Equine Field Day

Equine Field Day workshops include Equine Body Work, Showmanship, PEMF Therapy, Trailer Safety & Nutrition
Equine Field Day workshops include Equine Body Work, Showmanship, PEMF Therapy, Trailer Safety & Nutrition

March 13, 2021

9 am - 2 PM

The purpose of Equine Field Day is to provide 4-H leaders, members, parents, and horse enthusiasts with engaging educational experiences centered around the care of horses. In this annual educational event, participants will learn from 20-30 minute video presentations led by clinicians and experts in different areas followed by live, interactive Q&A sessions with the facilitators. Information shared supports curriculum and information covered in 4-H Horse projects.

This event is recommended for all for 4-H horse leaders, 4-H members, parents, and horse enthusiasts ages 9 and up. If you are not enrolled in California 4-H, please contact Haille Margarite to participate.

Registration Deadline is March 7, 2021

Registration for this event is now closed

Cost

  • $25 per individual

Registration Process

  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis with a limited number of spots available. 
  • Use the "Register" button above to sign up for the event.
  • After your payment is confirmed, you will receive a link to the Zoom room with Log in instructions for the day of the event. 

Contacts

For registration and payment questions, please contact Haille Margarite, hamargarite@ucanr.edu, or 209-525-6826. 

Questions on Zoom, technical support: Please contact Scott Mautte at idevelopsupport@ucanr.edu, 530-750-1335.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

The submission of your registration is a contractual commitment to California 4-H (CA 4-H) of your intent to participate in this event. CA 4-H secures venues, judges, awards, and provides administration based on numbers of registered participants and will incur financial penalties when those numbers change. Written requests to withdraw from this commitment received by March 5, 2021 will receive a 50% refund.  No refunds will be issued after this date. Submit your withdrawal request to hamargarite@ucanr.edu. 

Schedule/workshops

Note: Schedule subject to change; please use this as a guide. 

  • Click on each workshop to find out more about the facilitator. 
8:30 am - 9:00 am Log-in Support
9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcome and Introductions
9:15 am - 10:00 am Workshop #1: Equine Body Work, MC Kidd

This workshop will focus on the horse's body and how to evaluate and approach common physical concerns. 

BREAK - take a break from the screen. 

Youth from the Equine Planning Team will be leading interactive games (with prizes!) during breaks

 

10:15 am - 11:00 am Workshop Session #2: Equine Showmanship, Liz Remphrey

This workshop will show members how to begin teaching their horse showmanship and how to tune their experienced showmanship horse.

BREAK - take a break from the screen. 

Youth from the Equine Planning Team will be leading interactive games (with prizes!) during breaks

 

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Workshop Session #3: West Nile Virus and Horses, Monica Patterson

This live workshop presentation will discuss the causes and symptoms of the West Nile Virus in horses and preventative steps that individuals can take to keep their animal safe. 

BREAK - take a break from the screen.

Youth from the Equine Planning Team will be leading interactive games (with prizes!) during breaks

 

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Workshop Session #4: Trailer Safety, Amy Alongi

This workshop will focus on how to prepare your horse and trailer for safe transporting between locations. More information coming soon.

BREAK - take a break from the screen.

Youth from the Equine Planning Team will be leading interactive games (with prizes!) during breaks

 

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm Workshop Session #5: Equine Nutrition, Laura Campbell

Laura Campbell is the 4-H Horse Leader for Blossom Trail 4-H in Clovis, CA. There will not be a Live Q&A session with this presentation

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm Closing: Surveys, upcoming events, and door prizes

Find out what's coming up for 4-H Equine events, share your evaluation of the day, and it's your final chance for door prizes!