June 14-20, 2015
Improve your horsemanship skills while having fun with other 4-H’ers. A highly qualified camp staff will introduce the beginning rider to the basics of horsemanship while advanced riders can learn new and better horsemanship skills and showing techniques.
Special features of the camp include educational lectures, riding lessons, showmanship, judging contests, trail rides and training demonstrations. Instruction will be given in hunt seat, western and gaming styles, with additional instruction in dressage, non-trotting or eventing if enough interest exists. Campers must supply his/her own horse, equipment, feed, and transportation. The camp will provide sawdust for the stalls.
Campers must complete and submit the Application form below before completing the camp registration form on the Millstone website. Once the application has been received and accepted, a link to the Millstone site will be provided so additional registration and deposit information can be completed.
The North Carolina 4-H Horsemanship Camp is held in June of each year at Millstone 4-H Camp. This rustic camp is located in Richmond County near the town of Ellerbe.
2015 Camp Costs
Registration Fee – $420 (includes $50 deposit) - Camp Application Form
Once the registration form has been completed and submitted, a link will be provided so that the $50 non-refundable deposit can be paid. Incomplete applications will not be processed.
Listed below is the link to the 4-H Horsemanship Camp Manual. Please consult this document for additional information and bring a copy to Camp!
4-H Horsemanship Camp Applications (all typeable PDFs)
- Camper Application
- Junior Leader Application *New for 2015!- Junior Leaders will have the opportunity to participate in the LIT (Leader in Training Program) with the Millstone 4-H Camp Staff.
- Adult Volunteer Application
4-H Horsemanship Camp Additional Required Forms
The following forms MUST be filled out and sent in by June 1, 2015:
- 4-H Enrollment Form
- NC Department of 4-H Youth Development Health History and Custody Release
- 4-H Medical Information and Informed Consent (Must be Notarized)
- 4-H Code of Conduct Form
- Horse Health Record Form
ALL horses are required to have a Negative Coggins Test for EIA dated April 1st, 2015 or later. No exceptions will be made!
Please direct all equine related questions to:
Extension Horse Husbandry
North Carolina State University, Box 7621
Raleigh, N.C. 27695