Horses at Willowbrook Farm.

Horses at Willowbrook Farm.


St. Lawrence County's equine 4-H clubs allow local youth to work with horses including riding, stable management and overall care. The clubs participate in community service, fundraising events, riding clinics, the Gouverneur 4-H County Horse Show and many other events. 

If you are interested in joining one of these fantastic clubs please call Cooperative Extension (315-379-9192). 

If you are interested in starting a 4-H equine club there is a growing demand for clubs in the Massena and Canton areas. Please call Cooperative Extension for more information.

4-H Horse Opportunities

Hippology - "the study of horses." Hippology in 4-H is an activity that can enhance learning for 4-H members; they can exhibit their knowledge and understanding of equine science and husbandry in a competitive setting at regional, state, and national levels. For more information about 4H hippology visit:

Horse Bowl - "Horse Jeopardy."

Horse Communications - "Public Speaking."

Additional Resources

CCE Equine - brings all facets of eastern New York’s diverse horse industry under one program, creating a trusted resource for equine ventures and professional/business education

Horses page on eXtension -  an interactive learning environment delivering the best, most researched horse knowledge and resources from the best land-grant university minds across America

NYS 4-H Youth Horse Programs - provides children and teens with horse related events, activities and resources

Last updated October 11, 2017