Draft Horse & Pony Show

Show Judge:
Mr. Troy Thomas, New Brunswick

Announcer:
Mr. John Hutton, Coppal House Farm, Lee, NH

Please send all correspondence to:
Ramona Chessman
236 Pleasant Valley Road
Lancaster, NH 03584
(603)788-4679

STALL SPACE IS LIMITED AND WILL BE GIVEN ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS

All exhibitors with entries received before August 15th will receive two (2) passes per horse entered, with a maximum of six (6) passes, upon entrance to the Fair Grounds with their animals.

All entries received after August 15th will have to pay admission to the fairgrounds with no reimbursements given. All exhibitors must enter through the Green Gate on Stockwell Road.

All Exhibitors must send in with their entries a Certificate of Insurance of $300,000 and must be in the hands of the secretary BEFORE premiums are paid.

Ambulance, Food, and Water are available on grounds.

Sawdust bedding is available on the grounds. Hay may be purchased on the grounds.

Management reserves the right to cancel, combine, or divide classes as entries warrant.

Premium money will be mailed within two weeks after the show.

——————NOTICE——————

By New Hampshire State Law, all out of state horses, except nursing foals, must have a Negative Coggins Test that is less than six months old. ALL HORSES ENTERING THE FAIRGROUNDS MUST HAVE A CURRENT RABIES VACCINATION. PLEASE HAVE COGGINS PAPERS AND RABIES CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION AT THE GATE

DIVISION AND PREMIUMS

HALTER DIVISION
To be judged 60% on conformation and breed type; 40% on way-of-going, disposition and manners. Weanling and Yearling classes to be judged 70% on conformation and breed type; and 30% on way-of-going, disposition and manners. Six ribbons will be offered in all classes except Championships. Classes may be divided by age, breed, or sex as entries warrant.

YOUTH DECORATING & SHOWMANSHIP

Exhibitor shall not have reached his/her eighteenth birthday by January 1, 2017. Animals may be shown in halter or bridle. No Stallions.

Juniors – ages 13 & Under
Seniors – ages 14-17

Class 1 Decorating
Youth will bring horse/pony to the ring with a handler to hold horse while being braided. Youth will demonstrate to the audience how to braid the mane and tail. There will be a time limit of 30 minutes.

Juniors

1st-$25.00; 2nd-$20.00; 3rd-$15.00; 4th -$10.00; Participants-$5.00

Seniors
1st-$25.00 ;2nd-$20.00; 3rd-$15.00; 4th -$10.00; Participants-$5.00

Class 2 Showmanship
Youth will present their horse/pony to the judge. Will be judged on the exhibitor’s ability to properly show their animal standing and in motion.

Top six in each Showmanship class will receive the following premium:
Juniors
1st-$30.00; 2nd-$25.00; 3rd-$20.00; 4th -$15.00; 5th-$10:00; 6th-$5.00

Seniors
1st-$30.00; 2nd-$25.00; 3rd-$20.00; 4th-$15.00; 5th-$10:00; 6th-$5.00

DRAFT HORSE HALTER

Class 3 General Purpose Horse/Pony Halter
Open to all draft crosses, grades, spotted drafts, utility drafts/ponies of all ages. (NO PULLING SHOES) To be judged 60% on conformation and breed type; 40% on way-of-going, disposition and manners. Class of ponies and horses will be divided if entries warrant.
1st-$24.00;2nd-$20.00;3rd-$18.00;4th -$16.00;5th-$12:00;6th-$10.00

Class 4 Stallions.
All entries must be registered or, if less than one year old (foals of `16 eligible to be registered).
1st-$24.00; 2nd-$20.00; 3rd-$18.00; 4th -$16.00; 5th-$12:00; 6th-$10.00

Class 6 Junior Geldings.
Entries to be four years old or under.
1st-$24.00;2nd-$20.00;3rd-$18.00;4th -$16.00;5th-$12:00;6th-$10.00

Class 8 Senior Geldings.
Entries to be five years old or over.
1st-$24.00;2nd-$20.00;3rd-$18.00;4th -$16.00;5th-$12:00;6th-$10.00

Class 10 Gelding Championship.
Entries will be first and second place winners from classes 3 and 5.
TROPHY

Class 12 General Purpose Single Horse/Pony to Cart
Open to Grades, Crosses, Spotted Drafts, Utility — NO PULLING SHOES
1st-$65.00; 2nd-$55.00; 3rd-$50.00; 4th-$40.00; 5th-$30.00; 6th-$20.00

