beach with clinician Chris Wynne.  After the clinic, we stopped at Chic-fil-a to enjoy  some food and fun!

Diamonds in the Rough Equine Rescue Service Project - February 10, 2018

SE District 4-H Horse Show - April 21, 2018

Fundraiser at Tractor Supply - December 1, 2018

2018 Southampton County Fair

Service Project - Diamonds in the Rough

Equine Rescue - January 26, 2019

So much fun at the District Horse Show, whether club members participated in the show or volunteered to help at the show--that's 4-H!

EquiSmartz is the Virginia State competition for Hippology, Horse Judging, Horse Bowl & Presentations.  It is held in conjunction with the Virginia Horse Festival in Doswell.  The Britches & Boots 4-H Horse Club members practice on the 1st Friday of the month  to prepare.  This year our seniors partnered with Chesapeake for Horse Bowl placing 7th in the state!

Registration questions, call 757-653-2572 - 4-H Extension Office

Trail Ride - Saturday, November 17, 2018

Vet Clinic - September 10, 2016 Veterinarian Dr. Sarah Lowe discusses immunizations required for various facilities and how to take vital signs.  Club members learned how to take temperature, pulse and respiration.  They learned about digital pulse and capillary refill.  


Ballyshannon Equestrian Center