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The New Jersey State 4‑H Championship Horse Show is held in August of each year and 4‑H’ers in grades 5 through 13 of the current 4‑H year are eligible to compete. Qualifying shows are held on the county level in the spring and early summer, and the top-rated competitors in each class represent the county...
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The 4‑H Horse Judging Project provides youth with a wonderful opportunity to develop and/or improve their ability to envision the ideal horse and acknowledge undesirable characteristics associated with judging horses. This project also provides 4‑H’ers with the opportunity to excel and be recognized for skills (such as verbal communication and deductive reasoning) which are not...
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The New Jersey 4‑H Hippology Project is a unique and challenging aspect of the 4‑H Horse Program. This educational project allows 4‑H’ers to demonstrate the skills and knowledge they have acquired in the Horse Bowl and Horse Judging Projects as well as their competency in practical horse management. The State Competition uses four different phases...
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The New Jersey 4‑H Equine Presentations Project is a project area that is beneficial to the total 4‑H Horse Program. By learning to give presentations and demonstrations, 4‑H’ers gain self-confidence and speaking abilities that are valuable in life situations such as school, the workplace and the community. Participation in the Equine Presentation Project helps youth...
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Horse Bowl is an educational project, in which 4-H’ers learn many aspects of the horse and how to work as a team member. Participants enhance their study skills by using selected reference materials. Topics include equine anatomy, conformation, feed and nutrition, evolution, breed characteristics, reproduction, horse management, way-of-going, tack and equipment, styles of riding and...
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The New Jersey 4‑H Model Horse Project is an educational program, entailing the collecting, photographing and showing of model horses. This sincere hobby inspires 4‑H’ers to pursue perfection, authenticity and artistry. The “world of the model horse show” involves a vast equine knowledge and skill to reproduce the realism needed to portray the image of...
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The New Jersey 4‑H Model Horse Project is an educational program, entailing the collecting, photographing and showing of model horses. This sincere hobby inspires 4‑H’ers to pursue perfection, authenticity, and artistry. The “world of the model horse show” involves a vast equine knowledge and skill to reproduce the realism needed to portray the image of...
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