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Tennessee 4-H Awards and Recognition Handbook

 

XI. 4-H Horse Activities

 

(A copy of detailed rules, regulations, score cards and procedures for all
horse activities is available from the Extension Animal Science youth specialist's office.
)
 
A. HORSE BOWL
  RULES AND PROCEDURES:
  1. The current Tennessee 4-H Horse Bowl Handbook will be the study material for this activity.
  2. There will be two age divisions:
    a. Junior (4th-8th grades)
    b. Senior (9th-12th grades)
  3. A team must consist of at least three and no more than four members. Three member teams will be at a disadvantage, particularly in the senior division. A three member team MAY NOT compete in national competition.
  4. Four junior and four senior teams from each region may compete in the state contest.
  5. The champion senior team is eligible to compete in the Eastern National Contest in Louisville, Kentucky at their own expense.

B. HIPPOLOGY CONTEST
  RULES AND PROCEDURES:
  1. There will be two age divisions:
    a. Junior (4th-8th grades)
    b. Senior (9th-12th grades)
  2. The contest has three separate, but equal parts.
    a. Part I: Written test - Questions will come from the Tennessee 4-H Horse Bowl Handbook.
    b. Part II: Identification - "The Horse Industry Handbook" is a reference for this part.
    c. Part III: Horse judging - Two classes of horses will be judged.
  3. Individuals who have been members of the state senior division first place team will not be eligible to compete in the State Hippology Contest in future years.
  4. Four junior and four senior teams from each region may compete in the state contest.
  5.

The champion senior team is eligible to compete in Eastern National Contest in Louisville, Kentucky at their own expense.


C. HORSE TEAM DEMONSTRATION CONTEST
  RULES AND PROCEDURES:
  1. Only senior 4-H members (9th-12th grades) will be eligible.
  2. A team shall consist of two members.
  3. The first and second place teams in the state contest will be eligible to participate in the Southern Regional Contest. The first place team will be eligible to participate in the Eastern National Contest in Louisville, Kentucky. These trips would be at the team's own expense.

D. HORSE INDIVIDUAL DEMONSTRATION CONTEST
  RULES AND PROCEDURES:
  1. Only senior 4-H members (9th-12th grades) will be eligible.
  2. The first and second place individuals in the state contest will be eligible to participate in the southern regional competition. The first place individual will be eligible to participate in the Eastern National Contest in Louisville, Kentucky. These trips would be at the members' own expense.

E. HORSE PUBLIC SPEAKING CONTEST
  RULES AND PROCEDURES:
  1. Only senior 4-H members (9th-12th grades) will be eligible.
  2. The first and second place speakers in the state contest will be eligible to participate in the southern regional competition. The first place speaker will be eligible to participate in the Eastern National Contest in Louisville, Kentucky. These trips would be at the members' own expense.
 
 

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