Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders

Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders Association provides educational opportunities for all youth and volunteers in the horse and pony project. The committee also coordinates various activities and events across the local 4-H program. 

Association meetings are the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m., at the Berrien County Youth Memorial Building in Berrien Springs, MI. All meetings are held at this location except for the December meeting. If you would like to be added to the Berrien County 4-H Horse Leaders mailing list, please reach out to the current Secretary. (Please note, membership is only open to screen "Gold" or "Silver" level volunteers in Berrien County 4-H. 

Current Officers

Officers are nominated and voted upon at the August or September meeting of each year. Officers & Chairs serve a term of one year in their role. Current Officers are as follows: 

4-H Leader Club Officer Role
Tom Rossman River Valley Wranglers 4-H Club President
Tami Gear Tumbleweeds 4-H Club  Vice President
Suzette Hendershott On the Rail 4-H Club  Treasurer
Pam McCalebb  Al-Bar 4-H Club  Secretary 

Agendas & Minutes 




Committee Organized Events: 

4-H Tack Swap 

Event Chair:    Pam McCalebb - Al-Bar 4-H Club 

Date:  2021 TBD

Time:   TBD

Location: TBD

Entry Cost: TBD

 Downloadable Event Flyer - TBD


4-H Open Fun Show 

Event Chair(s):   Tammy Kettlehut - Great Expectations 4-H Club & Beth Perrone - Great Expectations 4-H Club 

Date: TBD

Time: 8:30 a.m. 

Location:  Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds - Berrien Springs, MI 

Entry Cost: **COMING SOON**  

Showbill - 2021 4-H Horse Leaders Association Open Fun Show Showbill - **COMING SOON** 


4-H Versatility Scholarship Event 

 The purpose of the Berrien County 4-H Versatility Scholarship Event is to identify and recognize the most versatile 4-H Teen-member and horse team in the Berrien County 4-H Horse and Pony project. The scholarship recognizes outstanding 4-H horse and rider versatility combination at the Berrien County 4-H Versatility Scholarship Event. Open to any Berrien County 4-H Horse and Pony project member who is 14 - 19 years of age and has completed the ninth grade. Maximum years participating in the event are not to exceed five. Age/grade to be determined as of January 1, of the current year.

Event Chair:   Chrissy Bradford - High Spirits 4-H Club 

Date:   TBD

Time:   4:00 p.m. 

Location:  Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds - Berrien Springs, MI 

Classes for the Event: TBD

Applications must be submitted to: 

Chrissy Bradford

4-H Versatility Scholarship Event 

1202 Madron Lake Road

Buchanan, MI 49107-9384

Photographs must  be submitted in jpg format to:

Chrissy Bradford, 4-H Versatility Scholarship Event Chair 

Applications must be postmarked by TBA. No late submissions will be accepted. 


Applications can be downloaded below: 

2021 4-H Versatility Scholarship Event Application **COMING SOON