Agriculture Prize Book

RICHMOND FAIR AGRICULTURE 2019

Mail, email or fax entries to:

Richmond Agricultural Society, P.O. Box 1210, Richmond, Ontario K0A 2Z0;

Email: richmondfair@sympatico.ca       Fax: (613) 838-3933

Fees: Fees must be paid with online entries, mailed or brought into the Fair Office at 6121 Perth Street prior to the entry deadline. Entries made day-of-show must be paid in cash - no cheques accepted.  Please see individual sections for fee amounts.

 

Insurance: All exhibitors must provide with entries proof of insurance (minimum $2M liability) with company name, policy number and expiry date unless otherwise noted.

Parking: All trucks & trailers must enter the grounds by Gate 6 off Huntley Road. All other vehicles are to be parked in the general parking locations outside the fairgrounds. Security staff will coordinate equipment drop-off after which vehicle will exit the fairgrounds and park in the general parking. Vehicle and handicap parking will be available in Lion's Park parking lot by entrance off Huntley Road and in a lot at the corner of Huntley Road and Perth Street.  Vehicles on the grounds without proper permits will be towed at the expense of the owner.

Agriculture Prize Book

WESTERN HORSE & PONY PERFORMANCE


Saturday, September 21, 2019

9:30am

REGISTRATION: Deadline to register is Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

ENTRY FEE: $10.00 per class per entry; $12.00 per class day of the show.

EXIBITOR FEE: A $10.00 exhibitor fee to Richmond Agricultural Society is required by all registrants/exhibitors. ​Fees must be paid with online entries, mailed or brought into the Fair Office at 6121 Perth Street prior to the entry deadline. Entries made day-of-show must be paid in cash - no cheques accepted.

PARKING: All trucks & trailers must enter the grounds by Gate 6 off Huntley Road. Exhibitors are to report to Western Ring for passes, gate admission is free for one trailer driver plus one guest, all other passengers must pay gate admission. All other vehicles are to be parked in the general parking locations outside the fairgrounds.

NOTE: English or Western hard hats should be worn in all riding classes. Proper and safe tack must be used. Exhibitors may be asked to make alterations to achieve regulation/safety requirements. PAC (Paint Alternative Competition approved)

PRIZES: 1st $25, 2nd $20, 3rd $15, 4th $10

CLASS:

  1. Halter Mares

  2. Halter Geldings

  3. Youth Showmanship (18 yrs & under) Pony/Horse

  4. Adult Showmanship

  5. Lead Line

  6. Youth English Pleasure (18 yrs & under) Pony/Horse

  7. Adult English Pleasure

  8. Open Walk/Trot Equitation

  9. Youth English Equitation (18 yrs & under) Pony/Horse

  10. Adult English Equitation

  11. Hunter Hack (x2 Jumps)

  12. Open Walk/Trot/Jog (English/Western)

  13. Costume Class

  14. Open Western Pleasure

  15. Youth Western Pleasure (18 yrs & under) Pony/Horse

  16. Adult Western Pleasure

  17. Open Pleasure Pairs (English or Western)

  18. Open Walk/Trot Horsemanship

  19. Youth Horsemanship (18 yrs & under) Pony/Horse

  20. Adult Horsemanship

  21. Open Reining

  22. Open Ranch Riding

  23. Open Command

  24. Open Sit a Buck

  25. Open Trail

  26. Apple Dunk

JUDGE: Sheila Rondeau, Kinburn, Ontario

COMMITTEE: Chair Michelle Roger 613 258-5669, Vice: Bob Houghton

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CARLETON COUNTY 4-H


CLASS:

  1. An 8” x 8” or 9” x 9” decorated cake celebrating the 175th anniversary of Richmond Fair while incorporating a 4H theme. Cake must be removed from pan, placed on sturdy wrapped cardboard, single layer, all sides iced. Must include the current Canadian 4H emblem, minimum size 2” x 2”. Can be made from a mix. Will be judged on appearance and taste.

  2. A 4”x6” (glossy or matte finish) photograph collection (minimum 4, maximum 8) of you depicting “Learn to Do by Doing” mounted on Bristol board. Must include the current Canadian 4H emblem, minimum size 4” x 4”.

  3. An advertisement marketing 4H in the area. The design could be used as a website page to promote 4H in our community. For judging purposes, this entry should be printed on an 8” x10” sheet of card stock paper in colour. It may be computer generated or hand drawn. Entry can be submitted by a 4H member, or a 4H Club. Entry must include the current Canadian 4H emblem, minimum size 2” x 2”.

  4. Special Class: A decorated shoe (not boots) box with a 4H theme containing at least 6 non-perishable food items. No more than 10 items in total should be included in the entry. To be donated to a resident of Richmond Lodge. Entry can be submitted by a 4H member, or a 4H Club. PRIZES: 1st $10, 2nd $6, 3rd $4. Sponsored by Cindy Brown.

  5. A sample of grain (barley, oats, spring/fall wheat, or beans, any variety). Open to 4H Field Crop Members. 3 lb. displayed in a large or extra large Ziplock bag and properly labelled.

  6. First cut alfalfa hay – 85% or more alfalfa. One 4” flake of machine baled (not from a round bale) cut hay; displayed in a supplied bag and properly labelled.

