Additional Resources

  • Michigan 4-H Biological Sciences Project Snapshot (4H1622)

    Published on February 27, 2015
    The 4-H biological sciences project allows 4-H'ers to explore plant and animal life.

  • Michigan 4-H Proud Equestrians Program Snapshot (4H1637)

    Published on February 27, 2015
    The 4-H Proud Equestrians Program (PEP) is one of a few 4-H-based programs for riders with disabilities in the U.S. Riders include people with physical, developmental, emotional or multiple disabilities.

  • 4-H Animal Science Anywhere

    Published on February 23, 2015
    The Animal Science Anywhere lesson series is designed to help leaders engage 4-H youth in learning more about animal and veterinary science projects.

  • Zoonotic Disease

    Published on October 10, 2014
    Learn about germs that can spread between humans and animals, and how to reduce everyone’s risk of catching them

  • Ottawa County State 4-H Horse Show Application

    4-H members who desire to qualify for the State 4-H Horse Show must complete and submit the Ottawa County State 4-H Horse Show Application by May 1st. Qualification criteria and guidelines can be found in the Ottawa County 4-H Horse Project Rule Book.

  • Ottawa County 4-H Horse & Pony Notebook Requirements

    The Ottawa County 4-H Horse Committee has established the following requirements for 4-H members who are completing the 4-H Horse & Pony Notebook.

  • Ottawa County 4-H Horse & Pony Project Rules & Guidelines

    These are the official Ottawa County 4-H Horse Project Rules and Guidelines. They were developed by the Ottawa County 4-H Horse Committee; and approved by 4-H Horse Leaders and the Ottawa County 4-H Council.

  • 4-H Horse & Pony Identification & Declaration

    4-H youth who plan to participate in an Ottawa County 4-H horse show must turn in a Horse Identification & Declaration (Horse ID). 4-H members are limited to one Horse ID per member. Horse ID forms are due at the MSU Extension Ottawa County office May 1st.

  • Biosecurity - Easy as 1-2-3 Poster

    Diseases and other germs can easily spread at public fairs and events. Keep yourself and your animals at home safe by putting up this easy to read poster that includes three simple steps for biosecurity.

  • 4-H Animal Care & Well-Being Poster - Horse 4H1716

    The 4-H Animal Care and Well-Being Posters compliment the 4-H Animal Care and Well-Being Bookmarks: they provide answers to the top five commonly asked questions about animals that youth may encounter when showing at a fair or exhibition.

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.