Stanislaus County 4-H
University of California
Stanislaus County 4-H

Horse Achievement Day Information

 

 

Stanislaus County

4-H Horse Project Achievement Day

TO BE HELD ON 

March 24, 2018

(Registration due by March 3rd)
Waterford Horseman's Arena

Mandatory Orientation - PROMPLY AT 8:30 AM

 Achievement Day Evaluations - starts AT 9:00 AM SHARP

REGISTRATION FORM:  2018 4-H Horse Achievement Day

Register on or before Thursday, March 1, 2018


Achievement Day study materials consists of study guides (below) and a CHA Manual.

Study guides for the Achievement Day Testing has 5 levels: Entry Level, and then Levels 1 - 4.  Show grooming reference guide posted on this page.

Each level is designed to be mastered in approximately two years.

The study guides are used to guide horse project members in their preparation for testing. 

These study guides cover CHA manual topics, and include supplemental topics such as trailering, wraps, and feeds.

Entry Level - No riding.  Demonstrations & oral review (no written review).  Level 1 study material to be used.

Novice Level - Walk only riding pattern.  Demonstrations & written review.  Level 1 study material to be used.   Riding pattern to be posted by March 21st.

Level 1 -   Walk and Jog or Trot riding pattern.  Demonstrations & written review. 

Level 2 -   Must have passed Level 1 in previous year(s). Riding pattern, demonstrations, written review. 

Level 3 -   Must have passed Level 2 in previous year(s). Riding pattern, demonstrations, written review. 

Level 4 -   Must have passed Level 3 in previous year(s). Riding pattern, demonstrations, written review. 


Horse Project Study Guide Level 1
Horse Project Study Guide Level 2
Horse Project Study Guide Level 3
Horse Project Study Guide Level 4
Horse Show Grooming 1-5-2012


The CHA Manual can be ordered at the link below, or you may contact your leader to order through the Countwide Horse Leaders Group to recieve membership discounts.

Updated 2008 Version.  This is the manual that the Achievement Day testing is based on. 
https://www.cha-ahse.org/store/cart.php?target=product&action=view&product_id=16315&category_id=250
Certified Horsemanship Association, Manual

Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA) Horse Manual


Required Dress for 4-H Horse Events

Riding Meetings, & Achievement Day
              Long Hair Tied Back
              Helmet  
              Common Sense Clothing
              Boots & Belt
Gymkhana 
             Long Hair Tied Back  
             Helmet
             Shirts: Long-sleeved, Button-down and Tucked in
             Tie Required
             Belt & Boots
Fair - Showmanship Class
             4-H Whites (Uniform)  
Fair - All Other Classes      
            Show outfits or 4-H uniform allowed.

4-H Uniform Information:
http://cestanislaus.ucdavis.edu/4%2DH%5FProgram/The_4-H_-Uniform-.htm
*Hats & Scarves are available at various local Feed Supply Stores.
    

 

 




Dressing for 4-H Horse Events

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