Renfrew Fair

September 6-10, 2017

Heavy Horses

 

Click here for 2017 Entry Form (opens in New Window via PDF)

Last updated May 16, 2017

 

COMMITTEE:

Bob McMullin, Chairperson, 432-1579, Anna McIntyre, Chairperson, 433-3043

Susan Keller, Anna McIntyre, Ray McLaughlin, Amber Heatlie-McLaughlin, Kim McMullin, Paul Neville, Bonnie Nolan, Yves Proulx, Liz Roffey, Dan Sheahan, Brent Stewart,Margaret Stewart, Scott Stewart

Junior Committee Members: Hannah McMullin, Hayley Stewart, Katie Stewart

Horse Draw: Bob McMullin, Susan Keller, Bonnie Nolan, Yves Proulx

 

RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. Deadline for entries: September 1, 2017.
  2. No entry fee will be charged at the time of entry, but 15% of prize money will be deducted as an entry fee. HST will be charged on the entry fee.
  3. Exhibitors are not required to stay for the full two days of the show. An exhibitor is free to show on one of any day or days they so desire, but no exhibitor may withdraw his or her horses from the show after it has commenced or from the show grounds without the permission of the committee in charge.
  4. ALL ANIMALS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF FOALS OF 2017 MUST HAVE PROOF OF A NEGATIVE COGGINS TEST WITHIN THE CURRENT YEAR.
  5. Requests for horse stalls must be made in writing on the entry form supplied, on or before the closing date. Stall fees must be enclosed with the entry form. Stalls are limited, therefore, only stalls paid for before the fair will be reserved. Due to stall availability, NO stalls will be reserved as tack stalls.

Standing stall – $4.42 + $.58 HST = $5.00

  1. No bedding will be provided.
  2. Abusing of horse or horses on fairground property is strictly prohibited.
  3. Any exhibitor who is guilty of creating a disturbance whether by openly criticizing the judge or using obscene language to any judge or official shall therefore forfeit the right to any prize money and may be suspended by the judge from competing.
  4. There are restrictions to two entries per class per farm except for junior and

senior showmanship classes.

 

NOTE: Horses competing in Light Draft or Agricultural Classes excepting Draft Brood Mare and foal, are not eligible to compete in Heavy Draft Classes. Horses competing in Heavy Draft Classes are not eligible to compete in Light Draft or Agricultural Classes.

 

A fair may authorize that a breeding unit may show two animals in any three classes, but only one animal in the balance of the breeding classes to a maximum of ten animals per breeding unit. All exhibits must be owned by and registered in the name of the exhibitor – note exception in Get-of-Sire classes.

 

Certificate of Registration in the Stud Book of Canada must be produced. Photocopies are not acceptable.

 

EXHIBITORS MUST CARRY THEIR OWN LIABILITY INSURANCE.

 

 

 

PRIZE MONEY: Heavy horse prize money as below unless otherwise listed.

1st – $60.00; 2nd – $50.00; 3rd – $40.00; 4th – $35.00; 5th – $32.00; 6th – $27.00; 7th – $25.00; 8th – $22.00; 9th – $20.00; 10th – $18.00

 

GOLDEN FORK AWARD – An award presented by The McMullin Family for the best kept stalls (overall appearance). The award will be presented after the six horse hitch on Saturday.

 

FRIDAY MORNING PROGRAM – 10:00 a.m.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

 

Class – Brood Mare that show evidence of being in foal or has raised a foal during the current year. The exhibitor is required to show the mare with foal at foot or registration certificate of the foal must be provided if the foal is not shown.

 

CLASS

  • Belgian Brood Mare
  • Belgian Foal – to be foaled in 2017
  • Belgian Filly – to be foaled in 2016
  • Ontario Bred and Sired Belgian Filly Class

1st – $100.00; 2nd – $80.00; 3rd – $60.00; 4th – $40.00; 5th to 10th – $20.00

$300.00 is donated by the Ontario Belgian Horse Assoc.

$100.00 is donated by the Renfrew Agricultural Society.

The Filly must be from a mare owned by a resident of the Province of Ontario at the time of service and sired by a stallion owned and standing in the Province of Ontario at the time of service. The owner must be a member of the Ontario Belgian Horse Association for the current year. For 2017, the fillies must have been nominated with the Ontario Belgian Horse Association by March 1. The prize money will be paid to each exhibitor by the Ontario Belgian Horse Association at the annual awards banquet

