By Tash Sierpinski, Club Reporter
Ponoka 4-H Renegade Riders have had a few busy months. From having our monthly rides where we have been working on showmanship, having our horses on proper leads, making sure we have safe and secure tack.
In December we had our club’s Christmas party pot luck and gift exchange. We also held a few fundraisers which included a bottle drive, Tasty Tidbits and The Mixing Spoon.
January saw our club and the Tees 4-H Wranglers team up together for a From The Ground Up Equine Workshop at the Calnash Ag Event Centre.
During the two days we put ourselves and horses through a bomb-proofing clinic with Ashley Johnson-Campbell, hoof care clinic with Kelly Avery, and a stretching and cooling out clinic with Kathy Masters, saddle identification with Dave Heaslip, hippology and the Venture Out program.
Those two days were chock-full of important information and tools to help us further our equine education component of 4-H. At the end of the second day, the club members were put into groups and had a relay obstacle course challenge. In my eyes, everyone was winner.
For upcoming February events, we have our Winter Project Day, club public speaking and a 4-H night at a Rebels game.