Class 13 Junior Mares.
Entries to be four years old and under.
1st-$24.00;2nd-$20.00;3rd-$18.00;4th -$16.00;5th-$12:00;6th-$10.00

Class 15 Senior Mares.
Entries to be five years old or over.
1st-$24.00;2nd-$20.00;3rd-$18.00;4th -$16.00;5th-$12:00;6th-$10.00

Class 17 Mare Championship.
Entries will be first and second place winners from classes 9 and 11.
TROPHY

Class 19 General Purpose Horse/Pony Pair to Wagon
Open to Grades, Crosses, Spotted Drafts, Utility — NO PULLING SHOES
1st-$90.00; 2nd-$70.00; 3rd-$60.00; 4th-$50.00; 5th-$40.00; 6th-$30.00

Class 20 Mare and Foal.
To be judged 50% mare &50% foal.
1st-$24.00;2nd-$20.00;3rd-$18.00;4th -$16.00;5th-$12:00;6th-$10.00

Class 22 Draft Horse – Lady to Lead.
Animal may be shown in halter or bridle. To be judged 50% on the Lady’s ability to properly show her animal standing, and 50% on her ability to show the animal in motion.
1st-$24.00;2nd-$20.00;3rd-$18.00;4th -$16.00;5th-$12:00;6th-$10.00

 

DRAFT PONY HALTER

To be judged on the same specifications as the Draft Horse Division.

Class 5 Stallions.
1st-$24.00; 2nd-$20.00; 3rd-$18.00; 4th -$16.00; 5th-$12:00; 6th-$10.00

Class 7 Junior Pony Geldings.
Entries to be four years old or under.
1st-$24.00; 2nd-$20.00; 3rd-$18.00; 4th -$16.00; 5th-$12:00; 6th-$10.00

Class 9 Senior Pony Geldings.
Entries to be five years old or over.
1st-$24.00; 2nd-$20.00; 3rd-$18.00; 4th -$16.00; 5th-$12:00; 6th-$10.00

Class 11 Pony Gelding Championship.
Entries will be first and second place winners from classes 4 and 6.
TROPHY

Class 14 Junior Pony Mares.
Entries to be four years old and under.
1st-$24.00; 2nd-$20.00; 3rd-$18.00; 4th -$16.00; 5th-$12:00; 6th-$10.00

Class 16 Senior Pony Mares.
Entries to be five years old or over.
1st-$24.00; 2nd-$20.00; 3rd-$18.00; 4th -$16.00; 5th-$12:00; 6th-$10.00

Class 18 Pony Mare Championship.
Entries will be first and second place winners from classes 10 and 12.
TROPHY

Class 21 Mare & Foal.
To be Judged 50% mare & 50% foal.
1st-$24.00; 2nd-$20.00; 3rd-$18.00; 4th -$16.00; 5th-$12:00; 6th-$10.00

Class 23 Draft Pony – Lady to Lead.
Animal may be shown in halter or bridle. To be judged 50% on the Lady’s ability to properly show her animal standing, and 50% on her ability to show the animal in motion.
1st-$24.00; 2nd-$20.00; 3rd-$18.00; 4th -$16.00; 5th-$12:00; 6th-$10.00

Open to all draft crosses, grades, spotted drafts, utility drafts/ponies of all ages. (NO PULLING SHOES) To be judged 60% on conformation and breed type; 40% on way-of-going, disposition and manners. Class of ponies and horses will be divided if entries warrant.

HARNESS DIVISION

All classes to be shown at a walk and trot both ways of the ring. Entries will be required to stand quietly in line and must back readily. Special work may be requested at the judge’s discretion. To be judged on performance, quality, manners and uniformity.

DRAFT HORSE HARNESS
Class 1A  NASHHCS Classic Cart Class – The North American Six-Horse Hitch Classic Series is offering the Classic Cart Series. Participants must have a membership number in the Classic Cart Series to enter this class. Any horse/driver from said member is eligible to compete and only one entry is allowed per member. Lancaster has added this class to their show and invites you to enter. There is a guaranteed $1,000 total payout for this class. For a complete set of rules and to apply for your membership number, please logon to: https://www.naclassicseries.com/WP/, then enter your class online at www.lancasterfair.com Draft Horse entries.

