Thank you for your interest in ohio 4 h youth development. Robyn presented her quarter horse mare, good hot treasure as a yearling in the 2017 young horse development project presentations. With the support of adult mentors, youth select from a menu handson project ideas to complete. The citation abbreviation is listed next to each source in parentheses. This set of horse curriculum has been recently revised 2015 and contains 5 books focused on specific topic areas and 1 facilitator guide.
Completion of the 4 h horse project record books is often a requirement prior to participation in some county, state, and national events. These activities may challenge you to explore areas of the horse project that you havent experienced before. We are compiling some of the best resources for the horse project. Over 20 different horse related subjects are covered in easytouse worksheets. My 4h horse project record book hunterdon county, nj. Keep accurate records and note project progress in the 4 h horse project record book. Horse project record books university of maryland extension. All 2018 4h livestock project records are due to the beaufort county cooperative by june 1, 2018. Making sure kids are in a safe space where they feel accepted is an integral part of their emotional health and wellbeing, both in programs like 4 h and in school.
Nys 4 h equine show rule book covers all facets of. All 2017 project record books are due to the beaufort county cooperative extension office by february 15, 2018. Virginia cooperative extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. My 4h project record book a general purpose record book. By learning to give presentations and demonstrations, 4 h ers gain selfconfidence and speaking abilities that are valuable in life situations such as school, the work place and the community. If you do well at the county fair, you might qualify for the state horse show. Appropriate for youth in grades 312 depending on skill and experience. Contact your county extension office and refer to the pennsylvania 4 h horse show rule book for rules for participating in 4 h horse shows and events. Written for the beginner but suitable for members of all ages. All 4 h horse projects must be carried in an established 4 h horse club only. Resources to be used to complete this record book and sore. The texas 4 h equine ambassador program strives to provide high school aged 4 h members the opportunity to develop and practice advanced leadership skills related to mentoring other youth, and to become advocates for the equine industry in texas. For use, when a project specific record is not available.
She says, what i like most about her, is that she has a great mind, super calm, and always gives 100% every time. For a brief description of each 4 h project, please see the list of california 4 h projects pdf. Dont be afraid to jump right in and dont give up if the activity doesnt work the first time. Keeping a record book is an important part of the project. This event would not be possible without the amazing 4 h volunteers and youth members that help organize the event. Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. The 4 h horse program is part of the animal science project. Advisors must hold a minimum of 6 meetings each competition year. Life skills are critical in helping young people become selfdirecting. Horses, safety and you 4 h 191r is also a required reference for all levels of horse projects. Find out about horses, breeds and their characteristics. The program will allow you to develop horsemanship skills.
National 4h conference california 4h youth development. The new jersey 4 h equine presentations project is a project area that is beneficial to the total 4 h horse program. In addition to the 4 h goals for youth, the 4 h horse project has six main objectives. Complete one equine record book for all equine projects per year unless otherwise indicated in county requirements. The beeson award outstanding 4 h horse member application and guidelines. April 17, 2015 this is the 2016 edition of the horse show rulebook that is used at the state 4 h horse show held in august each year at michigan state university, and recommended for use at all 4 h horse.
You will also learn skills through educational activities such as horse judging, horse bowls, hippology, speech and demonstration contests. Program participation includes over 1415,000 annual projects which rank the north carolina 4 h horse program second nationally in program participation. The summary forms are universal to all 4 h clubs in maryland. Western gaming events include barrels, figure eight stake race, key race, pole bending, and flag races. Richly illustrated in full color, the book uses a logical, easytofollow outline to make learning simple, while addressing essential topics like care and feeding, training, development and reproduction, illness, inheritance, the history of horses, and more. The florida 4h state website offers some of these books and other educational books for online purchase. All vendor information that is listed after each source is the most current information that we have available. Learn about owning, managing and caring for a horse or pony. Horse project record ook requirements 4 h horse project members may elect to participate in 4 h winter achievement with a horse science project see wa event catalog for details instead of completing the required project record ook. To be a 4 h horse club member, you must first enroll in 4 h in your county.
Horse project completion guidelines this listing breaks down each project into the number of years it can be taken and the pages in each book that are to be taken each year. Exhibitors must indicate which project they will be using to qualify on for state fair on the pas form. This is a basic resource for 4 h members doing a horse project in oregon, washington, and idaho. Equine reproduction and genetics project book 4h 185. It is recommended that you give a demonstration or speech, or participate in horse judging, horse bowl, hippology or other 4 h activities at least at the club level. We work with families and children, farmers and businessowners, community leaders and elected officials to build better lives, better businesses and better communities to make ohio great. Record what you do without your horse, and not related to your project at the club, district, regional and provincial level. H at home educational activities for kids to do at home. Additionally, there are volunteer opportunities within these programs which are open to both youth and their families. Hippology, horse judging, horse bowl and public speaking.
