Section 2 – Light Horses

Section 2 – Light Horses

Light Horse Director: Kerry Elford, 705-650-2314
Email: kcmulholland3@gmail.com

Secretary fax number: 705-475-4242

LIGHT HORSE GENERAL RULES
1. Exhibitors may enter two entries in each class, except in the showmanship classes, where only one entry is allowed.

2. ENTRY DEADLINE: All entries are to be registered by no later than Tuesday of Fair week (September 13, 2016). They can be mailed or faxed to the Fair Secretary or dropped off at the Fair Office (located by the curling club) on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. Show numbers will be given to the exhibitor prior to their event (please come into the Office approx. one hour before your show time to pick up your show #). A deposit of $2 per number will be taken to ensure that all show numbers are returned once the exhibitor has finished performing.

3. If your entries are pre-registered and your entries total more than $5.00 for the day you show, you will receive a pass for that day only. If your entries are pre-registered, you are keeping your horse in the barn overnight and your entries for the weekend total more than $10.00, you will be provided with one weekend pass. Extra passes are available for helpers, workers, etc., at the rate of $20.00 per pass. Each vehicle requires a parking pass. They can be purchased at the rate of $20.00 per pass per vehicle. Please indicate on your registration form how many passes you require and enclose the amount with your registration fees. Exhibitors who do not pre-register will be required to pay the regular gate price to enter the Fairgrounds.

4. Light Horse Barn Stalls are based on 1st registration with payment. Registrations for stalls can be made on the Light Horse Stall Rental form. Stalls are available at a cost of $10 per stall, per night. Stalls are limited and overnight rentals take precedence over day time rentals. Bedding is the responsibility of the competitor. Only shavings allowed.

5. Post entries will be accepted until one hour before the start of each division. Thereafter, a $10 per class penalty will be added to the entry fees. NOTE: ALL REGISTRATIONS WILL BE TAKEN IN THE FAIR OFFICE (LOCATED ON SITE WITHIN PARAMETERS OF THE GATES). NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE TAKEN AT THE RING! or OVER THE PHONE

6. In line classes, prize money and points will be paid/awarded to the Exhibitor/Owner. In the riding classes, prize money and points will be paid/awarded to the rider. Separate entry forms and exhibitor numbers for line classes and riding classes are therefore required if the horse/pony shown is not being handled or ridden by its owner.

7. Stallions must be shown and/or handled by someone 18 years of age or older at all times and may only be shown in saddle or harness classes (exception foal of current year and yearling).

8. Animals must be in good health or, after consultation with a veterinarian, may be asked to leave the show.

9. All livestock must remain on the Fair Grounds until judging is completed in each respective class or the Exhibitor will forfeit the prize money.

10. All horses and ponies must have a suitable halter and tie shank while on the Fair Grounds, and all horses and ponies must be halter broke and able to tie, for safety reasons.

11. While the Directors will take every reasonable precaution to ensure the safety of the animals, it is distinctly understood that owners must take the risk of exhibiting the animals and if any animal is injured, stolen or strays, the Director will offer whatever assistance is in their power towards the recovery of the lost or strayed animal but will make no payment in whole or in part for the value thereof. Director will not be held responsible for any accident on the Fair Grounds.

12. All animals shown at the New Liskeard Fair must have liability insurance.

13. All Western performance and Western games will be judged as per the current year W.H.A.O. (Western Association of Ontario) rules. All Team Penning games will be judged as per current year of C.T.C.P.A. (Canadian Team Cattle Penning Association) rules. All English performance and hunter/jumper classes will be judged as per the current year Equine Canada (section R-G). New Liskeard Fall Fair rules as to size, age, along with any other amendments will take precedence should the need arise.

14. The Judge’s decision is final. If an Exhibitor has any questions, they are to ask the Ring Steward to approach the Judge on their behalf.

15. Judge’s Notes – in the absence of competition in any section or if an entry is of inferior quality, the Judge may award only such prize as they deem the entry worth.

16. There must be at least two entries in a class for the class to run. If not, classes will be combined at the discretion of the Director.

17. All entries are asked to be ready at the gate and enter promptly when their numbers are called. The classes’ order of go will be announced at the beginning of the class and/or posted in the warm up area. Competitors are asked to notify the announcer’s booth of their intentions to scratch from a class prior to that class beginning.

18. In the event of a complaint, which cannot be settled by the Director, the Exhibitor lodging the complaint must do so IN WRITING with a cheque for $25.00 payable to the New Liskeard Agricultural Society within two weeks of the completion of the Fair.

19. A Coggins test will not be required.

20. All prize money will be paid by cheque at the Awards Banquet on October 28, 2016. If you do not attend the Awards Banquet, your cheque will be mailed to you in early November.

