The Darke County 4-H program currently has six active 4-H clubs that focus on equine projects:  Buckeye Buckaroos, Greenville Rangers, Horse & Rider, Silver Hoofs, Stable Mates, and Trails & Tails.  In addition, the Racing Rookies 4-H Club focuses on Standardbred Horses.  For information on how to contact any of these clubs, CLICK HERE.


The Horse Committee will be holding its 26th Annual Tack Sale on Sunday, March 15 on the Darke County Fairgrounds.  The tack sale will be held in both the Youth Building and the Coliseum.  Table space is available.  For information on reserving your spot, CLICK HERE.

Tickets are also available for bbq chicken or pork chop dinners. 

CLICK HERE for the flyer which has all the details.

Important Forms for 4-H Horse Club members

Permission to Participate - This form must be completd annually by any 4-H member who is taking an equine project.  Signed forms are due to the Extension Office by April 1.

Horse ID Cards - Completed cards are due to the Extension Office on June 1.  4-H members should submit a card for any horse that they might potentially use during the current year.

PAS Show Information

PAS show information will be posted as it becomes available.

Out-of-County PAS Form - required to be completed by any Darke County 4-H Horse exhibitor prior to attending a PAS show in another county.  Must attach the Horse ID form found below.

Horse ID Form - required to be attached to the out-of-county PAS form

Ohio 4-H Program PAS website



Over Fences Guidelines

Ohio 4-H Horse Program Website


The Ohio Harness Horse Youth Foundation (HHYF) will hold a three-day standardbred camp at the Darke County Fairgrounds, June 19-21, 2020.  Contact Emily for information.