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Wyoming 4-H Youth Development Program|University of Wyoming Extension

Wyoming 4-H State Horse Camp

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.

Horse Camp will be held June 16-19, 2016 at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds in Douglas, WY.  Registration is limited to 80 participants and is filled on a first-come, first-served basis. 2016 Registration available April 15 through May 27. 
In an effort to promote a safer, more educational environment for our youth, riding will be limited to youth and instructors only.

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 saddling,bridling, basic seat, balance, control turn on haunches, forehand, collection, and lateral flexion.

Camp Information

Camp Informational Packet
Tentative Schedule
Registration- registration for the 2016 Horse Camp is now closed 

       **A health form must be on file with 4-H Online in order to participate. Please be sure to complete or update this form once you have registered.** 

Wyoming State Fairgrounds Map

Traveling across county and state lines with horses

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