  7. First cut legume other than alfalfa hay – 85% more legume. One 4” flake of machine baled (not from a round bale) cut hay; displayed in a supplied bag and properly labelled.

  8. First cut legume or grass hay – 70% and 30% either way. One 4” flake of machine baled (not from a round bale) cut hay; displayed in a supplied bag and properly labelled.

  9. First cut grass hay – 85% or more grass. One 4” flake of machine baled (not from a round bale) cut hay; displayed in a supplied bag and properly labelled.

  10. Second cut alfalfa or other legume hay – 85% or more legume. One 4” flake of machine baled (not from a round bale) cut hay; displayed in a supplied bag and properly labelled.

  11. Second cut mixed legume and grass hay – 70% and 30% either way. One 4” flake of machine baled (not from a round bale) cut hay; displayed in a supplied bag and properly labelled.

PRIZES: 1st $5, 2nd $4, 3rd $3

NOTE:

  • All entries submitted must be made by a current member of a 4H Club located in Carleton County.

  • Insurance not required

COMMITTEE: Chair Cindy Brown (613) 838-3081

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AGRICULTURE AWARENESS


The purpose of the Agricultural Awareness Program is to educate grade school students about food and where it comes from. The Program has a number of presenters who give a 10 to 15 minute presentation to the students on their specific topic. The Richmond Fair Board has designated that Friday, September 20, 2019 is a school program day and the Agricultural Awareness Building will not be open to the general public until after 3:30 pm.

REGISTRATION: Deadline to register is Thursday, September 19th, 2019

ENTRY: Exhibits to be in place by Wednesday, September 18 between 12pm-8pm or before 8:30am Thursday, September 13 with entry tags attached. A $10.00 exhibitor fee must be included with registration unless deducted from last year’s prize money. No exhibitor will be allowed to make more than one entry in any one section.

PICK UP: Sunday, September 22 between 5pm - 5:30pm. Prize money will be mailed out after the Fair.

NOTES:

  • All displays will be located in the Agriculture Awareness Building. The Richmond Agricultural Society will not be responsible for loss or damage to entries.

  • The Richmond Agricultural Society will not be responsible for loss or damage to entries.

  • Insurance not required

SECTION 40: SCARECROW

PRIZES: 1st $50, 2nd $35, 3rd $20, 4th $10, 5th $10, 6th $10

  • Only one entry per exhibitor, contest is open to individuals, families, or groups.

  • Entries will be judged according to originality.

  • Entry will consist of 1 or 2 figures (i.e. pair of scarecrows together as one entry).

  • Scarecrows may be mounted on a stick or seated. If seated, exhibitor must supply own seating.

  • Do not put valuable accessories on your entry.

SECTION 41: LARGEST PUMPKIN (not field pumpkin)

PRIZES: 1st $50, 2nd $35, 3rd $20, 4th $10, 5th $10, 6th $10

  • Entries will be judged according to weight.

  • Any type of pumpkin or squash grown by exhibitor.

SECTION 42: LONGEST GOURD

PRIZES: 1st $25, 2nd $20, 3rd $15, 4th $10, 5th $5, 6th $5

  • Entries will be judged according to length

  • Any type of pumpkin or squash grown by exhibitor.

SECTION 43: SPECIALTY ITEMS

PRIZES: 1st $5, 2nd $3, 3rd $2

Sponsored by John Gil & Susan Hughes

  1. Display of 6 Gourds on a tray, any variety, named if known

  2. Pie Pumpkin (2)

  3. Largest Field Pumpkin

  4. 4 Three (3) miniature pumpkins

  5. Tallest Corn Stalk (1)

  6. Tallest Broom Corn Stalk (1)

  7. Largest Sunflower Head (1), any variety

  8. Tallest Sunflower (1), any variety

SECTION 44: HONEY

PRIZES: 1st $15, 2nd $10, 3rd $5

RULES: Honey is to be a 2018 product and displayed in one (1) 500 gram jar per section.

  1. Light

  2. Golden

  3. Amber

  4. Creamed Honey

  5. Comb Honey, 3’ x 4” block in a commercial foil container

  6. Beeswax – 2 samples to be shown

SECTION 44: MAPLE SYRUP

PRIZES: 1st $15, 2nd $10, 3rd $5

1. Amber 250ml container

2. Light 250ml container

COMMITTEE: Chair: Mikhaila Kavanagh (613) 314-4536, Louise Rosch, Jolijne Ubbink

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SHEEP


Sunday, September 22, 2019

10:30am

REGISTRATION: Deadline to register is Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

FEES: Exhibitor Fee: $10.00; Entry Fee 25% of prize money.

NOTE:

  • Sheep will be housed in the Light Horse/Sheep Barn. The showing will be inside the barn or adjacent to it.

  • Richmond Agricultural Society entry forms are preferred. Owners name, address in full, animal name, date of birth, animal I.D. registration number (extended pedigree not required), and proof of liability insurance must be on entry form.

  • Entries cannot be changed after closing date except for substitutions approved show day with proper documentation.

  • Exhibitors will be requested, at the discretion of the Committee, to remove entries should one or more show evidence of a contagious disease or be otherwise considered unfit for show. A health certificate will not be required.

  • All animals must be registered in the exhibitor’s name on or before closing date of entries.

