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4-H clover 4-H Horse Winter Round Up

Winter Round Up is an exciting three-day, two-night conference of adult and youth leadership and 4-H horse project learning. It's for youth in sixth grade or older who are interested in horses. Parents and adult 4-H volunteers are also welcome. 

Winter Round Up includes speakers, educational workshops and many hands-on activities.

In addition to gaining useful information and participating in activities, there are opportunities to share information, network with other horse project leaders and youth, make new friends and have fun! This conference is geared towards 4-H'ers in sixth grade and above, as well as adult horse project leaders.

Save the date: 2024 Winter Round Up

The 2024 Winter Round Up will be held Jan. 19-21, 2024, at the Young Life Castaway Club in Detroit Lakes.

The 2023 Winter Round Up included:

  • Daily youth leadership tips 
  • Sessions specialized for adult volunteers 
  • Southeast Minnesota location 
  • Outdoor team-building adventures

The 2023 keynote speakers:

  • Matthew Saterbak - Equine entrepreneur whose roots are in 4-H 
    How did 4-H help Matthew Saterbak become a successful judge? How did it aid him in creating Equiscribe, a comprehensive horse show pattern-scoring app? Equiscribe changed the horse show industry by enforcing a measurable and objective approach to judging. Come and be inspired by all things 4-H, equine and entrepreneurial.
  • Jennifer Skuza, associate dean and state 4-H director
  • Katie Lindahl, barrel horse breeder - From futurities to rodeo: What is it all about?
    NFR qualifying horse owner Katie Lindahl will inspire an interest in Rauschenberg young horses, discuss life after futurities and share aspects of rodeo. Katie will close out the conference by encouraging you to think beyond 4-H.



For participants



Amy DeGroot, adegroot@umn.edu for questions about fees or deadlines

Renee Kostick, hinkx001@umn.edu for program information

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