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NCSU Extension Horse Husbandry Staff


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The updated 2013 Open Horse Show Judges' List may be found here.

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Dr. Mike Yoder

Extension Horse Specialist

Dr. Mike YoderResponsibilities:
REINS - Regional Equine Information Network System
Contact for Adult Educational Activities
Interim contact for 4-H youth program
Manager of the NCSU Equine Educational Unit

Area of Expertise:
Horse Nutrition
Selection & Evaluation
Basic Nutrition
Farm Management

Contact Information:
Phone: 919.513.3509
Fax: 919.515.8518



Robin Brantley Lynn

Extension Horse Technician

Robin Brantley LynnMajor Responsibility:
North Carolina 4-H Horse Program

Primary Duties :
State 4-H Horse Show Coordinator and liaison with leaders and agents
State 4-H Horse Judging Contest Coordinator
Coordinates the 4-H Judging Team and Hippology training sessions
Provides Showing and Judging Clinics on request
Assists with Demonstration and Public Speaking Contests
Primary liaison for the Open Horse Show Judges' Clinic
Performs Cumulative Record Book Judging

Contact Information:
Phone: 919.515.5784
Fax: 919.515.8518



Jessica E. Hicks

Extension Horse Technician

Jessica E. HicksMajor Responsibilities:
North Carolina 4-H Horse Program Equine Short Course Series

Primary Duties:
Coordinates Equine Short Courses, clinic brochures, manual development and event registration
Coordinates North Carolina 4-H Horsemanship Camp
Monitors all youth and adult accounts
Coordinates Horse Bowl and Hippology Contests
Trains the North Carolina State 4-H Horse Bowl and Hippology Teams
Tabulates NC Open Show Judges' Certification Clinic
NCSU Extension Horse Husbandry Webmaster
Coordinates Equine Elluminate Series

Contact Information:
Phone: 919.515.5784
Fax: 919.515.8518