  • Exhibitors are eligible to show 6 animals per breed with a maximum of 3 entries per class.

  • The Sheep Committee strongly recommend that exhibitors in individual classes wear black trousers and white tops.

  • A new commercial Sheep section is to encourage new exhibitors to display their commercial breeding animals. All entries in this section are in-eligible to compete in other sections. Animals must be identified and should have parentage information available. Registration certificate not applicable to this section. Same classes, rules, and prizes will be applicable to this section as all other sections.

  • Sections 31-37 have the same classes and prize money.

PRIZES: 1st $75, 2nd $60, 3rd $50, 4th $40, 5th $35, 6th $30, 7th $25, 8th $20, 9th $15 & $10 to all remaining

SECTIONS:

31: DORSET (Polled & Horned)

32: SUFFOLK

33: HAMPSHIRE

34: NORTH COUNTRY CHEVIOTS

35: ALL OTHER BREEDS (wool) – includes Leicester, Lincoln, Tunis, Columbia

36: ALL OTHER BREEDS (meat) – includes Texel, Dorper, Oxford, Charolais

37: COMMERCIAL SHEEP

  1. Yearling Ewe, 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place.

  2. Ewe, first pair of temporary incisors must be in place.

  3. Yearling Ram, 3rd pair of temporary incisors must be in place.

  4. Ram, first pair of temporary incisors must be in place.

  5. Get of Sire: born the property of the exhibitor. Three animals, first pair of temporary incisors must be in place, by the same sire. Both sexes may be represented.

  6. Breeders Flock: bred & owned by exhibitor. Four animals, both sexes to be represented. Each animal in the group must have been exhibited in 1 of the preceding classes. Animals must be of 1 breed.

  7. Champion & Reserve Ewe. Ribbons.

  8. Champion & Reserve Ram. Ribbons.

JUDGE: Mark Comfort, Cardinal, Ontario

COMMITTEE: Chairperson Kyle Seguin (613) 698-7570; Vice Mathew Noxon, Gregory Bell, Whitney Seguin, Randy Seguin

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DAIRY CATTLE


REGISTRATION: Deadline to register is Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

FEES: After Tuesday, September 10th - $5 added for each entry. Exhibitor Fee: $10.00; Entry Fee: 15% of prize money.

NOTE: Substitutions when an animal is unfit to show. Three exhibitors & 24 exhibits per breed or only 50% of the prize money will be paid. Classes 1 to 4 exhibits per breeding unit are restricted to a maximum of 2 classes. There is no restriction on multiple exhibits in classes 6 to 10. Max. total eligible animals from a breeding unit is 12 exhibits to allow a 4-H member to show their current animal in a open class. A copy of the Code of Ethics for Dairy Shows will be available from the Committee Chairperson as reference if required.

Friday, September 20, 2019

10:00am

4-H Showmanship Show (Pre - 4-H Showmanship to follow immediately after)

1:00pm

Holstein Dairy Show

SECTION 21: HOLSTEIN (Junior Show)

  1. Female - Mar. 1/19 to Jun. 1/19

  2. Female - Dec. 1/18 to Feb. 28/19

  3. Female - Sept. 1/18 - Nov. 30/18

  4. Female - Jun. 1/18- Aug. 31/18

  5. Female - Mar. 1/18- May 31/18

  6. Female - Dec. 1/17- Feb. 28/18

  7. Female - Sept. 1/17- Nov. 30/17

  8. Junior Breeder's Herd of 3 - bred & owned by exhibitor, must have been in 1 previous class. Ribbons only. Registration Certificate for each animal must show exhibitor as "breeder" and "owner" in both cases either as individual or partnership. In other words, the exhibitor may be "joint owner" of an animal and/or "joint breeder" of an animal, must be from 1 farm or breeding unit.

  9. Championship Show - 2 animals of each class. Ribbons.

PRIZES: 1st $75, 2nd $65, 3rd $55, 4th $45, 5th $35, 6th $30, 7th $25, 8th $20

SECTION 23: DAIRY SPECIALS

  1. Pre - 4-H Showperson for non 4-H members. Calves any age, dairy or beef, male or female, must comply with health standards of fair. An adult of showperson may assist in ring. (Prizes & Ribbons).

  2. Herdsmen Special: Awarded for excellence in overall presentation of exhibit for judging and viewing by the general public, special emphasis on cleanliness of animals and stalls. Cash Prize.

JUDGE: Jesse Bradley, L'Original, Ontario

COMMITTEE: Chairperson Kenny Stuyt (613) 838-4250; Vice Paul Stewart, Cindy Brown, John Fraser, Bruce Hill, Braden Stuyt, Curtis Stuyt.

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OPEN 4-H JUNIOR BEEF SHOWPERSON COMPETITION


REGISTRATION: Deadline to register is Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

ENTRY FEE: No exhibitor or entry fee for this department. Open to members of an organized 4-H Club for 2019. Please provide birth date of Showperson and address with entry.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

11:00am

Open Junior Beef Showmanship for ages 9 to 21 years in appropriate age groups to be followed by ages under 9 years (showing their own 4-H calf and showing only Saturday or Sunday, not both days). Champion Beef Showperson sponsored by Cathy Craig

Saturday, September 21, 2019

11:00am

Open Junior Beef Showmanship for ages 9 to 21 years in appropriate age groups to be followed by ages under 9 years (showing their own 4-H calf and showing only Saturday or Sunday, not both days) Champion Beef Showperson sponsored by Rooter-Man Ottawa, Randy Todd. Reserve Champion Beef Showperson sponsored by Carleton Environmental Services Inc., Randy Todd

PRIZES: $10 to each entry shown

NOTES:

  • Saturday and Sunday Exhibitors will receive 1 gate ticket.

