Equine Ambassador Program
- Prepare youth to serve in leadership capacities in Horse projects and programs across Texas.
- Prepare youth for higher education, through intensive science-based instruction and experiences in a university setting.
- Prepare and provide opportunities for youth to serve in advocacy roles for the Equine Industry, 4-H, and the horse programs.
- Develop a heightened awareness of career opportunities in the equine industry and advocacy.
Through the creation of the Texas 4-H Equine Ambassador Program a new generation of knowledgeable, educated, and well-spoken youth will emerge in Texas to teach other youth and adults the skills of being good stewards, producers, and exhibitors of Horses. These young people will begin a new generation of equine industry professionals.
- 528 ambassadors trained
- 67,264 hours served
- 1,764, 424 people reached
- $1,676, 484. 71 monetary impact
- 99.2% college age ambassadors enrolled in higher education
The Equine Short Course
Ambassadors are exposed to various topics in the equine industry such as: reproduction, nutrition, dentistry, and veterinary science. Beyond the classroom, ambassadors get to have hands on experience by visiting renowned horse ranches and facilities such as the Four Sixes, Timbercreek Veterinarian Hospital, and Scivally Ranch.
- Returning Equine Ambassadors
- Report Hours