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State 4-H Horse Judging Contest

The 4-H Horse Judging Contest provides youth an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of equine-related subject matter, including structure and movement, in a competitive setting. This contest will provide an educational experience for all participants. 

The two days prior to the contest, the KSU Horse Judging Team will be hosting a beginner and advanced Horse Judging Educational Camp for youth. For more information regarding their registration click here. It will be released soon. 

2022 Results: 

2022 State 4-H Horse Judging Rules

What: 2022 Kansas State 4-H Judging Contest

  • Cost: $15 per contestant, includes lunch
  • Additional lunches for coaches are $10

When: June 9, 2022

  • Check in: 8:00 AM
  • Contest Begins: 9:00 AM

Where: Manhattan, CiCo Park

Who: The contest awards are available to all Kansas 4-H members 9-18.

  • Out-of-state, and non 4-H Horse Judging Camp attendees are welcome to participate in the contest for practice, but they will not be eligible for 4-H awards. Please select practice contest during camp registration. 

Registration: April 12th 

Registration Deadline: May 13 11:59 PM

Previous Results: 2021 Horse Judging Results


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