Iron County 4-H Horse Council Presidency for 2013-2014
President: Eiffie Chappell (435) 592-0571
Vice President: Open for a Volunteer
Secretary: Kaylnn Carter (435) 691-0719
Announcement: All upcoming Iron County 4-H Horse Shows will be held at Diamond Z/Cross Hollows Event Center. All dates will remain the same.
Please contact Spencer Kohler (435) 586-8132 with questions.
6– General Member Meeting, 7pm
10– Registration 4-H Leadermete Wayne County
15– State 4-H Portfolio
15– Scholarship application deadline, submit to State 4-H Office.
27– Iron County 4-H council Meeting, Visitors Center
West Conference Room. 6pm
28– 6-8 pm, 4H horse judging clinic at Campbell Arena, register online. $20 certify, $5 to go.
TBA– 9 am - 3 pm, 4H horse judging clinic at Campbell Arena, register online. $20 certify, $5 to go.
14,15– 4-H Regional Retreat, Ponderosas, Zion’ Park
19 - 6 pm, College Farm judging clinic with Lee Wood. For parents, children, and leaders
29— 9 am Equestrian Pointe service project
TBA– 4-H Talent Contest
TBA– Service Fundraiser
1– JYC application due, Extension Office
10– 5:30-7 pm, 4-H Talent Show, Cedar Middle School
11,12– State Ambassador Interviews
19– Service Project w/, Cross Hollows Event Center
(Tree Planting )
24– 5-6 pm. Portfolio/Demonstration Workshop
24 - 5 pm, IFA Personal Grooming Clinic (Kathy Flannigan)
30– Showman Clinic 4:30 pm, Equestrian Pointe
TBA– Horsemanship Clinic, Shane Flannigan
14- Trail Clinic 4:30 pm, Equestrian Pointe
8– 7-8 pm. Portfolio/ Demonstration Workshop
15– 5-6 pm. Portfolio/ Demonstration Workshop
TBA– RSVP Deadline for Demonstrations
9– Show #1 , 5:30 pm Cross Hollows Event Center, Show and Speed Events.
30– Show #2, 5:30 pm Cross Hollows Event Center, Show and Speed Events
14-16, State Contests at Utah State, Logan
21– Show #3, 5:30 pm Cross Hollows Event Center, Show and Speed Events
4— 5:30 pm. Show #4, Cross Hollows
16– Region Horse Show, Beaver County
27– 6-7 pm, Service Project, Iron County Fair Grounds Arena, Rocking Picking
28– Little Buckaroo Rodeo. Grand Entry at 6 pm. (be there at 5 pm, need members to carry flags) Pre Entry discount go to http://www.ironcountyfair.net/
29– RMPRA Rodeo. Grand Entry 7 pm (be there at 6 pm)
30– Family Ranch Rodeo, Grand Entry 7 pm ( be there 6 pm) (Service needed opening gates and running errands)
1– Parade 10 am ( FYI, NO Service Points)
1– RMPRA Rodeo. Grand Entry TBA
4– Horse Portfolio Due (Thursday)
TBA– State Horse Show, Location and Time TBA
15– Portfolios Due for Iron County Awards (Tuesday)
TBA– Horse Awards and Country Banquet
Discounts and Scholarship Opportunities
4-H Horsemanship Manuals needed plus some additional resources:
- Horse & Horsemanship
- Horse Science
- Utah Rules
These two publications provide the base resource for 4-H member education. Questions for the written tests at horse shows are selected from these two books. These books are usually available for purchase from the local USU Extension 4-H office. They can also be purchased from the National 4-H Supply Service at
and click on Bookstore, then Animal science, then Horse.
Also at the same web site are additional resources, including the following CCS curriculum for horse clubs:
- Giddy Up & Go ( BU-08053 )
Youth who may or may not have a horse or pony of their own but want to learn about horses will enjoy Giddy Up & Go. They will learn the basics of horse behavior, breeds, and safety around horses through a variety of activities, including teaching others.
- Head, Heart & Hooves ( BU-08054 )
Youth learn more about acquiring and raising a horse including selecting a horse, horse nutrition and care, equine teeth and bones, judging, including giving oral reasons and much more.
- Stable Relationships ( BU-08055 )
Youth explore horse reproduction, diseases and health care, pasture management, providing appropriate shelter and building a financial plan.
- Riding the Range ( BU-08056 )
Youth learn nine basic riding skills and ten horsemanship skills, training techniques, trail riding and selection and use of tack.
- Jumping to New Heights ( BU-08057 )
Youth learn more advanced riding skills, the Quarter System, horse showmanship, ethics and leadership.
- Horse Helper’s Guide ( BU-08058 )
Get everyone involved at group meetings using any of the 17 featured group activities.
Horse Project Online Site
Iron County Horse 4-H Utah now has a Facebook group. If you are interested in finding out more information about activities and events in the 4-H horse community please join our group. Contact Spencer Kohler to be added to the group.