  • 4-H dress code in affect. Any changes in 4-H calf will be dealt with at the discretion of this Committee.

JUDGE: Scott Matthews, Sherbrooke, Quebec

COMMITTEE: Chairperson Cindy Brown (613) 838-3081; Vice Sandra Wytenburg, Dwight Brown, Glenn Fisher, Kenneth Jones, Chris Lawton, Ross Tubman

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OPEN 4-H DAIRY SHOWPERSON COMPETITION


REGISTRATION: Deadline to register is Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

ENTRY FEE: No exhibitor or entry fee for this department. Open to members of an organized 4-H Club for 2019. Please provide birth date of Showperson and address with entry.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

10:00am

Dairy: (showing their own 4-H calf)

  1. Novice exhibitor 9 years as of Jan. 1st of current year and not over 11 yrs. as of Jan. 1st of current year

  2. Junior exhibitor 12 yrs as of Jan. 1st of current year and not over 14 yrs. as of Jan. 1st of current year

  3. Intermediate exhibitor 15 yrs. as of Jan. 1st of current year and not over 17 yrs. as of Jan. 1st of current year

  4. Senior exhibitor 18 yrs. as of Jan. 1st of current year and not over 21 yrs. as of Jan. 1st of current year

  5. Champion Dairy Showperson / Reserve Champion Dairy Showperson

PRIZES: $10 to each entry shown

NOTE: 4-H dress code in affect. Any changes in 4-H calf will be dealt with at the discretion of this Committee.

JUDGE: TBD

COMMITTEE: Chairperson Cindy Brown (613) 838-3081, Vice Sandra Wytenburg, John Fraser, Bruce Hill, Paul Stewart, Braden Stuyt, Curtis Stuyt, Ken Stuyt.

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HEAVY HORSE


Saturday, September 21 & Sunday, September 22, 2019

9:30am

REGISTRATION: Deadline to register is Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Registrations following this date is subject to and additional $5 per entry. Registration and transfers must be completed prior to making entry. All animals must be owned by exhibitor 30 days prior to the Fair. The committee will decide if the exhibitor is in the right class. Registration papers must be available. No entries accepted on telephone or in ring.

FEES: Standing $15 per day. Hitched horses eligible for stalls first. Shavings not provided. A $10.00 Exhibitor Fee and 15% Entry Fee will be deducted from the prize money.

GENERAL NOTES:

  • For all purebred animals the name, date of birth, sex, registration number, the name and registration number for the sire and dam is required on the entry form, the age will be from January 1 of the current year. Foals will be 1-year old on January 1 after birth. Purebred horses to be shown in registered classes only, except Specials and Draft Hitch classes.

  • The Fair authorizes that a breeding unit may show 2 animals in any 3 classes but only 1 in the balance of the breeding classes, (Class 1 to / and including 7) to be max. of 10 animals per breeding unit. All exhibits must be owned by and registered in the name of the exhibitor.

SECTION 10: BELGIANS

SECTION 11: PERCHERONS

SECTION 12: CLYDESDALES

(section 10-12 - same classes & prize money)

NOTE: Any driven entry must have one (ONLY) additional capable driver with them at all times.

CLASSES:

  1. Filly or Colt foaled in current year

  2. Brood Mare that has raised a foal during the current year. The exhibitor is required to show the mare with foal at foot or registration certificates of the foal must be provided if the foal is not shown.

  3. Filly or Colt foaled in 2018

  4. Filly foaled in 2017

  5. Filly foaled in 2016

  6. Yeld Mare Open

  7. Champion Mare & Reserve. Ribbons only

  8. Stallion 2 yrs & over

  9. Champion Stallion & Reserve. Ribbons only

  10. Progeny of one Dam: 2 animals any age. Each must have been shown in its appropriate single section if offered. Both must be owned & registered in exhibitor name.

PRIZES: 1st $60, 2nd $50, 3rd $45, 4th $35, 5th $30, 6th $25, 7th $20, 8th $15, 9th $10, 10th $10

