Iron County 4-H Horse Council Presidency for 2012-2013
President: Chris Burton
Vice President: Sara Mason (435) 559-1605
Secretary: Currently Open for a Volunteer
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 Angela Hackwell (435) 586-8132 with questions.
2013 CALENDAR OF 4-H HORSE EVENTS
April 6, Horse Shoe Clinic, 9-4, Parowan, Contact Andi or Chris Burton
April 9, 5:30 pm, Cedar Middle School, 4-H Talent Contest
April 10, 7-8 pm, Portfolio/Demonstration Workshop
April 12, Service Project, 6-7:30 pm, Iron County Fair Grounds in Parowan
April 12 & 13, Horse Judging Clinic, Dana Miller, 680-3112
April 12 & 13, State Ambassador Interviews
April 15, Horse Scholar Club Meeting, 7-8 pm, Extension Office
April 18, Practice Show #1, 5:30 pm, Iron County Fair Grounds Arena, Show and Speed Events
April 20, 10 am, Diamond Z Arena, Tree Planting Service Project, Trail Ride, Contact Andi Burton
April 24, 5-6 pm, Portfolio/Demonstration Workshop
May 7, Tuesday, 6 pm, Extension Office, Horse Bowl
May 8, 7-8 pm, Portfolio/Demonstration Workshop
May 13, Practice Show #2, 5:30 pm, Iron County Fair Grounds Arena, Show and Speed Events
May 15, Wednesday, 5-6 pm, Portfolio/Demonstration Workshop
June 3, RSVP Deadline for Demonstrations
June 4 & 6, 9-3, Demonstrations
June 6, Thursday, 6 pm, Extension Office, Horse Bowl
June 10, Show #1, 5:30 pm, Cross Hollows Event Center, Show and Speed Events
June 27, Thursday, 6 pm, Extension Office, Horse Bowl
July 1, Show #2, 5:30 pm, Cross Hollows Event Center, Show and Speed Events
July 15-17, State Contests @ USU, Logan
July 18, Thursday, 6 pm, Extension Office, Horse Bowl
July 22, Show #3, 5:30 pm, Cross Hollows Event Center, Show and Speed Events
July 29, Thursday, 6 pm, Extension Office, Horse Bowl
August– September, Iron County Fair Events, Snow Cones @ the Demolition Derby and/or Mud Bogs
August 5, Show #4, 5:30 pm, Cross Hollows Event Center, Show and Speed Events
August 24, Region Horse Show, Washington County
August 28, 6-7 pm, Service Project, Iron County Fair Grounds Arena, Rock Picking
August 29, 6 pm, Iron County Fair Grounds Arena, Little Buckaroo Rodeo Grand Entry
August 30, 31, & September 2, 7 pm, Iron County Fair Grounds Arena, Grand Entry
September 3, Tuesday — Horse Portfolios Due
September, State Horse Show, Location and date TBA
October 15, Tuesday — Portfolios due for Iron County Awards
November, Horse Awards Banquet
November, County Awards Banquet
Please note: Clinics, workshops, service, and many other equine events will be held during the 4-H year in addition to those listed here. Please be sure to check out the Iron County 4-H Utah Facebook page and email newsletter for details. Or you can contact the 4-H Coordinator at (435) 586-8132 for all your 4-H needs.
Discounts and Scholarship Opportunities
IFA, FFA, & 4-H
Hello Southern Region,
Washington County is hosting this year's Region Horse Show. Our Horse Council is planning it and we'll have more details on the time, stall and trailer hook-up costs, and other particulars soon etc.
Here's the skinny so far:
What: Southern Region Horse Show
When: Saturday August 24, 2013
Where: Washington County Fairgrounds
5500 West 700 South
Hurricane, UT 84737
Extension Assistant Professor
HorseQuest Learning Lesson: Horse Hay
HorseQuest Learning Lesson: Horse Adult Leader Training and Educational Resource
HALTER Level One
HorseQuest Learning Lesson: Effective Horse Training and Rider Development
HorseQuest Learning Lesson: Introduction to Horses and Horse Activities
HorseQuest Learning Lesson: Equine Pasture Management
HorseQuest Learning Lesson: Basic Horse Care and Management
HorseQuest Learning Lesson: Horse Owner Survival
HorseQuest Learning Lesson: Understanding Bits for Horses
HorseQuest Learning Lesson:How to Body Condition Score Horses
HorseQuest Learning Lessons: Understanding Horse Coat Color
4-H Horsemanship Manuals needed plus some additional resources:
- Horse & Horsemanship
- Horse Science
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 Angela Hackwell to be added to the group.