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District Qualifying Shows


  1. Seek date approval by your 4-H District Horse Council. Four shows are allowed per District.
  2. Follow this guideline for the process and requirements to host a show.
  3. Email show prizelist to Hunter Liles
  4. Qualifying is recognized as the act of taking the project animal into the ring under the eye of the judge for at least one class during the horse show and completing the class successfully in the opinion of the judge.
  5. Upon conclusion of the event the show manager must email this form, District Qualified Youth Registration Document (XLS) within 2 weeks to Hunter Liles for youth to be considered qualified for the State Show.


April 27th – Tidewater Equine Club Open Show

May 18th – Varina Rising Stars Open Show

June 9th – Northeast Virginia Dressage Association Open Show

June 16-17th – Silver Star Farm Open Show

May 11th – Golden Horseshoe 4-H Club Benefit Show

May 26th – Hoof-N-Woof Benefit Show

June 8th – Bit n Bridle 4-H Club Open Show

  • Lexington, VA
  • More Information Here
  • Contact: Jill Dawson  540-460-9980 

April 13th- Rocking R Ranch

  • Appomattox, VA
  • Contact: Della Roberts

 June 1st  – Sprouse’s Corner Ranch/ Pegasus 4-H Horse and Pony Club

June 8th – Hat Creek Equestrian 4-H Club

June 1st - Southeast District 4-H Show


May 18th - Meadow Ridge Stables

May 25th - Tazewell 4-H Show

June 15th - Harmony Equestrian

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Katherine Carter
Extension Youth Animal Science Specialist
(540) 231-2257

Hunter Liles
Extension Youth Animal Science Associate
(540) 231-6345


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