As a first year member in this equine reproduction and genetics project the following books will be necessary to complete the project and will then be used for all of the levels listed above. These projects are designed to provide you an opportunity to handle, care for, and ride horses, as well as learn about the equine industry. Exhibit or participate with your 4 h horse project horse during the 4 h year. Assist california 4h youth development in strengthening youthadult partnerships and involving youth, volunteers, and staff in 4h decisionmaking. Atlantic county 4 h horse project rulesrequirementspolicies unless otherwise specified, the requirements and rules in the new jersey 4 h horse show rule book cover eligibility and programevent criteria for members enrolled in the 4 h horse project. The purdue extension 4 h youth development team has gathered resources to support families and kids while our communities practice social distancing due to covid19. Youll learn about horse nutrition, equine teeth, purchasing decisions, judging horses and much more. Record the activities you do for your horse achieve. H stem challenge national youth science day is now the 4h stem challenge. The 4h horse program is part of the animal science project. Summit county 4 h equine record book this record book should be used for donkey, mule and all horse projects except 171 and 172 which already contain records and 173 due to its elementary level. The sport can develop into a lifelong hobby or business. The california 4 h horse education contest offers 4 h members the chance to showcase the culmination of their efforts put forth in their equine projects throughout the year. However, nebraska 4 h also offers a variety of horse programs that do not require youth to own or have access to a horse.
Telling your 4 h story is an important part of reflecting on the growth and experiences of each year. Naeric north american equine ranching council foals pmu. Horse projects of many kinds are available to new york youth through the cornell cooperative extension horse program. We connect with people in all stages of life, from young children to older adults. Horse ui extension 4h youth development university of idaho. Learn more inperson purdue extension 4 h youth development events are postponed or. References and study materials listed below are all horse bowl and hippology references that are approved for the north carolina state 4 h horse program educational contests. Please click here for current connecticut 4 h state events and click here for a description of the events. Through the florida 4 h horse program youth participate in activities designed to improve citizenship, sportsmanship, horsemanship, character, competitive spirit, discipline, and responsibility while creating an atmosphere for learning and awareness of the life about us. On behalf of the state 4 h office, we would like to thank the 20182019 equine planning committee for all of their hard work and dedication to bring this amazing event to our 4 h members. Learn skills in horsemanship and an understanding of the business of breeding, raising and training horses.
Keep the annual records for your horseless project in this book. All record and project books linked here are pdf format and can be printed on your home printer. Copies are also available from your county extension office. As a helper for the horse project, one of your primary goals is to help youth gain knowledge about horses. What do you do if you are in the 4 h horse project. Members are able to showcase their equine knowledge in four contests. Connecticut 4 h horse project this is an official website for information on the 4 h horse project in connecticut. Horse animals projects kansas 4h youth development.
The equine project is a great way to gain confidence and get in shape. Equine education university of california 4h youth. Behavior and nature functional anatomy and action unsoundness and blemishes age deformation inheritance genetics principles of reproduction anatomy and function of digestive system feed nutrients feeds balancing. For more information, contact your county cce office or the address at the end of this page. The 4 h horse program focuses on equine selection, nutrition, management, riding, driving, recreation, fun, and horsemanship. Horse presentations equine husbandry nc state extension.
The following 4 h project sheets are designed to help 4 h volunteers determine meaningful content and lead youth in handson activities. Join a club near you and enroll in a 4h horse project. Western gaming events include barrels, figure eight stake race. An assortment of program educational curricula, including project books, worksheets, and lesson plans are. Dec 19, 2018 virginia cooperative extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Identification stforms must be on file in the scioto county extension office by may 1 of the current year. This guide provides you with project meeting plans skill builders that include, a skills list, background information, activity suggestions, and ways to know if your members have. Speak up and compete in the 4h horse speaking contest. Test your equine management knowledge and compete in 4h hippology contests. Purpose of californias delegation to the national 4h conference.
Book 1 is fit for a beginner of any age, and the topics get more in depth as you progress. It will help you set goals for the project year, record your accomplishments and help guide. Robyn has been active with horses as a 4 h equine project member for nine years. See the horse program rule book for details and what a judge is looking for. Specific equine husbandry guidelines and humane training methods are provided in this colorado 4 h horse project manual. Project books for complete descriptions of ohio 4h projects and the publications that support them, please refer to the latest family guide or to ohio 4h project central, an interactive web site that includes sample pages, ratings, and comments. However, it is equally important to emphasize the learning of life skills. Join a team and compete in the 4h horse bowl contest. For projects that are not listed above, use the generic project record. Horseless horse members may volunteer to assist with horse shows and trail rides. In cooperation with 4 h volunteers of the state 4 h horse project advisory committee estella almeida, wendy hale, judy hennessy, cathy porter, virginia sisco based on my 4 h record book by keith g. Your annual 4 h record book has three main components. This project also may be used during the educational portion of club meetings.
An assortment of program educational curricula, including project books, worksheets, and lesson plans are provided to volunteer leaders and extension agents. Provide opportunities for california youth and adults to participate in and contribute to 4h on the national level. Horseback riding and driving provides an outdoor sports fitness program for physical, personal, and emotional development including confidence building. Horseless horse members do not own or lease a horse. This guide provides you with project meeting plans skill builders that include, a skills list, background information, activity suggestions, and ways to know if your members have learned the skills identified. Youth who may or may not have a horse or pony of their own but want to. Book sections cover horse breeds, psychology, and how to choose a horse.273 293 499 932 589 1437 766 146 1420 719 1158 1086 36 323 340 1382 1236 862 1074 696 883 1241 300 1413 421 1474 1096 1146 1071 929 1057 857 162 354 91 588 1029 792