Bulletin / Updates

4-H Horse Program Updates: 


Sydney Waldrop

Ella Cable,

Kyra Pantos

Sophie Teets

Willow Billings

Madison Dalton

Audrey Ann Mosby,

Alexis Musselman

Victoria Klapper

Jessica Bailey

Mattie DeBord

Kaili Minary

Lina Prillaman

Audrey Allen

Jordan Muniz

Aby Fioramonti

Isabelle Young

Amaya Crabbe

Madison Sexton

Morgan Krens



Classics Dressage.pdf
2022 Classics Report V3.pdf

Horse Arrival Check-in Procedure - see checkin page

CLASS 221 /222 Junior & Senior Jumpers Order of Go

221_222 Jr Sr Jumpers OOG.pdf


Ranch Horsemanship Classic.pdf

09/08/22 16:15

Updated Int OF Classes.pdf

News posted prior to State Show Entry Deadline July 18: 

Please see this video for more information on the state show and the entry process.


It is highly recommended that you use the FairEntry Worksheet found in the rulebook before you begin your entries.



See below for scholarships, other entry forms and nominations with due dates:

·  Alumni Showmanship Form - due at show

·  Art Entry Form - due at show, Sept. 8

·  Cloverbud Camp Entry Form - due July 18

·  Connie Collier Scholarship App and Reference Form - due July 18

·  District Challenge (Hippology, Horse Judging, Horse Bowl) - enter at show

·  Drill Team Entry Form - due July 18

·  Hall of Fame Nomination form - due July 18

·  Health History Form - due July 18 (if updated, bring to show office)

·  Horse Show Hero Information & Sponsor Form and Excel Summary Form - due July 18 (may continue to fundraise after date)

·  Jumper Qualifying Entry Form - due July 18

·  Leg Up Nomination Form - due July 18

·  Orientation Report Form - due July1 18

·  Photography Entry Form - due at show, Sept. 8

·  Portfolio Entry Form - due July 18

·  Record Book Entry Form - due July 18

·  Senior Stampede Entry Form - due July 18

·  Trail Qualifying Entry Form - due July 18

State Show 2022 Rulebook Updates – please read the attached below for details.

Primary Division entry fee is $200 per horse/competitor, and $20 cross division class entry fees. Entries will be submitted using the FairEntry system. Some classes may be capped.

Entry Deadline July 18 and scratch deadline August 22.

Please note that the VA Horse Center rates have changed significantly, and some rings that have typically been open in the past will be locked but the (tentative) schedule (attached) includes notes to schooling rings open. Stall rates have also increased. We continue to ask for your support using the Horse Show Hero program to help us fundraise for the show costs! More info on this will be forthcoming.

Horsemanship Skill dates are populating on the calendar. Please let your District Horse Councils know of your need.

District Qualifying Shows and Clinics are populating on the calendar. Plan for your show date today.

Those doing JUMPERS at the State Show need to pre-qualify for that class each year by attending a Jumper show. Use this form and plan your show date now. Form is due by July 18. Plan your show date today!

Those doing TRAIL at the State Show need to pre-qualify for that class by either having same horse/rider combo participate in Trail at State in the past or by completing a trail class this year. Use this form and plan your show date now. Form is due by July 18. Plan your show date today!

Freestyle Drill Team at the State Show – pull your team together today and inquire with your District Horse Council about the Qualifying process.


22 Rulebook Changes final.pdf


Congratulations to Hannah McDonald

2021 Virginia 4-H Horse Program Volunteer of the Year! We are so very grateful for all that she does for 4-H! Help us inundate her with GRATITUDE for her tireless efforts! Hannah is a major contributor to the success of the State Show, State Horse Judging Team, EquiSmartz, the Horse Councils, District Qualifying Horse Show, Horsemanship Skills, and her local club support, and much more! Read here about all of her many, many contributions this year! We are so blessed to have her support and leadership in Virginia! THANK YOU HANNAH!!  Join us at EquiSmartz where we will recognize her service to 4-H!  https://ext.vt.edu/.../awards/2022/2021%20announcement.pdf