21. Every year there is a stall decorating contest in the Light Horse Barn, based on fair motto “Learn, Laugh, Share and Grow”. This competition is free to enter to all competitors renting a stall(s). A rosette is awarded to the winner. Stall decorations must be securely fastened and safe for both horses and humans. No electrical décor, extension cords, lights, lamps or burning candles are permitted.


DIVISION 1 – SHOWMANSHIP CLASSES

THURSDAY – MAIN RING – 2:00 PM

HELMETS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES by any competitor 18 years and under.

Entry Fee: $6.00 per class

Payback: $40.00 $30.00 $20.00 $10.00 Rosettes 1st to 6th

1. Showmanship – Junior – 12 yrs & under
2. Showmanship – Youth – 13 yrs to 18 yrs
3. Showmanship – Senior – 19 yrs and older


DIVISION 2 – LINE CLASSES

THURSDAY – MAIN RING – Following Showmanship Classes

These classes will be for ponies and horses – all breeds. Please Note: Miniature Horses should be entered into the Light Horse classes, not Pony. There will not be any stallion line classes due to safety concerns. Animals will be judged to type. HELMETS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES by any competitor 18 years and under.

Entry Fee: $6.00 per class

Payback: $40.00 $30.00 $20.00 $10.00
Rosettes: 1st to 6th

 

4. Pony Brood Mare and Foal (2016)
5. Pony Yearling (2015)
6. Pony 2 & 3 years old (2013-2014)
7. Pony 4 years and older (2012)
7. Light Horse Brood Mare 4 years and older (2016)
8. Light Horse Yearling (2015)
9. Light Horse 2 and 3 year old (2013-2014)
10. Light Horse Mare 4 years and older (2012)
11. Light Horse Gelding 4 years and older (2012)
12. Champion Pony – 1st and 2nd prize winners from class 4 to 7 – Parade of Champion Pony and Reserve Champion Pony
13. Champion Light Horse – 1st and 2nd prize winners from classes 8 to 12 – Parade of Champion Light Horse and Reserve Champion Light Horse


DIVISION 3A – CHILDREN/TOT LEAD LINE CLASSES

THURSDAY – MAIN RING – Following Light Horse Line Classes

These classes are intended for children 8 years and younger. HELMETS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. No cross entries to any other RIDING classes in the fair. Classes 17 and 18 are intended for children who NEED to be lead. Classes 15 and 16 are intended for children who DO NOT NEED to be lead. No cross entries from classes 15 and 16 into classes 17 and 18. Either a horse or pony may be used.

Entry Fee: $3.00 per class

Payback: $15.00 $10.00 $8.00 $6.00
Rosettes: 1st to 6th

15. Children English/Western Pleasure (8 yrs and under)
16. Children English/Western Trail (8 yrs and under)
17. Tot Lead Line (5 yrs and under)
18. Tot Lead Line (6 to 8 yrs old)


DIVISION 3B – COSTUME CLASSES
Temiskaming Printing & Speaker

THURSDAY – MAIN RING – Following Children’s Classes

This year’s theme is “FAIRY TALE CHARACTERS” Children 8 yrs and under may be lead. Competitors are encouraged to ride their horses/ponies.

Entry Fee: S3.00 per class

Payback: $15.00 $10.00 $8.00 $6.00
Rosettes: 1st to 6th

19. Costume Class – Junior – 12 yrs and under
20. Costume Class – Youth – 13 yrs to 18 yrs
21. Costume Class – Senior – 19 yrs and older


DIVISION 4B – NOVICE ENGLISH CLASSES

FRIDAY – MAIN RING – 8:30 AM

These classes are intended for beginner riders who have never competed outside the walk/jog, walk/trot classes at any other show. There is no age limits HELMETS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. No cross entries to any other RIDING CLASSES in the fair.

Entry Fee: $3.00 per class

Payback: $15.00 $10.00 $8.00 $6.00
Rosettes: 1st to 6th

22. Novice English Pleasure
23. Novice Hunter Hack (2 cross rails)


DIVISION 8 – ENGLISH FLAT CLASSES

FRIDAY – MAIN RING – Following Novice English Classes

No cross entries between these and any novice classes. HELMETS ARE MANDATORY IN ALL CLASSES. Classes will be combined depending on entry numbers.

Junior – 12 yrs and under
Youth – 13 to 18 yrs 
Senior – 19 yrs and older

Entry Fee: $6.00 per class

Payback: $40.00 $30.00 $20.00 $10.00
Rosettes: 1st to 6th

24. Junior English Pleasure Hack
25. Junior English Show Hack
26. Youth English Pleasure Hack
27. Youth English Show Hack
28. Senior English Pleasure Hack
29. Senior English Show Hack


DIVISION 10 – ENGLISH JUMPING CLASSES

FRIDAY – MAIN RING – Following English Flat Classes

Rider/horse combination can compete in only 2 consecutive height divisions for hunter/jumper classes. HELMETS ARE MANDATORY IN ALL CLASSES.

