Liberty County 4-H Drill Team Membership Drive

Liberty County 4-H Mounted Drill Team Membership Drive

The Liberty County 4-H Mounted Drill Team will be beginning its 2009-2010 membership drive beginning with the annual kick-off business meeting. The meeting will be held at the Liberty County Extension Office located at 2103 Cos Street, 7:00 pm on October 22nd. Those wishing to join are encouraged to attend. This 4-H Club is open to novice horse enthusiasts as well as experienced riders who have a desire to learn better horsemanship skills. The requirements for being on the team are: minimum age 9 (or in the 3rd grade) and maximum age 18 on September 1st 2009, a horse with negative coggins, a willingness to listen, to learn, and to be a team player. The team also accepts members from surrounding counties that do not have an equestrian drill team program. If you join the team you will be a member of the Liberty County 4-H Mounted Drill Team Club.

Those interested in joining the team are encouraged to come and watch them practice as they prepare for their performance at the TVE October PRCA Rodeo, B-Team will perform Tuesday night October 13th and A-Team will perform Wednesday night, October 14th. A-Team practices on Monday nights and B-Team on Tuesday nights 7:00 pm at the TVE Arena.

The Liberty County 4-H Mounted Drill Team was established in 1968 by Drillmaster Tommy Small. They have held the State Championship in either Precision Riding or Drill Team for the past five years in a row and in 2007 held the Championship title for both drills. They also held the Precision Riding Championship in 2003. To find out more about the team go to our website www.libertycounty4-hdrillteam.com. If you are interested in joining the team, contact Tommy Small at 936-402-3902, or Tammie Turner at 409-267-6591, or Marie Hughes at 409-374-2206 marie.hughes@libertycounty4-hdrillteam.com, or the Liberty County Extension Office at 936-336-4558 ext. 210.