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					WINNEBAGO COUNTY 4-H

HORSE & PONY PROJECT ACHIEVEMENT BOOK
2008-2009

PROJECT MEMBER NAME ___________________________________ CLUB NAME ______________________________________________

Winnebago County 4-H Horse and Pony Project

Project Guidelines
Purpose:
The Purpose of the Winnebago County 4-H Horse & Pony Project shall be to provide education in horse project areas, to promote 4-H activities, and provide fellowship to its members.

Expectations:
•	 All	members	are	expected	to	treat	other	members,	leaders,	and	their	animals	with	proper	respect	and	consideration. •	 All	members	are	responsible	for	knowing	and	following	the	rules	and	regulations	as	set	forth	here	and	in	the	Fairbook. •	 Active	participation	in	county-wide	educational	opportunities	and	fund-raising	events	is	encouraged! •	 An	adult	(parent,	relative,	club	or	project	leader,	etc.)	will	accompany	youth	members	under	the	age	of	12	to	horse	 project	activities.	 •	 Agree	to	accept	the	expectations	and	other	requirements	as	stated	in	this	achievement	book	by	signing	and	returning	 the	commitment	letter.	

Important dates for Horse & pony project members
May 1 Commitment letter due to Extension Office. June 25 Horse declaration form due with fair entries. July 1 Fair requirement checklist due to Extension Office. August 4 (fair) Achievement book due at Fair check-in.

Requirements to Show at the Winnebago County Fair or to receive an End-Of-Year Achievement Award:
To	show	your	horse	at	the	Winnebago	County	Fair,	you	must	meet	these	requirements.	 In	addition	to	these	requirements,	your	individual	clubs	may	have	expectations	to	fulfill.	 Meeting	these	requirements	will	mean	that	you	have	met	the	minimum	requirements	for	 an	achievement	award	in	this	project. 1. Attend two (2) monthly County Horse Project Planning meetings. 2. Attend two (2) Educational Opportunities	sponsored	by	Winnebago	County	4-H	 Horse	&	Pony	Project.	There	will	be	many	offerings	per	year,	including	educational		 opportunities,	County	Fun	Show,	workshops,	seminars,	etc.	Horse	Bowl	Team	and	 Horse	Judging	Team	will	count	toward	two	(2)	educational	sessions,	if	participants		 attend	50%	of	the	practices	and	must	compete	as	a	team. 3. Complete Fair Requirement Checklist. The	Checklist	is	due	July	1st	to	the	Extension	 Office. 4. Complete Horse Project Achievement Book.	The	purpose	of	this	is	to	help	you	attain	 your	personal	goals	by	keeping	a	written	record	of	your	progress.	It	should	also	serve	as	 a	reminder	of	timely	health	care,	farrier	care,	etc.	for	your	project	animal.	The	Achievement	Book	is	due	at	Fair	(Bring	to	Check-In). 5. Support your project by helping with fund-raising activities. Each member is required to work a minimum of six (6) hours, two (2) of the 6 maybe worked by a responsible adult (parent, relative, leader, etc.).	Children	under	12	must	be	accompanied	by	a	responsible	adult.	There	will	be	a	sign-in	sheet	at	each	event	and	it	will	be	 your	responsibility	to	check	in	so	that	you	get	credit	for	your	time.	Family	involvement	 is	encouraged.	 6. Complete and Submit a Fair Horse Show Declaration Form with your fair entry form at your 4-H Club meeting.	This	form	will	detail	the	horse	or	pony	that	you	plan	 to	exhibit	at	the	Winnebago	County	Fair.		It	is	acceptable	to	submit	two	(2)	declaration	 forms,	but	only	one	horse	may	be	shown	at	fair. 6. Commitment letter.	The	commitment	letter	will	be	due	to	the	Extension	Office	by	May	 1st.	The	letter	will	be	collected	by	your	4-H	Club	leaders	and	turned	in	together.	Your club may set an earlier date to collect the letter so they get them in on time.

NOTE: If you have any questions regarding the requirements please contact a Horse & Pony Board Member.

