5th Annual Horse Judging Contest


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When and Where



November 7th, 2020

  • Registration: 8am

  • Start Time: 9am


Lee County Fairgrounds

Lee County Sheriff's Posse Arena

2459 W Hwy 290, Giddings, TX, 78942

GeneRal InfoRmatioN

  • Preregistration (until 10/26/2020) - $110/team or $20/person

  • Regular Registration (10/27 - 11/3/2020) - $115/team or $25/person

  • NO DAY OF REGISTRATION. Final changes to teams must be made by Thursday 11/5.

Age Divisions (as of the 2020-2021 school year):

  • Junior 4-H (Grades 3rd-5th)

  • Intermediate 4-H (Grades 6th-8th)

  • Senior 4-H (Grades 9th-12th)

  • FFA

  • Adult Jackpot

Contest Rules and Details

  • Please fill out ONE registration form per team you will be bringing. 

  • Junior and Intermediate 4-H contestants will have 1 (one) set of halter reasons, Senior 4-H contestants will have 1 (one) set of either halter OR performance reasons, and FFA and Adult Jackpot contestants will have 1 (one) set of performance OR halter questions, based on a class at the discretion of the officials. While reasons and questions are not required, it is STRONGLY encouraged that contestants complete them for the opportunity to earn as many points as possible. 

  • There will be 5-6 classes, with 1-2 being halter and the remaining being performance classes which may include English, western, and/or ranch/stock horse. All classes will be judged based on the AQHA handbook.

  • Jackpot division is open to adults, coaches, and parents of contestants. There will be no teams for the Jackpot Division. 

  • Awards for the Top 5 individuals, and Top 3 teams will be given for Overall, Halter, Performance, and Reasons categories. $100 cash prize will be award to the Top Jackpot individual. 

  • Additional details will be sent out to coaches via email. 

  • NavaRio will be enforcing COVID guidelines by requiring masks and encouraging social distancing. We will have hand sanitizer available at the registration table

If you have any additional questions or concerns please send an email to