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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 regular program meeting will be 3rd Thursday in October: Oct 16, 2014
Web Site Updates
As of 9-28-14
  • Tack Sale page updated with current year flyer
  • Working Rancher page updated with Sorting Clinic info
  • Calendar page updated
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.  essa 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 begins Oct 1.  Here are some important dates for the horse program:

    Sept 29: 4-H Information night at Enumclaw Middle School in Enumclaw, 6-8pm

    Oct 4: Ranch Sorting Clinic at Fiddleback Ranch in Buckley

    Oct 11:  Tack Sale Consignment Training

    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 (show flyer and entry will be available Oct 10)

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!