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Henry County’s Southern Cross Clovers 4-H Horse Club, based at Southern Cross Ranch in Headland, Alabama competed at the Alabama State 4-H Horse Show July 8-12 in Montgomery. 

Three of the senior team members – Tessa Dimick, Amanda Henry, and Shelby Benny – qualified for the 4-H Southern Regional Championship in West Monroe, Louisiana, July 29 – August 3. After a week of showing, Dimick won the championship in Dressage out of 45 riders from 13 southern states;

Amanda Henry  won Reserve champion out of 90 riders in Pole Bending; and Shelby Benny won ninth out of 78 riders in Trail.


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Members of the team who competed in the State Show and their awards were:
Tessa Dimick – 1st place in Hunter Showmanship
Amanda Henry – 1st place in Pole Bending
Emma Quincey – 1st place in Walk-Trot
Rob Bradshaw – 2nd place in Black & White Photography
Shelby Benny – 3rd place in Hunter Trail
Olivia Glass – 4th place in Walk-Trot
Senior Hippology Team – 2nd place Overall (Tessa Dimick, Amanda Henry, Shelby Benny)
Junior Hippology Team – 6th place Overall (Olivia Elliott, Olivia Glass, Morgan Whitten, Emma Quincey)
The Southern Cross Clovers meet the first Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm at Southern Cross Ranch in Headland. There is no cost to participate in the club and it is open to youth ages 9 – 18. If you would like more information on the 4-H Horse Club, please call Joy Brigham (club Leader) at (334) 790-0372 or Doug Summerford, 4-H Regional Extension Agent at (334) 693-2010.



Teresa Hazel

9/1/2013 12:54 PM
we would like to get information on your horse club please.  Thank you