Winnebago County 4-H Horse and Pony Project

County Sponsored Educational Activities Log
Requirements to Show at the Winnebago County Fair or to receive an End-Of-Year Achievement Award: 1. Read and sign your Commitment Letter. 2. Attend two (2) monthly County Horse Project Planning meetings. 3. Attend two (2) Educational Opportunities	sponsored	by	Winnebago	County	4-H	Horse	&	Pony	Project.	 4. Complete Fair Requirement Checklist. The	Checklist	is	due	June	25th	to	the	Extension	Office. 5. Complete Horse Project Achievement Book.	 6. Support your project by working a minimum of six (6) hours at a fund-raising event. 7. Complete and Submit a Fair Horse Show Declaration Form with your fair entry form at your 4-H Club meeting.	(You	 can	declare	two	horses,	but	only	one	horse	may	be	shown	at	fair. Use this page as a log to list all county sponsored activities that you participated in that counted toward meeting your requirements to show at fair. (County Sponsored activities include activities like H&PP sponsored educational opportunities, clinics, shows, workshops, seminars, horse bowl and horse judging team)

County Sponsored Activity

Date

Location, What Learned, etc.

H&PP Leader Signature

Make	additional	copies	of	this	form	as	needed.

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County Committee Meeting Attendance Log
Date Topics Covered, What Learned, etc. H&PP Leader Signature

Winnebago County 4-H Horse and Pony Project

Volunteer Opportunities Log
Date Hours Worked 4-H sponsored Activity or Task voluteer/fund raising event H&PP Leader Signature

Make	additional	copies	of	this	form	as	needed.

Winnebago County 4-H Horse and Pony Project
Use	these	pages	as	a	log	to	list	all	activities	that	you	participated	in	that	increased	your	“horse	 knowledge”.	Include	NON-Winnebago	County	H&PP	sponsored	clinics,	educational	seminars,	 lessons,	horse	shows,	vet	visits,	farrier	appointments,	daily	chores,	etc.	(Must	be	signed	to	count	 for	points)

Other Activities Log

Date

Location

Type of activity - What did you learn?

Adult/Leader Signature

Make	additional	copies	of	this	form	as	needed.

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Achievement Awards & Project Related Activities
End-Of-The-Year Outstanding Achievement Awards
	 Horse Project Achievement Books will be due at the Fair (Bring them when you check-in your horse).	 At	the	end	of	the	4-H	Project	Year,	recognition	will	be	awarded	to	those	members	who	meet	the	requirements	for	an	 achievement	award.	Members	who	exceed	these	goals	will	be	recognized	as	Outstanding	Achievers	and	will	have,	hopefully,	learned	many	life	and	horsemanship	skills	that	will	serve	them	well	in	the	future!

Horse Project Related Activities Available Through 4-H
Clothes Horse This	project	is	entered	through	your	local	club.	Members	 sew	items	for	the	rider	or	horse	and	exhibit	them	at	Fair	 and	other	educational	events.	The	items	can	also	be	exhibited	at	District	and	State	events. Horse Judging Competition	can	be	as	a	team	or	as	an	individual	event.	 Halter	and	riding	classes	of	four	(4)	horses	are	judged	for	 conformation	and	performance.	Scores	are	determined	by	 comparing	your	placings	against	those	of	a	judge.	Anyone	 can	compete	at	District	and	State	events.	Top	participants	 at	the	State	level	will	qualify	for	Regional	and	National	 competition.

Demonstrations/Speeches/Interpretive Reading Following	State	guidelines,	you	may	compete	in	the	County,	District,	and	State	events	using	horse-related	topics.	Top	 participants	at	the	State	level	will	qualify	for	Regional	and	 Horse Photography National	opportunities. Following	State	guidelines,	you	may	compete	at	countywide	and	State	events.	Show	off	your	ability	with	a		 Drawing and Painting camera	and	equine	models! This	project	is	entered	through	the	Horse	and	Pony		 Project.	Following	State	guidelines,	members	create	horse- Model Horse related	works	of	art	that	may	be	exhibited	at	Fair	and	other	 Participants	buy	or	build	a	horse	model	and	compete	 events.	 against	other	participants	in	Halter,	Showmanship,	and	Action	classes.	Show	are	held	at	the	County,	District		 Hippology and	State	levels. This	is	a	timed	event	testing	your	knowledge	of	many	 horse-related	topics.	Some	examples	would	be		breeds,	 Posters colors,	markings,	tack,	anatomy,	feed,	etc.	Competition	is	 Posters	can	be	entered	at	Fair	through	the	Horse	and	Pony	 held	at	District	and	State	events.		 Project	following	State	guidelines.	Posters	featuring	horseTop	participants	at	the	State	level	will	qualify	for	Regional	 relating	information	may	also	be	entered	at	District	and	 and	National	competition.	Hippology	is	judged	both	by	 State	events. teams	and	as	individuals.	 Woodworking Horse Bowl Enter	this	project	through	the	Horse	and	Pony	Project	too.	 Members	study	and	learn	about	horses	and	related	items;	 Members	demonstrate	their	ability	to	make	small	or	large	 i.e.	horse	anatomy,	nutrition,	showing,	gaits,	etc.	Meetings	 articles	from	wood.	These	items	should	be	horse-related	 are	held	regularly	to	study/practice.	State-wide	competiand	may	be	exhibited	at	County,	District,	and	State	events. tion	is	held	in	May	and	top	teams	are	eligible	to	compete	at	 Regional	and	National	levels.

