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Equus Festival - April 6th & 7th 2024


Judging Results
Drive through route

We are so excited to see you at Equus! 

This event is only open to enrolled 4-H members.

Please read below for all the important details about this weekend’s event.  



Stalls are offered free of charge. Horses are welcome to haul in for the day or stay Friday and Saturday night in the stalls.  If they are staying for the weekend, please bring an adequate amount of shavings.  Please bring a pitch fork, shovel/dustpan and broom. You will need to completely clean your stall before you leave. Wheelbarrows will be available. If your stalls are not clean when you check out, remember we have your information and you will be charged a hefty fine of $50. Be sure to check out the manure dump map. There is only one specific place where you can dump when you clean your stalls.  MANURE DUMP MAP


Drive through drop off and parking:

See Drive Through Route map above, you can drive in to unload then take your vehicle and trailer to the south parking lot. DO NOT DRIVE ON THE GRASS.  The Expo Center will fine you $350, if you drive on the grass. Please check out the parking map above on where to enter and exit the Expo Center. 


If your planning on camping over the weekend we are using the North Enumclaw Expo Center RV campground. The gate to and from the Expo center to the campground will be unlocked (gate #1), you won't need to drive around to enter the Expo Center. Click here to sign up:


4-H is ran ENTIRELY by volunteers. Please plan on helping out at some point during the weekend.

Check In: 

  • Friday night arrivals - gate open at 5pm and office open 5-6pm

  • Saturday morning arrivals - check in at 9am

  • Sunday morning arrivals - check in at 9am

Remind Text:

Please sign up for Remind Text.  We will use this to communicate information to you during the weekend.

Send text to: 81010

Text this message: @equus2023 


Saturday Morning Meeting:

Our morning meeting with start at 9am outside of the horse barn by the warm up arena.  This is a chance for your child to ask any questions they have about the weekend.  


Jumping Clinic: 

If you are participating in the jumping clinic, you will need to ride in an English saddle. 


Bring a chair, clip board, pen and paper for your child to write on. This will not be provided. Please see the Education page of the website for more information about the judging and an Oral Reasons worksheet that will be helpful for the kids to have. You can find more info on Judgings on the Education page of this website.

Groom Squad:

Kids will need to make teams of 3, there will be a sign up in the barn on Saturday. The top Senior team can go to state but it must be a team only made up of Seniors. Mixed age division teams can participate but are not state eligible and the test taker must be from the older age division. You can find more info on Groom Squad on the Education page of this website. 

Horse Bowl:

Teams of 4. Each team should be made up of one age division. You'll be asked questions and will push a buzzer to answer the question. Kind of like a game show.  You can find more info on Horse Bowl on the Education page of this website. 


Manure Clean Up at trailers:

If you tie to your trailer, please pick up any manure left in the parking lot and take it home with you.  If you use a stall, please bring a pitch fork and clean your stall (and aisle in front of your stall) thoroughly.  There will be wheelbarrows available and a place to dump the manure. 


Water Buckets:

All buckets need to be hung from the stall wall.  Please do not leave buckets on the ground in the stall.


Dress Code:

There isn’t a dress code for the event. Heeled boots, riding pants and helmet are required whenever mounted. 



There won't be food for sale this weekend.  There are plenty of fast food places nearby or you can bring a sack lunch.  


If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Roper at or 206-713-0197


Schedule of Events:


• 5pm – 6pm Haul in and check in

• 6pm - Pizza + free riding (provided by King County 4-H)


  • 9-10am free ride

  • 10-10:30am Set up trail course

  • 10:30 – 12pm – Trail Obstacle Course (Equine Trail Sports) 

  • 12-1pm - Lunch Break 

  • 1-2:30 - Jumping Clinic - Katie Pinney

  • 2:30-4pm Gaming Clinic - Nikiah Moss

  • 3:30-4:30pm -  Horse Trail Ride


  • 9am - check in

  • 9-10am - Free Ride

  • 10am-1pm Judging, judge Kari Ward

  • 1-2pm - Lunch break/free ride Horse Bowl game

  • 2-4pm - Fair walk through - Lori Glasgow Fair Superintendent, Sheilla Hagedorn Secretary

  • 2-4pm - Groom Squad - Bunny Hatcher

QUESTIONS?? Contact Rebecca Roper at 206-713-0197

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