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4-H AND OTHER YOUTH HORSE & PONY SHOWS

DIRECTOR: Kathy Nisun — SUPERINTENDENTS: Jessica Stuart, 233-3013; Bailee Layn, 922-1653

Monday, August 8, Tuesday, August 9 and Wednesday, August 10, 2016

9:00 a.m. — RAIN OR SHINE

PLEASE: ALL CAMPERS AND HORSE TRAILERS MUST CHECK IN BEFORE PARKING THEM.

RULES & REGULATIONS

1. Age: 18 and under as of January 1, 2016.

2. ENTRY FEE: $2.00 per class. $1.00 per number (not refunded). Number goes to each rider. If you scratch a class and enter a new one, you must pay another $2.00. No refunds, no exceptions. All classes must be paid for before receiving a number and entering the ring for the first class. Management is not responsible for forged signatures.

3. Decisions of management and judges will be final. Management reserves the right to combine/divide/add to or cancel any class or classes. Exhibitors will be notified.

4. 8 ribbons in all classes except those using the Danish system. In Danish system, all exhibitors receive a ribbon. Blue (excellent), red (good), or white (fair) ribbon. Those receiving blue will be placed 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc.

5. Trail classes and western riding will be posted at the secretary’s booth as soon as possible before the classes. VOUCHERS FOR PREMIUMS WILL BE GIVEN OUT AT THE END OF THE DAY.

6. Beginners & Advanced Beginners can show on Monday, and/or Tuesday only. No animal can be classified as a pony on one day and as a horse on the next. Decisions are made by the exhibitors when the animal enters its first class that is divided horse & pony.

7. Judgment must be used to not enter a horse/pony/rider in too many classes.

8. Rings are for the use of all exhibitors. No horses or ponies are to be turned loose in any ring.

9. No riding after dark. No riding below the ring. Stay in the horse area. No bareback or double. Walk your horse only outside of the rings.

10. Entries in Leadline: (exhibitors in this class must be between the ages of 5-8 years old, led by someone over 14 years old).

11. BEGINNERS: Age 18 & under. Those exhibitors over 12 years of age should be in their first or second ear of showing and never have shown in a cantering class. Shows Monday and/or Tuesday only.

12. ADVANCED BEGINNER: 18 years & under. Exhibitors may compete in this division one season or eight shows. Will show at a walk, trot or jog, cantering/loping may be done briefly, individually or in small groups. Shows Monday and/or Tuesday only.

13. If a horse or pony is unruly, the exhibitor will be asked to leave the ring.

14. Any class(es) having more than (20) entries will be divided A & B. Classes are final after division. EXCEPTION: fitting classes will not be divided, and very large classes of beginners or advanced beginners will be divided at the discretion of management.

15. Large ponies small ponies show together. Ponies are 14.2 hands and under. Questionable ponies will be measured.

16. Exhibitors must be neatly dressed while showing. Appropriate boots and ASTM/SEI approved helmets are a must.

17. Addison County Fair & Field Days, Inc. and management assumes no responsibility for any injury to horse, pony or damage to any vehicle or equipment or injury to any rider.

18. Please have your new 4-H papers available when you pick up your numbers and show to the secretary. No 4-H papers no number.

19. Horse & Pony Show health regulations:

A. All horses & ponies will need proof of Rabies inoculation (not returned) dated one month prior to show.

B. Out of state horse/ponies must have a health certificate (dated within 30 days) and a negative Coggins certificate dated within one year of show date.

20. NO DOGS ALLOWED

21. Shows will be judged according to the “Guidelines for Vermont 4-H and Local Horse Shows.”

22. There will be club exhibit awards which will be judged on:

A. Neatness and cleanliness

B. Originality

C. Sportsmanship

D. Safety in and out of the stalls.

You are encouraged to decorate your area & will be judged on Monday & Tuesday only, at any time.

23. Send entries to Jessica Stuart, 68 Mountain Road, Westford, VT 05494 • 802-233-3013

24. PASSES: Car passes & non-4-H passes will GO TO ADVANCED ENTRIES ONLY — PLEASE SEND A SASE FOR YOUR PASSES. If you arrive on Sunday you can pick them up from Show management. Active 4-H members & leaders will be admitted to the grounds free every day upon presentation of 4-H passes (Parents may purchase one season pass per child for $15.00. Two children showing (and staying) entitles parents to 2 passes. Parents, please do not request passes for your child who is 16 and over & drives; passes are intended to get young children in & out of Field Days.) PLEASE NOTE: All 4-H passes (Leaders, Members, Parents) must be picked up through the

extension office or through your Leader! Your car passes will only be given out by show management.

25. PREMIUMS: $9.00=Blue, $7.00=Red and $4.00=White, for the following Classes. Premiums in the 5 core classes as part of the Championship.

26. Stalls will be requested and occupied by Addison 4-H members and youth, they are given priority on stalls. A $5.00 stall fee (not refunded) must be paid in advance and be accompanied by a filled in entry blank. Do not call for stalls. The stalls must be left clean and checked by Show management before you leave. ***All 4-Her’s need to vacate the stalls on Wednesday night. Anyone staying in the stalls after Wednesday will need to pay a new stall fee of $15.00 ($5.00 refunded after stall has been checked by management for cleaning).****Only one horse per stall except for nursing foals.

