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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • Oct 30

    OPEN YOUTH/ADULT HALLOWEEN HORSE SHOW

    October 30, 2021 9:00AM – 5:00PM Gates open at 7:00 a.m.. Show starts at 9:00 a.m. Oceana County Fairgrounds, 1025 S. State Street, Hart, MI 49420

    Halloween Open Youth/Adult Horse Show

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Taylor Fabus

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 4-H Sportsmanship Activity: Sportsmanship - What is it?

    Published on March 29, 2017
    4-H Sportsmanship Activity: Sportsmanship - What is it?

  • 4-H Sportsmanship Activity: Sportsmanship Role Play

    Published on March 29, 2017
    4-H Sportsmanship Activity: Sportsmanship Role Play

  • 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.