Nebraska 4-H

State Horse Expo

July 12-16, 2020

4-H competing in the state 4-H horse show

In-Person Event Canceled

Due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, Nebraska 4-H has decided to cancel the in-person Fonner Park State 4-H Horse Expo. Instead, a modified virtual show will be hosted allowing youth to compete from home. Participants will record and submit videos of their show performance using the rules and specifications. See the Fonner Park State 4-H Fun Horse Show for more information.

The State 4-H Horse Exposition is held annually at Fonner Park in Grand Island, NE. This year the Expo will be held July 12-16, 2020. The Expo includes the state horse show, hippology contest, and horse judging contest, as well as additional activities.

Future State Horse Show Dates:

  • July 12-16, 2020
  • July 11-15, 2021
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The Corral Your Future event will be held on July 16, 2019. The event offers hands-on activities, snacks, and drinks while youth explore opportunities at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. This event is open to all participants, families, and attendees.

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An exhibitor event will be held in the Fonner Park Concourse area in the evening on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Tickets are required and can be obtained from the registration office while supplies last.

For questions about this program or the information on this page, please contact: