Office Information

WVU Extension Service
Wayne County Office
27572 East Lynn Rd.
P.O. Box 127
Wayne, WV 25570-0127

Phone: 304-272-6839
Fax: 304-272-6861

4-H Horse Program

Wayne County Open Horse Show

Date: Saturday August 2, 2014
Location: Horse Show Arena/ Shirley Burgess Park (Rte 152)
Time: Registration starts at 9:00 a.m.; show at 10:00 a.m.
Target audience: All youth and adults. You do not need to be in 4-H to participate in any horse show.

Download the Entry Form for details pertaining to classes that are any breed eligible (gaited/ non-gaited) and classes where the rider must maintain form.

Classes

4-H Showmanship
Open Showmanship
Lead Line
Open Walk & Favorite Gait
4-H Walk & Favorite Gait
Small Fry Walk & Favorite Gait
English Walk/ Trot
Trail Pleasure
Western Walk/Jog
Ladies Pleasure
Western Horsemanship
Country Pleasure
Western Pleasure
Racking
English Equitation
Style Rack
English Pleasure
Men’s Pleasure
Ride a Buck
Open Pleasure Driving
Youth Walk & Favorite Gait
Hunter Rack
Trail Non-Gaited
Trail Gaited
Open Barrels
Speed Racking

Coggin’s Test Requirements

West Virginia & Other States Health Requirements (Animal Health Division, WV Department of Agriculture) Horses from West Virginia: Must be uniquely indentified and have a negative Coggin’s test (from a US official laboratory) within the last 12 months.
Horses from other states: Must be uniquely identified, accompanied by an approved CVI health certificate from the state of origin prior to show, and a negative Coggin’s test (from a US official laboratory) within the last 12 months.

Horse Show Rules

1. Admission $5 (five years & under FREE)
2. Entry fees $10 per class; Lead Line is $5
3. Approved Equestrian Riding Helmets are required for youth exhibitors (17 yrs and under)
4. Judges decisions are final.
5. Poorly controlled animals will be excused from show grounds.
6. Must show valid negative Coggin’s at time of registration or any time requested.
7. No pads or chains on horses on show grounds.
8. NO refunds for any reason.
9. No alcohol or controlled substances permitted on show grounds.
10. Poor sportsmanship will result in dismissal from show grounds.
11. NO youth (17 and under) permitted to exhibit or handle stallions on show grounds.

For more information, contact Jessica Willis at 304-486-5299.

Wayne County Fun Horse Show

Date: Saturday September 2, 2014
Location: Horse Show Arena/ Shirley Burgess Park (Rte 152)
Time: Registration starts at 12:00 p.m. Noon; show starts at 1:00 p.m.

Classes

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
Catalog Race
Apple bobbing – first horse to bite apple while floating in bucket of water wins
Barrel Race
Flag Race
Boot Pick-up
Baby bottle – teams of two riders on one horse
Soccer – first horse to move ball from start line to goal wins
Musical Stalls
Pony Express Trail Challenge – (timed obstacle course)
Ride A Buck – walk/trot
Ride A Buck – walk/rack or pace

Rules for ALL Horse Shows

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.

The entry form will be released later this summer.


To learn more about the 4-H Horse and Livestock Program,
contact Julie Tritz, 4-H Extension Agent at (304) 272-6839.