Horse validation for 4-H members who would like to show at the 2017 district 4-H horse show is now through April 15.
The validation process cost is $10 per horse, and will be done on the 4-H connect system. From April 16-May 1, the price to validate increase $20 per horse. Contact the Palo Pinto County Extension office at 940-659-1228 to participate in the District 4-H horse show taking place June 21-23 in Vernon.
4-H members who plan to show a steer at a major livestock show in 2016-17 must order their validation tags by April 14. Major livestock shows include Fort Worth, San Antonio, Houston, San Angelo or Austin. Contact the Palo Pinto County Extension Office at the number above to place your order. Tags are $15 each and should be paid for when ordered. Validation takes place in June.
Also, 4-H members who are planning to show a swine, sheep or goat at the 2017 State Fair of Texas must order their validation tag by April 14. These tags are also $15 per animal and should be paid for when ordered. Call the Extension office at the number above to place your order or if you have questions.