Equine Ambassador Applications: Due 9/9/2022

The 2022 Equine Ambassador Application is located here.  The application is due to the Extension Office by September 9, 2022. Please note that all other specie applications as well as Junior Fair Queen applications are now posted online. Click here for more info.

Results for the Ohio 4-H State Horse Judging Contest are posted!

The State 4-H Horse Judging Contest was held on June 13th Results for the State Horse Judging Contest are now posted at horse.osu.edu. Congratulations to all of our participants this year!

Fairfield County 4-H members Ashley Love, Jadin Triplett, Cora Cain, and Trinitiy Craiglow participated in the contest.

As a team, they placed:

  • 5th in Overall Halter (Ashley Love placed 8th individually)
  • 5th in Overall Performance (Ashley Love placed 2nd individually)
  • 6th in Team Reasons (Ashley Love placed 7th individually)
  • 6th Place Overall Team (Ashley Love placed 3rd and Jadin Triplett placed 11th overall individually)

Horse Exhibitors: June 1st Deadline Items

Reminder, the following forms are due for Primary AND Back-up horses on June 1st in 4-HOnline (for 4-H Members) OR to the Extension Office (for FFA Members).

If you need help entering your animal if 4-H online, please view the 2022 4-H Online Horse Information Packet for more information.

If you need to submit your forms or have questions, please contact Aubry Fowler at email: fowler.443@osu.edu or phone: 740-277-4626.

Attention 4-H/FFA Horse Exhibitors: Items due by June 1st

Reminder, the following forms are due for Primary AND Back-up horses on June 1st in 4-HOnline (for 4-H Members) OR to the Extension Office (for FFA Members).

If you need help entering your animal if 4-H online, please view the 2022 4-H Online Horse Information Packet for more information.

If you need to submit your forms or have questions, please contact Aubry Fowler at email: fowler.443@osu.edu or phone: 740-277-4626.

Sunday, Aug 15 – Fairfield County Horse Advisor’s Open Horse Show

All Horse Exhibitors ages 8-18 and 4-H eligible are invited to attend the Fairfield County Horse Advisor’s Open Horse Show this Sunday, August 15th at 9am. This show will take place rain or shine on the Fairfield County Fairgrounds. Registration takes place on the day of show and starts at 8:00am. The show bill is shown below for the day.

2021 Ohio State Fair: Junior Horse Show Results

Congrats to Fairfield County 4-H members participating in the 2021 Ohio State Fair Horse Show. For a complete list of results, click here.

Kylynne Sollenberger

  • 6th Place – Class 27: Barrels (Horse 9-13)
  • 4th Place – Class 31: Pole Bending (Horse 9-13)
  • 2nd Place – Class 53: Keyhole Race (Horse 9-13)
  • 4th Place – Class 57: Stakes Race (Horse 9-13)

Jessalyn Daubenmire

  • 9th Place – Class 27: Barrels (Horse 9-13)
  • 8th Place – Class 53: Keyhole Race (Horse 9-13)
  • 8th Place – Class 57: Stakes Race (Horse 9-13)

Karli Cutright

  • 1st Place – Class 45: Trail (H/P 14-18)
  • 3rd Place – Class 95: Western Pleasure Grand Championship
  • 2nd Place – Class 109: Western Pleasure (Horse 17-18)
  • 3rd Place – Class 117: Western Horsemanship (H/P 18)
  • 2nd Place – Class 134: Hunter Under Saddle Grand Championship
  • 1st Place – Class 142: Hunter Under Saddle – Horse (17-18)

Jadin Triplet

  • 5th Place – Class 54: Keyhole Race (Horse 14-18)
  • 9th Place – Class 58: Stakes Race (Horse 14-18)

Annesley Leith

  • 3rd Place – Class 73: Ranch Riding (H/P 9-11)
  • 3rd Place – Class 77: Ranch Horsemanship (H/P 9-11)
  • 8th Place – Class 86: Ranch Pleasure (9-12)

Ashley Love

  • 7th Place – Class 83: Ranch Horsemanship (H/P 17)
  • 4th Place – Class 128: Intermediate EQ O/F (H/P 9-18)

Ashlyn Carder

  • 10th Place – Class 86: Ranch Pleasure (9-12)
  • 7th Place – Class 118: Hunter Showmanship (H/P 9-11)
  • 5th Place – Class 134: Hunter Under Saddle Grand Championship
  • 4th Place – Class 135: Hunt Seat Equitation (H/P 9-11)
  • 1st Place – Class 139: Hunter Under Saddle (Horse 9-12)

Morgan Cutright

  • 3rd Place – Class 100: Western Horsemanship (H/P 17)
  • 3rd Place – Class 142: Hunter Under Saddle – Horse (17-18)
  • 1st Place: Class 146: Hunt Seat Equitation (H/P 17)

Attention 4-H/FFA Horse Exhibitors: Items due by June 1st to OSU Extension

Reminder, the following forms are due for Primary AND Back-up horses on June 1st to the OSU Extension Office. Please work with your 4-H/FFA Advisor as they will likely submit all forms on behalf of your club/chapter.

  • Negative Coggins Test
  • Horse ID Form with Photos
  • Horse Lease (if applicable)
  • Housing Form (if needed)

 

Congrats to Billie Schmitz – 50 Years as a Fairfield County 4-H Volunteer!

With the cancellation of the 2020 Ohio 4-H Conference, our tenured 4-H advisors were unable to be recognized in person. On the evening of December 1st, the Ohio 4-H Program recognized these individuals along with other awards.

Congrats to Billie Schmitz serving 50 years as a 4-H Advisor for Fairfield County! Billie is a current advisor of the Golden Spurs 4-H Club.
Billie is featured at the 47:55 time on the full awards program video found at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5SeSw2hzFc&feature=youtu.be