Additional resource material can be found in the Horse and Pony Project library at the Extension Office.

Winnebago County 4-H Horse and Pony Project

2009 Awards Program

Awards Levels
Golden Buckle Award
300 points and above. This	is	the	highest	level	to	 achieve. You have reached for the	stars	and	beyond!		It’s	obvious	that	horses	are	your	life!

We have many opportunities for you to learn. Let us know what you have enjoyed and what can be done to make 4-H the best experience it can be for you!

How Points are Assigned
20 Points	 10 Points	 	 	 •	 Run	for	and	be	elected	to	youth	horse	board. •	 Serve	as	Chair/Co-Chair	for	fundraiser	or	Fun	Show. 	 (counts	towards	your	6	hours) 	•	 Attend	4-H	planned	educational	opportunities	arranged		 	 by	State,	County	or	club.	(club	must	make	activity		 	 	 available	to	all	county	project	members) 	•	 Job	Shadow	for	a	day	in	Equine	related	field.	i.e.	Vet,		 	 Barn	Manager,	Lesson	Giver,	etc.	(one	day	per	 	 profession	max.) •	 Compete	on	horse	bowl	team. •	 Compete	with	horse	judging	team. •	 Compete	in	Hippology	at	fair.	 •	 Attend	seminars,	Horse	fairs....	 	 (Midwest	Horse	Fair,	Horse-a-Rama.	etc.) •	 Give	a	talk	or	demonstration	at	a	planning	meeting			 	 from	something	you	have	learned,	or	about	an	article		 	 you	have	read. •	 Exhibit	at	State	in	a	Qualifying	or	Non-Qualifying	class. 	 (i.e.	poster,	Horsemanship	etc.) •	 Attend	a	Horse	and	Pony	planning	meeting. •	 Serve	on	a	show	committee. •	 Fund	raising	hours	(2	points	per	hour) 	 (those	needing	hours	to	show	at	fair	will	get	1st		 	 chance). 	

200 points and above. Your enthusiasm in horses is contagious	and	we	applaud	 you!		Way	to	go!		Your	goals	 were	set	high	and	you’ve	 reached them. 150 points and above. WOW,	you	have	made	a	big	 effort	to	learn	and	work	on	your	 4-H	goals.	Be	sure	to	share	 your	knowledge	with	others!

Silver Spurs Award

5 Points	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	

Bronze Trophy Award

Aluminum Trailer Award

100 points and above. It	is	great	that	you	have	participated	so	much!		We	hope	that	 you	have	learned	a	lot	and	had	 fun	at	the	same	time!

	 	 4 Points	 	 2 Points	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	

50 points and above. You have chosen to continue to learn about horses and exceed the minimum requirements. Good	job	and	keep	up	the	effort. Iron Horse Shoe Award 1 point and above.

Branding Iron Award

•	 Horse	bowl,	horse	judging,	drill	team,	photography,	 	 hippology	practice.	(These	are	by	individual	meetings.) •	 A	trail	ride	that	is	organized	and	published. •	 Attend	a	horse	show,	with	or	without	a	horse.	 •	 Riding	lesson. •	 	 	 	 Vet,	farrier,	dentist,	saddle	fitter,	etc.	–	any	 professional	that	you	have	a	one-on-one	meeting	with		 about	your	horse.	(Be	sure	to	share	what	you	learned		 with	others.)

Presented	&	Approved:	November	22,	2005	 at	the	4-H	Horse	&	Pony	project	meeting.

