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Jim Wilson

Physical Address:

1031 N Academic Way, #116
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-1401 or cell 208-651-7984

Email: jwilson@uidaho.edu

University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206

Mailing Address:
UI Extension 4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: 208-885-6321

Fax: 208-885-4637

Email: fourh@uidaho.edu

Web: 4-H Youth Development

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National Horse Contests

Several opportunities exist for youth to participate in competitive events beyond the state level. Top senor division individual/team rankings from the annual Idaho 4-H Youth Horse Contests determine subsequent advancement to various national horse contests (based on that contest’s eligibility restrictions).

Idaho currently utilizes the Eastern 4-H National venue in Louisville, Kentucky (instead of Western in Denver) due to similar overall costs and an extensive array of supplemental equine activities available. Note: each state may only submit entries to one site annually.

Below is a summary of the various national horse contests (including location, typical dates and contests offered):

  • Eastern 4-H National
    • Louisville, KY
    • Dates: early November
    • Eligibility: 14-18 as of Jan. 1
    • Events: Demonstration (team and individual), Hippology, Horse Bowl, Horse Judging, Public Speaking
  • American Quarter Horse Congress
    • Columbus, OH
    • Dates: October
    • Eligibility: 14-18 as of Jan. 1
    • Events: Demonstration (team and individual), Hippology, Horse Bowl, Horse Judging, Public Speaking
  • American Quarter Horse Youth Association
    • Oklahoma City, OK
    • Dates: early August
    • Eligibility: 8-18 as of Jan. 1
    • Events: Horse Judging and Public Speaking
  • Morgan Grand National
    • Oklahoma City, OK
    • Dates: early October
    • Eligibility: 8-18 as of Jan. 1
    • Event: Horse Judging
  • Arabian Youth Contest
    • Tulsa, OK
    • Dates: late October
    • Eligibility: 8-18 as of Jan. 1
    • Event: Horse Judging
  • AYA & AJPHA Youth World Championship
    • Fort Worth, TX
    • Dates: June
    • Eligibility: Junior Division — 8-13 Senior Division — 14-18 as of Jan. 1
    • Event: Horse Judging

Contact

Jim Wilson

Physical Address:

1031 N Academic Way, #116
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-1401 or cell 208-651-7984

Email: jwilson@uidaho.edu

University of Idaho Extension 4-H Youth Development

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206

Mailing Address:
UI Extension 4-H Youth Development
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3015
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: 208-885-6321

Fax: 208-885-4637

Email: fourh@uidaho.edu

Web: 4-H Youth Development

4-H on Google Maps