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Are you interested in joining a King County 4-H Horse Club? 
Check out our Club page to find contact info for clubs in your area or with your interests!

The King County 4-H horse program is part of the King County 4-H Association which includes a variety of clubs in different program areas.  To find out  information about clubs in other projects or starting a new club, please contact our Extension Educator Nancy Baskett
Email: nbaskett@wsu.edu            Phone: (253) 224-2884

King County 4-H Association Newsletter
Published 9-19-2014

News and Upcoming Events
King County 4-H Horse Program Meeting
Sept Meeting Minutes                 June Meeting Minutes              May Meeting cancelled           
Next program meeting will be Oct 16, 2014, Covington Library
Youth Horse Council at 6pm, regular meeting at 7pm
Web Site Updates
As of 10-15-14
  • Calendar and Working Rancher pages updated (new sorting dates added)
  • Fall Fun Show information added!  See below and also on Performance page
Congratulations to our State Teams!
and thank you for doing a superb job representing King County
at the Washington State 4-H Fair!

State Horse Teams Results

Special shout-out to our Equine Judging teams! 
The Senior team of Tessa Pariseau, Johannah VanVleet, Kelly Schwisow, Katie Rieger and Caitlyn McFarland placed 3rd.  Tessa Pariseau was Grand Champion!  By virtue of her top placing, Tessa will travel to the Eastern National 4-H Round-up in Kentucky representing Washington State. 

A young Intermediate team placed 5th with the Top Oral Reasons score awarded to Shea Bray of the Vashon Rock Riders.
The 2014-2015 4-H year began Oct 1.  Important dates for the horse program:
Oct 16 - Horse Program Meeting at Covington Library
6pm - Youth Horse Council
7pm - Regular meeting - rule change proposals due!
Click here to go to Resources page for Rule Change Proposal form.
    Oct 25 - Tack Sale Consignments
    Oct 26 - Annual King County 4-H Tack Sale

    Nov 1 - Ranch Sorting Clinic at Fiddleback Ranch

    Nov 8 - Fall Fun Show at CJ's Stables in Enumclaw - Class List and Show Information     Entry Form

Herdsmanhsip Blues for days!Waiting for results - photo credit Kenya GlenDressage ShowamsnhipDressage TeamHow does your garden grow? Intermediate Performance teamIntermediate Gaming teamIn the banIn the barnIsabel and Lucy relaxingTaking home the hardware!Time out for a little mutual grooming - photo credit Kenya GlenRevamped decorations - thanks Sheilla and team!Sarah and Nina Senior Performance team - photo credit Kenya GlenSeniors in the barn - photo credit Kenya GlenSenior Gaming teamA rainbow of wheelbarrows - photo credit Kenya Glen
Click on a thumbnail to view a slideshow of State Fair scenes!