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The 4-H Pledge

I pledge my HEAD to clearer thinking,
my HEART to greater loyalty,
my HANDS to larger service, 
and my HEALTH to better living,
for my Club, my Community, my Country, and my World.

The purpose of this organization is to:

  • Promote continuous growth in programs fostering horsemanship education, initiative, self reliance, sportsmanship and other desirable traits of character.

  • Experience the pride and responsibilities associated with the care, feeding, management and health of the animal.

  • Promote a greater love for animals and to establish a humane attitude toward them.

  • Learn safety precautions to prevent injuries to themselves, their mounts and others.

  • Learn skills in horsemanship and an understanding of the business of breeding, raising and training horses.

  • Appreciate horseback riding as a healthy and wholesome form of recreation as well as to stimulate appreciation and conservation of our responsibilities through working in groups and supporting community horse projects and activities.

  • Encourage participation by all 4H members desiring to participate regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status or family status.

The goals of this organization are:

  • Through association leader ship and instruction, it is our goal that the 4-H member derive all the enjoyment and benefits possible as a result of participating in meetings, clinics and other educational programs provided through 4-H.

  • The SCC 4-H HLA will provide activities where each 4-H member to the extent possible, in all activities provided by the association.

  • The SCC 4-H HLA will provide age appropriate activities where each 4-H member can be exposed to cooperative working experiences that lead to common group goals.

  • The SCC 4-H HLA will provide each 4-H member with opportunities to experience good leadership, fair play, good horsemanship, a sense of honesty, character, pride and good sportsmanship at all times.

  • The SCC 4-H HLA will always provide, conduct and host programs with proper instructions, teaching methods, conditions, rules, health, safety and provide for the welfare of each participant and project animal in accordance with county 4-H rules.  

Leaders and 4-H families: New policy For the 2021 4H Horse events and fair: A copy of current coggins will be required with horse registration info on May 1, 2021. Original coggins must be showed at checkin at any of our 4H Horse and Fair events. The date on the current coggins must be good through the end of fair, which is July 24, 2021.
 

Please remember it is required by law for you to have a current coggins with you any time you transport your horse.

 
SCC 4-H Horse Leaders Association Board
President Bob Clogg
Vice President Duke Fields
Secretary Connie Murray
Treasurer Cheryl Thuma
 
SCC 4-H Horse Ring Reservations
Date/Time Location
TBD Goodells County Park - Horse Rings
   
SCC 4-H Horse Project Teen Leaders Meeting
The SCC 4-H Horse Project Teen Leaders meeting takes the second Thursday of every month.

Teen Leaders Advisor: Jennie West
Applications to become a member are accepted from November 1st through February 1st annually
Applications are available at the 4H office and at the meetings.

Date/Time Location
TBD Goodells County Park Community Building
 
SCC 4-H Horse Leaders Meeting
The SCC 4-H Horse Leaders meeting takes place the third Thursday of every odd month.
Date/Time Location
May 20, 2021/7:00PM Zoom Link will be provided to participants
June 17, 2021/7:00PM Zoom Link will be provided to participants
July 15, 2021/7:00PM Goodells County Park Community Building
August 19, 2021/7:00PM Goodells County Park Community Building
September 16, 2021/7:00PM Goodells County Park Community Building
   
Important Dates & Events
Date/Time Description Location
May 15, 2021

Deadline for Ad Book

 

 

Deadline for Cover Contest

 

 

Deadline for Fair Horse IDs

 

 

Deadline for Project Records Books

 

 

Deadline for State Qualifying Members
(State Horse IDs and Classes)

 

 

Deadline for Trophy Sponsors

 

May 22, 2021/10:00AM John Tate Memorial Show Goodells County Park
TBD St Clair County 4-H Day Camp  
June 1, 2021 Deadline for Scholarship Applications

John Ross Scholarship

Sue Jones Scholarship

Submit by email or drop box
TBD

Warm-Up Show

Goodells County Park

TBD

State Qualifying Show

Goodells County Park
July 1, 2021

Deadline for Premium Statements

(Due to Fair Office)

Goodells County Park
July 18, 2021
4:00PM-8:00PM
Horse Check-In
(Original Coggins/Helmet Check)
Goodells County Park
July 19 - July 24, 2021

Fair

Goodells County Park
Canceled St. Clair County Mini Open Show Goodells County Park
Canceled St. Clair County Open Show Goodells County Park
TBD

4-H State Show

MSU Pavilion

     
Links
- 4-H Mall - MSUE St. Clair County - St. Clair County 4-H Fair
- 4-H USA - My Horse University