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Events Calendar for 1997 4-H Horse Program

Livestock Update

Larry A. Lawrence, Animal and Poultry Sciences

Jan. 17 - 18
Virginia Horse Industry Seminar: Taking the Lead, Charlottesville

March 22
Block and Bridle Horse Judging Contest, Blacksburg

District Qualifying Horse Shows
May 3
Southwest District Qualifying Horse Show, Wytheville, Contact: Pam Umberger, (540) 228-5817, Rt. 1, Box 584, Wytheville, VA 24382

June 21
Southwest District Qualifying Horse Show, Abingdon 4-H Center, Contact: Helen Matney, (540) 935-7720, Rt. 2, Box 219A, Grundy, VA 24614

May 17
Northeast District Qualifying Horse Show State Fairgrounds, Richmond, (Entries due 4/15/97), Contact: Sharon Whitlock, (804) 877-0121, 130 Denbigh Blvd., Newport News, VA 23602

May 17
Southeast District Qualifying Horse Show, Airfield 4-H Center, Wakefield, Contact: Penny McNerney, (804) 458-6621, 4728 Riggan Lane, Hopewell, VA 23860

May 10
Northern District Qualifying Horse Show, Palmyra, Contact: Bertha Durbin, (804) 973-8755, 4522 Catterton Rd., Free Union, VA 22940

July 12
Northern District Qualifying Horse Show, Front Royal, Contact: June Adams, 21205 Hibbs Bridge Rd., Purcellville, VA 22132

To Be Announced
Northwest District Qualifying Horse Show

May 17
Central District Qualifying Horse Show, Lynchburg (Campbell Co.), Contact: Jo Evans, (804) 993-3252

To Be Announced
Central District Qualifying Horse Show, Prince Edward County, Contacts: Ruth Wallace, (804) 969-4261, and Cathy Duker

June 17 - 20
4-H Congress, Blacksburg

June 24
State 4-H Horse Judging Contest, Hollins College, Hollins

July 6 - 11
4-H Camp, Albemarle County

July 13 - 17
Virginia 4-H Horsemaster School, Virginia Horse Center, Lexington

July 27 - Aug. 2
Southeast District Summer Camp, Contact: Penny McNerney (804) 458-6621

1st Week of August
Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships, Perry, Georgia

September 24 - 27
State 4-H Horse Show, Richmond

1st or 2nd Weekend of November
4-H Roundup, Louisville, Kentucky

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