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4-H clover Things you can do in 4-H with horses

Bring your horse when you participate in these activities. Horses can be leased or owned. 

Central Area 4-H Horse Camp

Horse camp is for youth in grades 3-12 and their families. The program includes: group lessons, education and fun while developing skills with your horse.

Drill Team

Learn coordination, timing, speed and synchronizing with other riders.

Horse training

Take an untrained horse through a six-step training program. 

Miniature horses

If you have a horse that is 38 inches high or less, you can show it in a regional show. Classes are offered for Cloverbud, Junior and Senior divisions in showmanship, driving, costume, liberty, hunter, jumper and in-hand obstacle trail. See the Horse Program Rule Book for all details. Contact: Sarah Kolbinger, skolbinger@gmail.com

MQHA Boot Camp

You and your horse may be interested in this three-day camp offered by the Minnesota Quarter Horse Association. (Not a 4-H event.)

Western Heritage

Put on your boots and jeans and saddle up! Take part in roping and tying, barrel racing and much more. 

Winter Round Up

A three-day gathering for youth in sixth grade or older.



Renee Kostick, hinkx001@umn.edu, 218-232-5174

Reviewed in 2020

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