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Waukesha County 4-H Circuit Shows


For 4-H Members from Waukesha and other invited counties, and 4-H Alumni


Show 1: Saturday, June 3, 2023

Show 2: Saturday, July 1, 2023


Starrt time 8:30 am

Waukesha County Expo Grounds


Jack Weihert, 6/3

Terry Kluever, 7/1

New classes

Open Halter: English, Western, and Ranch

Open Ranch Rail Pleasure: W/T and W/T/C

Open Trail: Ridden and In-Hand

Bring your current Coggins!

***New this year - ONLINE REGISTRATION***
Save time on the day of the show and register for classes ONLINE.  Select your classes from the comfort of your home.  On the day of the show, just bring your Coggins to the office, let them know you are there, pay with check/tab, and you're set! 


Open class dress code

Open class participants may wear formal show attire or casual show attire.  Casual attire would include long sleeve collared shirt, jeans, and boots for western, or breeches, hunt shirt, and boots for English.  Helmets required for all ridden classes.  Hats allowed for western in-hand classes.


Open Freestyle Showmanship Requirements

Exhibitors will be required to create a written pattern with illustration to the judge prior to executing the pattern. Copy of pattern turned into the show office prior to the start of the show.  Exhibitors will be responsible for setting up any cones needed for the pattern.  


Required maneuvers:


  1. Setup for inspection

  2. At least one pivot

  3. Back (at least 4 steps)

  4. Walk and Trot


NOTE: Exhibitors will be judged on correctness of maneuvers, but extra credits will be given for added level of difficulty in the patterns design and execution. The exhibitors should design their pattern to showcase their horses ability.


Examples of increased difficulties:


  1. Backing (not in a straight line)

  2. Pivots that exceed 360 degrees

  3. Multiple transitions from the walk to trot to walk.

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