SECTION 13: REGISTERED, DRAFT, COMMERCIAL & SPECIALS

REGISTERED

15. Open Team - PRIZES: 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50, all remaining $50

GRADE GRAFT

18. Mare/Gelding, 3yrs & under - PRIZES: 1st $50, 2nd $40, 3rd $30, all remaining $20

19. Mare/Gelding, 3 yrs & over - PRIZES: 1st $50, 2nd $40, 3rd $30, all remaining $20

OPEN GRAFT

20. Team Mares or Geldings - PRIZES: 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50, all remaining $50

21. Single Tandem - PRIZES: 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50, all remaining $50

22. Spike - PRIZES: 1st $150, 2nd $125, 3rd $100, all remaining $100

23. Four - PRIZES: 1st $200, 2nd $175, 3rd $150, all remaining $150

COMMERCIAL

26. Mares/Geldings, 2yrs & under - PRIZES: 1st $55, 2nd $45, 3rd $35, all remaining $35

27. Mares/Geldings, 3yrs & over - PRIZES: 1st $55, 2nd $45, 3rd $35, all remaining $15

28. Championship & Reserve, must show in Class 26 or 27 - PRIZES: Ribbons

29. Open Single Mare/Gelding Tendem to 4-wheel vehicle - PRIZES: 1st $75, 2nd $60, 3rd $50, all remaining $40

30. Troika - PRIZES: 1st $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50, all remaining $50

32. Open Team Mares or Geldings - PRIZES: 1st $70, 2nd $60, 3rd $50, all remaining $50

33. Spike - PRIZES: 1st $150, 2nd $125, 3rd $100, all remaining $100

34. Four - PRIZES: 1st $200, 2nd $175, 3rd $150, all remaining $150

SPECIALS

49. Jr Showperson, open to boy or girl 10 - 13 yrs of age on Jan. 1 of current year, showing a Belgian, Percheron or Clydesdale, mare or gelding. Name of Jr & date of birth required on entry form. Owner of horses must be inside the ring - PRIZES: $10 each

50. Jr Showperson, open to boy or girl 14 - 18 yrs of age on Jan. 1 of current year, showing a Belgian, Percheron or Clydesdale, mare or gelding. Name of Jr & date of birth required on entry form. Owner of horses must be inside the ring - PRIZES: $10 each

51. Jr Showperson, open to boy or girl 10 - 18 yrs of age on Jan. 1 of current year, showing a Commercial, mare or gelding. Name of Jr & date of birth required on entry form. Owner of horses must be inside the ring - PRIZES: $10 each

52. Jr Driving a Commercial Single Hitch or a Team, open to boy or girl 14 - 18 yrs of age on Jan. 1 of current year. Name & age on entry form (must be accompanied by adult) - PRIZES: $10 each

53. Open 4-H Showmanship (Open to light and heavy horses)

54. Ladies Draft Cart - PRIZES: 1st $75, 2nd $65, 3rd $50, all remaining $50

55. Ladies Commercial Cart - PRIZES: 1st $75, 2nd $65, 3rd $50, all remaining $50

56. Belgian, Percheron, Clydesdale Six - PRIZES: 1st $250, 2nd $225, 3rd $200, all remaining $200

57. Jr Driving a Draft Single Hitch, Cart or a Team, open to boy or girl 14 - 18 yrs of age on Jan. 1 of current year. Name & age on entry form (must be accompanied by adult) - PRIZES: $10 each

58 4-H Miniature Horse

JUDGE: Jeff Fiske, Kentville, Nova Scotia

RING STEWARD: Barry Burchill, Nepean, Ontario

ANNOUNCER: Murray Graham, Embrun, Ontario

COMMITTEE: Chairman Duncan MacGibbon, 613 838-4024; Vice Bill Cook, Brian Crabb, Shannon Crabb, Chad Kelly, Chris Kelly, Kristen Kelly, Hélène Rivest

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MINIATURE HORSE (38 inches & under)


Sunday, September 22, 2019

8:30am

REGISTRATION: Deadline to register is Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Registrations following this date is subject to and additional $5 per entry. Registration and transfers must be completed prior to making entry. All animals must be owned by exhibitor 30 days prior to the Fair. The committee will decide if the exhibitor is in the right class. Registration papers must be available. No entries accepted on telephone or in ring.

FEES: A $10.00 Exhibitor Fee and 20% Entry Fee will be deducted from the prize money.

GENERAL NOTES:

  • We have received several complaints that we are not enforcing the 38" height rule (measured at the last hairs of the mane). This rule will be strictly enforced. Upon complaint, a qualified person will be available to perform the measurement. If the animal is over 38", it is not a Miniature Horse and will be excused from the Miniature Show. All prizes won up to that point will be forfeited.

  • No one person can show with two different horses and no one horse can be shown with two different drivers in the same class.

  • Judging guidelines for classes will be available at the show.

  • All exhibitors and handlers in the ring must be properly attired in all classes. For safety reasons, all passengers in these classes must be 12 years of age or older.

  • Youth (18 years and under) wishing to compete in classes 14, 15 and 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • All Youth 12 years and under, whether driver or passenger, must wear an approved helmet in all Performance Classes. It is recommended the Youth 13 to 17 years wear approved helmets in all Performance Classes.

  • Lunch break is scheduled for 1pm

  • Please inform the whipper-in if you need a reasonable tack change between classes. Otherwise we will only hold the gate for 3 minutes.

