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State 4-H Hippology Contest

horse and rider
Event Date(s)
UIUC Campus

Target Audience: Ages 8 to 18 
How to Participate:  Qualify to participate via regional Hippology contests. Register with your local county's office. 
Event Contact: Debra Hagstrom (

An opportunity for youth enrolled in 4-H to demonstrate the breadth of their knowledge and understanding of equine science, and in particular the practical application of this knowledge and skill. Youth will take a written exam, participate in stations, judge 4 classes of horses and complete a problem solving question. 

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact