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Important Information

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

 Required Forms:

Horseless Horse Project Description

Project Resources

Colorado State 4-H Horse Rule Book

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:

*If you are interested in leveling up, please contact your project or club leader for more information.

Horse Events

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 2024
April 4 – Horse Safety 101 and Arapahoe County Project Info Night
May 1 – Horse ID Deadline through 4HOnline
May 11 – Horse Judging and Hippology Contest
May 19 – Showmanship and Horsemanship Clinic
June 1 – Arapahoe County 4-H and Open Horse Show
June 16 – Summer Fun 4-H/Open Horse Show
July 18 – County Fair Written Test
July 20 – County Fair Horse Show
TBD – Fall Fun 4-H/Open Horse Show

Arapahoe County Fair 2023 4-H Horse Show Scores
Walk/Trot Score Cards
Novice Score Cards
Intermediate Score Cards
Senior Score Cards

Arapahoe County Fair 2023 4-H Horse Show Results
Walk/Trot Results
Novice Results
Intermediate Results
Senior Results
Super Horse Results

2024 Ride Meetings-first and third Thursday starting in April

  • April 18
  • May 2
  • May 16
  • June 6
  • June 20

2024 Open Arena Ride Nights-second and fourth Thursday starting in April

  • April 11
  • April 25
  • May 9
  • May 23
  • May 30
  • June 27