Service Project - Diamonds in the Rough

Equine Rescue - January 26, 2019

​​​Dates t0 Remember:

Saturday, May 11 - Club meeting at Ballyshannon Equestrian Center 10-11am, then to Diamonds in the Rough Equine Rescue for our service project from 12-2pm. Return to BEC by 3pm. Dress for the weather and bring lunch, drinks & snacks.

Ballyshannon Equestrian Center 

30117 Camp Parkway, Courtland, VA 23837

Office: 757-562-5353   Email: 

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Britches & Boots ​4- H Horse Club

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!

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!

2018 Southampton County Fair

Britches & Boots 2018-2019 Club Officers

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

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


Ballyshannon Equestrian Center

Fundraiser at Tractor Supply - December 1, 2018

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.  

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

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!

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