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Horse Project Resources

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Judging, Showmanship, and Equitation Resources

Learning about Judging

Public Presentation Rules and Regulations

4-H Horse Medal Patterns

Intermediate Showmanship
Senior Showmanship
Intermediate Hunt Seat
Senior Hunt Seat
Intermediate Saddle Seat
Senior Saddle Seat
Intermediate Western Equitation
Senior Western Equitation

4-H Horse Bowl Questions


Publications and Records

Human/Animal Interactions

National Curriculum offers 5 books which cover from the basics of horse health to riding and showing your horse and everything in between! The books are designed for grades 3-12. There is also a book for helpers of horse project youth.

Safe Horse Handling Techniques

WSU Publications offers a number of publications on a variety of horse topics.

What is the Purpose of a 4-H Livestock Project? (WSU)


Adult Horse Vaccinations
Foal Vaccinations
Equine Feedlease Agreements

Other Resources and Websites

Horse Helmet Safety

Horse Project Leaders Listserv 

Livestock E-Quiz


Quality Assurance and Bio-Security

Bio-security Activities (WSU):
“What Goes Around, Comes Around”
Charades Activity
Checklist for Livestock Exhibitors

Measures to Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings

National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians
Animal Contact Compendium and Resources (Bio-security resources)

Washington State University Extension