Horse Project

Polk County 4-H Horse Project

Love horses? Want to learn more while also making new friends who also love horses? In this project your will have the opportunity to take your love of horses to the next level. You will find interesting and exciting activities in this project like: groundwork, horse behavior, safety, health care, and so much more!

Interested in joining? Please contact the Polk County Extension Office at 715-485-8600!

Attn: Polk County 4H Horse Project Members and Explorers!

The Horse Committee is continually working on plans each year to help members expand their knowledge and skills with horses as well as prepare for the fair.

2023 Fair Qualifications Log

All requirements that are needed for the fair can be found in the ‘Main Horse Project Book’ WI – 4-H Horse Guidelines Handbook, click HERE for the link!:

2023 Horse Project Information

2023 Horse Project Calendar Dates

  • Horse Kick-Off Meeting: March 9th at 5pm, located at Our Lady of the Lakes Church in Balsam Lake
  • Horse Camp: June 13th- June 15th, Applications are due March 31st.

Horse Camp 2023

Horse Camp will be scheduled for June 13-15 of 2023. Horse camp will be held at the Polk County Fair grounds in St. Croix Falls, WI. All campers interested in attending horse camp MUST be enrolled in the 4-H horse project. Campers MUST commit to ALL three days of camp in order to attend.

ATTN : Safety clinic requirement this year!  

  • Project members who have qualified 3 consecutive years will be exempt from a safety clinic. (age not a factor – just the 3 consecutive years of attending/qualifying). Project members who DO NOT meet the exemption MUST attend a safety clinic.

Attention 4-H Explorers who are interested in the Horse project!

  • Please make sure you DO SELECT Horse Project in the project section on 4-H Online!  Be sure to list an email address for contact info. This will be the only way you will be sure to be included in all   project-wide email communications!!!


Just a reminder! Facebook is another great way for all CURRENT and NEW enrolled project members & their parents to stay current on what’s going on in the project! If you are not already, you may request to join the project page by going to:

REMEMBER! This Facebook group is for CURRENT AND NEW members, please logon and join today!

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