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  • Learn about horses, breeds and their characteristics. 
  • 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.
For information on the Horseless Horse project, please scroll down

Horse (Animal)

Horseless Horse

Learn about horses without owning one. Over 20 different horse-related subjects are covered in easy-to-use worksheets. This project also may be used during the educational portion of club meetings. Written for the beginner but suitable for members of all ages.

Some counties have more requirements. Contact your 4-H leader or UI Extension county office to check.

4-H Headquarters

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


Web: 4-H Youth Development

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