Horse, Livestock, & Rodeo
Horse Project Information
Original Horse Certificates with required signatures are due from 4-H members enrolled in any of the 4-H Horse Projects by May 1st each year.
Horse Certificates are required to compete in any 4-H Horse Shows. The original, signed certificate will be returned to the 4-H member by approximately May 15th.
NM 4-H Horse SchoolThe New Mexico 4-H Horse School provides New Mexico youth, parents, and adult leaders with useful information and skill development related to horses and horsemanship.
State 4-H Futurity & VersatilityInformation, rules and forms
Livestock Projects Information
Equipment & Scales
We have several sets of clippers, stands, blowers, etc., available for 4-H'ers to check out and use at their convenience. For more information on using the equipment with your project animals, call the Extension Office at 505-565-3002, at least 48-hours prior to needing the equipment. Be prepared to leave a $100 deposit and to return borrowed items within 24-48 hours.
4-H Livestock Scales
The Extension Office has a set of Livestock Scales for 4-H use. 4-H'ers wishing to have their livestock project animals weighed need to call the Extension Office to schedule. Scales are not lent out.
Valencia County 4-H Livestock Exhibition Options
Valencia County FairAugust 2021
NM State FairSeptember 2020
4-H Rodeo Information
4-H'ers must be enrolled in a Rodeo Project in order to compete in 4-H Rodeos. Rodeo First-Aid Training is required before Rodeo Cards are issued.
NMSU State 4-H RodeoEntry forms, rules and additional information.
4-H Rodeo Assumption of Risk FormDue May 1st of each year to the Extension Office (or 2 weeks prior to the rodeo entry deadline).