Class 2 Single Draft Horse to Cart
Gentlemen to Drive
1st-$107.00; 2nd-$91.00; 3rd-$75.00; 4th-$67.00; 5th-$58.00; 6th-$51.00

Class 4 Single Draft Horse to Cart
Lady to Drive
1st-$107.00; 2nd-$91.00; 3rd-$75.00; 4th-$67.00; 5th-$58.00; 6th-$51.00

Class 6 Single Draft Horse to Cart
Junior Exhibitor to drive. One adult passenger required. Manners to be emphasized.
1st-$107.00; 2nd-$91.00; 3rd-$75.00; 4th-$67.00; 5th-$58.00; 6th-$51.00

Class 8 Draft Horse Tandem to Cart or Wagon
Adult passenger required.
1st-$161.00; 2nd-$145.00; 3rd-$129.00; 4th-$112.00; 5th-$97.00; 6th-$71.00

Class 10 Draft Horse Unicorn Hitch
1st-$250.00; 2nd-$209.00; 3rd-$169.00; 4th-$136.00; 5th-$121.00; 6th-$105.00

Class 12 Draft Horse 4 Abreast Hitch
1st-$363.00; 2nd-$323.00; 3rd-$283.00; 4th-$243.00; 5th-$203.00; 6th-$163.00

Class 13 Draft Horse, Six Horse Hitch
1st-$642.00; 2nd-$562.00; 3rd-$48.00; 4th-$402.00; 5th-$300.00; 6th-$200.00

Class 15 Draft Horse, Four Horse Hitch
1st-$363.00; 2nd-$323.00; 3rd-$283.00; 4th-$243.00; 5th-$203.00; 6th-$163.00

Class 17 Draft Horse Pair to Wagon
Gentlemen to Drive.
1st-$161.00; 2nd-$145.00; 3rd-$129.00; 4th-$112.00; 5th-$97.00; 6th-$71.00

Class 19 Draft Horse Pair to Wagon
Lady to Drive.
1st-$161.00; 2nd-$145.00; 3rd-$129.00; 4th-$112.00; 5th-$97.00; 6th-$71.00

Class 21 Draft Horse Pair to Wagon

Junior Exhibitor, 17 years old and younger to drive. Harness and wagon are not to be considered. Manners to be emphasized. One Adult passenger required.
1st-$161.00; 2nd-$145.00; 3rd-$129.00; 4th-$112.00; 5th-$97.00; 6th-$71.00

 

DRAFT PONY HARNESS

Class 1 Single Pony to Cart
Gentlemen to Drive
1st-$67.00; 2nd-$59.00; 3rd-$51.00; 4th-$43.00; 5th-$35.00; 6th-$25.00

Class 3 Single Pony to Cart
Lady to Drive
1st-$67.00; 2nd-$59.00; 3rd-$51.00; 4th-$43.00; 5th-$35.00; 6th-$25.00

Class 5 Single Pony to Cart
Junior Exhibitor to Drive. One Adult passenger required. Manners to be emphasized.
1st-$67.00; 2nd-$59.00; 3rd-$51.00; 4th-$43.00; 5th-$35.00; 6th-$25.00

Class 7 Draft Pony Tandem, to Cart or Wagon.
Adult passenger required.
1st-$93.00; 2nd-$77.00; 3rd-$61.00; 4th-$46.00; 5th-$35.00; 6th-$25.00

Class 9 Draft Ponies, Unicorn Hitch
1st-$139.00; 2nd-$124.00; 3rd-$108.00; 4th-$93.00; 5th-$78.00; 6th-$50.00

Class 11 Draft Ponies, 4 Abreast Hitch
1st-$162.00; 2nd-$139.00; 3rd-$116.00; 4th-$93.00; 5th-$70.00; 6th-$35.00

Class 14 Draft Ponies, Six Pony Hitch
1st-$224.00; 2nd-$196.00; 3rd-$168.00; 4th-$140.00; 5th-$112.00; 6th-$85.00

Class 16 Draft Ponies, Four Pony Hitch
1st-$162.00; 2nd-$139.00; 3rd-$116.00; 4th-$93.00; 5th-$70.00; 6th-$35.00

Class 18 Draft Pony Pair to Wagon
Gentlemen to Drive
1st-$93.00; 2nd-$77.00; 3rd-$61.00; 4th-$46.00; 5th-$35.00; 6th-$25.00

Class 20 Draft Pony Pair to Wagon
Lady to Drive
1st-$93.00; 2nd-$77.00; 3rd-$61.00; 4th-$46.00; 5th-$35.00; 6th-$25.00

