It’s Time to Show Your Horses

Members of 4-H in Red River Parish are getting ready to show their horses.  Parish 4-H Agent Jacque Fontenot posted details of the upcoming shows:

The 2019 Northwest District Horse Show will be held Friday June 7, 2019 at the Red River Cowboy Church in Coushatta. To participate, exhibitors must have had the horse(s) that they intend to show in their possession April 1. Copies of registration papers and/or Grade horse certificates must be turned in to me with entry forms. Horses must belong to the youth exhibiting them or an immediate family member. Immediate family member is defined as parent, step-parent, grandparent, or siblings. 

To participate in the State 4-H Horse Show, you must qualify at the district level. To enter the district show, email the RRP 4-H Office for an entry form and code of conduct and submit with a check made out to DeSoto 4-H Foundation. Entries no later than Friday May 24, 2019. A separate entry must be filled out for each horse exhibited. Entry fees for the district show are $10 per class with a $50 horse/rider cap. 

The State 4-H and FFA Horse Show will be held July 6– July 10, 2019 at the Lamar Dixon Expo in Gonzales, LA. Entry fees for the state show are paid at the show.  

Please note that classes not offered at the district level must still be entered (on the entry form, no fee charged) at the district show to be eligible at state. Also please stress that NO Classes will be allowed to be added to an exhibitors entry the day of the district show! Only scratches can be made. Exhibitors can contact Molly Usher directly if they have questions DeSoto Parish (318)872-0641 office.


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