Horse

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 2017 Horse Validation Instructions (pdf)

District and State Horse Show Competitions

The District Horse Show is open to any 4-H member who has validated their horse by the deadline established during that year. The District Horse Show includes all qualifying events. In order for a 4-H member to advance to State in a division, the 4-H member must compete in at least one class in that division at the District Horse Show. There are no open classes offered at the District 10 4-H Horse Show.

 

County, district and state horse shows showcase member’s skills in horsemanship, horse training and horse management. The Texas 4-H Horse Show includes both Qualifying and Open Divisions. 4-H members, ages 9 to 19, qualifying through district shows, are eligible for the qualifying show. Divisions in the Open Show include roping, stock horse, hunter over fences and drill and precision teams. Futurities are offered to 4-H members 12 years old or older as of September 1 of the 4-H year who nominate and validate yearlings, 2-year-olds and 3-year-olds by May 1st of the current year. Participants must be enrolled in the 4-H horse project. The show is held the last week of July at a site determined by the Texas 4-H Horse Committee. (description obtained from 2012-2013 Texas 4-H Clover)

Texas A&M University Animal Science webpage – has information about state horse shows

 

State 4-H Horse Show

July 22-29, 2017

Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene, TX

 

 

Horse Shows Around the State

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