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

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

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

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

Britches & Boots ​4- H Horse Club

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

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

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.


Ballyshannon Equestrian Center

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.

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

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

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 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.

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

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

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!

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

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

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

​​​Register at https://v2.4honline.com -- Create your family profile and select the Britches & Boots

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

Upcoming dates: 

*Saturday, April 6 9am-12pm Meeting & Showmanship Clinic

*Saturday, April 13 9:30-11:30am Model Horse Clinic & Show - Franklin Library meeting room

*Saturday, April 27 1-4pm Showmanship Clinic - Individual practice with feedback