Published on June 8, 2020
Taking effective steps to improve air quality requires planning and knowledge of the barn’s normal daytime and nighttime temperatures, availability of electrical outlets for fans, and knowledge of prevailing winds.
Published on September 17, 2019
This 4-H snapshot sheet covers what 4-H’ers can learn from a 4-H horse and pony project, ways to get involved and resources for learning more.
Published on September 12, 2017
A supplement to 4-H Equine Welfare Assessment, this document provides sample scenarios that allow teams or individuals to test their equine welfare knowledge, or prepare for an equine welfare judging competition.
Published on July 17, 2017
The following sign can be used to help visitors to animal barns and exhibits practice good hygiene and biosecurity by washing their hands after visiting.
Published on April 24, 2017
With a goal of ensuring every Michigan child is prepared with the knowledge, tools and skills to lead a healthy and productive life, MSU Extension’s children and youth programming uses the experiential learning model through which children learn best.
Published on March 29, 2017
Good sportsmanship is a critical skill for youth. Competitive events and activities provide a great opportunity for youth to learn how to be fair, respectful and gracious -- whether they win or lose.
4-H Proud Equestrians Program (PEP)
Riders with disabilities and the volunteers who work with them can gain great satisfaction through this therapeutic horseback riding program. With the help of trained and caring volunteers, riders can improve balance, coordination, posture and muscle tone. Horseback riding also increases self-esteem, self-confidence, discipline and social growth. But more importantly, riding is fun!
This program is currently not active, but check back for future updates.