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4-H clover Carver County Horse Project


Horse clinics

Improve your skills. All clinics held at Carver County Fairgrounds, Waconia. Enter the west gate by the arena.

Game clinic

  • Beginner and Advanced. Wednesdays, June 7, 14, 21 with June 28 as a rain make up date.
  • Time: Beginner 5-6:30 p.m., advanced 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Clinician: Mary Reynolds
  • Cost: $60, maximum of $100 per family per clinic

Pleasure clinic

  • Pleasure clinic-Mondays, July 10, 17, 24 with July 31 as a rain make up date.
  • Time: Beginner 6-7:30 p.m. and Advanced 7:30-9:00p.m. 
  • Clinician: Karen Clark
  • Cost: $60, maximum of $100 per family per clinic

Register by May 15 for Games and June 15 for Pleasure in 4Honline under events Carver County Horse Clinics. Pick your clinic. Directions for registering for an event in 4HOnline.

Practice Nights

Practice nights are open to all 4-H Horse Project Members to improve their skills.  It is your responsibility to ensure that there are 2 screened volunteers present before riding. 

All youth must follow the MN 4H Horse Project rule book, including the helmet policy.  Cloverbuds must follow the MN 4-H Cloverbud Animal Policy.


  • All youth need to be enrolled in 4-H and the project. 
  • *Walk/Trot times will be established each night by adult volunteer* 
  • At the discretion of the screened volunteers, permission may be granted for games practice, on designated pleasure nights ONLY IF there are NO pleasure riders present

LOCATION: Carver County Fairground Arena, 501 W 3rd St, Waconia, MN  55387

DATES: May 31, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 12, 18, 25, Aug 1

TIME: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

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