4-H Horse Program
2015 Wayne County Horse Shows
September & October Fun Shows
Fun Shows will be held Saturday September 19 and Saturday October 17.
Registration opens at 12:00 p.m.; show starts at 1:00 p.m.
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.
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.
- Again a negative Coggins will be required per horse for our Open Show and Fun Shows.
- All shows are held at the Horse Show Arena/ Shirley Burgess Park (Rte 152)
For more information, contact Jessica Willis at 304-486-5299.
2016 Hippology Clinic
Details regarding the 6th Annual Horse Hippology Clinic will be released in the fall of 2015. Hippology is the study of horse care, safety, and management. This event is typically held every January.