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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
November 18, 2021/7:00PM Goodells County Park Community Building
January 20, 2022/7:00PM Goodells County Park Community Building
March 17, 2022/7:00PM Goodells County Park Community Building
May 19, 2022/7:00P Goodells County Park Community Building
June 16, 2022/7:00P Goodells County Park Community Building
July 14, 2022/7:00P Goodells County Park Community Building
August 18, 2022/7:00P Goodells County Park Community Building
September 15, 2022/7:00P Goodells County Park Community Building
   
Important Dates & Events
Date/Time Description Location
May 1, 2022

Required Paperwork Due

 

    Ad Book  
 

  Copy of current Coggins

 

 

  Cover Contest

 

 

  Fair Horse IDs

 

 

  Project Records Books

 

    State Qualifying Members
  (State Horse IDs and Classes)
 
    Trophy Sponsors

 

May 21, 2022/10:00AM John Tate Memorial Show Goodells County Park
TBD St Clair County 4-H Day Camp  
June 1, 2022 Deadline for Scholarship Applications

John Ross Scholarship

Sue Jones Scholarship

Submit by email or drop box
June 25, 2022

Warm-Up Show

Goodells County Park

June 26, 2022

State Qualifying Show

Goodells County Park
July 1, 2022

Deadline for Premium Statements

(Due to Fair Office)

Goodells County Park
July 17, 2022
4:00PM-8:00PM
Horse Check-In
(Original Coggins/Helmet Check)
Goodells County Park
July 18 - July 23, 2022

Fair

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