Youth explore veterinary and animal science by engaging in horse projects that develop life skills. Activities include showing, riding, educational contests, leadership opportunities, career exploration and judging; many do not require horse ownership.

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For more information on how to get involved as a youth or volunteer, contact your county MSU Extension office or

Taylor Fabus, Educator
Phone: 517-353-1748

Department of Animal Science




  • Graphic on how to measure trail poles

    Setting a trail course for success

    Published on February 19, 2019

    A great deal of thought, skill and planning should be considered when creating and setting up a trail course at a horse show.

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