Horsemanship Skills Clinics

Horse Safety and Equine Education Training

Horsemanship Skills ClinicsThe Johnson County 4-H Horse Program sponsors Horsemanship Skills Clinics several times a year depending on need and availability of facility, as well as winter ride nights in late January, February into early March. These clinics are designed to promote safety of youth and horses, develop handling and horsemanship skills, and support involvement of youth, parents, and volunteers in 4-H horse activities.

Clinics are intended primarily for 4-H members, volunteers, parents, and extension staff, but are open to the public as space permits.

Types of Clinics
Four types of horsemanship skills clinics are possible:

  • Level 1-2 examiner training
  • Update for examiners that were previously trained
  • Introduction of the Horsemanship Skills Program to 4-H members and adults
  • Skills clinic for youth and horses (hands-on riding/handling program)

SEPTEMBER 11, 2021

Clinic at Three Rivers Arena.

Contact Chad Hamill at 817-357-6316 or c4hamill@yahoo.com

4-H Horse Programs

Horses and Horsemanship Education

The Johnson County 4-H Horse Program is designed for youth with an interest in horses and horse events. Youth will be provided with experience to help develop leadership, citizenship, self-esteem, social, and horsemanship skills. This program is for youth ages 8 years to 18, as of September 1st. The 4-H Horse Program includes programs for both those youth who own/have access to horses and those who do not, but still want to learn about the science of equine care and management.

4-H Horse Programs

Horses and Horsemanship Education

The Johnson County 4-H Horse Program is designed for youth with an interest in horses and horse events. Youth will be provided with experience to help develop leadership, citizenship, self-esteem, social, and horsemanship skills. This program is for youth ages 8 years to 18, as of September 1st. The 4-H Horse Program includes programs for both those youth who own/have access to horses and those who do not, but still want to learn about the science of equine care and management.

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Johnson County 4-H Horse Committee

Sponsors the Chisholm Trail Stampede in Johnson County, Texas