CARLISLE, Pa. — Cumberland County 4-H member Ava Adams of Mount Holly Springs, received the PA State 4-H Horse Safety Award. This program promotes safety by recognizing the efforts of youth and adults in creating and delivering equine safety programs and highlights the leadership of 4-H in safety education and accident prevention. Ava gave a Horse Safety presentation to a Boy Scout Troop preparing for a trip where they would be spending three days on horseback. Ava provided the troop with a hands-on horse experience and a horse safety booklet to keep for reference. Ava received her award at the 63rd annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show held in Harrisburg.
Administered in Pennsylvania by Penn State Extension, 4-H is a nonformal educational youth-development program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that helps young people develop knowledge and skills to become capable, caring and contributing citizens. To find your local program, visit the Penn State Extension website at https://extension.psu.edu/programs/4-H.
–Kathleen Walton, Penn State Extension