4-H Horse News
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The next meeting will be
April 7, 2014 - 6:30 pm
At the Lincoln Co. Fairgrounds - Main Building
All Lincoln - Adams Co 4-H Horse Project Leaders & Teen Leaders welcome.
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
Lincoln-Adams 4-H Horse Project Enrollment
Club Group and Family 4-H Leaders received enrollment packets with member re-enrollment forms, revised new member enrollment forms, Horse ID Forms and Commitment/Risk Forms in October. Forms for the new 4-H year are also available HERE.
Please do NOT use old forms in case there are changes!
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 12/31/13) from:
14 4-H Tack Swap Consignment Day
15 4-H Tack Swap Sale Day
26 WRH Field Trip, WA Cattlemen Bull Sale, Eltopia WA
29 Working Ranch Horse Recognition Night, 4:00 - 10:00 p.m.
5 Working Ranch Horse:Horsemanship #1, Busy Bee Ranch
19 WRH Spring Calving, 3H Cattle Company Davenport, WA 10:00a.m.
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
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 27||4-H Horse Jumping Pre-Qualifier, Busy Bee Ranch|
|-||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|
|-||July 25-27||Working Ranch Horse Teen Camp|
|-||Aug. 7-10||Working Ranch Horse Camp|
|-||Aug. 21-23||Lincoln County Fair|
|-||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|
Group or Family leaders should send forms for members to:
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
Due ASAP - no later than April 1, 2014
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.
Phone # or Address for a 4-H Program Contact?
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State 4-H Horseleaders Yahoo Group & List-serve
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