Winnebago County 4-H Horse and Pony Project

Important Info For All Horse & Pony Project Members
Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development Policies have the following Program Safety Equipment Regulations:
1.	 Adults and youth participating in all high risk programs, including horses, must wear protective clothing, head and foot gear.	Minimum	requirements	are:	 	•	 Protective	head	gear	(SEI	approved	for	the	specific	activity)	which	properly	fits. 	•	 Shoes	or	boots	which	provide	protection	from	the	hazards	of	said	program. 	•	 Clothing	appropriate	for	the	activity	which	will	protect	the	participants	from	the	 	 	 elements	surrounding	the	event. 	 	 The	policy	means	that	all	4-H	members	and	leaders	(adult	and	youth)	participating	in	the	 mentioned	projects	and/or	activities	need	to	use	protective	or	safety	equipment	while	participating.	SEI	 approved	safety	helmets	need	to	be	worn	while	mounted	or	driving	a	horse. 2.	 If a 4-H club is listed as a sponsor	or	co-sponsor	of	an	activity	which	includes	the	horse	&	pony	 project:	grade exhibit policies	(youth	must	be	in	3rd	grade)	and the helmet and safety equipment requirements apply for all participants. This includes adults	as	they	need	to	be	positive	role	models. 3.	 To	exhibit	animals	at	any	public	event	as	a	4-H	member,	youth	must	be	in	at	least	3rd	grade	 during	the	current	4-H	year.

Please read this important information for all horse & Pony Project members

Coggins Test
You	must	have	an	original	current calendar year, negative Coggins test for	your	horse	with	you	at	all	 clinics,	shows	and	open	rides.	You must also bring a copy	of	this	test	to	leave	with	the	people	who	are	 in	charge	of	the	event.	 Equine	infectious	anemia	(EIA)	is	an	infectious	viral	disease	that	attacks	horses	and	other	equidae.	The	 Coggins	test	is	a	blood	test	to	determine	whether	the	horse’s	blood	contains	Equine	Infectious	Anemia	 antibodies	and,	therefore	EIA.	Most	events	in	the	State	of	Wisconsin	now	require	a	Negative	 Coggins	Test	before	your	horse	can	participate.

Premises ID Rules & You
If	you	are	planning	on	bringing	a	horse	to	the	fair,	you	will	be	required	to	provide	a	Premise Registration Number	from	the	premise	the	horse	came	from.	The	Winnebago	County	Fair	Association	is	requiring	 this	number.	This	is	part	of	the	Wisconsin	Premises	Registration	Act	which	requires	anyone	who	keeps,	 houses,	or	co-mingles	livestock	to	register	their	premises	effective	November	1,	2005.		 If	your	horse	is	kept	at	your	property,	your	parents/guardians	should	have	applied	for	and	received	a	 premise	number.	If	your	horse	is	housed	elsewhere,	the	premise	owner	should	have	applied	for	and	 received	a	premise	number.		 A	“premises”	includes	farms	and	hobby	farms	and		any	other	location	where	livestock	is	kept.		There	is	 no	charge	for	premises	registration.		 There are four ways to register a premises: 1.	 Go	to	www.wiid.org	and	click	on	the	link	for	WLIC	Premises	Registration. 2.	 Call	WLIC	at	1-888-808-1910	to	request	a	registration	form. 3.	 With	your	permission,	a	WLIC	Agent	may	register	on	your	behalf.		 For	a	list	of	WLIC	Agents,	visit	www.wiid.org 4.	 Visit	your	county	Farm	Service	Agency	(FSA)	office	to	pick	up	information	and	a	premises	 registration	form.		Or,	use	an	FSA	computer	to	register.

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Explanation of Show Classes
HALTER CLASS Horses	and	ponies	are	to	be	led	with	proper	equipment	 for	English	or	Western	attire.	Judging	will	be	on	the	conformation	and	condition	of	the	horse.	The	horse,	not	the	 exhibitor,	is	being	judged.	The	ringmaster	will	give	you	 pattern	directions	for	showing. SHOWMANSHIP Horses	and	ponies	are	led	with	a	halter	and	lead,	or	with	 a	bridle,	whichever	is	appropriate	to	their	breed.	Judging	will	be	on	the	ability	of	the	exhibitor	to	show	his/her	 horse	and	the	grooming	and	training	of	the	horse.	Emphasis	is	on	the	exhibitor	and	what	the	exhibitor	has	accomplished.	The	judge	may	ask	the	individual	exhibitor	a	 question	regarding	anatomy	of	the	horse,	etc. GYMKHANA/SPEED CLASSES Horses	or	ponies	are	ridden	through	a	specific	pattern,	 with	each	class	requiring	a	different	pattern.	Judging	is	 based	on	the	best	time	in	executing	a		 correctly	completed	pattern. 	 	 	 	 	 REINSMANSHIP Judging	is	based	on	the	ability	of	the	exhibitor	to	properly	 control	the	horse	or	pony	while	safely	harnessed	to	a	two	 or	four-wheeled	vehicle.	The	animal	will	be	shown,	both	 ways	of	the	ring,	at	a	walk,	slow	trot,	and	extended	trot	 and	will	be	expected	to	stand	quietly	and	back	readily.	 The	judge	may	ask	the	exhibitor	a	pertinent	question	 regarding	equipment	or	the	horse.

