4-H Horse News
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Reminder: Lincoln-Adams Horse ID Forms and Commitment Forms and Risk Forms due April 1st!
Most members turned in their "Commitment" and "Assumption of Risk" forms when they enrolled. But many did not send their Horse ID form to the Extension Office yet.
Do you like "driving," draft horses & mules, or old time farming?
Opportunities to watch, take photos, or join in the fun:
Odessa - April 12 - 13
Ellensburg - March 29-30
Pomeroy - April 4 - 6
Colfax - April 19 - 20
4-H Working Ranch Horse Program
in Spokane Co. is also open to currently enrolled 4-H Horse Project Members in Lincoln and Adams counties. (So, if interested, make sure you are enrolled and your horse ID forms are in for 2014!)
Here are some dates (as of 4/9/14) from:
19 WRH Spring Calving, 3H Cattle Company Davenport, WA 10:00a.m.
28 Working Ranch Horse Committee 6 - 8 pm
18 Working Ranch Horse Horsemanship #2,
Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds
25-27 WRH Teen Camp, TBA
7-10 Working Ranch Horse Camp, TBA
25-28 Dusty Roller's WRH Camp, Kahlotus WA
4-H Working Ranch Horse:
Spring Calving & Branding
Davenport WA Saturday April 19th 10am-5pm
Entries Due April 14th No late entries.
The 4-H Working Ranch Horse Program has been to develop to empower youth to utilize their passion for horses to better understand animal science, the cattle industry and 4-H positive youth development. Youth are engaged in hands on learning, leadership and enjoying the ranch lifestyle.
Main Clinicians Warren Hasenyager & Dusty Roller
- Real life calf branding
- Ranch obstacle course
What can you do between now and then to be prepared for this fun event:
- Practice your heel loop.
- Build loop and coils quickly and efficiently.
- Remember Rope Angel
- Higher on right (tip horses left ear)
- Arm up
- Tip of rope at the calf hock
- Don’t have calves or a dummy…. Use anything
- Dog (be gentle though)
- Lil siblings J
- Desensitize your horse to the rope.
- Practice dallying and un-dallying
- Thumb up
- Don’t look down
- Undally straight up
- Drag a log
- Drag behind the horse
- Face the log and back up
- Be sure you have a safe distance and control of your horse.
- Flex Flex Flex
- Trot & lope
- Neck rein
- Rain slicker
- Be creative!
The last meeting was held April 7, 2014 -via phone conference.
Details of next meeting will be posted soon.
All Lincoln - Adams Co 4-H Horse Project Leaders & Teen Leaders welcome.
For Phone Conference Call-in details - contact Bridget Rohner at 725-4171
4-H Horse Council Meetings are open to the public and provide an opporutnity for 4-H leaders, members and parents to take an active part in the 4-H Horse Program.
"See" you there!
Nachtigal (509) 725-0013
Lincoln County 4-H Horse Council Facilitator
CLICK here for Link to the Newsletter from WSU's College of Veterinary Medicine.
- Look on the bottom right of page for archived issues
eXtension is an interactive learning environment delivering the best, most researched knowledge from the smartest land-grant university minds across America. Visit eXtension’s HorseQuest section www.extension.org/horses for web casts, videos, articles and links to resources. You can also subscribe to an “e-Tips” electronic newsletter for horse owners and enthusiasts, featuring a Question of the Month, Photo of the Month, monthly e-Tips on nutrition, grooming, feeding, as well as information on new equine-related learning lessons.
Links to Past Webcasts are available:
for Equine Laminitis
· Feeding Management in a Time of Rising Feed Prices
· Conformation and Selection of Horses
· Horse Manure: A Renewable Resource · Pasture Management
· Selecting the Right Youth Horse · Equine Genetics 101
· Environmentally Friendly Horse Management
· The Foaling Mare · Equine Stress · Poisonous Plants
· Top Ten Tips for Coaching Youth Riders · Weaning a Foal
· The Unwanted Horse · Vaccinating Your Horse
· Reducing Risks on the Horse Farm · Broodmare Nutrition
· Conditioning Your Horse for the Show Season · Hay Selection
My Horse University is a national online program based at Michigan State University in partnership with the Equine Network and eXtension’s HorseQuest. To learn more visit www.myhorseuniversity.com. If you have questions, please contact email@example.com or (517)353-3123.
