Ballyshannon Equestrian Center

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!

Grazing Acres Service Project September 23, 2017

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

Longeing Clinic - October 21, 2017

April 29, 2017 - SE District Horse Show

​​​​​Dates t0 Remember:

​*Saturday, December 2 - Britches & Boots 4-H Horse Club Fundraiser at Tractor Supply in Franklin - 8:30am - 1:30pm

*Saturday, December 9 - Club Meeting & Horse Judging Clinic -  Ballyshannon Equestrian Center - leave at 11am for clinic in VA Beach(dress for the barn--polo,pants, & boots)

Ballyshannon Equestrian Center (BEC)

30117 Camp Parkway, Courtland, VA 23837

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

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Britches & Boots ​4- H Horse Club

Britches & Boots Club members entered posters, photography, fine arts projects & record books in the local fairs.