NC 4-H Horse Program Newsletter

Volume 6, Issue 4 July 2020
It's Virtual Show Time!
The NC State 4-H Virtual Horse Show page has been updated with links to the two hosting platforms. You can access patterns by clicking the class names on each site. Entries open July 1 and close July 20 at midnight. Good luck to all competitors!

Contest Results
TikTok Contest

Thank you to all the youth that entered videos in the TikTok Contest. The top three winners selected via Facebook Video “likes” were:

-Averi Sievert from Franklin County
-Karsyn Logan from Burke County
-Stevie Brown from Rutherford County

Abby Holsomback, Granville Co.
Virtual Judging Contest

Congratulations to all the youth that stepped out of their comfort zone and experienced something new and different in the form of our first-ever virtual horse judging contest. We appreciate everyone’s patience as we navigated this new platform!

High Individuals:
Jr. Rookie: Bryleigh Colbert, Nash Co
Sr. Rookie: Anna Ross Carmichael, Wake Co
Jr: Hannah Mennig, Nash Co
Sr: Abby Holsomback, Granville Co

Bryleigh Colbert, Nash Co.
Hannah Mennig, Nash Co.
NC 4-H’ers Shine in Texas A & M Virtual Horse Judging Contest

Congratulations to our NC 4-H'ers that competed in the Texas A & M Virtual Horse Judging Contest! NC had 3 individuals in the top 20 out of 282 individuals that completed the contest. NC 4-H had the second place team out of 55 complete teams. High overall individual went to Abby Holsomback from Granville County! The members of the reserve champion. team were: Savannah Lindsey from Cumberland County, and Madison Rosenbaum, Raegan Shepherd, and EmmaRose Church from Johnston County. Congratulations!!!
Virtual Learning
Quarantime Recordings

Since the onset of the stay-at-home orders, we have been hosting weekly webinars on a variety of topics. If you have missed some of the meetings, links to the recordings are posted on the Quarantime Webinar Recordings page on the EEH website.

Webinars typically take place on Wednesday at 1:00. To see the current topic, view the Events at the top of the EEH website:

Learn About Showmanship

What Does Your Score Mean?

Find out about what your score means, so that you can dissect you score after the Virtual State Show!

Virtual Clinic

Dr. Leigh Ann Skurupey of North Dakota State University, goes through showmanship and what she looks for.

Finding Your Distances

Learn how to correctly maneuver your horse through a pattern and get the right distances!

Just for Fun
4-H At Home Resources

National 4-H has organized a collection of curriculum, lessons, and activities to keep youth engaged at home .

Down On The 4-H Farm

Join us for a fun virtual learning experience about animals even if you aren’t raised on a farm!

This FREE program will provide an overview of 8 different animal science categories.Youth will learn about where their food and byproducts come from.
Open to all youth. 4-H membership is NOT required. For all ages 5 to 18.

For more information, click here!
Virtual Leaders' Webinar
Join volunteers from across the Southern Region on July 16th as we explore platforms for virtual meetings, youth needs during distance learning, and more! Register here:
Endless Summer Horse Show Hosting 4-H Team Challenge Event
The NCQHA District IV Endless Summer Show will be held August 21-23 in Williamston, NC and will feature several "Non AQHA" classes for 4-H'ers that do not show Quarter Horses. There will be a 4-H Team Show Challenge where 4-H clubs can enter as many 5 person teams as they wish. Riders will receive points based on their placing. The team earning the Highest Number of Points for the entire show will be crowned champion and receive a team trophy and a cash prize for the club.
There will also be a 4-H Stall decorating contest and the winning club will receive a trophy and cash prize. See the links below for more information. If you have questions, please email David Spencer:

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