Judges can take the test any time. You are allowed to refer to the rulebook during
the test, but the test will be timed. Judges have 3 attempts to get the required
After a judge has passed the test, they will receive a form via e-mail to submit with
their information that will appear on the judge list. Once the form is complete,
certified judges will be added to the list.
The Utah 4-H Horse Council holds an annual judge's training typically in November
that carefully reviews the rules of the program, takes an in-depth look at each event
and how to judge it, and offers the opportunity to practice judging. Judges are also
able to take the certification test on-site. While attending the training is not
a requirement to be a Utah 4-H judge, it is highly recommended.