Class 22 Pony Pair to Wagon
Junior Exhibitor, 17 years old and younger to drive. Harness and wagon are not to be considered. Manners to be emphasized. One Adult passenger required.
1st-$93.00; 2nd-$77.00; 3rd-$61.00; 4th-$46.00; 5th-$35.00; 6th-$25.00

 

High Point Junior (Draft Horse & Pony)
Points from Decorating, Showmanship, Single DH/DP to cart, DH/DP Pair to wagon.
TROPHY & $50.00 (First place only)

All Classes of Horses and Ponies with 4 or more animals in the hitch will require a Qualified Driving Passenger

***NOTICE***

All Exhibitors housing their Horses/Ponies in the Draft Horse Barn or Pony Tent will provide a barrier behind their animals which must be maintained while the animal is in this area.

All Exhibitors must send in with their entries a Certificate of Insurance of $300,000 and must be in the hands of the secretary BEFORE premiums are paid.

The Draft Horse Barn will be closed to spectators from Noon until one hour after the last class on each day to give the exhibitors space to work with their horses. Each exhibit will have a representative available while the barn is open to the public.

All Classes of Horses and Ponies with 4 or more animals(or otherwise noted) in the hitch will require a Qualified Driving Passenger

2014—3 ADDED CLASSES FOR GENERAL PURPOSE DRAFT HORSES; Draft Crosses, Grades, Spotted Drafts, Utility—NO PULLING SHOES ALLOWED. All other rules apply.

DRAFT HORSE RING SCHEDULE

Saturday, September 2 
1:00pm

Youth Decorating & Showmanship (JR & SR)
Class 1 – Braiding
Class 2- Showmanship

Class 3 – Draft Horse/Pony Halter—General Purpose
Class 4 – Draft Horse Halter, Stallions
Class 5 – Draft Pony Halter, Stallions
Class 6 – Draft Horse Halter, Junior Geldings
Class 7 – Draft Pony Halter, Junior Geldings
Class 8 – Draft Horse Halter, Senior Geldings
Class 9 – Draft Pony Halter, Senior Geldings
Class 10 – Draft Horse Gelding Championship
Class 11 – Draft Pony Gelding Championship
Class 12 – Draft Horse/Pony to Cart—General Purpose
Class 13 – Draft Horse Halter, Junior Mares
Class 14 – Draft Pony Halter, Junior Mares
Class 15 – Draft Horse Halter, Senior Mares
Class 16 – Draft Pony Halter, Senior Mares
Class 17 – Draft Horse Mare Championship
Class 18 – Draft Pony Mare Championship
Class 19 – Draft Horse/Pony Pairs to Wagon—General Purpose
Class 20 – Draft Horse Halter, Mare and Foal
Class 21 – Draft Pony Halter, Mare and Foal
Class 22 – Draft Horse Halter, Lady to Lead
Class 23 – Draft Pony Halter, Lady to Lead

Sunday, September 3
1:00pm

Class 1A – NASHHCS Classic Cart Class
Class 1 – Single Draft Pony to Cart, Gentleman to Drive
Class 2 – Single Draft Horse to Cart, Gentleman to Drive
Class 3 – Single Draft Pony to Cart, Lady to Drive
Class 4 – Single Draft Horse to Cart, Lady to Drive
Class 5 – Single Draft Pony to Cart, Junior Exhibitor
Class 6 – Single Draft Horse to Cart, Junior Exhibitor
Class 7 – Draft Pony Tandem to Cart or Wagon
Class 8 – Draft Horse Tandem to Cart or Wagon
Class 9 – Draft Pony Unicorn Hitch
Class 10 – Draft Horse Unicorn Hitch
Class 11 – Draft Ponies, 4-Abreast
Class 12 – Draft Horses, 4-Abreast

Monday, September 4
12:00pm

Class 13 – Draft Horse, Six Horse Hitch
Class 14 – Draft Ponies, Six Pony Hitch
Class 15 – Draft Horses, Four Horse Hitch
Class 16 – Draft Ponies, Four Pony Hitch
Class 17 – Draft Horse Pair to Wagon, Gentleman to Drive
Class 18 – Draft Pony Pair to Wagon, Gentleman to Drive
Class 19 – Draft Horse Pair to Wagon, Lady to Drive
Class 20 – Draft Pony Pair to Wagon, Lady to Drive
Class 21 – Draft Horse Pairs to Wagon, Junior Exhibitor
Class 22 – Draft Pony Pairs to Wagon, Junior Exhibitor
High Point Juniors – Teamster Awards