University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

State Horse Contest

June 9th-10th, 2016 Clarion Hotel Lexington, KY

2014 State Champion Junior Hippology Team

Henderson County



The Contest will be held at the Clarion Hotel in Lexington, on Newtown Pike. 

Hotel Information & Location 

2016 Entry Form  PDF  |  Excel


2016 State 4-H Horse Program Leaders’ Guide and State Contest Rules

A complete guide for both 4-H horse club members and leaders.  Contains information about the Kentucky 4-H Horse Program, the Horse Achievement Program, how to develop a club/program in your county, and the rules for the State Horse Contest.


2016 Information

KY 4-H Horse Program Record Book

Horse Bowl Contest

Horse Presentation Contest

Hippology Contest

Horse Crafts Contest

Horse Public Speaking Contest

Horse Photography Contest


Please note, 2016 should follow a similar schedule to 2015, a final schedule will be posted closer to the event.

2015 Schedule of Events



2015 Results

2014 Results

2013 Results

2013 Hippology Results 



Horse Bowl Resources

Horse Bowl Score Sheets
Kentucky 4-H Horse Contest Manuals

Junior Horse Bowl Manual (1988)
Additional Junior Questions

Senior Horse Bowl Manual (1988)
Additional Senior Questions

Previous National Contest’s Horse Bowl Questions
Eastern Nationals

2000  | 2001 | 20022004 | 2005 | 2007 |

2012 Contest Results

Sr. Hippology Results    Jr. Hippology Results

2011 Contest Results