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  • 4-H Horses & Ponies

    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.


  • My Horse University Horse Nutrition

    In this course you’ll learn about many aspects of horse nutrition, including anatomy, horse behavior, nutrients, nutritional requirements, feedstuffs, evaluating and balancing a ration, diseases affecting nutrition, and feeding management.

  • My Horse University Summer Horse Care 101

    The Michigan State University Extension Equine Team has put together a Summer Horse Care online course series and is offering it FREE of charge during 2020.

  • 4-H Michigan Horse Judges

    The 4-H Michigan Horse Judges course is a professional development resource for certified 4-H horse judges in Michigan. The course site includes links to recordings from past conferences and the annual exam.

  • Apr 1

    4-H Ride Across the State Challenge

    April 1, 2021 – May 14, 2021

    Join us for this all new event where you track your miles ridden on horseback for an opportunity to win prizes!

  • Feb 8

    Hippology Academy

    February 8, 2021 – March 19, 2021

    Join us for an all-new Hippology Academy!

  • May 1

    4-H Equine Communications Contest

    May 1, 2021 – May 31, 2021

    Join us beginning in April for public speaking and demonstration contests all held virtually on Facebook!

  • Apr 10

    4-H Horse Judging Contest

    April 10, 2021 9:00AM – 4:00PM Virtual

    Michigan's state-level 4-H horse judging contest!

  • Feb 16

    Virtual Horse Judging Camp

    February 16, 2021 – February 25, 2021

    An opportunity for youth and adults to prepare for competitive horse judging contests!

  • Horses and Sheriff's Posse

    Published on November 24, 2020

    Horses are a special part of many farms in America, and they are still used as part of a mounted division of many sheriff’s departments. This video explains some of the basics of horses and how they are cared for.

  • Basics of Biosecurity

    Published on September 26, 2019

    Biosecurity is the procedures used to protect humans and animals against diseases or harmful biological agents. By practicing good biosecurity protocols, you will help protect both the people and animals in which you come into contact with.

  • Dos and Don'ts: Staying Healthy Around Animals

    Published on September 26, 2019

    Just like people, animals also have the ability to spread bacteria, viruses and parasites to other animals and people. When being around animals, you can stay healthy if you remember these few, simple steps.

  • Taylor Fabus

    4-H Horse and Pony Extension Educator
    tenlenta@msu.edu
    517-353-1748

  • 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”.

  • Michigan 4-H Foundation

    Published on May 19, 2016
    Supporting Michigan 4-H Youth Development to prepare youth for meaningful and productive lives.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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.