Minutes October 2013
Older Minutes archived. Avaialable on request from the Extension Office.
|Summer Sizzler Chair||Robin Nachtigal|
|Equine State Fair Entries||Justine Winn|
|Li. Co. Horse Program Records & Forms Chair -
Extension Office will forward Horse ID & Commitment forms to Records Chair in April.
|-||Oct. 1||New 4-H Year starts|
|Club & member enrollments and horse ID forms due to the Extension Office|
|Working Ranch Horse Education Day, - Spokane - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.,Registration|
|Li Co. 4-H Horse Program Mtg (Conf. Call)|
|4-H Working Ranch Horse Checkoff #3, Spokane - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Registration (Due 1-4-14)|
|-||Feb 8||4-H Hippology Contest #2, Spokane
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
|-||Feb 22||Beginning Horsemanship Clinic, Spokane|
|-||March 3||Lincoln Co. 4-H Horse Program Meeting
Via Conference Call
|Spokane 4-H Tack Swap Consignment Day
Spokane 4-H Tack Swap
|-||March 26||Working Ranch Horse Field Trip,
WA Cattlemen Bull Sale, Eltopia, WA
|-||March 29||Working Ranch Horse Recognition Night, Spokane|
|-||April 1||Final deadline for Horse Project Enrollment and Horse ID form submission to be eligible for 4-H competition.|
|-||April 5||Working Ranch Horse Horsemanship #1,
Busy Bee Ranch
|-||April 7||Lincoln Co. 4-H Horse Program Meeting|
|-||April 12-13||Odessa Old Time Farm Days - Draft Horse & Mule Plowing|
|-||April 27||4-H Horse Jumping Pre-Qualifier, Busy Bee Ranch|
|-||April 28||Working Ranch Horse Committee - Spokane Co.|
|-||May 2||Horsemanship # 2, Spokane County Fairgrounds|
|-||May 16||4-H Horse Jumping Pre-Qualifier,
Spokane I. Fair G.
|-||May 16-18||4-H Spring Clinic, Spokane|
|-||May 17||Beginning Horsemanship #2, Spokane I. Fair G.|
|-||May 18||Working Ranch Horse Horsemanship #2
Spokane County Fairgrounds
|-||May 19||Horsemanship #2, Spokane Co Fairgrounds|
|-||June 21||Summer Sizzler 4-H Horse Show, Davenport, WA|
|-||June 24-29||Happy Trails Horse Camp - Spokane Co.|
|-||July 18 - 21||4-H South Horse Camp - Spokane Fairgrounds|
|-||July 25-27||Working Ranch Horse Teen Camp|
|-||Aug. 7-10||Working Ranch Horse Camp|
|-||Aug. 21-23||Lincoln County Fair|
|-||Aug 25||Working Ranch Horse Committee - Spokane Co.|
|-||Aug. 28-31||Wheat Land Communities Fair|
|-||Sept. 25-28||Dusty Roller's WRH Camp, Kahlotus, WA|
|Lincoln-Adams & Other 4-H Calendars|
|Lincoln-Adams WA Horse Project FORMS|
Li-Adams 4-H Horse Program "Horse ID Sheet"
ID Form: PDF Word
Members who add or change 4-H project horses can re-submit ID Sheets up until April 1, 2014 and still be eligible for competition. ID Sheets should also be submitted for any equines as soon as aquired for use in 4-H throughout the year. If a member's only project horse is lost or becomes unsound after April 1st he/she can submit a horse ID form for a replacement equine along with a written explanation and request to the County 4-H Horse Council. Restrictions for competition and/or premiums/ribbons may apply. Lincoln Co. Horse Members should refer to the Li. Co. 4-H Horse Policy
Were Due April 1, 2014 to:
Assumption of Risk Form PDF
OR use Risk Form on other side of Commitment Form
A longer Participant Health form which may be required for some events (camps/overnights) is available from the Extension Office.
Leaders should keep completed forms in a secure traveling file to take to events.
Phone # or Address for a 4-H Program Contact?
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