Henderson County

4-H Horse Program

The 4-H Horse Program in Kentucky is designed to reach youth that has a passion for horses, whether they own one or not.  The program offers a variety of areas that the 4-Hers can be involved, learn valuable skills, and make friends for life. 

To participate in state-level 4-H events you must be a member of your county 4-H Horse club and complete 6 hours of education through the club's certified volunteer leader.


Online Educational Programs

Horse Discovery- The Horse Discovery site has the resources you need to complete this short course about horses. There are eight sections in the course: Breeds, Forages, Bits, Equipment, Parasites, Horseshoes, Horse Selection, Materials.

AFS 4-H Youth Horse - UK CAFE Animal Science 4-H Horse Page.

Horse Judging Basics

Virtual Tour of the Kentucky Horse Park

Horse Work Book


Click on the image below for some online resources recommended by 

Dr. Fernanda Camargo, DVM, Ph.D.

Extension Horse Specialist