Horsemanship Skills Calendar

Contact Sandy Arnold with Horsemanship Skills Dates to be posted. Please allow a minimum of two weeks notice before the event. Skills Tests must be completed before the entry deadline of the state show. Riders must reserve their spot with the Contact listed before the event. Participants must be age 9 or older as of Sept. 30 of the year of the event, be an enrolled 4-H member, and wear an ASTM approved helmet.

To test for Horsemanship Skill Level 3 and 4 - see the state show page for the application process.


Central District

  • May 7, 2022 - Skill Testing
    Location: Triple M Farms, 1661 Mill Iron Rd Goodview, Va 24095
    Contact: Mackenzie Mutter

  • May 22, 2022 - Skill Testing
    Location: Hat Creek Equestrian 4-H Club, Brookneal, VA
    Contact: Danielle Toms

  • April 30, 2022 - Skill Testing
    Location: Gryphon’s Keep Farm, Phenix, VA
    Contact: Darla Marks

Northern District

  • May 21 - Skill Testing
    Location: Frederick Co. Fairgrounds, Clear Brook, VA
    Contact: Rose McDonald

  • May 29 - Skill Testing
    Location: Durbin Arena, Free Union, VA
    Contact: Bertha Durbin

  • June 11 - Skill Testing
    Location: Virginia Horse Center, Lexington, VA
    Contact: Amanda Loretti

  • June 18 & 19 - Skill Testing
    Location: Meadow Event Park, Doswell, VA
    Contact: Lisa Powers

  • July 5 - Skill Testing
    Location: LaGrange Farms, King George, VA
    Contact: Carla Gardiner

Southeast District

Southwest District




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

Sandy Arnold
Extension Program Associate- Youth Animal Science
(540) 687-3521

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