SECTION 15:

LINE CLASSES

  1. Filly, Colt or Gelding 2 years and under

  2. Mare 3 years and over

  3. Gelding 3 years and over

  4. Stallion 3 years and over

PRIZES (same for Classes 1-4): 1st $30, 2nd $20, 3rd $15, 4th $10, 5th $5, 6th $5

5. Champion and Reserve Champion- All entries placing 1st or 2nd in Classes 1 to 4 are eligible to enter Class 5 - PRIZES: Ribbons

PERFORMANCE

6. Open Hunter - judged on style manners and way of going. Jumps not to exceed 18"

7. Open Cart 34” to 38”. Drivers must be 18 years of age or older

8. Open Cart 34” and under. Drivers must be 18 years of age or older

9. Youth Cart, 13 to 17 years

10. Youth Cart, 7 to 12 years, must be accompanied by an adult and wear an approved helmet

PRIZES (same for Classes 6-10): 1st $55, 2nd $45, 3rd $40, 4th $35, 5th $30, 6th $25, all remaining $20

11. Lead Line, child 6 years & under. Children may ride or drive. To be judged at a walk only. Rider/driver must be able to sit in the saddle/cart, hold reins without help and wear an approved helmet. No stallions - PRIZES: Ribbons & gift for all entries

12. Roadster, horses to be shown in a bike (two wheeled cart with stirrups and no basket), driver must wear stable colours - PRIZES: 1st $55, 2nd $45, 3rd $40, 4th $35, 5th $30, 6th $25, all remaining $20

13. Roman Chariot, single or pair, driver to be 16 years and over - PRIZES: 1st $55, 2nd $45, 3rd $40, 4th $35, 5th $30, 6th $25, all remaining $20

14. 4 Horse Hitch - PRIZES: 1st $110, 2nd $100, 3rd $90, 4th $80, 5th $70, 6th $65, all remaining $60

15. Multiple Hitch (3 horse maximum) - PRIZES: 1st $100, 2nd $90, 3rd $80, 4th $70, 5th $60, 6th $55, all remaining $50

16. Multiple Hitch Cones (Timed Obstacle)

17. Single Hitch Cones

18. Derby

19. Barrels

PRIZES (same for Classes 16-19): 1st $55, 2nd $45, 3rd $40, 4th $35, 5th $30, 6th $25, all remaining $20

JUDGE: Devon Morrow, Edwards, Ontario

COMMITTEE: Chairperson Jordan Alma (613) 850-4569; Vice Kathie Wells

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SADDLE & HARNESS HORSE


Saturday, September 21, 2019

9:30am

REGISTRATION: Deadline to register is Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Only one entry form to be used for each exhibitor. Entries received in the Fair Office must include pre-payment of all entry and stall fees and must be received by the deadline date. Since the number of stalls are limited, stalls will be assigned as payment is received. Animals to be named when making entries. Rider/driver to be named with Ring Clerk on the day of the show. Coggins Test papers must be on hand at the show.

FEES: Exhibitor Fee: $10. Stakes: $10. All other sections $4. Post Entries: Stakes $15, all other sections $6.

STALLS: Box stalls $15 per day (state on entry form day or days stalls required); shavings not provided. The number of stalls are limited, please order early. Exhibitor, Entry and stall fee payment must accompany entries. If you are entering online, stall fees must be included. All horses must be out of the barn by 12:00 midnight on Saturday to allow time for setup of Sunday's sheep show. All stall MUST be left clean of ALL bedding and manure; failure to do so will result in a deduction from prize money of $20 per stall.

- 12:01am Friday to midnight Friday

- 12.01am Saturday to midnight Saturday

GENERAL NOTES:

  • Any outside interference from the rail which interferes with the performance of another exhibitor entry will result in the immediate disqualification of the exhibitor connected to the incident. This ruling will be enforced at the discretion of the Ring Stewart.

  • Horses or Ponies must show only in one division, they may not cross-enter.

  • To be eligible for Stake, horses or ponies must have been entered, shown and judged in at least one other performance section in their division with exception to Junior Hackney Horse or Pony.

PRIZES (as follows unless stated otherwise):

Single, Saddle & Children's : 1st $30, 2nd $24, 3rd $16, 4th $10, 5th $6, 6th $4

Antique Vehicle : 1st $45, 2nd $35, 3rd $25, 4th $15, 5th $15, 6th $15

Stake : 1st $90, 2nd $70, 3rd $50, 4th $30, 5th $20, 6th $20, 7th $20, 8th $20

BATTLE OF THE BREEDS - $300.00 to first place winners only (see details below)

SECTION 16

AMERICAN SADDLEBRED (Registered)

NOTE: Governed by the rules of ASAHA of Ontario

27. Three-Gaited/Park ASB Open

53. Three-Gaited/Park ASB Stake, must show in Class

20. Three-Gaited/Park ASB Pleasure, English Tack

56. Three-Gaited/Park ASB Pleasure Stake, must show in Class

12. ASB Country Pleasure Western

31. ASB Country Pleasure English

49. ASB Country Pleasure English or Western Riding Stake, must show in Class

OPEN HACKNEY HORSE/PONY

19. Open Junior or Novice Hackney, Fine Harness, horse or pony, 5 yrs and under or a pony which has not won more than three red ribbons during the pony’s lifetime.

