PNW 4-H Horse Management Team
4-H 130 | Revised April 2018


This is a basic resource for 4-H members doing a horse project in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Book sections cover horse breeds, psychology, and how to choose a horse; the horse's health, care, and management; raising a foal and basic colt training; tack and equipment, both general and specific to Western, Hunt Seat, and Saddle Seat; riding and showing; and a glossary of terms.

Click the "View it now" button to view or download the entire guide. Or use the supplemental file links below to view or download each chapter separately. This publication is also available to purchase as a spiral-bound book.

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