DRIVING ENGLISH HORSEMANSHIP Class	routine	will	be	similar	to	that	in	Reinsmanship.	 Judging	is	based	on	the	rider.	Horses	will	walk,	trot	(or,	 Judging	will	be	based	on	performance,	willingness,	and	 appropriate	other	intermediate	gait),	and	canter	both	ways	 manners	of	the	horse	or	pony of	the	arena.	Riders	may	be	requested	to	dismount	and	 remount,	to	start	at	either	lead	at	a	canter,	or	for	any	other	 reasonable	test	of	their	horsemanship	skill.	Exhibitors	 What else do I need when may	be	asked	questions	pertaining	to	the	horse	and	equipment.	The	horse	may	be	shown	either	Saddleseat	or	Hunt	 I take my horse to a show, clinic, Seat	with	the	appropriate	attire	and	equipment	for	either,	 or ride at the Winnebago County but	no	combination	of	the	two. Fairgrounds? ENGLISH PLEASURE The	class	routine	is	the	same	as	English	Horsemanship,	 but	judging	will	be	based	on	the	performance	and	manners	of	the	horse. TRAIL CLASS The	horse	will	be	judged	on	manners,	response	to	the	 rider,	and	attitude.	Horse	and	rider	will	be	expected	to	 negotiate	several	obstacles	meant	to	represent	obstacles	 encountered	on	a	trail.	Class	may	be	ridden	in	English	or	 Western	tack	and	attire,	but	not	a	combination	of	both. STOCKSEAT (OR WESTERN) HORSEMANSHIP Judging	is	based	on	the	rider.	Horses	will	walk,	jog	(or,	 appropriate	other	intermediate	gait),	and	lope	both	ways	 of	the	ring,	and	back	willingly.	Riders	may	be	requested	 to	dismount	and	remount,	to	start	on	either	lead	at	the	 lope,	and	to	execute	other	tasks	to	demonstrate	control.	 Exhibitors	may	be	asked	questions	pertaining	to	tack	or	 the	horse.	Judging	will	be	based	on	the	performance	of	 the	rider	and	his/her	horsemanship	ability.	Western	attire	 and	tack	are	required. STOCKSEAT (OR WESTERN) PLEASURE Class	routine	is	the	same	as	for	Stockseat	 Horsemanship.	Judging	will	be	on	the	performance	 of	the	horse	and	his	manners.
You ALWAYS need your Coggins Test! You must bring the original, plus you must bring a photocopy to leave with the event organizers. Your Coggins Test must be updated each year (don’t wait until the last minute to take care of this).
Helpful Hint - A good idea is to get a binder or folder for your Coggins papers - put the original in, and make enough copies of your Coggins to last you all season. Then, when you get to the show, your original is ready to view and all you need to do is pull out a copy!

You must have your Premises ID Number! Be sure to bring the card or paper with you to fair. If you are entered in a registered horse halter class you will need a copy of your horses Registration Papers. Proper tack for yourself and your horse. It’s a good idea to make a checklist of your tack, show clothes,brushes, first-aid supplies, water buckets, forks, etc.,for yourself so you don’t forget anything.

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Horse Declaration Form
Exhibitor’s Name Exhibitor’s Club Horse’s Name Horse’s Age Horse’s Color and Markings

(You may declare two Horses)

Exhibitor’s Grade in School

Breed

Registration Number and Association (if applicable) Tattoo or Freeze Brand Numbers (if applicable) Attach photos of your horse.

