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4-H Horse Events

Program Contact: Jenny W. Loyd, 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 574-1600 •

Date Activity Contact
June 3 Sagebrush Riders Annual 4-H Horse Show – More information to come later Steve Flores’ Arrow Over Diamond F Ranch
 June 22-25 Washington State Junior Horse Show – 4-H Show Information Grant County Fairgrounds, Washington State Junior Horse Show Information and Entry Form.
June 24-25 Washington State Classic Open Horse Show Grant County Fairgrounds, Download WSJHS Entry form/Information
July 17 8:00 am, West Valley Fair Horse Show

Performance Janet Boucher
Gaming Netta Haller
Sagebrush Riders 4-H Club Horse Show, June 3, Arrow Over Diamond F Ranch, 300 Shadow Lane, Selah

4-H Dressage, Performance, Harness and Gaming Show

This is a Yakima County 4-H State Fair qualifying show.  Out of County 4-H participants are welcome!

* Office opens at 7:30 am * Class 1 to start at 8:00 am * Class 21 to start no earlier than 1:00 pm.

Dressage, Western Dressage, Reining & all Yakima County Medal classes must be preentered. No exceptions.

Preentires must be postmarked at least 1 week prior (May 27, 2023).

Attach a copy of your 4-H Equine Certificate to the entry form.  Download the Sagebrush Riders 4-H Club Entry Form and class list
Western Dressage walk-trot Intro Level Test 1
Western Dressage Basic Level Test 3
Western Dressage Level 1 Test 3
Dressage walk-trot Intro Level Test A
Dressage Basic Training 3
Dressage Advanced First Level Test 3
Reining SBR Show Pattern

Questions call Netta Haller 509-952-5419

West Valley Fair Horse Show, July 17. West Valley Fairgrounds, Wiley City

For entry forms and information visit the website
Download the WV Fair Horse Show Performance Entry Form

There will be performance show and a Gaming show after the performance show.  Gaming show Contact Netta Haller 509-952-5419

61st Washington State Junior Horse Show, June 23-25, Grant County Fairgrounds, Moses Lake.

Plan on entering the WSJHS 4-H Horse Division. Schedule of Events:
Thursday, June 22: Sue Sultze – Ranch Horse Clinic; Liz Martinez – Gaming Basics Clinic
Friday, June 23: 4-H Gaming, Trail, Public Presentations, Dressage and a Judging Tour (Gaming Events are Pole Bending, Idaho Figure Eight, Two Barrel Flags, Pole Key, Texas Barrel Racing, International Flags).
Saturday, June 24: 4-H Performance, English, Driving, Costume Class
Saturday, June 24: 7:00 pm – Potluck
Sunday, June 25:
4-H Performance, Western, Driving Ranch Horse, Reining

“Horseless Horse” and Cloverbud Exhibitors: 4-H members without horses may participate in the Judging Tour, Record Book and Public Presentations classes.  No Entry fee,

Record Books Encouraged.

Herdsmanship: Stall Decorations and Educational Displays are required. Awards Large group $100, Medium group $60, Individual $10.

More Information contact Gloria Marley, 509-961-9417, Washington State Junior Horse Show Information and Entry Form.

Washington State Classic Open Horse Show June 24-25 , Grant County Fairgrounds, Moses Lake.

Approved by Washington State Horsemen “B” System, Zone One, NEZ, WCRHA, PAC

Pre-Entries close June 9, 2023

Entry form and more information on show and classes Washington State Classic Open Show Entry Form/Information

Save the Date! State Horse Bowl and State Hippology May 6-7, 2023

The 2023 WA State 4-H Horse Bowl Contest and WA State 4-H Hippology Contest will be held over the first weekend in May at the Grant County Fairgrounds in Moses Lake. Horse Bowl will be on Saturday, May 6 and Hippology will be on Sunday, May 7. All the details are in the registration packets, available below.

2023 Horse Bowl Registration Packet

2023 Hippology Contest Registration Packet

We hope 4-H members will try both!!The list of sources that state contest questions and materials will be drawn from has been condensed to those are that free and/or easily accessible in hopes that addressing accessibility challenges will increase participation in state equine knowledge contests. These sources are free downloads from our WA State 4-H website:


And one additional source, available for purchase or digital rental:

  • Equine Science by Jean T. Griffiths