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.

Latest News

Competitors Meet the Challenge of the State 4-H Competitive Trail Ride
Sep 28, 2017
The 2017 PA 4-H State Competitive Trail Ride, the Richard C. Ely Memorial Ride, was held on September 22-23, 2017, in Rothrock State Forest.
2017 Pennsylvania State 4-H Junior Horse Championship Show
Jul 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
Apr 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
Mar 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
Jan 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!

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