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4-H Horse Program

The Pennsylvania 4-H Horse Program promotes knowledge of horsemanship and responsible, ethical equine use, care, and management.

Youth who participate in 4-H horse programs develop life skills that include leadership, responsibility, sportsmanship, teamwork, community service, a positive attitude, and a sense of self worth.

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2017 Pennsylvania State 4-H Junior Horse Championship Show
July 25, 2017
The 4th annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Junior Horse Championship Show was held July 22-23, 2017 at the Centre County Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania. More than 150 4-H members from across Pennsylvania exhibited horses in performance and in hand classes, totaling over 500 entries for the weekend.
Pennsylvania 4-H Horse Program Member Receives National Award
April 24, 2017
The PA 4-H Horse Program congratulates Madeline McEachin on being selected as the American Youth Horse Council’s 2017 Student Leader of the Year.
Powering Up - 2017 Team Horse Power Annual Meeting and New Member Training
March 29, 2017
The 2017 PA 4-H Team Horse Power Annual Meeting and New Member Training, convened at Krislund Conference Center on March 10. The returning members were on hand to greet the new applicants.
PA 4-H Horse Program's Miniature Horse Jumping featured in Farm Show Magazine
January 18, 2017
Congratulations to Extension Associate Lew Trumble and 4-Her Emilee Klingler for being featured in Farm Show magazine! Great article about the 4-H Horse Program's miniature horse jumping class!
Outstanding Member winner, Laura Dietrich(second from left) receiving her tack trunk generously donated by C & M Pine Products
2016 Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show
December 13, 2016
The 57th annual Pennsylvania State 4-H Horse Show was held October 28-30 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. More than 800 youth from over 60 counties participated in 73 performance classes throughout the weekend. There were over 1600 entries shown by youth who qualified for the show.