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Michigan State University Extension
21885 Dunham Road, Suite 12, Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-6440

4-H Horse Program

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Committees:

Macomb County 4-H Horse Program Committee: The Macomb County Horse Program Committee is made up of members, leaders and parents who are involved in the horse program.  There is a youth and adult executive board, with youth taking the lead at meetings and for activities. All are welcome to attend meetings.

Macomb County 4-H Horse Program Committee Meeting Dates/Minutes:

January 23, 2017 - 6:30 p.m., Camp Rotary, Ray Township
February 27, 2017 - 6:30 p.m., Camp Rotary, Ray Township
March 27, 2017 - 6:30 p.m., Camp Rotary, Ray Township
April 24, 2017 - 6:30 p.m., Camp Rotary, Ray Township
May 22, 2017 - 6:30 p.m., Camp Rotary, Ray Township
June 27, 2017 (Michigan State Meeting) - 6:30 p.m., Camp Rotary, Ray Township
September 25, 2017 - 6:30 p.m., Camp Rotary, Ray Township
October 23, 2017 - 6:30 p.m., Camp Rotary, Ray Township
January 22, 2017 - 6:30 p.m., Camp Rotary, Ray Township

 

Events:

 

  • MSUE Equine Education Spring Program
    Various locations around the state ~ April each year.  Please check with the office or through the website for dates.
    Get ready for spring with this three presentation series on equine management and care!

  • Ray's Riding Rascals' 4-H Club Annual Tack Sale: Come support Ray's Riding Rascals 4-H Club's annual tack sale fundraiser. It's held annually the first Saturday in March!

  • County Point Shows: The Macomb County 4-H Horse Program Committee hosts three point shows for saddle or light horses, one a double judge show in the spring, and three mini/draft shows.  All shows are held at Camp Rotary, part of Wolcott Mill Metro Park, located on 29 Mile Road, east of Romeo Plank

    Macomb County 4-H Horse Show Dates:
    May 26, 2018 - light horses
    June 2, 2018 - minis/drafts
    June 9, 2018 - minis/drafts
    *June 16, 2018 - light horses - CANCELLED - Click here for explanation*
    June 23, 2018 - light horses (double judge)
    June 30, 2018 - minis/drafts

    Horse Show Registration: All youth planning to participate in the county mini/draft shows must be registered with Macomb County 4-H and the Horse Program.  Horse program registration materials are due on or before May 1st.

  • State 4-H Horse Show:  Members have an opportunity to participate in the state show in the light horse program by earning points during the county point shows.

 

 

Ad Books :

2018 Ad Book Fundraiser Forms

2018 Ad Book Leader Letter
2018 Ad Book Fundraiser Information Packet - Member Copy 
2018 Ad Book Fundraiser Information Packet - Leader Copy 
2018 Ad Book Tally Sheet 
2018 Ad Book Donor Receipt

 

Forms & Patterns :

2018 Macomb County 4-H Light Horse Show Forms

2018 Macomb County 4-H Light Horse Show Bill

2018 4-H Horse Show Registration Form

 

2018 Light Horse Patterns

Saddleseat

Saddle Seat Pattern #1*

Saddle Seat Pattern #2

Saddle Seat Pattern #3

Saddle Seat Pattern #4

 

Equitation

Equitation Over Fences #1*

Equitation Over Fences #2

Equitation Over Fences #3

Equitation Over Fences #4

 

Dressage

USDF Training Level Test 2

USDF Training Level Test 3*

 

Reining

Reining Pattern #1*

Reining Pattern #2

 

Trail

2018 Draft in Hand Trail Pattern
2018 Draft Ground Driving Obstacle Pattern
2018 Trail Pattern
2018 Walk-Trot Trail Pattern

 

Western Dressage

2018 Western Dressage*

 

2018 Macomb County 4-H Mini/Draft Horse Show Forms

2018 Mini-Draft Show Bill

2018 4-H Horse Show Registration Form

 

2018 Mini/Draft Horse Patterns:

2018 Mini In-Hand Trail

2018 Mini Jumping

2018 Mini/Obstacle Driving

2018 Mini Versatility

2017 Draft In Hand Trail

2017 Draft/Obstacle/Ground Driving

    

Horse Award Forms

 

Bill Collins Award Forms:  The Bill Collins Outstanding Horsemanship Award is given to a 4-H horse project member. It is awarded yearly and is based on the nominee’s overall involvement in 4-H and the 4-H Horse Program. A 4-H member to be considered for this award should be nominated by a 4-H leader. A summary of the nominee’s activities should include both the degree of involvement in and results of participation as a member of 4-H and the 4-H Horse Program. Forms are due the 1st Monday in November.

Jane Sylvester Award Forms Each Club registered in the Macomb County Horse & Pony Project may nominate up to 3 individuals for this award. Nominees may be any 4-H member or adult volunteer in the Macomb County 4-H Horse Project. Of the 3 individuals, only one may be a member of the club making the nomination. A single page letter of support (form attached) must accompany each nomination.  Forms are due the 1st Monday in November.

Knapp Memorial 4-H Horse Leadership Award: An annual award to recognize an adult offering outstanding leadership to young people within the Michigan Horse Program. This top leader introduces newcomers to 4-H and the horse industry, mentors young horsemen, and promotes 4-H and the horse industry within the local community.  Nominations are due to the Equine specialist by July 1.

 

Resources:

 

State Equine Youth Link

Click Here for Archived Macomb Horse Information