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Horse Declaration Form
Exhibitor’s Name Exhibitor’s Club Horse’s Name Horse’s Age Horse’s Color and Markings

(You may declare two Horses)

Exhibitor’s Grade in School

Breed

Registration Number and Association (if applicable) Tattoo or Freeze Brand Numbers (if applicable) Attach photos of your horse.

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Fair Requirement Checklist - DUE June 25th, 2009
You must meet these requirements to •		 TWO	County	Sponsored	Educational	Events	Attended show Your Horse at Fair. •		 6	HOURS	County	Sponsored	Fundraising	or	Volunteer	Event
•		 Commitment	Letter	Signed	and	Returned 	 	 (please	indicate	number	of	hours	worked	per	entry	and	which	were	adult	hours)

See Project Guidelines for •		 TWO	County	4-H	Horse	and	Pony	Committee	Meetings	Attended detailed information on requirements. •		 Horse	Declaration	Form	sent	in	with	Fair	Entry	(you	can	declare	TWO	horses)

YOUR NAME YOUR CLUB TWO County Sponsored Educational Events Attended Event Description Date Leader Signature

q q

1. 2.

6 HOURS County Sponsored Fundraising or Volunteer Event (please indicate number of hours worked per entry and which were adult hours - only two hours can be worked by a family member)

q 1st Hour q 2nd Hour q 3rd Hour q 4th Hour q 5th Hour q 6th Hour q q
1. 2.

Event Description and Date

Who Worked

Leader Signature

TWO County 4-H Horse and Pony Committee Meetings Attended Date

Leader Signature

Horse Declaration Form sent in with Fair Entry - you can declare TWO horses. (Due June 25th to Extension) q Yes,	I	sent	in	my	declaration	form Commitment Letter Signed and Returned (May 1) q Yes,	I	signed	my	commitment	letter Premises Registration q Yes,	I	have	included	my	premises	registration	number,	it	is:

This form is Due to the Extension Office on June 25th.

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Commitment Letter

Due to the Extension Office by May 1st.

We have received and read the 4-H Horse and Pony Project book. We understand that the requirements set forth in this Horse and Pony Project Achievement book must be fully met to exhibit a horse at the Winnebago County Fair, and agree to accept these requirements as stated by signing and returning this form. Member Print Name Here ___________________________________________________ Member Signature ________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________

Parent /Guardian Print Name Here Parent /Guardian Signature Date

_________________________________________________

___________________________________

Print Club Name Here ___________________________________________________

q Yes, I have the Premise Registration Number of where my horse stays.
Premises Registration Number ______________________________________________
Premises ID Rules & You If	you	are	planning	on	bringing	a	horse	to	the	fair,	you	will	be	required	to	provide	the	Premise	Registration	 Number	from	the	premise	the	horse	came	from.		The	Winnebago	County	Fair	Association	will	be	asking	 for	this	number.		This	is	part	of	the	Wisconsin	Premises	Registration	Act	which	requires	anyone	who	keeps,	 houses,	or	co-mingles	livestock	to	register	their	premises	effective	November	1,	2005.		 If	your	horse	is	kept	at	your	property,	your	parents/guardians	should	have	applied	for	and	received	a	premise	 number.		If	your	horse	is	housed	elsewhere,	the	premise	owner	should	have	applied	for	and	received	a	premise	 number.		 A	“premises”	includes	farms	and	hobby	farms	and		any	other	location	where	livestock	is	kept.		There	is	no	 charge	for	premises	registration.		 There are four ways to register a premises: 1.	 Go	to	www.wiid.org	and	click	on	the	link	for	WLIC	Premises	Registration. 2.	 Call	WLIC	at	1-888-808-1910	to	request	a	registration	form. 3.	 With	your	permission,	a	WLIC	Agent	may	register	on	your	behalf.			 For	a	list	of	WLIC	Agents,	visit	www.wiid.org 4.	 Visit	your	county	Farm	Service	Agency	(FSA)	office	to	pick	up	information	and	a	premises	registration	 form.		Or,	use	an	FSA	computer	to	register. A	system	with	proper	trace	back	and	trace	forward	capabilities	provides	timely	response	to	minimize	the	 economic	impact	in	the	event	of	an	animal	disease	outbreak.		A	data	base	for	Premises	Registration	is	the	 foundation	for	a	national	animal	ID	trace	back	system.

Due Date: Due to the Extension Office by May 1st.
The commitment letters will be collected by your 4-H Club Leaders and turned in together.