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2017 4-H Horse Club Meeting Schedule

Baldwin County’s 4-H Horse Club is kicking off this month, and if you’re child is interested in learning more about horses please keep reading! You do not need to own a horse in order to participate in this club. Meetings will be held every third Saturday of the month, unless otherwise announced, at the Foley Horse Arena in Foley, Al from 2-4 pm. Eligible 4-H’ers must be enrolled in 4-H Online, and must be at least 9 years old as of January 1st, 2017. Youth ages 5-8 years may participate in the Cloverbud’s portion of the meeting led by 4-H agent, Heather LeGrand.

  • January 21, 2017, 2:00 pm

City of Foley Horse Arena

Horse Care, Behavior, Safety, Mounting Horse/Walking

  • February 18, 2017, 2:00 pm

City of Foley Horse Arena

Parts of a Horse/Conformation, Gaits of Horse, Riding Walk and Trot.

  • March 18, 2017, 2:00 pm

City of Foley Horse Arena

Breeds, Color, General Terminology, Riding working patterns

  • April 15, 2017, 2:00 pm

City of Foley Horse Arena

Grooming, Halter/Showmanship hands on getting ready for May Livestock Day Show.

  • May 20, 2017, Time TBA

This meeting will be hands on at our Livestock Day Event at Robertsdale Arena where kids will show a Horse in Halter/Showmanship Class.  This is the last meeting except Awards night. I will pass out information on July State 4-H Show in Montgomery for those interested in going to show.

  • May 25, 2017

Awards Night evening time and place TBA

If you have not joined 4-H yet please go to al.4honline.com to Register.

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Baldwin County, Alabama 4-H

*January through April meeting will be from 2:00-4:00 pm followed by Central Baldwin Saddle Club Show with exhibitions starting at 4:30 pm and Show at 6:00 pm for those interested find more information – Facebook Central Baldwin Saddle Club.

4-H Horse Club Leader: Jamie Blackwell bbrider66@yahoo.com

Heather LeGrand, 4-H Foundation Regional Extension Agent

Baldwin County Extension Office

251.937.7176 | hll0004@aces.edu | 251.402.9533