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Horse Show Resources

4-H members are able to exhibit their riding skills at local and state 4-H Horse Shows.


State Show

       August 2-4

    2019 State Horse Show Entry Book

     Pattern book coming soon

**New this year Eastern States is requiring all equines entering the grounds to have a Health Certificate dated within 30 days and proof of vaccination for EHV-1.**

Regional 4-H Horse Show

    Scheduled for July 5-7.

    2019 Regional Horse Show Entry Book

    Regional Horse Show Ad Form

    Regional Horse Show Scholarship

Big E


County Level Horse Shows

    May 5, Norfolk County 4-H Horse Show, Canton Equestrian Center

    June 29, Franklin County 4-H Horse Show, Apple Creek Farm, 850 Old Wendell Rd., Northfield, MA  

                Franklin County 4-H Horse Show


    Check back for dates for 2019 4-H Fitting and Showmanship Judges Clinics


Massachusetts 4-H Horse Program Policies and Forms

All volunteers running 4-H horse shows must comply with 4-H policy and procedures. 

New England 4-H Rulebook-updated 2018

MA Addendum to NE Rulebook-updated 2019

NE 4-H Bit Rules and Guidelines

Policy for Offering 4-H Classes at Open Horse Shows

Release Statement for 4-H Horse Shows

Horse Program Insurance Requirements

Horse Verification Form
     Starting in 2017-2018 required for Big E Horse Show participation only
     Must be filed in county office by April 1

Horse Show Stewards Report
     Must be filled out after every 4-H Horse and filed with Meagan Welch, State 4-H Equine Coordinator


New England 4-H Judges list 2018

Horse Show Planning Guide

4-H Fitting and Showmanship Manual

Biosecurity for Horses

4-H Fair and Animal Show Safety Guidelines