Resources

Additional Resources

  • 4-H Science Blast Activities

    Published on December 1, 2015
    The ready-to-use lesson plans are designed to help leaders teach youth participants important science concepts and include complete instructions for two experiments.

  • Michigan 4-H Member's Personal Portfolio (4H1192)

    Published on November 9, 2015
    The Michigan 4-H Member's Personal Portfolio is designed to help 4-H members keep track of all of the things they have done and learned in 4-H over the course of their 4-H careers.

  • Michigan 4-H Animal Treatment Record Sheet

    Published on August 28, 2015
    Michigan 4-H'ers and other animal caretakers can use the Michigan 4-H Animal Treatment Record Sheet to record information about the animal's treatment history.

  • Animal Care and Well-Being

    Published on April 29, 2015
    Provide answers to commonly asked questions youth may encounter about animals during a show or exhibition.

  • Be Healthy at the Fair Sign

    Published on April 29, 2015
    The "Be Healthy at the Fair" sign may be used to help promote healthy behaviors at fairs and exhibitions.

  • Stable Record Card (4H1073)

    Published on March 31, 2015
    This interactive card is designed to be used with the Horse and Pony Project Record Book to keep records in the stable and with the totals carried forward to the project record book.

  • Using Learning Style Preferences to Teach More Effective Riding Lessons

    Published on March 31, 2015
    This bulletin is designed to help volunteer 4-H horse volunteer leaders both in communicating with a rider who is having challenges and in improving all of their group members’ skills by considering something called “learning style differences”.

  • Sportsmanship and Competitive Event Resources

    Published on March 30, 2015
    Exhibiting good sportsmanship is not just for youth 4-H members – it applies to everyone involved, including volunteers, parents, leaders and others.

  • Michigan 4-H Proud Equestrians Program CD-ROM (4H1607)

    Published on March 30, 2015
    This guide covers developing and supporting a 4-H Proud Equestrians Program (PEP). It discusses how people with disabilities can learn and practice riding and horsemanship skills with a certified therapeutic riding instructor. (CD, 2005)

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.