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Ohio 4-H Youth Development

Ohio State University Extension


State 4-H Hippology Contest

Apr 6, 2024, 8:30am - 6:00pm
Friday, March 22, 2024
$40 per team
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center 2201 Fred Taylor Dr, Columbus, OH 43210
Dr. Kimberly Cole


Registration for this event must be made online by March 22nd, 2024, including payment. Cost of the event is $40. No late entries will be accepted for any reason. As this contest determines which contestants will represent Ohio at national contests, ONLY senior 4-H members are allowed to compete in the senior division to comply with national eligibility requirements. 

Event Schedule

Event Details: For youth currently enrolled in a 4-H or FFA horse project & completed the current year's EquiSTEP by the registration deadline. The primary objective of the Hippology Contest is to provide, in a friendly but competitive setting, an opportunity for youth enrolled in a 4-H horse project to demonstrate the breadth of their knowledge and understanding of equine science and husbandry, and the application of this knowledge and skill. JUNIOR TEAMS WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE A TEAM PROBLEM AND WILL RECEIVE A SCORE THAT WILL BE INCLUDED IN THEIR TOTAL TEAM SCORE. The Hippology contest will be held in conjunction with the State 4-H Horse Bowl Contest. 

Rules & Regulations

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