Equine Science Horse Show Prep Clinics

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Horse with a rider in a ring

Currituck County 4-H will be hosting a series of equine science classes and horse show prep clinics from October through December.

Equine Science Series for youth ages 8 to18 who want to learn more about horses or explore a career in the horse industry. These interactive educational sessions will provide participants the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and skills on every aspect of the horse industry. We will explore the horse from the inside out and learn about the industry itself with particular emphasis on career opportunities. We will also highlight all of the opportunities available in the NC 4-H Equine Science Program. These classes will be a great opportunity for youth interested in competing in the NC 4-H Horse Bowl and Horse Judging 2024 competitions. 

Equine Science Classes

October 27th:  Basic Care, Feed and Nutrition  

November 17th:  Exploring the Horse’s Gut  

December 15th:  Leg, Ligaments and Suspensory/hoofs 

All Equine Science Classes will be held at the

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck Extension Center
120 Community Way
Barco NC 27917
from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Register for equine science classes

Horse Show Prep Clinics Currituck County 4-H will host two clinics to help youth and adults prepare for any upcoming horse shows. The clinics offered will provide instruction in all western and hunter events and participants will rotate through small group classes focused on a specific topic. Registered participants will also have the opportunity to identify specific areas for which they would like to have help on the class agenda. Participants will have the option to bring their own horse or just audit the clinics. Clinic dates are November 11 and December 16, 10 a.m. -1 p.m. rain or shine inside the covered arena. All horses must have a negative coggins dated within 12 months. Clinics will be held at the Currituck County Rural Center 184 Milburn.Sawyer Rd , Powells Point NC 27966. To register for horse show clinics

 Registration in 4-H online is required for all youth

If you have questions about the registration process, or if you need accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Tom Harrell at 252-232-2262 or email tpharrel@ncsu.edu no later than five business days before the event.