Horse Judging Short Course

October 29-30, 2016

2015 Schedule

NCSU Main Campus
Raleigh, NC 27695

Man riding horse

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This short course is designed for individuals with limited horse show judging experience, coaches of youth judging teams, FFA instructors and all individuals interested in becoming judges or in attending the Open Horse Show Judge’s Certification Clinic. Emphasis will be placed on teaching the judging systems appropriate for judging various classes in the western, hunt seat, saddleseat and non- trotting divisions. Participants will have a unique opportunity to interact one-on-one with experts to improve their judging expertise while learning the judging techniques taught at North Carolina State University, whose 4-H teams have earned numerous national and world judging contest championships. Participants will receive a judging manual and judge a variety of classes on videotape.  Participants will also receive in-depth instruction on the judging systems specifically designed to train intercollegiate and youth judging teams and horse show judges.


FEE: The fee for the two-day clinic is $75.00. Registration must be postmarked by October 3, 2015 to avoid a $25 late fee. Registration fees are refundable if requested in writing prior to the deadline date. Substitutions for pre-registered participants will be accepted after the deadline date. LATE FEE WAIVED 10/5/2015!

Please remit a completed registration form (2016 version coming soon!) and check payable to NCSU and mail along with the form to:

Extension Horse Husbandry
Equine Short Course Series
NCSU Box 7523
Raleigh, NC 27695-7523

Phone: 919-515-5784
Fax: 919-515-8518


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