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Ohio State University Extension


State 4-H Horse Poster Contest

Mar 2, 2024 (All day)
Saturday, March 2, 2024
Ohio State Fair, Gilligan Complex (during Junior Fair Horse Show)
Dani Seitner

Registration Information:

Registration and poster must be turned in by March 2nd, 2024. Mailed entries will no longer be accepted, posters must be delivered to the State Horse Clinic. Late entries will not be accepted. Both registration and poster must be turned in to the address provided on the official registration form. The registration form must be signed by the participant, parent or guardian,4-H advisor and a County Extension Professional/FFA Advisor. No posters will be accepted without a properly filled out registration form that has all required signatures.
The poster may be submitted in person at the Communications Contest or Hippology/Horse Bowl/Judging Clinic on Saturday March 2nd, 2024 during the contest or clinic check-ins. 

Registration Form 


Event Details: For youth currently enrolled in a 4-H or FFA horse project & completed the current year's EquiSTEP by the registration deadline. The purpose of the Horse Poster Contest is to visually demonstrate 4-H and FFA equine project knowledge and to exhibit the diversity of 4-H and FFA equine projects. Posters will be judged and displayed in the Gilligan Complex from Monday, July 15th through Wednesday, July 17th. Posters may be picked up at the Ohio State Fair 4-H Horse Show office beginning the afternoon of Wednesday, July 17th- Friday, July 19th. Any posters not picked up by Friday afternoon will be recycled. 

Participants MUST score at least a 60% on their poster in order to receive credit for year-end awards.

4-H Horse Poster Contest Rules

Poster Contest Scoresheet

2024 Results

2023 Results

2022 Results

2021 Results

2020 Results

2019 Results

2018 Results

2017 Results