Draft Horse & Pony Show

Show Judge:
Brian Lynch, Goshen, CT

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 ; BASED ON ENTRY POSTMARKS

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.

DRAFT HORSE HALTER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Junior Exhibitor Showmanship.
Please see rules on later page.

DRAFT PONY HALTER

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

CLASS 19 YOUTH DECORATING & SHOWMANSHIP

Exhibitor shall not have reached his/her eighteenth birthday by January 1, 2016. Animals may be shown in halter or bridle. No Stallions.

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

Class A 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 B 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

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

NEW to 2016 Draft Horse Show:
Class 20B – 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.

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

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

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

Single Draft 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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

DRAFT PONY HARNESS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Friday, September 2
10:00am

Obstacle Course – Team Twitching
Obstacle Course – Logging Scoot
Obstacle Course—Single Horse/Pony
John Hutton Mystery Class
Youth —Horse/Pony

Saturday, September 3
12:00pm

Youth Decorating & Showmanship (JR & SR)
– Braiding
– Showmanship

Draft Horse/Pony Halter—General Purpose
– Draft Horse Halter, Stallions
– Draft Pony Halter, Stallions
– Draft Horse Halter, Junior Geldings
– Draft Pony Halter, Junior Geldings
– Draft Horse Halter, Senior Geldings
– Draft Pony Halter, Senior Geldings
– Draft Horse Gelding Championship
– Draft Pony Gelding Championship
– Draft Horse/Pony to Cart—General Purpose
– Draft Horse Halter, Junior Mares
– Draft Pony Halter, Junior Mares
– Draft Horse Halter, Senior Mares
– Draft Pony Halter, Senior Mares
– Draft Horse Mare Championship
– Draft Pony Mare Championship
– Draft Horse/Pony Pairs to Wagon—General Purpose
– Draft Horse Halter, Mare and Foal
– Draft Pony Halter, Mare and Foal
– Draft Horse Halter, Lady to Lead
– Draft Pony Halter, Lady to Lead

Sunday, September 4
1:00pm

Single Draft Pony to Cart, Gentleman to Drive
Single Draft Horse to Cart, Gentleman to Drive
Single Draft Pony to Cart, Lady to Drive
Single Draft Horse to Cart, Lady to Drive
Single Draft Pony to Cart, Junior Exhibitor
Single Draft Horse to Cart, Junior Exhibitor
Draft Pony Tandem to Cart or Wagon
Draft Horse Tandem to Cart or Wagon
Draft Pony Unicorn Hitch
Draft Horse Unicorn Hitch
Draft Ponies, 4-Abreast
Draft Horses, 4-Abreast

Monday, September 5
12:00pm

Draft Horse, Six Horse Hitch
Draft Ponies, Six Pony Hitch
Draft Horses, Four Horse Hitch
Draft Ponies, Four Pony Hitch
Draft Horse Pair to Wagon, Gentleman to Drive
Draft Pony Pair to Wagon, Gentleman to Drive
Draft Horse Pair to Wagon, Lady to Drive
Draft Pony Pair to Wagon, Lady to Drive
Draft Horse Pairs to Wagon, Junior Exhibitor
Draft Pony Pairs to Wagon, Junior Exhibitor
High Point Junior