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4-H Horse Show provides youth and adults with opportunity to show riding skills


unr-ex-2125065-7977424With horses, riders and a movie theme, the Washoe County 4-H Horse Program and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension present “Summer ReRuns 2013,” an open horse show and fundraiser for Washoe County 4-H horse club leaders.

Open to all horses, and riders of all ages, the show will feature events in showmanship, English and western style riding and timed events. The show takes place at the Lemmon Valley Horse Arena, 11400 Deodar Way (at the corner of Alaska and Chestnut) in Lemmon Valley on Saturday, June 29. Registration is at 8 a.m. The show begins at 9 a.m. and will conclude at approximately 4 p.m. Spectators will be admitted free of charge.

Participants are asked to preregister by mail before June 27. The preregistration fee is $6 per class plus a $5 nonrefundable administrative fee. Day-of-show entries are $8 per class, $2 for every change of class and a $5 nonrefundable administrative fee. All proceeds go to the Washoe County 4-H horse club leaders to help fund horse science and horsemanship training projects for 4-H youth in Washoe County.

Visit Washoe County 4-H, a program of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, and download the registration form at www.facebook.com/washoecounty4-H, or contact Sam Mitchell at 775-336-0259 or [email protected].

Additional information:  4-H dress is not required. Appropriate attire includes long-sleeved shirt, belt and pants. Boots are required (no Fatbaby boots). The paddock judge will be at the gate to ensure proper tack and attire. No roping reigns. United States Equestrian Federation rules will be used as guidelines unless otherwise specified. ASTM-SEI helmets are required for all youth (19 and under). Approved helmets are encouraged for adults. Leadline tenders must be 14 or older.

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