27. An adult chaperone (defined as a parent/guardian or 4-H leader, or designated person over 18) must be on the grounds and in the horse area at all times, in charge of both horses/ponies & youth. This applies to all youth exhibitors, both 4-H and open.

28. WASH horses at the wash rack only. Do not attach hoses to barn faucets.

29. Electricity may be used for clippers only. Absolutely no electric extension cords permitted.

30. ALL Addison County 4-H Horse club members are expected to work on the shows Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. PLEASE PLAN ON IT.

31. No alcoholic beverages or drugs are allowed. Those in possession of either will be required to leave, and all prizes won will be forfeited. Parents/guardians will be held responsible.

32. THERE ARE LIMITED CAMPING SPACES AVAILABLE. THEY ARE GIVEN OUT ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. You need to fill out a camper form and send it in with your entry blank, a site will be assigned to you, if none are available you will be notified by management. $35/night $150 a week.

33. Do not arrive before 3:00 p.m. on Sunday with your horse/pony and/or camper.

34. Make all checks payable to Addison County Fair & Field Days.

35. Entries close with the postmark of July 29, 2016.

36. No hay allowed in front of stalls during Field Days.

37. NO ONE SHALL APPROACH A JUDGE WITH REGARD TO A DECISION UNLESS HE FIRST OBTAINS PERMISSION FROM THE SHOW COMMITTEE, WHO SHALL ARRANGE AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE JUDGE AT A PROPER TIME AND PLACE.

 ENGLISH ONLY BEGINNER & ADVANCED BEGINNER SHOW

Monday, August 8, 2016 — 8:30 a.m. — RAIN OR SHINE

JUDGE: Alicia Hayashi – TRAIL JUDGE: Karen Malzac

CLASSES

1. 4-H Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship Pony

2. Open Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship Pony

3. Lead Line Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship (ages 5-8 years, assisted by someone 14 or over)

4. 4-H Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship Horse

5. Open Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship Horse

Championship Fitting, Grooming, & Showmanship BEGINNERS

(1st & 2nd place winners from classes 1, 2, 4, & 5)

6. 4-H Advanced Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship Pony

7. Open Advanced Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship Pony

8. 4-H Advanced Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship Horse

9. Open Advanced Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship Horse

Championship Fitting, Grooming, & Showmanship ADVANCED BEGINNERS

(1st & 2nd place winners from classes 6, 7, 8, & 9)

10. Adult Walk/Trot Fitting 18 yrs and older (Must not be showing in a cantering class at anytime during field days)

11. Leadline, (English and Western), ages 5-8 years, assisted by someone 14 yrs or older.

12. Beginner Pony Equitation

13. Advanced Beginner Pony Equitation

14. Beginner Horse Equitation

15. Adult Walk/Trot Equitation

16. Advanced Beginner Horse Equitation

17. Beginner Pony Pleasure

18. Advanced Beginner Pony Pleasure

19. Adult Walk/Trot Pleasure

20. Beginner Horse Pleasure

21. Advanced Beginner Horse Pleasure

22. Costume Class

23. 4-H Beginner Project Up Pony

24. 4-H Advanced Beginner Project Up Pony

25. 4-H Beginner Project Up Horse

26. 4-H Advanced Beginner Project Up Horse

27. Open Beginner Project Up Pony

28. Open Advanced Beginner Project Up Pony

29. Open Beginner Project Up Horse

30. Open Advanced Beginner Project Up Horse

31. Adult Walk/Trot Project Up

32. Therapeutic Riding –Level I (To be done after lunch, usually around 12:30/1:00P.M.)

33. Therapeutic Riding – Level II (To be done after lunch)

34. Beginner Pony Trail

35. Advanced Beginner Pony Trail

36. Beginner Horse Trail

37. Advance Beginner Horse Trail

38. Leadline Trail

39. Therapeutic Riding Trail

40. Adult Walk/Trot Trail

***** Benefit Class to be done directly after lunch $5 donation, pay at the gate, or more if rider would like, to help a local charity or rider. Open to beginners and up. This will be a fun class ie: command class, simon says, etc. To be announced at the show. *****

Level 1: The rider requires impairment that would interfere with riding independently in a group. The side walkers can have physical contact with the rider for safety purposes only. The assistants can give verbal and physical cues to the rider to help them understand the task and safety.

Level 2: The rider requires one person assisting, due to a physical or cognitive impairment that would interfere with riding independently in a group. The assistant can provide physical and verbal cues to rider to help them understand task and for the safety to help them understand the task and for safety.

***All trail classes to be held in the designated area. Exhibitors are responsible for going through the trail class in the time span allowed. Times to be announced.

Championships: All divisions. Classes to count are Fitting, Project Up, Equitation, Pleasure & Trail. We are also offering two day championships. You would have to show Monday in English and Tuesday in Western!

