Enrollment & Ownership
To sign-up for a 4-H project, each youth must join 4-H as a member in either a community club or an individual family club. For more information about enrolling as a member, please call the 4-H office at 303-730-1920 or visit our Join 4-H page.
Please note that 4-H animal ownership deadlines are different than enrollment deadlines for the horse project, as well as dogs, breeding beef, and poultry meat pen. All other animal projects have the same deadline date for enrollment and ownership. Animal ownership must be noted in your e-records.
4-H Horse Ownership Deadline for returning and new members: May 1st
- Animal Care and Housing Form– Required if your horse does not live on your property.
- Code of Show Ring Ethics Agreement – Members in ANY animal project must complete the Code of Show Ring Ethics Agreement.
- 4-H Lease Contract – Needed for Horse and Breeding Animals
4-H Horse Record Book Information
Horse Level Testing Information:
Please follow the link below for written test study guides, riding tests, and other levels information: https://co4h.colostate.edu/program-areas/horse-resources/levels-testing/
*If you are interested in leveling up, please contact your project or club leader for more information.
Horse Advisory Committee Meetings
Meetings of the 4-H Horse Advisory Committee in Arapahoe County are generally held on the third Monday of every month. Your input is important, and you are invited to attend. Questions? Call 303-730-1920.
4-H Horse Member Events
April 7 – Horse Safety 101 and Arapahoe County Project Info Night
May 1 – Horse ID Deadline
May 22 – Showmanship and Horsemanship Clinic
June 4 – Arapahoe County 4-H and Open Horse Show
July 21 – County Fair Written Test
July 23 – County Fair Horse Show
Arapahoe County Fair 2022 Horse Show Scores
Scores will be made available soon after the conclusion of the Arapahoe County fair.
Ride Meetings-first and third Thursday starting in April
Open Arena Ride Nights-second and fourth Thursday starting in April