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Use the drop downs to filter the catalog by day and period to find classes that will fit into you schedule.

Bareback - Advanced

Day 1: Period 7 || Day 2: Period 2 || Day 3: Period 3, 6

Participants will learn to “polish up” their proper equitation skills at the walk, jog, and lope as well as learn simple lead changes when riding a figure 8 or other types of patterns. Spurs will not be allowed unless approved in advance by instructor.

Bareback - Beginning

Day 1: Period 6 || Day 2: Period 4, 7 || Day 3: Period 1, 5

Riding bareback requires a balanced seat. Participants will learn how to mount and dismount safely (with assistance), back in a straight line, make smooth transitions and stops at the walk and jog. Based on the needs and riding abilities of the participants, loping might be introduced. Spurs will not be allowed unless approved in advance by instructor.

Bareback - Intermediate

Day 1: None || Day 2: Period 1, 6 || Day 3: Period 1

Barrel Racing

Day 1: Period None || Day 2: Period 1, 5 || Day 3: Period 3, 6

Participants will learn tips on training their horse for barrel racing. We will not be running the pattern at top speed but talking about training techniques and ways to improve your times. Tie downs and roping reins are allowed for this class.

Beamer Workshop

Day 1: None | Day 2: Period 7, 8 | Day 3: None

Dance - Advanced Western

Day 1: None || Day 2: None || Day 3: Period 3, 7

For the cowboys and cowgirls that want to learn more than just line dances. Partner dances including: two-step, cowboy cha cha and more.

Dance - Beginning

Day 1: None || Day 2: Period 2 || Day 3: Period 2, 5, 6

Get ready for the barn dance on Thursday night by learning how to do traditional horse camp dances and more.

Equine Soccer

Day 1: None || Day 2: Period 6 || Day 3: Period 1

This class will introduce advanced riders to an exciting activity. It is structured after regular youth soccer. Your horse will be introduced to a large ball that will be moved from goal to goal for points. Those participating in these classes will be expected to compete in the game on Friday morning.

No Horse - Craft Making

Day 1: None || Day 2: Period 2, 5, 7 || Day 3: Period 1, 4

Come sit in the shade and enjoy creating something fun.

No Horse - Craft Making/Painting

Day 1: None || Day 2: Period 4, 6 || Day 3: Period 5

Come sit in the shade and enjoy creating something fun.

No Horse - Knots

Day 1: None || Day 2: Period 2 || Day 3: Period 5

Knots are important to proper horsemanship. Learn how to tie the knots used to secure your horse and equipment.

No Horse - Leather work

Day 1: None || Day 2: Period 2, 4, 6 || Day 3: Period 1, 3, 7

Learn the basics of working with leather.

No Horse - Macrame

Day 1: None || Day 2: Period 3, 5, 7 || Day 3: Period 2, 4, 7

Participants will learn how to make their own tack and accessories with macrame. A number of projects are available to choose from. Bring extra money to camp for macramé and complete a project. Get a Head Start! On Tuesday afternoon & evening, class participants will be able to choose a macrame project, purchase materials and cut cords. Then you’ll be ready to begin braiding your project as soon as you arrive for class!

No Horse - Make a Rope Halter

Day 1: None || Day 2: Period 2, 6 || Day 3: Period 1, 7

Participants will be able to purchase the materials necessary to make their own inexpensive, good-looking rope halter for their horse.

Pole Bending

Day 1: None || Day 2: Period 7 || Day 3: Period 5

Participants will learn tips on training their horse for pole bending. Not about running the patterns at top speed but talking about training techniques and ways to improve your times. Tie Downs and roping reins are acceptabl

Roping - Beginning/No Horse

Day 1: Period 6, 7 || Day 2: Period 2, 7 || Day 3: Period 3, 7

Participants will be introduced to the rope, building a loop, learn parts of the rope, types of ropes, and roping safety. 4-Hers will practice roping a dummy” steer head. Learn how to handle a rope prior to roping from a horse. 8 years or older

Roping - Beginning/W Horse

Day 1: Period 8 || Day 2: Period 3, 7 || Day 3: Period 2, 4, 6

This will prepare you for Dummy Roping at your county show. Learn how to handle the rope and reins, how to heel a dummy steer, and how to position your horse for the most successful throw.

Roping - Intermediate with Cow

Day 1: None || Day 2: None || Day 3: Period 6, 7

This class will allow you to prepare for roping cattle in competition. Participants must have taken working ranch horse - advanced and roping from a horse class for acceptance into this class. Breakaway Hondo will be needed on your ropes. Failure to listen to the instructor will lead to immediate dismissal. ADVANCED STUDENTS ONLY. The instructor will have the final decision as to who will get to participate in this class.

Showmanship - Advanced

Day 1: Period 5 || Day 2: Period 4 || Day 3: Period 6

For those of you who are serious about showing your horse at halter, this class is for you! Participants will learn about year-round conditioning, finer points of the Quarter System, pivoting, teaching the horse to set up without touching it, contestant posture and presentation.

Showmanship - Beginning

Day 1: Period 6, 7 || Day 2: Period 6, 7 || Day 3: Period 2, 5

The basics of halter showmanship will be taught in this class. Participants will learn how to safely lead their horse at the walk and trot, turn their horse correctly, back their horse from the ground, how to teach your horse to set up, introduction to the Quarter System, correct spacing in a class as well as contestant posture and presentation. Parents are strongly encouraged to be present with younger 4-H members.

Trail - Advanced

Day 1: None || Day 2: Period 3, 6 || Day 3: Period 6

This class is for advanced riders and horses only. Together they will face new challenges and learn to better communicate with each other. Riders will go over a pre-set course with all types of new challenges.

Trail - Beginning

Day 1: Period 6 || Day 2: Period 1 || Day 3: Period 1, 4

This class is geared toward the first year or beginner who would like to know what is expected of them in a horse show Trail class. Riders will do some basic obstacles such as the bridge, mailbox, trot-poles and back through as well as learn some simple techniques to improve their performance.

Trail - Conquering Rope Gate

Day 1: None || Day 2: Period 7 || Day 3: Period 2

Learn the tips and tricks to conquering this obstacle in the trail class.

Trail - Forestry for Horsemen

Day 1: Period 5 || Day 2: Period 7 || Day 3: Period 2

Various aspects of forestry will be demonstrated, such as how the age of a tree and its height are determined without cutting the tree down. The various trees and plants, with how they relate to their surroundings will be discussed. Safety will be stressed, in addition to learning techniques to enjoy the back county while leaving little to no trace of your visit.

Trail - Intermediate

Day 1: Period 8 || Day 2: Period 4 || Day 3: Period 3, 5

This class is for riders with some trail experience who are looking to polish their show ring performance.

Workshop - Horse Grooming

Day 1: Period 7 | Day 2: Period 7 | Day 3: Period 7

Workshop - The Ins and Outs of Trailering Your Horse

Day 1: None | Day 2: Period 6 | Day 3: None

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