Welcome to the Horse Academy Home Page! Here you will find links to resources, order forms and instructions on how to use the work books.
Horse Academy Work Books
The 4-H Horse Program has decided to post the Horse Academy Workbooks online since many clubs are unable to meet in person due to Covid-19. You may still order a hard copy of the workbook with the order form below.
- Order Form
- Horse Academy Instructions
- Level Completion Exams: Contact your County Agent.
Agents: for the Level Completion Exams, go to the Kentucky 4-H Teams Group. Go to “Agriculture Channel”. Go to Files, Educational Resources, and click on “Horse”. Information about the exams will be on the “Horse Academy Information” document.
Horse Academy Resources
- Alberta Horse Manual ed. 2015
- Equine Science, Jean T. Griffith order link from AYHC (also a Hippology and Bowl reference)
- UKY CES ASC 118 Horse Judging Manual
- Saddle Up Safely Booklets
Level 1: Bronze
The following individuals have completed the requirements for the Level 1 Horse Academy
Olivia Russell Daphnica Wood Angie Waddell Aralyn Jordan
Logan Graves Simon Walther Gracie Blacketer Alayssa Baker
Anna Waddell Clare Walther Chloe Ulshafer Colton Johnson
Rosie Miller Lena Miller Anavay Sims Avonlea Stewart
Kedley Zimmerman Kindle Zimmerman Eli Adwell Aerie Suggs Adley Sullon
Level 2: Copper
Anne Walther Xiomara Arias Avery Cole
Grace Baskin Jacelyn Weeks Anne Howard Waugh
Laura Baskin Abbey Bouldin Kenzie Rotermann
Avonlea Stewart Brenna Bouldin
Level 3: Silver
Level 4: Gold
Level 5: State Pin
Once a level has been completed (all lessons, activities, and skills completed and signed off by Volunteer Leader), the 4-H'er may take the Level Completion Exam. The Exam must be taken under the supervision of Extension Personnel. The Exams can be found on the Agents Resourse Page under "Horse Academy"