Minnesota 4-H Project Bowl
2017 Horse references
National 4-H Horse Project materials
Horses and Horsemanship (National 4-H Council -revised 2001)
Horse Science (National 4-H Council - revised 2001) - 00129
Minnesota 4-H Horse Project materials
Minnesota 4-H Horse Member Achievement Program - 03839 [Revised February 2005]
Minnesota 4-H Horse Training Program - 03840 [Revised November 2014]
Minnesota 4-H Horsemanship and Horse Training Manual (Revised 2002)
Minnesota 4-H Horse Program Rule Book (Revised November 2015 ) (1.23 MB PDF) NEW
Other reference materials
Equine Science, Jean T. Griffiths - ISBN: 978-1-929164-42-4
Horses and Horsemanship,
Ensminger, 6th Edition and 7th Edition.
Questions will be cross-referenced between the two editions.
Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms (compiled by New Horizons Equine Education Center)
The Horse, Evans, Barton, Hintz, & VanVleck, 2nd Edition
AYHC Horse Industry Handbook including 2014 updates
Product ID: ZAYHIH-978-1-929164-55-4
AYHC Youth Leaders Manual - NOTE Change for 2016
Members are not encouraged to purchase the AYHC Youth Leader Manual at this time. That reference is being replaced next year with AYHC's HorseSmarts which will be out in January, 2017. There will be no questions from the Youth Leader Manual because of the replacement of that reference for 2018.
The Coloring Atlas of Horse Anatomy
Robert A. Kainer and Thomas O. McCracken
Feeding and Care of the Horse
Lon D. Lewis
The Horse Resource Library has copies of each available for loan.
- Most references are available through each county extension office.
- National 4-H Curriculum items are available through each county extension office or they can be ordered online (http://www.n4hccs.org/).
- Some references will need to be obtained from commercial sources as listed above.
- For the integrity of the contest, we do not release contest questions.
All resources on this page have been reviewed by our faculty and included for their educational value. No endorsement is intended or implied. Minnesota 4-H does not profit from the inclusion of any commercial project resources.