Office Information

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

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

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):

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

Dates:

All shows are held at the Horse Show Arena/ Shirley Burgess Park (Rte 152)

Fun Show Classes

Costume Class
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.

Entry forms and more details on each show will be released in late spring 2015.


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