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Horse Communication Contest

Entries for the speech contest and quiz bowl are due at a date February 5, 2022.

Entries are due January 25, 2021.


Boxing and Ranch Roping Clinic

Date to be determined

Totusek Arena and Charles and Linda Cline Equine Teaching Center

OSU Extension is pleased to bring a cooperative event with the National Reined Cowhorse Association to the youth of Oklahoma. Nationally renown clinicians Todd Crawford and Russel Dilday will present a day long clinic on working cowhorse/boxing and ranch roping.  Clinic participation will be limited to 40 riders, but unlimited auditing will be allowed. Riders will participate in dry work, boxing, ranch roping and working their horse on a flag.  The clinic is open to enrolled 4-H members. There will be a $20 cattle fee per rider.

Equine Education Extravaganza

Summer youth camp for kids ages 12 to 18.

This camp will prepare youth for competition in horse judging.


2018 team

2018 Horse Judging Team


Oklahoma State University is pleased to announce the 4th annual Equine Education Extravaganza, June 7-9, 2022. This three day camp will focus on horse judging, oral reasons development and individual coaching.  Sessions will be based upon youth's interest and experience level.  Cost of the three day camp is $150 and includes food, lodging and materials. Youth may also select individual day attendance for $60 per day (no lodging).  Parents, volunteers and educators may also attend for the same fee. Individual reasons practice will be provided by the AQHA  World Champion judging teams.  Applications for adult chaperones will be taken. If selected, adults will attend for free in exchange for their services.

Registration fees include:

  • A double room in a residence hall, linen and towels provided.
  • All meals provided.
  • Refreshments and entertainment in the evening.
  • A copy of the OSU Horse Judging Manual.
  • A DVD of OSU Horse Judging Teams presenting oral reasons on a number of classes.

Interested in being a chaperone?  Contact Dr. Kris Hiney for an application.  Chaperones will receive waived registration, housing and meals.

Horse Owner's Workshop

Presented by OSU Animal and Food Science Department.


The Horse Owner's Workshop (HOW) will be held virtually at a date March 5, 2022. Seminars will be held Thursday evenings from 7-9 on dates to be determined.Registered participants will have access to recorded presentations and supplementary materials via secure Dropbox links and passcode protected links to the webinars.

Presenters will be available to address questions from the participants.

The Horse Owner’s Workshops are intended to benefit horse owners and youth leaders by providing quality information on equine health, management, safety. 

Registration is $10 and includes 60 day access to materials.  All registration fees will be used to support Special Clovers Equestrian program.

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