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1998 Events Calendar for 4-H Horse Program

Livestock Update, January 1998

Larry Lawrence, Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech

Jan. 16 - 17
Virginia Horse Industry Seminar, Charlottesville
Contact: Darlene Jacobson, 804/975-2010, PO Box 7221, Charlottesville 22906

Feb. 28
Dinwiddie County Hippology Contest
Contact: Patsy Barns, 804/469-4514

March 14
Central District Hippology Contest, Rustburg
Contact: 804-332-5161

March 28
Block and Bridle Horse Judging Contest, Blacksburg
Contact: Lindsey Nuckols, 540/953-1007, 335 Pheasant Run Ct, Blacksburg 24060

April 25
Northern District Horse Bowl and Presentations, Culpeper
Contact: Betty Elia, 540/341-7961

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

Northeast District Qualifying Horse Show
State Fairgrounds
Contact: Sharon Whitlock, 804/877-0121, 130 Denbigh Blvd., Newport News 23602

Southeast District Qualifying Horse Show
May 16
Airfield 4-H Center, Wakefield
Contact: Penny McNerney, 804/458-6621, 4728 Riggan Lane, Hopewell 23860

Northern District Qualifying Horse Show
May 9
Camp Friendship, Palmyra
Contact: Bertha Durbin, 804/973-8755, 4522 Catterton Rd., Free Union 22940

July 11
4-H Center, Front Royal
Contact: June Adams, 21205 Hibbs Bridge Rd, Purcellville, VA 22132

Northwest District Qualifying Horse Show
May 16
Contact: Pam Collins, Rt. 1, Box 71, Mt. Crawford, VA 22841

June 27
Pinespur Hunt Club, TBA

Central District Qualifying Horse Show
April 11
Randolph Macon College
Contact: Sally Baum, 1499 Templeton Lane, Lynchburg, VA 24503

May 30
Blue Williow Farm, Farmville
Contact: Sharon Tucker, PO Box 414, Drake's Brouch, VA 23937

Northern District 4-H Horse Judging Contest, Marshall
Contact: Barbara Herrick, 540/341-7950, Fauquier, VA

June 16 - 19
4-H Congress, Blacksburg

June 23
State 4-H Horse Judging Contest, Hollins College, Roanoke

July 5 - 11
3-H Camp, Albermarle County
Contact: Bertha Durbin, 804/973-8755, 4522 Catterton Rd., Free Union, VA 22940

July 26 - Aug.1
Southeast District Summer Camp
Contact: Penny McNerney, 804/458-6621, 4728 Riggan Lane, Hopewell, VA 23860

Aug. 3 - 6
Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships, Little Rock, Arkansas

Sept. 23 - 26
State 4-H Horse Show, Richmond, VA

November 7
1998 Eastern National 4-H Horse Round-up

November 14
1998 4-H Horse Advisory Committee Meeting

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