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 is scheduled for 
DATE: February 6, 2019, Location: Alternate Meeting Location- Perl Building, 108 Schoolhouse Road, Madison, TIME 7:00pm.  2017-2019 Officers: President-Linda Brown; Vice President- Michele Roszell; Secretary-Faye Strickler; Treasurer-Rose McDonald. This meeting is open to all adult 4-h horse project volunteers and 4H member representatives. If you have any questions or comments please contact the President, Linda Brown or any of the officers.  For those not able to participate in person please join us using the conference phone option. Conference Phone (712)775-7000, when prompted enter:1026283# (Use*6 mute/unmute) 

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Northern District Calendar of Events: Oct 2018 - Sep 2019 Dates
(Knowledge contests and Horse show qualifying events will be listed once they are approved by the council.) 

*Knowledge ContestsGo here for additional details and results 
  • October 20, 2018 - Northern District Horse Juding Contest, Durbin Arena, 4428 Catterton Road, Free Union; Registration Deadline: October 9, 2018, POC: Bertha Durbin email: berthadurbin@earthlink.net   
  • January 12, 2019, Northern District Hippology Contest,  InformationLocation: Frying Pan Park 
  • March 2, 2019, Northern District Horse Bowl Contest, Location: Carver Center, Culpepper, Entries due by Feb 21, 2019,  Information
  • March 30, 2019, Northern District Communications Contest, Location: Stanardsville, Information
*Qualifying Horse Shows
  • May 18, 2019, Northern District Qualifying Open 4-H Horse Show, Location: Frederick Country Fairgrounds, POC: Rose McDonald at 540-877-4935 or email: horsemomrose@yahoo.com
  • May 26, 2019, Northern District Qualifying Open 4-H Horse Show and Hoof and Woof Show -Location: Free Union, POC: Bertha Durbin, email: berthadurbin@earthlink.net

  • June 2, 2019, Northern District Qualifying Open 4-H Horse Show and Hear the Beat Show - Location: Lexington Horse Center, POC: Jill Dawson at email:  jdawson_59@yahoo.com 
  • June 29, 2019, Northern District Qualifying Open 4-H Horse Show.  Location: Meadow Event Park, Doswell, POC: Lisa-Marie Beckworth, email: triplecrownequineclub@gmail.com

*Qualifying Clinicsgo here

*Horsemanship Skills Testing Dates: go here

Other Activities
  • December 29, 2018, Hippology Contest. Hosted by Triple Crown Equine 4H Club, Milford, VA. For information contact TripleCrownEquine@gmail.com. 

State Education 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
- 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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