Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Giorgetta Varra
Colt & Fillies Club New Reporter 

Colts & Fillies 4-H Club Takes The 'Lead'

 

July 14, 2022

Colts & Fillies 4-H Club

Colts & Fillies 4-H Club members go through exercise recently at the fairgrounds in Kimball. They'll keep practicing most Tuesdays and Thursdays leading up to the Kimball-Banner County Fair, which opens Aug. 8.

The Colts and Fillies 4-H club had their first arena practice June 23 at the Kimball arena. Everyone was very excited to start riding and getting prepared for the fair.

At the start of the practice, Lavalla Reher talked with all of the members present about goals that they wanted to accomplish in the coming year. The goals ranged from getting better at trail and walking over the tarp, loping comfortably, and getting to know their new horses.

The next thing they talked about was how to feel which "lead" your horse is in. A lead is defined as when a horse is loping or galloping, the legs on...



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