Equine Ambassador Applications: Due 9/8/2023

The 2023 Equine Ambassador Application is located at: 2023 Fairfield County Equine Ambassador Application

The application is due to the Extension Office by September 8th, 2023. Please note that all other specie applications as well as Junior Fair Queen applications are now posted online. Click here for more info.

Horse Exhibitors – Tack Box Available

Horse Exhibitors – Do you have a need for a new tack box?

The Fairfield County 4-H Horse Advisors received the above tack box and would like a 4-H member who could use it to have it. The box is in pristine condition and will just need the farm name removed. Please contact the OSU Extension office at 740-653-5419 to claim your item by Aug. 11, 2023. The tack box will need picked up from the Fairfield County Extension Office (831 College Ave, Suite D, Lancaster).

Horse Exhibitors – Stall Curtains Available

Horse Exhibitors – Do you have any interest in stall curtains? Now is the time to claim your own set of Green & Gold Curtains!

The following items were donated to the Fairfield County Horse Advisors to be used by 4-H Families:

  • Deluxe Stall Decoration (Green Pac w/ Gold Trim)
  • Have been stored in a clean tack box
  • Originally purchased for $1,529 in 1980
  • Contains:
    • 3 Tack Curtains (8’ x 12’)
    • 1 Tack Curtain (8’ x 8’) – Front
    • 1 Tack Curtain (8’ x 4’) – Door
    • 2 Name Panels (6’ x 4’)
    • 2 Valances (13” x 12’)
    • Curtain Tie Backs
    • 4 Chair Covers
    • 1 Table Cover
    • Extras:
      • 5 Tack Curtains 8’ x 12’
      • 8 Valances
      • 1 Ceiling Cover

Please contact the OSU Extension office at 740-653-5419 to claim your items by Aug. 11, 2023. Items can be picked up at the Fairfield County Extension Office (831 College Ave, Suite D, Lancaster)

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 to the Extension Office.

  • Horse ID Form with 1 Photo
    • Photo Requirement: It should be a side photo of the horse that must show youth, horse’s face and any leg markings
  • Negative Coggins Test from your Veterinarian
  • Horse Housing Form ( if not housed at your address)
  • Horse Lease (if applicable)
  • Pony Form (if applicable)

The following items are also due per exhibitor by June 1st:

If you have questions, please visit: https://fairfield.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/pas-horse-show-information or contact Aubry Fowler at email: fowler.443@osu.edu or phone: 740-653-5419.

Register for the Fairfield County Draft Horse Clinic – May 6, 2023

Registration is now open for the Fairfield County Draft Horse Clinic. Join us on May 6, 2023 from 1-3pm at the Fairfield County Fairgrounds for this hands-on clinic. Register online by visiting: go.osu.edu/drafthorseclinic. This free clinic is for any 4-H or FFA youth interested in learning more about draft horses! Thank you to the Fairfield County Senior Fair Board for sponsoring this event.

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.