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Equine Sciences

The Gloucester County 4-H Equine Science club is for youth who want to learn many aspects of the horse and how to work as a team member. Participants enhance their study skills by using selected reference materials to prepare for the NJ 4-H State events for Horse Bowl, Horse Judging and Hippology. Study topics include equine anatomy, conformation, feed and nutrition, evolution, breed characteristics, reproduction, horse management, way-of-going, tack and equipment, styles of riding and the exhibition of horses.  If interested in joining, contact the 4-H office at 856-307-6450 x3. 
 For information on the NJ State 4-H contests, visit the horse page of the NJ State 4-H website:  http://www.nj4h.rutgers.edu/horses.  Gloucester County 4-H members who would like hard copies of questions or additional resources can contact 856-307-6450 x3 or tsuydam@co.gloucester.nj.us.