Information for members with horse projects (including ponies and draft horses) 

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Important Horse Videos 

Talk with your advisor regarding Horse Quality Assurance/Horse Clinic/EquiSTEP. 

To complete EquiSTEP-23 go here:


2023 Hancock County 4-H Horse Guidelines - click here (Sample lease agreement included)

These guidelines are for 4-H youth and their families. This information is meant to help clarify and be used in conjunction with the Uniform Rules for 4-H Horse Shows as they pertain to Hancock County.

Appropriate signatures and forms must be submitted by June 1, 2023 to be eligible for awards at county and state fairs.

Equine Project Resources

Link to Ohio Horse Resource page where Ohio State Fair PAS Requirements and Patterns, Score Sheets, and Show Dates will be posted

2022 Equine Skillathon Study Guide

Helpful Links Ohio 4-H Horse Program

Denise Tebbe Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must have been a Hancock County 4-H member for a minimum of three years and completed dog or horse projects. They must be pursuing or planning to pursue a degree from an accredited two or more year post-secondary institution, and they must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 in order to qualify for consideration. Application must include a current photo (for possible media use); completed application form; and one letter of recommendation from a responsible community member who is not related to the applicant. Applications are generally due April 15 of each year. All applicants were recognized during the Hancock County Fair.