HACKNEY HORSE – Over 14.2 Hands (Registered)

36. Hackney Horse Open

59. Hackney Horse Stake, must show in Class

HACKNEY PONIES - 14.2 Hands & Under (Registered)

7. Hackney Pony Open

55. Hackney Pony Stake, must show in Class

HACKNEY PLEASURE PONY- 14.2 Hands & Under

4. Hackney Pleasure Pony Open

39. Junior or Novice Hackney Pleasure Pony, 5 yrs and under or a pony which has not won no more than three red ribbons during the pony’s lifetime

40. Hackney Pleasure Pony Stake, must show in Class

HACKNEY HARNESS SHOW PONIES – 50 Inches & Under

11. Hackney Harness Show Pony Open

51. Hackney Harness Show Pony Stake, must show in Class

SHETLAND HARNESS PONIES - 44 Inches & Under (Registered)

17. Shetland Harness Pony Open

52. Shetland Harness Pony Stake, must show in Class

ROADSTER HORSE

18. Roadster Horse, hitched to a wagon

45. Roadster Horse Wagon Stake, must show in Class

5. Roadster Horse, hitched to road cart or bike, driver must wear colours

43. Arnold Dobson Memorial Roadster Horse Bike Stake, must show in Class

ROADSTER PONY - 52 Inches & Under

15. Roadster Pony, shown to a road cart or bike

22. Junior or Novice Roadster Pony, 5 yrs and under or a pony which has not won more than three red ribbons during the pony’s lifetime

34. Roadster Pony Amateur

45. Roadster Pony Stake, must show in Class

ARABIAN (Registered)

9. Arabian English Pleasure

28. Arabian Western Pleasure

33. Arabian Native Costume

46. Arabian Western/English Pleasure Stake, must show in Class

MORGAN

16. Morgan English Pleasure

38. Morgan Western Pleasure

50. Morgan English or Western Pleasure Stake, must show in Class

PLEASURE HORSE DIVISION (Open to any breed of horse over 14.2 hands.

6. English Pleasure Horse. To be shown under saddle seat attire, at a walk, normal trot, strong trot and canter, judged on manners, performance and confirmation.

21. Hunter Pleasure Horse

23. Western Pleasure Horse

8. Command Class. Riders may be worked at any gait requested by the judge, and may be asked to execute a pattern and/or perform other appropriate tests

35. Pleasure Horse Stake, must show in Class

OPEN DIVISION (Open to any breed of horse over 14.2 hands)

41. Open Pleasure Driving. Open to any breed of horse, pony or team and suitable 2 or 4 wheeled carriage driving vehicle, excluding wire wheels. Entries will be judged primarily on the performance and quality of each turnout.

13. Open Pleasure Driving Reinsmanship. Drivers may be worked at any gait requested by the judge, and may be asked to execute a figure of eight and/or perform other appropriate tests.

54. Open Pleasure Driving Stake, must show in Class

PARADE HORSE (Open)

25. Open Parade Horse

44. Open Parade Horse Stake, must show in Class

ANTIQUE VEHICLE (Open)

24. Antique Vehicle, any old vehicle in good safe condition, with suitable horse or pony, single or pair. Judged on suitability of animal to vehicle on appointment 60% - performance and 40% manners - no farm implements or reproduction - this is not a costume class - include vehicle description with entry.

57. Antique Vehicle Stake, must show in Class

CHILDREN'S DIVISION (Open to youth under 18 years as of January 1st of current year - no stallions)

2. Junior Showmanship at Halter, horse or pony (Hackneys are excluded)

10. Walk/Trot, English or Western. Riders not eligible for Class

14. Three-Gaited Saddle Pony Open

29. Lead Line (child 8 yrs and under). Children may ride or drive. To be judged at a walk only. Rider/driver and attendant must be properly attired. Rider/driver must be able to sit in the saddle/cart and hold the reins without help. No stallions. Horse or ponies. Riders not eligible for Class

32. Three-Gaited Saddle Pony Stake

37. Parade Pony

47. Parade Pony Stake, must show in Class

CHS Junior Exhibitor Classes

Open to all registered Hackney (Mare or Gelding), suitable to be exhibited by a junior. To have long mane and tail, or braided mane and short tail, or cob tail. Exhibitor or member of his immediate family must be a member of the CHS. Cross entries permitted. To be judged on manners, quality of the animal and the handlers ability, 50% exhibitor ability, 50% for the suitability of the animal.

1. CHS Junior Showmanship, horse or pony. Shown in hand by Junior Exhibitor.

26. Canadian Hackney Society Junior Exhibitor Roadster Pony. To be shown to a suitable 2-wheeled road cart/sulky. To be shown at a jog, road gait, and drive on. Helmets are mandatory for all ages 14 years and under and are strongly recommended but optional for juniors over 14 years of age. This is a qualifying class for the roadster pony stake.

30. CHS Junior Exhibitor Pleasure Driving. To be shown at a flat walk, pleasure trot, and road trot. This class is qualifier for the hackney pleasure pony stake class.

58. CHS Junior Driving, horse or pony, driven by a Junior Exhibitor. To be shown to a suitable 4-wheeled vehicle. This is not a qualifying class for the stakes.

BATTLE OF THE BREEDS – SPECIAL DIVISION IN HONOUR OF RICHMOND FAIR’S 175TH ANNIVERSARY

Open to any purebred Morgan, Arabian, American Saddlebred, Friesian or Hackney. Prize money of $300.00 awarded to first place winners only. Only one entry per stable. Exhibitors may choose to enter in any one or all of the three classes offered, but an exhibitor can only receive the prize money for one class. In the event that the same exhibitor is awarded first place in more than one class, then the prize money shall be paid to the second place winner (or the third place winner in the event that the second place winner is already entitled to the prize money for another class in this division). Entering in this division is not considered cross-entering. The judge shall have the right to thank and excuse entries in order to more effectively judge the classes.

