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County Horsebowl Questions Due January 1, 2015 popular

Every county that wishes to have a team to compete in the 2015 NC State and District 4-H Horse Bowl Contests will need to submit 40 questions to EHH (llstroud@ncsu.edu) via the Excel template. MORE »

2015 NC 4-H Horse Program Enrollment Form popular

The 2015 version of the 2015 Program Enrollment Form is now available.  The 2015 form is a typeable PDF, so you can click in the boxes and type in your information. Please note that MORE »

Equine Health Symposium

The NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting an Equine Health Symposium February 28-March 1, 2015. The Symposium will feature hot topics in Equine Medicine, for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary students. There will be formal lectures, MORE »

Davie County 4-H'er, MaeLena Apperson

2014 NC 4-H Horse Program Scholarship Winner

Davie County 4-H’er, MaeLena Apperson, is one of the two winners of the 2014 NC 4-H Horse Program Scholarship.  MaeLena is currently majoring in Animal Science at Texas A & M University and MORE »

Anna Ahlers shows One Bold Invitation in the Sr. Hunter Division. Photo by Hannah Sather.

State 4-H Horse Show Results

The North Carolina State 4-H Horse Show took place July 9-13 in Raleigh.  Over 300 exhibitors showed in 125 classes. To see class results, click here . Divisional Champions & Reserve Champions are as MORE »

Peyton Carrington & My Friend Casper place in the top ten of Pony Working Hunter. Photo by Hannah Sather.

NC 4-H’ers Named Southern Regional Champions

The NC Delegation had an extremely successful show during the recent Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships that were held in Raleigh.  NC 4-H’ers placed in several classes at the show and many were MORE »

2014 AQHYA World Champion Horse Judging Team
L to R: Debbie Campbell, Harlie Cope, Laura Dickerson, Bradley Kay, MaeLena Apperson, Robin Lynn

NC Youth Win World Titles

North Carolina claimed back to back Horse Judging Titles at the 2014 AQHYA World Show Horse Judging Contest in Oklahoma City. Laura Dickerson (Chatham County), Harlie Cope (Catawba County), MaeLena Apperson (Davie County) MORE »

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Open Horse Show Judges’ Certification Clinic

The Open Horse Show Judges’ Certification Clinic will be held November 22-23, 2014. The clinic will be held on NC State’s  Campus in Riddick Hall Room 301.  Registration forms, maps and hotel information MORE »

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Introductory Horse Judging Short Course

The Introductory Horse Judging Short Course will be held October 25-26, 2014.  The event will take place in Riddick Hall Room 301 on NC State’s Campus. The Red Roof Inn Raleigh (NCSU & Convention Center) Room MORE »

Reading the Feed Tag

Feeding horses is both a science and an art.  The science is found in the analysis of forage samples and the formulation of balanced concentrates (grain mixes).  The art of feeding horses is MORE »