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.
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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.
Event Speaker Information
- Dr. Christine Woodford (Animal Chiropractic, Equine Acupuncture, and Magna Wave Therapy) - March 21, 9:00-11:30 am
- Equine Nutrition Seminar - March 21 1:00-2:00 pm
Hotel Information - Iowa 4-H Equine Room Block
Super 8 in Iowa Falls, $74.99/night + tax for "4-H Horse Group"
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.
- Goals/Evaluation Form - attach as directed
- Clothes/Craft/Woodworking Rules
- Creative Writing Rules
- Digital Storytelling Rules
- Drawing Rules
- Painting Rules
- Photography Rules
- Poster Rules
- Scrapbooking Rules
- Model Horse Show Rules
Team & Individual Events Rules
Team & Individual events below are on SEPARATE registration forms. Coaches should register all youth in these areas, when possible.
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
- Practice Hippology Stations
- Practice Junior and Senior Slides
- Hippology, Horse Judging & Quiz Bowl
- TX hippology resources including practice tests
- North Carolina State Extension – 4-H Hippology Resources
- University of Florida Extension – 4-H Hippology Resources
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.