4-H Horse Program Resources

  • Virginia Tech Faculty APSC Organizational Chart
  • 4-H Horse Show Steering Committee - this committee serves to make decisions specifically about the State Championship 4-H Horse Show, the State Fair 4-H Horse Show, and programming development needs related to these shows. Committee appointments are selected based on those serving as Division Chairs.
  • 4-H Equine Advisory Council - this committee serves to make 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. Committee appointments are selected by your District Horse Council and At Large are appointed by the State 4-H Horse Program Staff in alignment with the Council Member Policy.
  • 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

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

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