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Wyoming 4-H

Horse Camp 2018

4-H Horse Camp is open to all Wyoming 4-H Club Members, Parents, 4-H Leaders, and Wyoming Extension Personnel. The educational programs presented at Horse Camp are designed to provide practical, hands-on training.  The major emphasis of the camp is to improve safe riding and handling skills.

2018 Horse Camp will be held June 15th - 17th on the Wyoming State Fairgrounds in Douglas, WY.  Registration is limited to 80 youth participants and is filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

2018 Registration - due before 5:00 pm 06/08/2018

Instructor Application - due before 5:00 pm 05/25/2018

In an effort to promote a safer, more educational environment for our youth, riding will be limited to youth and instructors only.

All adults staying in the dorms must be successfully screened through the Wyoming 4-H Volunteer Screening Process. Screening information, details, and forms are available from your local County Extension 4-H Educator.

Camp Objectives

All of the activities and presentations are designed to help accomplish the following:

  • For the participants to enjoy themselves and have fun
  • For the participants to learn and understand horse safety
  • For the participants to enhance their horsemanship abilities
  • To improve basic horse knowledge through skill-a-thons
  • To improve the skills of 4-H Members in areas such as basic seat & balance, control, turn on haunches, forehand, reining, showmanship, ranch riding, elements of English and more.

Camp Information

Information Packet- check back in late May for the 2018 packet.

Tentative Schedule -

  • Thursday 06/14/18 - early check in available (time to be determined)
  • Friday 06/15/18 - check in from 7:30 am; program starts at 9:00 am
  • Saturday 06/16/18 - program starts at 8:00 am
  • Sunday 06/17/18 - program starts at 8:00 am for a half day practice show

2018 Shirt Design - check back in late May 2018

Wyoming State Fairgrounds Map

Traveling across county and state lines with horses

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