EquiSmartz - State 4-H Educational Contest Weekend

EquiSmartz - Virginia 4-H Knowledge Competitions

Date: March 23-25, 2018
Location: The Meadow Event Park, Doswell, VA

Entry Deadline: March 7, 2018

New Rules for 2018

  • New Senior References for Hippology and Horse Bowl: Horse Smarts published by AYHC replaces the AYHC Leader’s manual.
  • State Hippology teams: the 1st place County team and the next top 4 individuals will form the two state teams with the top placing team at Southern Regionals moving on to Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup.
  • Youth can no longer dual enter as FFA and 4-H in Horse Judging.  

Schedule of Events

Facility Map

Payment Forms


PAYMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED at the same time of entry and postmarked by March 7, 2018.  Mail payments to:
Leona Ransdell
380 Litton Reaves Hall (0306)
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA, 24061

Payment Questions - contact Leona Ransdell (540-231-6345)
Entry Questions - contact Sandy Arnold (540-687-3521 ext. 24)

Entry Forms, Rules & Results

The State Horse Bowl contest is limited to 5 Horse Bowl Teams per DISTRICT per age group. Qualifiers are held at the DISTRICT level.

Virginia Horse Industry Board

Thank you to the Virginia Horse Industry Board for sponsoring EquiSmartz and Cash Prize Awards for Contestants!   

2018 EquiSmartz VHIB Winners