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2016 Horse Judging Course Offerings

NCSU and Extension Equine Husbandry are proud to offer two opportunities for individuals to improve and enhance their horse judging skills.  The following chart explains the two different offerings and also provides links MORE »


2016 NC State 4-H Horse Show Results

Thank you to all the youth that competed at the 2016 NC State 4-H Horse Show.  In the end, 311 horse/rider combos showed in 138 different classes.  Across the 16 divisions, there were MORE »


2016 Communications Contest Results

Congratulations to all the youth that participated in the 2016 NC 4-H Horse Program Communications Contests which were held on July 16 at NCSU, during the NC 4-H Congress.  Complete results and win MORE »


2016 NC State 4-H Horse Show Photos

Thank you to High Time Photography for serving as our official show photographer for this year’s show.  The pictures from the NC State 4-H Horse Show are now available on their website at Message MORE »


NSBA Boot Camp being held in NC

The National Snaffle Bit Association is holding a series of 3 “boot camps” across the United States and one of them is being held in Laurinburg, NC,  June 28-30, 2016. Click here for MORE »

Junior Horseman of the Year- Abby Holsomback, Granville County

2016 State Horsebowl & Hippology Results

The results for the March 5 NC State 4-H Horsebowl and Hippology Contests can be found on this page: NC 4-H Horse Program Contest Results A full set of scores was emailed to each MORE »

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Equine Disaster Preparedness

The February 24, 2016 weather forcast shows much of the state of North Carolina is under threat of severe weather, including tornadoes and thunderstorms. The NC Department of Agriculture has an page dedicated to equine MORE »

Horse Judging Manual Cover

NCSU Horse Judging Manual Sales

The NCSU Horse Judging Short Course Manual (20th edition) features 12 chapters and 298 pages of information that focus on numerous disciplines and classes. The introduction chapter covers characteristics of a successful judge, MORE »

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Candace Norman Service Award

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Candace Norman Outstanding Service Award.  Two winners, a youth and adult, will be selected.  Please consider nominating a deserving youth and/or adult that meets the MORE »

Southern Equine Consortium Newsletter

Below is a link to the first edition of the Southern Equine Consortium Newsletter. This newsletter is the result of collaborative efforts between the southeastern states and will start to be distributed on MORE »

Eligibility Card

2016 Eligibility Cards

All youth interested in showing in 4-H Qualifying Shows or the NC State 4-H Horse Show will need to complete a 2016 Eligibility Card.  There have been some changes to the eligibility card MORE »