CLASSES

1. 4-H Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship

2. 4-H Advanced Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship

3. Lead Line Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship (ages 5-8 years, assisted by someone 14 or over)

4. Open Beginner Fitting, Grooming, & Showmanship

5. Open Advanced Beginner Fitting, Grooming, & Showmanship

Championship Fitting, Grooming, & Showmanship

(1st & 2nd place winners of classes 1, 2, 4, & 5)

6. 4-H Junior Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship

7. 4-H Senior Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship

8. Open Junior Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship

9. Open Senior Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship

Championship Fitting, Grooming, & Showmanship

(1st & 2nd place winners of classes 5, 6, 7, & 8)

10. Adult Walk/Trot Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship 18 years and older (Must not show in a cantering class all week)

11. Adult Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship

12. Lead Line - English & Western (Ages 5-8 yrs old - assisted by someone 14 or older)

13. Beginner Equitation

14. Advanced Beginner Equitation

15. Junior Equitation

16. Senior Equation

17. Adult Walk/Trot Equitations

18. Adult Equitations

19. Beginner Pleasure

20. Advanced Beginner Pleasure

21. Junior Pleasure

22. Senior Pleasure

23. Adult Walk/Trot Pleasure

24. Adult Pleasure

25. Costume Class

26. Western Pattern (Jr/Sr/Adult)

27. 4-H Beginner Project Up

28. 4-H Advanced Beginner Project Up

29. 4-H Junior Project Up

30. 4-H Senior Project Up

31. Open Beginner Project Up

32. Open Advanced Beginner Project Up

33. Open Junior Project Up

34. Open Senior Project Up

35. Adult Walk/Trot Project Up

36. Adult Project Up

37. Therapeutic Riding Level 1 (To be done after lunch usually around 12:30/1:00 pm)

38. Therapeutic Riding Level II (To be done after lunch)

39. Beginner Trail

40. Advanced Beginner Trai

41. Junior Trail

42. Senior Trail

43. Lead Line Trail

44. Therapeutic Riding Trail

45. Adult Walk/Trot Trail

46. Adult Trail

 

WESTERN ONLY 4-H AND OPEN YOUTH HORSE SHOW

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 — 8:30 a.m. — Rain or Shine

JUDGE: Michael Dunn — TRAIL JUDGE: Karen Malzac

***** Benefit Class to be done directly after lunch $5 donation, pay at the gate, or more if rider would like, to help a local charity or rider. Open to beginners and up. This will be a fun class ie: command class, simon says, etc. To be announced at the show. *****

THERAPEUTIC RIDINGSee Explanation on Monday’s Class List

**All trail classes to be held in the designated area. Exhibitors are responsible for going through the trail class in the time span allowed. Times to be announced at the show.

CHAMPIONSHIPS: All divisions, Classes to count are Fitting, Project Up, Equitation, Pleasure, & Trail.

We are also offering two day championships. For Beginner, Advanced Beginner, and Adult Walk Trot you would have to show Monday in English and Tuesday in Western, and for Juniors, Seniors, and Adults you would need to show Tuesday in Western and Wednesday in English!

ENGLISH ONLY 4-H AND OPEN YOUTH HORSE SHOW

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 — 8:30 a.m. — RAIN OR SHINE

JUDGE: Missy Nichols — TRAIL JUDGE: Karen Malzac

CLASSES

1. Minature horse Fitting

2. 4-H Junior Fitting

3. 4-H Senior Fitting

4. Open Junior Fitting

5. Open Senior Fitting

Championship Fitting Class, 1st & 2nd place winners in classes 1,2,3,4,5

6. Adult Fitting

7. English Performance, saddle seat horses only

8. Junior Equitation

9. Senior Equitation

10. Adult Equitation

11. Junior Pleasure Horse

12. Senior Pleasure Horse

13. Adult Pleasure

14. Roadhack

15. Miniature Horse Driving

16. Addison County Pleasure, open to all Addison County Residents showing in a previous pleasure class

17. Dressage Suitability

18. 4-H Junior Project Up

19. 4-H Senior Project Up

20. Open Junior Project Up

21. Open Senior Project Up

22. Adult Project Up

23. Therapeutic Riding Level 1 (To be done after lunch usually around 12:30/1:00 pm)

24. Therapeutic Riding Level II (To be done after lunch)

25. Junior Trail

26. Senior Trail

27. Miniature Horse Trail in Hand

28. Miniature Horse Driving Obstacle Course

29. Therapeutic Riding Trail

30. Adult Trail

***** Benefit Class to be done directly after lunch $5 donation, pay at the gate, or more if rider would like, to help a local charity or rider. Open to beginners and up. This will be a fun class ie: command class, Simon Says, etc. To be announced at the show. *****

THERAPEUTIC RIDINGSee Explanation on Monday’s Class List

**All trail classes to be held in the designated area. Exhibitors are responsible for going through the trail class in the time span allowed. Times to be announced at the show.

CHAMPIONSHIPS: All divisions, Classes to count are Fitting, Project Up, Equitation, Pleasure & Trail. We are also offering two days Championships so you would need to show Tuesday in Western and Wednesday in English to qualify.