Youth and Horses

Iowa 4-H and Youth Horse and Pony

Iowa 4-H and Youth Horse and Pony

Horse and Pony is an exciting 4-H project area because you can participate in whether you own a horse or not! Discover all the aspects about raising and riding horses.

  • Appreciate riding as recreation
  • Learn horsemanship skills and understand breeding, training, and raising of horses as a business
  • Acquire skills in horse management by owning and being responsible for an animal
Preparing for Hippology

Preparing for Hippology

The word "hippology" means "study of the horse" - so it's a very broad content area. Hippology is PRACTICAL knowledge for the most part.  Horse Bowl questions, 4H horse books, other horse books, etc. are very helpful

Measurement Procedure for Horses and Ponies
4H Horse and Pony ID

4H Horse and Pony ID

Description on how to ID your horse or pony for Iowa 4-H horse activities

Equine Education Network

Equine Education Network

The Equine Education Network is designed to help you with the task of finding the "right" college and equine program for you.

Equine programs, degrees, and options are as unique and diverse as breeds of horses. The Equine Education Network puts this information at your fingertips by providing direct links to the equine programs that are offered by colleges and universities across the country.

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