Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Alleghany's Happy Trails 4-H Horse Camp

The Alleghany 4-H Horse Camp will be held June 2-6, 2008 at the Alleghany County Fairgrounds. Campers will enjoy improving their horsemanship skills while having fun with other 4-H’ers. Special activities include speakers, clinicians, and trail ride, training, and other traditional camp activities. The campers will have an opportunity to participate in a “mini” horse show.Photobucket

The nonrefundable camp fee is $100 per camper. Half of this fee is due by May 1st to reserve slot. Camper spaces are limited and will be filled based on the following application. If accepted, campers must bring a horse that is free of disease and in good health. Horses are required to have a current negative Coggins test. No exceptions will be made! Horses exhibiting lameness or behavior problems will be sent home. Camper will be allowed to exchange horses or continue to stay without a horse.

There are openings for Junior Leaders that are registered 4-H’ers. They must be 16-19 years old. Junior Leaders will be assisting the group with camp activities, duties, fixing meals and helping with Cloverbuds. Junior leaders will not be charged.

For more information contact the Extension Office at 372-5597 or Donna Hash at 359-8457. To print your copy of the application for both camps, please click here.

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