Western Horse Program

The 4-H Horse Program is for youth 3rd-12th grade. Each youth is a member of individual clubs that meet throughout the year. As a county, youth come together for spring clinics, horse camp, service projects, fundraisers, summer horse shows, horse achievement and more! Western Horse fairgrounds arena use nights are the second and fourth Tuesday only. NEW information bolded. 

The 4-H Horse program is divided into three age groups:

Novice (any age-showing without placement)
Junior aged youth (3rd-5th grade)
Intermediate aged youth (6th-8th grade)
Senior aged youth (9th grade-graduation)

"Register Then Ride"Register than Ride

In order to be eligible to ride, you must be enrolled and activated in zsuites BEFORE you come to the arena. $10.00 enrollment needs to be paid to become activated.

Remember your $55 Western Horse Program Fee. This will be used to support all county level activities. Before attending our county events please register and pay the $55 program fee through zsuite or directly to the 4-H Office. What is considered a county event? Anything that is not a club meeting (ie: Halloween Party, Winter Riding, Shows ext). What will this fee cover? Winter Riding Events, Educational Nights, Equipment (poles, eyes, ext), Clinics, Support for camps, End of Year Recognition Night (recognizing all program successes). Please contact the Extension Office with any concerns or questions

2024 Calendar 

NEW for the 2024 year- Horse Shows: Registration closes the *Tuesday before the show at 5pm.
Horse show registration will be $15 per show. Register for all shows by May 15th and save $5.00  pay $40 for all shows. Two Hand and in hand shows will be $10 per show.

  • June 10th-11th
  • July 1st-2nd
  • July 15th-16th

Horse Council & Rank Leaders

President: Shelly Peck
President-elect: Kaydee Scott
Secretary: Jenny Adams
Treasurer: KaeDawn Earl
State Rep: Deni Ormond
Ambassador Chair: Jasmine Baker
Education Chair: Shaylie Peck
Show Chair: McKenzie Anderson


2023 Horse TestsGirls with horse

Juniors will test from the entire Volume one -front cover to back cover at every show.
Intermediate and Senior will be tested on vol.1, vol 2 and rule book at all shows. 
This includes all study materials listed below. The test will be administered at home through a google quiz link that will be emailed to you. Tests will be sent out the Tuesday before the show at 5:00pm (when registration closes) . Tests will close at 5 that Friday. You will have 40 minutes to complete the test.  We invite you to study before and utilize your books during the test
In order to participate in the horse show, the test must be completed online before the show begins.


 4-H Portfolios are the combination of a resume and cover letter Resumes: The resume should represent a cumulative summary of the 4-H members background, skills, and accomplishments. The Cover letter objectives are...
• Summarize your project for the current year and specifically outline the skills you have developed, knowledge you have gained, and goals you have achieved.
• Describe your 4-H leadership experiences and how you have grown as a person.
• Provide details on the impacts of 4-H community service and how these experiences have affected your community.
• Explain how your involvement in the Utah 4-H horse project has impacted your life and challenged you to grow and push yourself outside of your comfort zone.
For More Portfolio Information see the County or State Portfolio websites.

2023 Show Results

Horse Judging Power Points


Call with questions: 435-695-2542