University of Florida

Animal Sciences Youth Programs

Welcome to the home for youth programs at the University of Florida's Department of Animal Sciences! On these pages, you can find details about upcoming events, results of past events, and plenty of helpful resources.

**2015 Animal Sciences Events Summary**

Click above for your quick reference guide to Horse & Livestock events, dates, and deadlines.

-- New 4-H Age Policy beginning next year (2015-16) --

What's on the horizon?         (or go to full CALENDAR)

2015 Area & State Horse Show Rulebook is Online!

4-H Hog & Ham Applications Due
Open to those who attended the Jan. 19 Workshop, or completed all 4 phases of the 2014 program.
All aprticipants from the same county should be listed on the same form.

Horse Judging Reasons Workshop
Open to 4-H & FFA members. Register by February 25.
State 4-H Hippology Contest
Open to Intermediate & Senior 4-H members. Register by March 6.
Per county: 2 Intermediate teams of up to 4, and any number of Senior-only teams.
UF Animal Science, Gainesville

Contact your local 4-H Agent to enter or ask about county participation requirements.

Florida 4-H
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    Current facts & information for Swine owners, Fair Boards, and public in general.