Ottawa County Horse 4-H 

About Us

We are a group of volunteers made up of 4-H leaders and parents with a common interest of helping youth.

Purpose of Website

The purpose of this website is to keep everyone involved in Ottawa County's Horse 4-H program informed of horse 4-H events going on in the county.


What's New for 2019...

2019 Dressage (2019 Patterns):

Berlin: Training Level Test 1

Holland: Training Level Test 2

Hudsonville: Training Level Test 3

Reining & English/Western Riding:

Berlin: 4-H Reining Pattern #1

Holland: English/Western Riding

Hudsonville: 4-H Reining Pattern #2



     Marc DeLisle

     Amy Franks






Ottawa County & State Wide 4-H Events...

Dates To Remember:

November 1 - Enrollment Forms Due

January 28 - Winter Clinic at Fillmore Complex


February 1-2  - 4-H Horse Judging Workshop,

     MQHA/4-H Clinic Weekend & MQHA Tack Sale

                   all at MSU


February 23 - Teen & Adult Horse Leaders' Workshop                                at MSU

 February 25 - Winter Clinic at Fillmore Complex

March 2 - Allendale Tack Sale

March 11- Winter Clinic at Fillmore Complex

March 23-24 - Hippology, Communications & Judging       Contests at MSU

April 6  - Nora Agnew Memorial Hairy Horse Show/Clinic                       at MSU

April 29 - Spring Update meeting in the Board Room

April 7 - 4-H Hippology, Horse Bowl and Communication                      Contest at MSU

May 1 - Horse ID Cards Due & State Show Application Due


June 1  - Leaders Show at Berlin Fairgrounds


June 19-21  - Exploration Days at MSU  

June 14  - Berlin Fair 4-H Horse Show

July 24 - Ottawa County Fair 4-H Horse Show

August 16-18 - 4-H State Horse Show

August 21 - Hudsonville Fair 4-H Horse Show

Documents...    (For Documents not found on this page please click HERE.)

Ottawa County Rule Book.pdf Ottawa County Rule Book.pdf
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Notebook Requirements.pdf Notebook Requirements.pdf
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Reining Pattern 1.pdf Reining Pattern 1.pdf
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Reining Pattern 2.pdf Reining Pattern 2.pdf
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Berlin Equine Activity Waiver.pdf Berlin Equine Activity Waiver.pdf
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Medical_Media_Release.pdf Medical_Media_Release.pdf
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Fund Raiser Application.pdf Fund Raiser Application.pdf
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English Western Riding.pdf English Western Riding.pdf
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"I like 4-H'ers because they are dedicated to excellence; they want to do things better... Next thing I like about them is their examples to other young people. they lead us to greater dedication to our country. They are, by their work, indeed, making this country a better one... As long as we have young people of these characteristics, devoted with their hearts and their heads and their hands and their health to doing these things, America cannot be anything but successful." President Dwight D. Eisenhower, at the 1959 dedication of the National 4-H Center.

"You know, if every kid in the inner cities in this country belonged to 4-H, we wouldn't have much of a crime problem..." - President Bill Clinton at Montana State University, May 31, 1995.

 The 4-H Pledge 

I pledge 
My Head to clearer thinking, 
My Heart to greater loyalty, 
My Hands to larger service, 
And my Health to better living, 
For my Club, 
My Community, 
My County
 And my World.

 The 4-H Motto

"To Make The Best Better."

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