California 4-H Youth Development Program
California 4-H Youth Development Program
California 4-H Youth Development Program
University of California
California 4-H Youth Development Program

Equine Qualifier Events

State 4-H Horse Classic Qualifying Horse Shows

New to 2020 CA 4-H Horse Classic

All qualifying shows must have a 4-H volunteer or 4-H staff as the contact.  No exceptions.

Hosting a qualifying show?

Register your show for it to be considered a qualifying show for the California 4-H Horse Classic. **Registration at the bottom of this webpage**

Criteria for a Qualifying Show

  • Each horse show must be registered and be displayed in the list below.
  • Show verified by County 4-H Offices.
  • Up to three shows per county. If your county has three horse shows, one show must be associated with a county fair (however, the show at the county fair is not automatically considered a qualifying event; it must still be registered, unless it is a 4-H-organized horse show at the fair).
  • Show must take place on or between June 10, 2019 - June 7, 2020 
  • The Horse Show must offer the same classes that are offered at the State 4-H Classic (though they may offer more if they choose to).
  • Management of each show is required to email show results to Shauna Bond using this form- Classic Qualifying Show Results Sheet . Results must be emailed to: Shauna Bond, at sabond@ucdavis.edu 530-260-3277.

2019-2020 Qualifying Shows 

***All 4-H Horse Shows held at County Fairs, District Fairs, Regional Fairs, Citrus Fairs, and the State Fair qualify for this Championship show must still be registered using the survey below.

Note that this only applies to 4-H-organized horse shows and not other independently-organized or fair-organized shows.***

Past shows are in red

Alameda County

Amador County

Butte County

Calaveras County

Colusa County

Contra Costa County

Del Norte County

El Dorado County

Location of the Show #1:

Placerville Fairgrounds

Dates of the Horse Show: 

March 29, 2020

Name of the Horse Show:

Fuzzy Wuzzy

Contact for the Show:

Christy Breeden

Contact's email: 

horseproject@yahoo.com

Contact's phone number:

904-451-9872

Additional information:

https://horseproject.webs.com/horseshowclasslist.htm

 

Location of the Show #2:

Placerville Fairgrounds

Dates of the Horse Show: 

May 10, 2020

Name of the Horse Show:

Roundup

Contact for the Show:

Christy Breeden

Contact's email: 

horseproject@yahoo.com

Contact's phone number:

904-451-9872

Additional information:

https://horseproject.webs.com/horseshowclasslist.htm

 

Fresno County 

Location of the Show #1:

Verdi View Farm

Dates of the Horse Show: 

October 26, 2019 

Name of the Horse Show:

2019 Fresno County State Fair & Classic Qualifier & Open Horse Show

Contact for the Show:

Carly Ray, Blossom Trail 4-H Horse Leader

Contact's email: 

cbequine@gmail.com

Contact's phone number:

408-710-2763

Additional information:

Please see the premium for more show information. Entry Form

Glenn County

Humboldt County

Imperial County

Inyo-Mono Counties

Kern County

Kings County

Lake County

Lassen County 

Los Angeles County

Location of the Show #1:

Desert Riders Arena 3223 West Avenue N-3 – Palmdale CA 93551

Dates of the Horse Show: 

November 23, 2019 

Name of the Horse Show:

AV South Sectional 4-H Horse Show

Contact for the Show:

Monica Whitmer

Contact's email: 

debspedpt@att.net

Contact's phone number:

661-902-9892

Additional information:

Please see the premium for more show information.

Madera County 

Marin County

Location of the Show #1:

Novato

Dates of the Horse Show: 

May 3, 2020

Name of the Horse Show:

Marin County 4-H Benefit Horse Show

Contact for the Show:

Pat Duffy

Contact's email: 

p171duffy@aol.com

Contact's phone number:

415-892-4242

Additional information:

Registrar: Daniella Nelson, desghieri@sbcglobal.net, 415-342-3147.

