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State 4-H Contact

State 4-H Youth Development Contact Information

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

Physical Address:
Mary E. Forney Hall
1210 Blake Avenue, Room 206
Moscow, ID 83844-3015

Phone: (208) 885-6321
Fax: (208) 885-4637
E-mail: fourh@uidaho.edu
Website: www.uidaho.edu/4h

Horse

horseLearn about horses, breeds, and their characteristics through the Horse project. Experience the pride of owning, managing, and caring for a horse or pony. Appreciate horseback riding as a healthy and fun form of recreation. Develop skills in horsemanship and an understanding of the business of breeding, raising, and training horses. Increase your knowledge of safety precautions.





Project Requirements | pdf |

Some counties may have additional requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or county extension office to learn more.

Member Materials
  • 4-H Animal Project Record Book | doc pdf
  • 4-H Involvement Report | docpdf |
  • 4-H Permanent Horse Identification and Health Record | pdffillable pdf |

Optional Supporting Materials
  • Giddy Up & Go, Level 1*
  • Head, Heart & Hooves, Level 2*
  • Stable Relationships, Level 3*
  • Riding the Range, Level 4*
  • Jumping to New Heights, Level 5*
  • Horse Helper’s Guide*
  • Working Ranch Horse Optional Focus Area Skills Checklist | pdf |
  • Hunter/Jumper Optional Focus Area Skills Checklist | pdf
  • Driving Optional Focus Area Skills Checklist | pdf
  • Trail Optional Focus Area Skills Checklist | pdf
  • Dressage Optional Focus Area Skills Checklist | pdf
  • General Equitation Optional Focus Area Skills Checklist | pdf
  • Horses and Horsemanship*
  • Horse Science* 
  • Basic Horse Safety Manual | pdf |
  • Hunt Seat Manual | pdf |
  • PNW 4-H Driving Manual | pdf
  • 4-H Horse Judging Manual* 
  • PNW Horse Contest Guide | pdf |  
  • 4-H Horse Project Manual | pdf
  • Horseless Horse (Ohio)*
  • Horse Nutrition (Ohio)*
  • Horse, Safety & You – How to work with & Around a Horse Safely (Ohio)* 
  • Horse training. How to talk to your Horse. (Ohio)* 

Horse, Non-Animal

In Non-Animal Horse, a five level project, find out about horses, breeds, and their characteristics. Learn about owning, managing, and caring for a horse or pony. Learn skills in horsemanship and an understanding of the business of breeding, raising, and training horses. Increase your knowledge of safety precautions.

Project Requirements | pdf |
Some counties may have additional requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or county extension office to learn more.

Member Materials
  • Giddy Up & Go, Level 1*
  • Head, Heart & Hooves, Level 2*
  • Stable Relationships, Level 3*
  • Riding the Range, Level 4*
  • Jumping to New Heights, Level 5*
  • 4-H Project Record Book | docpdf
  • 4-H Involvement Report | docpdf |

Leader Materials
  • Horse Helper’s Guide*

Optional Supporting Materials
  • Working Ranch Horse Optional Focus Area Skills Checklist | pdf |
  • Hunter/Jumper Optional Focus Area Skills Checklist | pdf
  • Driving Optional Focus Area Skills Checklist | pdf
  • Trail Optional Focus Area Skills Checklist | pdf
  • Dressage Optional Focus Area Skills Checklist | pdf
  • General Equitation Optional Focus Area Skills Checklist | pdf
  • Horses and Horsemanship*
  • Horse Science* 
  • Basic Horse Safety Manual | pdf |
  • Hunt Seat Manual | pdf |
  • PNW 4-H Driving Manual | pdf
  • 4-H Horse Judging Manual* 
  • PNW Horse Contest Guide | pdf
  • 4-H Horse Project Manual | pdf |
  • Horseless Horse (Ohio)*
  • Horse Nutrition (Ohio)*
  • Horse, Safety & You – How to work with & Around a Horse Safely (Ohio)* 
  • Horse training. How to talk to your Horse. (Ohio)* 

*Available through your county extension office.