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4-H clover Kandiyohi County 4-H Horse Riding Lessons June 3 - July 24, 2024

Lessons are being offered at the Kandiyohi County fairgrounds June 3 - July 24
(907 7th Street NW, Willmar MN 56201) 

Please read carefully! 

  • Remember, in order to participate with your horse you MUST submit your negative COGGINS test online per instructions sent by the 4-H office. 
  • Everyone MUST wear boots and jeans! 
  • Helmets are REQUIRED! *State Policy in 2007: Every person that rides MUST wear an ASTM/SEI approved helmet or you will NOT be allowed to ride!


There is an annual lesson fee of $60 per member or $120 maximum per family. This fee MUST be paid by June 3rd. After June 3rd there will be an additional flat late fee of $60.


Classes are split between Beginners and Advanced EXCEPT Games which begins at 6:30 pm for everyone.

6:30-7:45 pm Beginners (1st and 2nd year members only)

7:45-9:00 pm Advanced (3+ year members)

**A parent or designated adult should be present in case of an emergency. **

Lessons are at the fairgrounds on the following dates:

  • Monday, June 3 Western Pleasure

  • Monday, June 10 Showmanship

  • Wednesday, June 12 Games

  • Monday, June 17 English Pleasure**

  • Wednesday June 19 Games

  • Monday, June 24 Ranch Pleasure

  • Monday July 1 Trail

  • Wednesday, July 3  6 PM Aim Night-Egg & Spoon, Trail

  • Monday, July 8 English Equitation**

  • Monday, July 15 Western Horsemanship-Patterns

  • Wednesday, July 17 Games

  • Monday, July 22  Focusing on a Successful Fair -- All members should attend. 
    Required Parent Meeting-6:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday, July 24 Training Program Test Out

**If a member has been in 4-H 3+ years but riding English for the first time they need to ride with the beginners.


Payment Information:

  • Payments should be mailed to: Kandiyohi County Extension Office, 2200 23rd St NE, Suite 2025, Willmar, MN 56201. 

  • Payments will NOT be accepted during lessons.

  • Call the Extension office at 320-231-7890 if you would like to pay by debit/credit card. 

  • Scholarships may be available - contact Kylee Sherod for more information.

Registration Link:  https://Kandiyohi4-Hhorseridinglessons.4honline.com

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