MI 4-H Hippology Contest

March 18, 2023 8:00AM - 5:00PM


The term "hippology" comes from the Greek "hippo,” meaning horse, and "ology,” meaning "the study of.” Participants will be able to demonstrate their experience and knowledge gained in horse judging, quiz bowl, speeches and practical horse management. Phases of the contest include a written exam, identification of items shown on slides, placing and/or identification of feedstuffs or feed tags, judging, identification stations, and team problems. There are opportunities for the top two senior hippology teams to go on to compete at the National 4-H level.