3. Line Class

42. Saddle Class

60. Harness Class

At the end of the show we will have our exhibitor’s wine and cheese, and a mailbox race (weather permitting for the race). Mailbox Race: Horses/ponies will start at one end of the ring, put a letter in the mailbox at the far end of the ring and return to the start. The cost to enter will be $10.00. The winner will receive 100% of the entries for their division. There will be one division for horses/ponies being ridden, and a second division for horses/ponies being driven. Any questions, please contact Jeff McCormick.

JUDGE: Leslie Hudson, Whitby, Ontario

RING STEWARD: Judy Nixon, North Gower, Ontario

ANNOUNCER: Ron McCrostie, North Gower, Ontario

COMMITTEE: Chairperson Tricia Schouten 613-489-4079; Vice Lorna Wilson, Jeff McCormick.

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REGISTRATION: Deadline to register is Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

FEES: After Tuesday, September 10th - $5 added for each entry. Exhibitor Fee: $10.00; Entry Fee: 15% of prize money.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

11:00am

Open Junior Beef Showmanship Show (ages 9 to 21 years in appropriate age groups to be followed by ages under 9 years

1:00pm

Shorthorn, Angus & Hereford Show

Saturday, September 22, 2019

11:00am

Open Junior Beef Showmanship Show (ages 9 to 21 years in appropriate age groups to be followed by ages under 9 years)

1:00pm

Limousin & Simmental Show

PRIZES: Sections 25 to 29 (same classes & prize money; classes 1, 4 & 6 only will pay to 9th $15, 10th $10).1st $75, 2nd $65, 3rd $55, 4th $45, 5th $35, 6th $30, 7th $25, 8th $20

SECTION 25: SHORTHORN

SECTION 26: ANGUS

SECTION 27: HEREFORD

SECTION 28: SIMMENTAL

SECTION 29: ALL OTHER BREEDS

1. Bull calf born on or after Jan.1/19, minimum of 3 months of age on day of judging.

2. Bull born Jan.1/18 - Dec.31/18.

3. Grand Champion Bull & Reserve. Ribbons only.

4. Female calf born on or after Jan.1/19, minimum of 3 months of age on day of judging.

5. Female heifer born Mar.1/18 - Dec.31/18.

6. Female heifer born Jan.1/18 - Feb.28/18.

7. Female born Jan.1/17 - Dec.31/17 with her own 2018 natural, purebred, tattooed, calf at foot. Female &calf shall be shown as a unit in this Class. The calf may also be shown as a single animal in Classes 2 or 5 or 6, 10 & 11.

8. Female born prior to Jan.1/16 with her own 2019 natural, purebred, tattooed, calf at foot. Female & calf shall be shown as a unit in this Class. The calf may also show as a single animal in Classes 1 or 4, 10 & 11.

9. Grand Champion Female & Reserve. Ribbons only.

10. Breeder's Herd: 4 animals bred by exhibitor, both sexes represented, must be exhibited in previous sections. At least 1 animal owned by exhibitor. One entry per exhibitor.

11. Get of Sire: 3 animals from the same sire, both sexes represented, at least 1 animal owned by exhibitor, must be shown in previous Classes. One entry per exhibitor.

SECTION 30: BEEF SPECIAL

1.Simmental Progeny of Dam - Sponsored by Royal Lepage Team Realty: Linda & Darrin Williams

DEFiNITIONS::

EXHIBIT - For the purposes of the classifications an exhibit shall be interpreted as follows: A unit of livestock qualifying for an entry into a class as specified in the classifications. Classes 7 and 8 in the beef cattle section considered to be exhibit for definition purposes. All registered animals, whether owned by one person or by more than one person (individually or jointly), considered to be the production of the farm or breeding unit on which they are maintained.

EXHIBITOR - An exhibitor is any breeder or firm which presents animals or farm produce for official placing by a judge at the time specified by the fair for judging.

BREEDING UNIT - For the purposes of the classifications a "Breeding Unit" is defined as follows: In each classification where the same or common interests are involved in more than one breeding unit. In all cases where there is any doubt that more than one breeding unit exits. The responsibility of proof of separation of breeding units shall rest with the exhibitor(s).

REGISTRATION - Animals shown in single sections must be registered as purebred by the closing date of entries, except calves under 6 months, which must be properly tattooed, in 2 year & mature cow/calf sections. All animals must be legibly tattooed. Calves over 6 months must be registered unless the by-laws of an association states that an animal can not be registered until older.Number of Exhibits Per Breeding Unit - A fair has the authority to increase the number of exhibits from a breeding unit from 10 to 12 exhibits to allow 4-H animals to be shown by 4-H members in open sections, additional exhibits will not be eligible in the Breeders Herd & Get of Sire. Exhibits must be owned & & registered as purebred in name of exhibitor. No restriction on multiple exhibits in any sections excluding Breeders Herd & Get of Sire. Substitutions only where an animal is unfit to show. Three exhibitors per breed & 24 exhibits exhibited at Class A Fair. If less only 50% prize money will be paid.

JUDGE: Scott Matthews, Sherbrooke, Quebec

RING STEWARD: Chris Lawton, Richmond, Ontario

COMMITTEE: Chairperson Chris Lawton (613) 314-2915; Vice Dwight Brown, Cindy Brown, Glenn Fisher, Kenneth Jones, Ross Tubman

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