Entry Fee: $6.00 per class, except class 37, which is $10.00

Payback: $40.00 $30.00 $20.00 $10.00
Rosettes: 1st to 6th

30. Green Hunter 18”
31. Beginner Hunter 2’
32. Low Hunter 2’3”
33. High Hunter 2’6”
34. Jumper Fault and Out 2’6″
35. High Hunter 2’9″
36. Jumper Fault and Out 2’9”
37. Gambler’s Choice 2’9”


DIVISION 7 – WESTERN GAMES

FRIDAY – MAIN RING – 7 PM

Junior – 12 yrs and under – Helmets mandatory
Entry Fee: $5.00 per class

Payback: $30.00, $20.00, $10.00, $5.00 Rosettes 1st to 6th

Youth – 13 to 18 yrs – Helmets mandatory
Entry Fee: $10.00 per class

Payback: $40.00, $30.00, $20.00, $10.00 Rosettes 1st to 6th

Senior – 19 yrs and over
Entry Fee: $10.00 per class

Payback: $80.00, $60.00, $40.00, $20.00 Rosettes 1st to 6th

PLEASE NOTE: Junior and Youth competitors may choose to step up in age category into the Senior classes. If they choose to do so, they MAY NOT also enter into their regular age categories. They must choose between the 2 categories.

NO CROSS ENTRIES

38. Junior Barrel Race
39. Youth Barrel Race
40. Junior Pole Bending
41. Youth Pole Bending
42. Open Team Barrel Race – Teams will be drawn from class entries
43. Senior Barrel Race
44. Senior Pole Bending

 


DIVISION 4A – NOVICE WESTERN CLASSES

SATURDAY – MAIN RING – 8:30 AM

These classes are intended for beginner riders who have never competed outside the walk/trot, walk/jog classes at any other show. There is no age limits. HELMETS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES. No cross entries to any other RIDING classes in the fair.

Entry Fee: $3.00 per class

Payback: $15.00 $10.00 $8.00 $6.00
Rosettes: 1st to 6th

45. Novice Western Pleasure
46. Novice Western Trail


DIVISION 5 – WESTERN PERFORMANCE CLASSES

SATURDAY – MAIN RING – Following Novice Western Classes

These classes are intended for western riders. No cross entries between these and any other novice classes. HELMETS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES by any competitor 18 yrs and under. Classes will be combined depending on entry numbers.

Junior – 12 yrs and under
Youth – 13 to 18 yrs
Seniors – 19 yrs old and older

Entry Fee: $6.00 per class, EXCEPT class 57, which is $10.00

Payback: $40.00 $30.00 $20.00 $10.00
Rosettes: 1st to 6th

47. Junior Western Pleasure
48. Youth Western Pleasure
49. Senior Western Pleasure
50. Junior Western Horsemanship
51. Youth Western Horsemanship
52. Senior Western Horsemanship
53. Open Reining (modified pattern)
54. Open Western Command
55. Open Western Trail STAKES


DIVISION 12 – EXTREME TRAIL
Pedersen Construction & Pedersen Concrete

SATURDAY – MAIN RING – Following Western Performance Classes

This is a timed event. No cross entries between this and any Novice classes. This event is not open to competitors 12 yrs and under. Only 12 entries will be accepted so enter early. Please call for questions, description and rules. Helmets must be worn at all times by any competitor 18 yrs and under.

Entry Fee: $6.00 per rider/horse combination

Payback: $40.00 $30.00 $20.00 $10.00
Rosettes: 1st to 6th

56. Open Extreme Trail


DIVISION 6 – TEAM PENNING/TEAM SORTING

SATURDAY – MAIN RING – Following Extreme Trail Class

Either cattle sport may be chosen depending on the quality of cattle available. Helmets must be worn at all times by any competitor 18 yrs and under. Competitors make up their own teams of 3 riders, otherwise teams will be drawn from entries. In the event of a shortage of exhibitors to complete a team of 3 riders; all entries will be drawn to complete the team at no extra entry fee. This competition is open to all age groups, but no NOVICE DIVISION riders may enter. Only 21 rider/horse combinations will be accepted. So enter early.

Entry Fee: $25.00 per rider, includes cattle fee

Payback: $40.00 $30.00 $20.00 $10.00
Rosettes: 1st to 6th

57. Open Team Cattle Sports

Light Horse Entry Form

Light Horse Stall Rental Form