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The Northern District is organized through the Virginia State 4-H Horse Program and governed by the Northern District 4-H Horse Council which meets every other month. See the District Council page to find out more information about the Council and our Horse Project Scholarships.

Our next Northern District 4-H Horse Council Meeting is scheduled for:  
Our August 2021 Meeting is cancelled. Next meeting is scheduled for Oct 6, 2021 at 7pm and will be held virtually.

Draft AGENDA- October
I. Call to Order - Linda Brown, President

II. Roll Call - Katie Sears, Secretary

III. Review of Minutes- N/A Katie Sears, Secretary

IV. Treasurer’s Report - Rose McDonald, Treasurer

V. Unfinished Business

  A. TBD
VI.  New Business
 - State 4H Show Review
VII. Adjournment




 
February 3, 2021, Meeting Minutes

This meeting is open to all adult 4-H horse project volunteers and 4-H Youth Council representatives. 
2021-2023 Officers: President-Linda Brown; Vice President- Lynn Define; Secretary-Katie Sears; Treasurer-Rose McDonald. Please contact the President, Linda Brown, or any of the officers with any questions. 

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Northern District Calendar of Events: Oct 2020 - Sep 2021 Dates
(Knowledge contests and Horse show qualifying events will be listed once they are approved by the council.) 

ALL 4-H Qualifying Shows, Clinics, and Horsemanship Skills must continue to follow all COVID-19 CDC and Virginia regulations pertaining to acceptable gathering numbers until further notice.

  


*ND Virtual Knowledge ContestsGo here for additional details and results. 
  • February 27, 2021 - Northern District Virtual Hippology Contest, Host Lisa Beckwith,  RESULTS
  • March 6-10, 2021 - Northern District Virtual Horse Judging Contest, Entries Due March 1, Host Hannah McDonald,  All results are posted in the file section under the Knowledge contest link. The overall results follow:   JR OVERALLJR OVERALL TeamSR OVERALLSR OVERALL Team
  • March 13-14, 2021 - Northern District Virtual Horse Bowl, March 13-14, 2021, Host Bertha Durbin,  Senior HB Results.   Junior HB Results
  • ND Communications Contest, Registration opens March 1, 2021 and Submissions due by April 10, 2021,  Host Kimberly Buonomo Davis,  LINK

*ND 
Qualifying Horse Shows- 4-H Members ONLY 

  • May 29, 2021-  Northern District Qualifying 4-H ONLY Horse Show.  Location: Frederick County Fairgrounds, Cross Junction, Entries Must be postmarked by May 24, 2021, POC: Rose McDonald, email: horsemomrose@yahoo.com; PRIZELIST
  • May 30, 2021 - Northern District Qualifying 4-H ONLY Horse Show, Location: Durbin Farm, Free Union, Entries Due by May 27, 2021, POC: Bertha Durbin, PRIZELIST Entry FORM
  • June 12, 2021-  Northern District Qualifying 4-H ONLY Dressage Horse Show.  Location: Meadow Event Park, Doswell, Entries Due by June 5, 2021, POC: Lisa-Marie Beckworth, email: triplecrownequineclub@gmail.com; PRIZELIST
  • June 13, 2021-  Northern District Qualifying 4-H ONLY Horse Show.  Location: Meadow Event Park, Doswell, Entries Due by June 5, 2021, POC: Lisa-Marie Beckworth, email: triplecrownequineclub@gmail.com; PRIZELIST

*ND Qualifying Clinics: ND will be hosting numerous qualifying clinics in 2021 (go here)

*ND Horsemanship Skills Testing Dates: go here

  • February 6, 2021, Skills testing offered as part of the ND Dressage Qualifying Clinic. See details under Qualifying clinics.
  • DUE TO SNOW/ICE - NEW DATE March 20, 2021, Skills testing offered as part of the ND Hunter Pleasure and Equitation Qualifying clinic. See details under Qualifying clinics.
  • April 10, 2021, Skills testing offered as part of the ND Hunter Over Fences Qualifying clinic. See details under Qualifying clinics.
  • May 9, 2021, Horsemanship Skills Test Level I and II to include Driver skills testing, POC: Lisa Beckwith, Information
  • May 15, 2021, Horsemanship Skills Test Level I and II, Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, POC: Jill Dawson, Information
  • May 22, 2021- Horsemanship Skills Test Level I and II,  Lynden Farm, Purcellville, Information 
  • May 29, 2021, Skills testing offered at the ND Qualifying Horse Show hosted at Frederick County Fairgrounds. POC: Rose McDonald, Information
  • May 30,  2021, Skills testing offered at the ND Qualifying Horse show hosted in Free Union. Those attending the show may request Skills Test Level 1 and Level 2.
  • June 4, 2021, Horsemanship Skills Test Level I and II, Marsh Run Ponies, White PostInformation
  • June 19, 2021, Horsemanship Skills Test Level I and II, KR Quarter Horses, Spotsylvania, POC: Wilma Ward, Information

Other 4-H Virtual Events:


For communications sign up for the NDHC listserve. Click on the Apply for Membership and fill out info. This listserve sends announcements pertaining to the Northern District news, events, educational opportunities, deadlines and meeting information. We will also announce your club sponsored events.

The Northern District includes the following 28 Virginia counties. Clubs are listed per county if information has been provided to NDHC. If your club has a website please provide us with that information. Agent contact information is listed here. See District Boundaries Map listed below (PDF)
 
Albemarle - Hoof-n-Woof
Alexandria
Arlington
Augusta
- 4-H Light Horse and Pony Club, 4 the Love of Horses
Bath
Caroline
- Triple Crown Equestrian Club
Clarke -
Clarke County Equine Enthusiasts
Culpeper - Rixeyville Riders
Fairfax - Hampton Horse Feathers, Herndon Horse Club, Virginia Trotters 4-H Horse Club
Fauquier  - Blazing Saddles Colts & Fillies, Lucky Bits & Spurs, Go-as-you-please Riders, Dragon Riders
Fluvanna - Horse of Course, Rising Riders, Colts and Fillies, Horse 'N Around
Frederick - Golden Horseshoe 4-H Club
Greene - 
Greene HorseShoes 4-H Club
Highland
King George
- Horse and Pony Club, Horsin’ Around Club
Loudoun - CanterLopes, Overlook Farm 4-H Horse Club
Louisa - Horse of Course
Madison - 
Orange - Bit and Bridle, Natural Horse Addicts
Page - 4-H Rockin' Riders
Prince William - Nokesville 4-H Equestrians, Phantom Riders, Old Dominion Equestrian 4-H Club
Rappahannock - Talley Ho 
Rockbridge - Bit N’ Bridle
Rockingham
Shenandoah
- Silver Spurs
Spotsylvania - Drive and Ride, The Jolly Ranchers, Mattapony, Bits and Pearls 4-H Club, Stars-N-Blazes
Stafford - Stablemates
Warren - Skyline Riders Horse & Pet 4-H Club
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