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4-H’ers compete in state, regional events

Those interested in learning more about the 4-H Program or 4-H volunteering opportunities, please contact the 4-H Office at the St. Johns County Agricultural Center (3125 Agricultural Center Drive, St. Augustine, 32092) at 904 209-0430. To find out more about the St. Johns County 4-H Program or to enroll, go to: http://stjohns.ifas.ufl.edu . Enrollment for the 2017-2018 4-H year begins late August.

 

4-H and all programs and related activities sponsored for, or assisted by, St. Johns County/University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are open to all persons with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations.

  • Taylor Garns

    Taylor Garns placed 2nd in Pony Hunter Under Saddle at the state show and competed at the Southern Regional 4-H Show in GA in August

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Eleven St. Johns County 4-H members from the Dreamcatchers Stables 4-H Club and the HorseInation 4-H Club competed at the Area B Horse Show in May. Seven of these youth qualified to compete at the state 4-H horse show in July held at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. 4-H’ers Amber Carlton, Taylor Garns, Mia Clyce, and Julie Palmer were able to compete and did an excellent job exhibiting their horses, riding skills and sportsmanship at the state 4-H show.  St. Johns County 4-H’er Taylor Garns qualified for and competed at the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Show in Perry Georgia this August.

Mia Clyce

Mia Clyce at the State 4-H Horse Show

Julie Palmer

Julie Palmer at State 4-H Horse Show

Those interested in learning more about the 4-H Program or 4-H volunteering opportunities, please contact the 4-H Office at the St. Johns County Agricultural Center (3125 Agricultural Center Drive, St. Augustine, 32092) at 904 209-0430. To find out more about the St. Johns County 4-H Program or to enroll, go to: http://stjohns.ifas.ufl.edu . Enrollment for the 2017-2018 4-H year begins late August.

Amber Carlton

Amber. Carlton placed 4th in Western Riding & 10th in Western Showmanship.

It is great opportunities like this that give our local 4-H’ers the chance to show their abilities at the highest level, says Geralyn Sachs, 4-H coordinator.. 4-H Clubs provide the opportunity for adult volunteers to work with youth in developing life skills and leadership that promote independence, generosity, mastery and a sense of belonging.

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