The Extravaganza

Equine Extravaganza

Equine Extravaganza provides opportunities for all youth in grades 4 through 12 to share their knowledge of the equine industry through a variety of competitions and participatory events. Select opportunities are also open to young people in third grade. You do not need to be a member of 4-H to register.

Iowa 4-H Horse Judging Contest
Iowa 4-H Horse Judging Contest

As a part of the event, a judge's clinic is also offered. This opportunity is for adults wanting to become certified or re-certified to judge at a county or regional equine shows in Iowa.

The 2020 Extravaganza is scheduled for March 20 -22 at the Ellsworth Community College Equestrian Center in Iowa Falls.

2020 Schedule - March 20-22

Equine Extravaganza Waiver - fillable PDF
Equine Extravaganza Waiver - Word Document

Event Speaker Information

Hotel Information - Iowa 4-H Equine Room Block

Super 8 in Iowa Falls, $74.99/night + tax for "4-H Horse Group"

Horseless Horse

ALL Horseless Horse items are on the same registration form. Have all your HH entry information handy before you access the online registration entry form below. Open to youth in grades 3rd-12th. 

Registration for Horseless Horse Events & Model Horse


Team & Individual Events Rules

Team & Individual events below are on SEPARATE registration forms. Coaches should register all youth in these areas, when possible.

Individual Registration

Team Registration

4-H/Extension Hippology, Horse Judging and Quiz Bowl Resources

Informational webinars are available on Hippology, Quiz Bowl, Model Horse, and the Horseless Horse contests. The webinars provide information on each contest and examples of Hippology and Quiz Bowl.

Hippology Study Materials and Resources for Teams and Coaches

Neat Games Sites for Study Resources - On these sites, you need to make sure the questions and answers are correct.  A great way for the senior team members to double-check for the junior members.