Learning Resources

Equine Education Resources

Boy and horse

The following resources are recommended for the Hippology Contest and equine projects.

Horse Industry Handbook (includes all current updates) American Youth Horse Council - www.ayhc.com/shop 

Horse Smarts: An Equine Reference & Youth Activity Guide - American Youth Horse Council - www.ayhc.com/shop 

Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms (IDET); New Horizons Equine Education Center; Alpine Publications, PO Box 7027, Loveland, CO 80537; Phone: (800) 777-7257 ISBN 0-931866-88-x

Equine Science: Basic Horse Knowledge for Horse People of All Ages. Jean T. Griffiths.

The Coloring Atlas of Horse Anatomy, Robert Kainer and Thomas McCracken, Alpine Publications, Inc., PO Box 7027, Loveland, CO 80537, 1-800-777-7257.


Feeding and Care of the Horse (2nd ed.); Lon Lewis Williams and Wilkins, 351 West Camden Street, Baltimore, MD 21201- 2436, Phone: (800) 638-0672

Equine Science, 2012 (5th ed.); Rick Parker;
ISBN # 13: 9781111138776

Recommended Resource: Horse Judging Manual (formerly 4-H 955), Purdue Extension Education Store

Grains, forages and feed preparations used in the contest will be representative of feeds utilized in horse rations.