 

Mariposa County

Mendocino County

Merced County

Modoc County

Monterey County

Napa County

Nevada County

Orange County

Placer County

Plumas-Sierra Counties

Riverside County 

Sacramento County 

Location of the Show #1:

Triple Crown Equestrian Center - Lincoln

Dates of the Horse Show: 

February 22, 2020

Name of the Horse Show:

Sacramento County Silver Series Show #1

Contact for the Show:

Sacramento County Horse

Contact's email: 

sachorse4h@gmail.com

Contact's phone number:

916-204-6243

Additional information:

Please see the premium (docx) for more show information.

 

Location of the Show #2:

Rancho Murieta Equestrian Center - Rancho Murieta

Dates of the Horse Show: 

March 21, 2020

Name of the Horse Show:

Sacramento County Silver Series Show #2

Contact for the Show:

Gina Simonsma

Contact's email: 

sachorse4h@gmail.com

Contact's phone number:

916-204-6243

Additional information:

Please see the premium (docx) for more show information.

San Benito County

Location of the Show #1:

Tres Pinos

Dates of the Horse Show: 

September 29, 2019 

Name of the Horse Show:

San Benito County Fair

Contact for the Show:

Laurie Salaiz

Contact's email: 

salaizlaurie@gmail.com

Contact's phone number:

408-666-9676

Additional information:

Please see the premium for more show information

 

San Bernardino County

Location of the Show #1:

San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, 14800 7th Street, Victorville, Ca 92395

Dates of the Horse Show: 

May 23, 2020

Name of the Horse Show:

San Bernardino County Fair Youth Horse Show

Contact for the Show:

Nikki Wilson

Contact's email: 

wilsonfarms84@gmail.com

Contact's phone number:

760-403-0863

Additional information:

Entries due online by April 23, late entries accepted with penalty until May 15. Please see the premium for more show information.

 

San Diego County

San Francisco-San Mateo Counties

San Joaquin County

San Luis Obispo County

Location of the Show #1:

Knudson Training Stables - Paso Robles

Dates of the Horse Show: 

March 1, 2020

Name of the Horse Show:

SLO County 4-H Western Field Day

Contact for the Show:

Michelle Mitchell

Contact's email: 

slohorseproject@gmail.com

Contact's phone number:

805-674-5831

Additional information:

This field day is open to SLO County 4-H members only.

Santa Barbara County 

Santa Clara County 

Location of the Show #1:

Morgan Hill, CA

Dates of the Horse Show: 

July 21, 2019

Name of the Horse Show:

Santa Clara County Fair Horse Show 

Contact for the Show:

Jeannie McDevitt

Contact's email: 

exhibits@thefair.org

Contact's phone number:

408-477-7125

Additional information:

Santa Cruz County 

Location of the Show #1:

Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds

2601 E Lake Av, Watsonville, CA 95076 

Dates of the Horse Show: 

Friday, September 13, 2019

Name of the Horse Show:

Santa Cruz County Fair 4H/Open Youth Horseshow

Contact for the Show:

Kathy Dotson 

Contact's email: 

kdappraisal@comcast.net

Contact's phone number:

831-818-0631

Additional information:

This show is the second show in our series and is open to 4h and youths 19u. Circuit awards and High Point awards.

Shasta County

Siskiyou County

Solano County

Sonoma County

Stanislaus County

Sutter-Yuba Counties 

Tehama County

Trinity County

Tulare County 

Toulumne County

Ventura County

Yolo County

Location of the Show #1:

Yolo County Fairgrounds - Woodland, CA

Dates of the Horse Show: 

August 11, 2019 

Name of the Horse Show:

Yvonne LeMaitre Memorial Jr. Horse Show 

Contact for the Show:

Rhonda Rayn 

Contact's email: 

rhondaga@netzero.net

Contact's phone number:

707-330-9103

Additional information:

"FREE" to all Junior Exhibitors - Offering up 15 belt buckles. Including a 4H High Point buckle. Come join the fun.

 

Register your Qualifying Horse Show

2020 State 4-H HORSE CLASSIC

 

Horse Classic: http://4h.ucanr.edu/4-H_Events/Horse_Classic/ 

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