"Making The Best Better"

Judging and Knowledge Contests
2020 State Knowledge Contests 
Hippology - 
Horse Bowl - 
State Judging Contest - 9-12-20
State Groom Squad Contest - 9-12-20
State Equine Presentations - 9-13-20

King County participation in Hippology and Horse Bowl is dependent on member interest and 
availability of a volunteer to coordinate/coach.
email me
Click here to go to the web site
Winners of the Washington State contests listed above have the opportunity to continue on and compete nationally at the 
2019-20 King County Judging and Knowledge Contests
Do you enjoy public speaking?  Would you like the opportunity to showcase your talent on a national stage?  Consider entering the 
2020 Equine Presentations Contest
Senior 4-H members may compete in one of three categories: 
  • Individual Demonstration
  • Team Demonstration
  • Public Speaking 

County winners in each category continue on to the State Fair in September, and state winners advance to Nationals.  

Start planning your topic now!
Click for Contest rules. Contact Nancy Baskett at
Educational Poster Information
Educational Posters Turned In Spreadsheet

Helpful tips to a better poster click Here

Educational Poster Score Sheet Here

~Posters can be turned in for judging starting at the          January Leaders Meeting. 
~Those that do not receive blues will be able to re-            submit their posters at future leaders 
         meetings to try again after making 
         corrections to their poster.
~The final deadline for submitting posters is the                May Leaders Meeting. 
~Any member wishing to submit their poster at the      State Fair can then turn their poster in at the            May Leaders Meeting to be sent to the                      Extension office. But they will have been                  judged by the horse program first. 
Horse Bowl Buzzers available for check out!
Educational Programs
Youth Merit Program

Horses Are Fun (horseless educational program)
1-25-20 Evergreen Equestrians Judging 
                and tack sale
                Enumclaw Expo Center
                Jennifer 206-446-8717 or         
               evergreenequestrians@gmail.com for info
3-29-20 Equus Festival Judging Enumclaw Expo Center 

5/8-10 Classic Riders VIRTUAL Judging starts on the 8th at 4pm 
                                                         ends on the 10th at 6pm

5-29-20 Mounted Magic Judging Triple J **CANCELLED**

7-11-20 King County Final Judging
Classic Riders VIRTUAL Judging
-Links will open on Friday, May 8th at 4pm
-Links will close on Sunday, May 10th at 6pm
-You can participate in the judging at any time during that window
-YES this counts as a requirement for Fair
-If you enter the judging more than once only your first entry counts, please only do it one time.
-Judges comments and placings will be posted here on -May 10th at 6pm (after links are closed)
-We will do written reasons for this judging
How it works:
-Watch the you tube link for class 1, then click on the form and enter your placings. 
-Do the same for classes 2, 3 & 4. But for class 4 enter your reasons in the form. 
-You should receive a summary of your placings via email for each class. 
-You can check how you did by watching the results video that will be posted after the judging and the links are closed on the 10th at 6pm. 

Class #1 Showmanship   YouTube    Form
Class #2 Stock Seat Eq   YouTube     Form
Class #3 Hunt Seat Eq    YouTube      Form
Class #4 Bareback Eq     YouTube      Form

Judges placing:    click here