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 meeting dates.

Our next Northern District 4-H Horse Council Meeting scheduled:  
VIRTUAL MEETING via ZOOM-- DATE: August 5, 2020,  7-7:30pm. Link to ZOOM sent via email.  Agenda includes review of Secretary and Treasurer report followed by an open discussion pertaining to the council members thoughts about cancelling the 2020 State 4H Show.

This meeting is open to all adult 4-h horse project volunteers and 4H member representatives. 
2019-2021 Officers: President-Linda Brown; Vice President- Michele Roszell; Secretary-Faye Strickler; 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 2019 - Sep 2020 Dates
(Knowledge contests and Horse show qualifying events will be listed once they are approved by the council.) 

Due to the COVID-19 Effective March 12, 2020, ALL 4-H Qualifying Shows, Clinics, and Horsemanship Skills are suspended until further notice, to be in compliance with the policy put forth by Virginia Tech and Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Updated 3/27/2020: Dr. Jones, VCE Director, his statement that we are following is such: 
In alignment with Governor Northam’s directive that all K-12 schools be closed for the remainder of the academic year, all in-person 4-H programming will remain suspended until further notice. We will continue to monitor the situation, discuss late spring and summer programming, and provide timely updates regarding the suspension.


*ND Knowledge ContestsGo here for additional details and results  
  • January 26, 2020, Northern District Horse Judging Contest, Location: Frying Pan Park. POC: Hannah McDonald; email: hannah8@vt.edu  
  • February 29, 2020 - Northern District Horse Bowl Contest, Registration deadline-February 19, 2020,
    Location: Carver Center, 9432 James Madison Highway, Rapidan, VA 22733,
     InformationPOC: Bertha Durbin email: berthadurbin@earthlink.net   
  • February 29, 2020- Northern District Hippology Contest. Registration deadline- February 15, 2020, Location: Carver Center, 9432 James Madison Highway, Rapidan, VA 22733, InformationPOC: Michelle Might email: wolfview35@aol.com 
  • CANCELLED/POSTPONED- March 28, 2020-Northern District Communication Contest, Location: Green County Middle School; For information email Kimberley Bonomo 

*ND Qualifying Horse Shows-- ALL Are Suspended Until Further Notice
  • SUSPENDED: May 9, 2020, Northern District Qualifying Open 4-H Horse ShowLocation: Frederick Country Fairgrounds, POC: Rose McDonald at 540-877-4935 or email: horsemomrose@yahoo.com
  • SUSPENDED: May 24, 2020, Northern District Qualifying Open 4-H Horse Show and Hoof and Woof Show   Location: Free Union, POC: Bertha Durbin, email: berthadurbin@earthlink.net
  • SUSPENDED: May 31, 2020, Northern District Qualifying Open 4-H Horse Show and Bit-N-Bridle Show - Location: Lexington Horse Center, POC: Jill Dawson at email:  jdawson_59@yahoo.com 
  • SUSPENDED: June 27, 2020, Northern District Qualifying Open 4-H Horse Show.  Location: Meadows Event Park, Doswell, POC: Lisa-Marie Beckworth, email: triplecrownequineclub@gmail.com

*ND Qualifying Clinicsgo here

*ND Horsemanship Skills Testing Dates: go here

Other Activities: go here

State Education Events
  • CANCELLED/POSTPONED- March 21-22, 2020, Equismartz, Lexington Horse Center

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
- 4-H Light Horse and Pony Club, 4 the Love of Horses
- Triple Crown Equestrian Club
Clarke -
Clarke County Equine Enthusiasts
Culpeper - Hunter Horse Club, 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
King George
- Horse and Pony Club, Horsin’ Around Club
Loudoun - CanterLopes
Louisa - Horse of Course
Madison - Centaurs 4-H Horse Club
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
- 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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