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Jeffco 4-H Horse Project

Record Books

4-H Record Books are also called e-Records, they can be downloaded from the State 4-H Website. Each project has its own record book that members are required to complete each year. Listed below you will find the links to e-Records in the specific project areas. Record books are turned in at Interview Judging before the Jeffco Fair & Festival. In June, you will need to schedule an interview for each of your project areas. Finally, you will bring your record book with you to Interview Judging the week of the Jeffco 4-H Fair.

Helpful Resources

Here you will find some helpful links for those in the horse project.  Including items such as Horse Manual, Horse Rulebook, Leveling, etc.

Jeffco 4-H Horse Council

The next meeting will be March 28th! 

Here is the horse council schedule for 2024.  Please put the dates on your calendar so you don’t miss out on the fun.  All meetings will start at 6PM and be held in the ECMR.  

  1. October 26th – Make Horse Treats
  2. January 25th – Horse Judging Presentation & Cookie Exchange. Also voting on an update to the bylaws see proposed change below. 
  3. February 22nd – Tack & Clothing Swap as well as Tack Cleaning
  4. March 28th – Study Session for Leveling up 
  5. June 27th – Activity TBD
  6. September 26th – Activity TBD

Past Meeting Agendas/Minutes

Horse Judging Team

Information Flyer

Tentative 2024 Horse Judging Meeting Schedule

More information available on Facebook HERE or by contacting Coach Tiffany Mead at tiff.n.mead@gmail.com

2024 Horse Show Schedule (& Showbills Links Once Available)

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Winter Classic Show 1 – Sunday, January 28th, 2024 

Winter Classic Show 2 – RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER – New Date: Sunday, February 25th, 2024

Winter Classic Show 3 – Sunday, March 10th, 2024

Hairy Horse Show – Sunday, May 12th, 2024

  • Location: Westernaires Indoor Arena
  • Pre-registration info coming soon
  • Showbilll coming soon

Pleasant Park 4-H Gymkhana Show 1 – Sunday, June 2nd, 2024

  • Location: McKeever Arena – Conifer, CO
  • Pre-registration info coming soon
  • Showbill coming soon

Pleasant Park Horse Show – Saturday, July 13th, 2024

  • Location: McKeever Arena – Conifer, CO
  • Pre-registration info coming soon
  • Showbill coming soon

Pleasant Park 4-H Gymkhana Show 2 – Sunday, July 14th, 2024

  • Location: McKeever Arena – Conifer, CO 
  • Pre-registration info coming soon
  • Showbill coming soon

Pleasant Park 4-H Gymkhana Show 3 – Sunday, August 11th, 2024

  • Location:  McKeever Arena – Conifer, CO
  • Pre-registration info coming soon
  • Showbill coming soon

Trio Show – TBD

  • Location: TBD
  • Pre-registration info coming soon
  • Showbill coming soon

Gilpin Archwood Show – TBD

  • Location: Gilpin County Fairgrounds
  • Pre-registration info coming soon
  • Showbill coming soon

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Jefferson County 4-H Fair 2024

Details coming soon



Stan Sours Versatility Award

Versatility is being capable of doing many things competently and having a wide variety of skills.

In honor of Stan Sours, the award is given to an individual who has touched and influenced many lives through their horsemanship and love of people. Stan Sours symbolized VERSATILITY.

This award is given in honor of Stan Sours who at age 14 was selected as outstanding 4-H member. Stan was active with the Horse industry and the agriculture community. He received many awards for his dedication to the Horse Industry and in 2002 was named Top Hand of the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo for his volunteer work. He served on the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Advisory Board for 21 years and was a member of the board of directors of the Continental Divide Trail Alliance, Colorado Horse Park, Roundup Riders of the Rockies, and a member of the Colorado Horse Council.

Stan taught people respect through his actions. His daughter Shirlene said that her father would say it wasn’t really important how much people liked you, but instead how much they respected you. He said that respect is so much more difficult to obtain but in the long run is more rewarding.

Stan did everything with honesty and dignity and he treated everyone with fairness, respect, and consideration. You know, it is often said in 4-H that it is better to have a blue-ribbon kid with a red-ribbon project than to have a red-ribbon kid with a blue-ribbon project. Stan Sours characterized this philosophy.

Stan Sours touched and influenced so many lives through his horsemanship
and love of people. Stan Sours symbolized VERSATILITY.


Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.