4-H Horse Program
2015 Hippology Clinic
The 5th Annual Horse Hippology Clinic will be held Saturday January 24 at Spring Valley High School in Huntington. The program starts at 9:00 a.m. and will include hands-on and interactive sessions such as horse judging, safety scenarios, knot tying, parasites, and the horse skeleton.
Youth ages 9 years and up may compete for High Point Awards. Adults may audit the clinic sessions.
Pre-registration details (Must register with payment by Friday January 16):
- Youth ages 9 and up through adult is $10 per person
- After January 16, the cost is $20 per person. One adult chaperone gets in free for every five registered youth. Make checks payable to Wayne County 4-H Horse Program
To learn more, download 2015 Hippology Clinic Flyer . To register for the Hippology Clinic, download and print the Participant Registration form and mail with payment to the Wayne County Extension Office, Attn: Hippology Clinic, 27572 East Lynn Road, Wayne, WV 25570.
2015 Wayne County Horse Shows
- June 6: Fun Show
- August 1: Open Horse Show as part of the Wayne County Fair
- September 12 (or 19): Fun Show
- October 17: Fun Show
All shows are held at the Horse Show Arena/ Shirley Burgess Park (Rte 152)
Lead Line rider must be 8 yrs and under
Egg and Spoon walk/trot
Egg and Spoon walk/rack or pace
Ribbon Race teams of two riders and two horses
Apple bobbing first horse to bite apple while floating in bucket of water wins
Baby bottle teams of two riders on one horse
Soccer first horse to move ball from start line to goal wins
Pony Express Trail Challenge (timed obstacle course)
Ride A Buck walk/trot
Ride A Buck walk/rack or pace
Admission $5.00 for spectators and exhibitors 5 yrs and under FREE.
Entry fee is $5.00 per class or pay $50 for entry to an unlimited number of classes
APPROVED EQUESTRIAN RIDING HELMETS ARE REQUIRED FOR YOUTH EXHIBITORS (17 yrs and under)
Judge’s decisions are final.
Poorly controlled animals will be excused from the show grounds.
Must show valid (within past 12 mos) negative Coggins at time of registration or any time requested.
No pads or chains on horses permitted on show grounds.
NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON.
NO ALCOHOL OR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES PERMITTED ON SHOW GROUNDS.
Poor sportsmanship will result in dismissal from show grounds.
NO youth (17 yrs and under) permitted to exhibit and/or handle stallions on show grounds.
A negative Coggins will be required per horse for the Fun Show. For more information, contact Jessica Willis at 304-486-5299.
Entry forms and more details on each show will be released in late spring 2015.