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Horse Project Description and Resources



The Horse Project will have a slightly different signup process for 2017 than most County Fair Participants, the process will be posted here when it has become finalized. Thanks for your patience.

Rules and Requirements

2017 Horse Show Rule Book
2016 County Fair Exhibitors Guide
Mini Horse Driving Directions

For all Horse Project Members: In an effort to promote safer riding habits, El Paso County Horse Advisory Committee is requiring participation in Equine Safety Day for unrated riders. This is REQUIRED of unrated riders who wish to participate in any HAC approved clinics or shows later in the year. Rated riders, mini-horse project members and horseless horse project members are encouraged and welcome to attend as well. Unrated riders must participate in 1 of 2 Safety Day presentations and pass a simple safe riding test with any of the horse leaders at a later time arranged by the rider and leader. Please direct any questions to


Project e-Record [xls]
Project e-Record [pdf]
Horse Record Book Score Sheet


Animal Show Ring Code of Ethics
Animal Care and Housing Form
4-H Lease Contract (Due May 1)

Horse ID form (Due May 1)
Horse Project Safety Check-Off
Horse Show Organizational Guide
EPC Public Speaking Rules
EPC Horse Demonstration Rules
Colorado Horse Levels Rater List
Colorado Horse Brand Law
Equine Herpes Virus
Vesicular Stomatitis Virus


Horse Achievement Awards
Horse Show Achievement Points
Point System for the All Around Achievement Award
Competitive Trail Conditioning Record

Levels Written Test Study Guides

Study Guide Level 1 Written Tests A and B
Study Guide Level 2 Written Tests A and B
Study Guide Level 3 Written Test
Study Guide Level 4 Written Test


4-H English Control Scorecard
4-H Horsemanship Equitation Scorecard
4-H Hunter Hack Scorecard
4-H Ranch Horsemanship Scorecard
4-H Ranch Ind Cow Work Level 3/4 Scorecard
4-H Ranch Ind Cow Work Level 2 Scorecard
4-H Ranch Trail Scorecard
4-H Reining Scorecard
4-H Showmanship Scorecard
4-H Trail Scorecard

El Paso County 4-H Clubs with Horse Participants:

►Mt. Herman,
►Country Style
►Greener Pastures
►Hearts and Hoofs
►Golden Prairie
►Edison Drylanders
►Winner’s Edge