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4-H Horse Program Resources

  • 4-H Horse Show Steering Committee - this committee guides decisions specifically for the State Championship 4-H Horse Show. Appointments of Extension Agents and Volunteers are based on those serving as Division Chairs and their support.
  • 4-H Equine Advisory Council - this committee serves to guide decisions about EquiSmartz, state educational programs, the Mary Cole 50-mile Horsemaster Trail Ride, Horsemanship Skills, the 4-H Horse Ambassador Program, curriculum development, and other horse programming development needs. Appointments of Extension Agents and Volunteers are selected by the District Horse Councils, and At Large members are appointed by the State 4-H Horse Program Staff, in alignment with the Member Guidelines.
  • Horse Measurers (PDF) -Measurers on this list have completed a USEF led measuring class and are approved for measuring 4-H project horses. Each district now has an official dual bubble USEF measuring stick for loan throughout the district.
  • Virginia 4-H Horse Project Measurement Card - Please note that this measurement card needs to be printed onto green cardstock and then cut.
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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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