  • Belgian Filly – to be foaled in 2015
  • Belgian Junior Champion Mare – Ribbons Only
  • Miniature, 2 and under 1st – $40.00; 2nd – $30.00; 3rd – $20.00 and $10.00 to remaining
  • Belgian Mare – to be foaled in 2014
  • Belgian Yeld Mare, 4 years and over
  • Belgian Senior Champion Mare – Ribbons Only
  • MERVIN STEWART MEMORIAL – Belgian Grand Champion Mare – Gift
  • Miniature, mare 3 and over 1st – $40.00; 2nd – $30.00; 3rd – $20.00 and $10.00 to remaining
  • Belgian Colt – foaled in 2016
  • Belgian Stallion – foaled in 2015
  • Belgian Junior Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only
  • Belgian Stallion – foaled before January 1, 2015
  • Belgian Senior Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only
  • Belgian Grand Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only
  • Miniature, gelding 3 and over 1st – $40.00; 2nd – $30.00; 3rd – $20.00 and $10.00 to remaining

 

NOTE: FOR ALL GROUP CLASSES, GELDINGS ARE EXEMPT

 

PROGENY OF DAM: Two animals any age, the progeny of one dam. Each animal must have been shown in its appropriate single section if offered. Both animals must be owned by the exhibitor and registered in the exhibitor’s name. One entry per farm allowed in class.

  • Belgian, Progeny of Dam

 

GET-OF-SIRE: Three animals, any age, the get of one sire. Each animal must have been shown in its appropriate single section if offered. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor and registered in the exhibitor’s name. One entry per farm allowed in class.

  • Belgian, Get-of-Sire

 

STALLION AND THREE MARES: Each animal must be owned by the exhibitor and registered in the exhibitor’s name. Each animal must have been shown in its appropriate single section if offered. One entry per farm allowed in class.

  • Belgian, Stallion and Three Mares

 

  • Miniature Horse Showmanship open to youths 18 and under.

Each credible entry will receive $10.00 plus a ribbon.

  1. a) 12 years of age and under
  2. b) 13 – 18 years of age.

 

  • OTTAWA VALLEY BELGIAN HORSE ASSOCIATION & ONTARIO BELGIAN HORSE ASSOCIATION – JUNIOR SHOWMANSHIP PROGRAM

Open to youths 18 and under showing a Belgian horse on the line, competitors in this class will receive points towards the OBHA youth program. Stallions one year and over may not be used. Each credible entry will receive $10.00 plus a ribbon.

 

FRIDAY AFTERNOON PROGRAM – 1 P.M.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

 

124   Cart Class – Driven by a lady

$50.00; $45.00; $35.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

125   Miniature Horse Cart Class (miniature horse cannot exceed 38”)

$50.00; $45.00; $35.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

 

126   Open Gelding Team Hitched

$70.00; $60.00; $40.00; $25.00 to all remaining entries

127   Miniature Horse Tandem Hitch (miniature horse cannot exceed 38”)

$50.00; $45.00; $35.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

128   Unicorn Hitch

$100.00; $80.00; $60.00; $50.00 to all remaining entries

129   Miniature Horse Team Hitch (miniature horse cannot exceed 38”)

$60.00; $50.00; $40.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

Sponsored In Part By The Ottawa Valley Miniature Horse Assoc.

130   Miniature Team driven by a junior 18 and under as of January 1, 2017

Must be accompanied by an adult. $20.00 to each competitor

131   Four Horse Team, hitched tandem to a suitable vehicle and driven by one person

$155.00; $140.00; $115.00 to all remaining entries

132   Miniature Horse Unicorn Hitch (miniature horse cannot exceed 38”)

$50.00; $45.00; $35.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

133   Six Horse Team, hitched tandem to a suitable vehicle and driven by one person

$250.00; $200.00; $180.00 to all remaining entries

134   Miniature Horse Four Horse Team Hitched (miniature horse cannot exceed 38”)

$100.00; $90.00; $80.00; $70.00 to all remaining entries

135   Junior Driving a Draft Team, 18 years and under as of January 1, 2017

Must be accompanied by an adult. $20.00 to each competitor

136   Miniature Horse Six Horse Team Hitched (miniature horse cannot exceed 38”)

$125.00; $115.00; $100.00; $85.00 to all remaining entries

 

SATURDAY MORNING PROGRAM – 9:00 a.m.

SEPTEMBER 9, 2017

 

PRIZE MONEY:

Heavy Horse prize money as below unless otherwise listed:

1st – $60.00; 2nd – $50.00; 3rd – $40.00; 4th – $35.00; 5th – $32.00; 6th – $27.00; 7th – $25.00; 8th – $22.00; 9th – $20.00; 10th – $18.00

 

Class – Brood Mare that shows evidence of being in foal or has raised a foal during the current year. The exhibitor is required to show the mare with foal at foot or registration certificate of the foal must be provided if the foal is not shown.

CLASS

137   Clydesdale Brood Mare

138   Percheron Brood Mare

139   Commercial Brood Mare

140   Clydesdale Foal – to be foaled in 2017

141   Percheron Foal – to be foaled in 2017

142   Commercial Foal – to be foaled in 2017

143   Clydesdale Filly – to be foaled in 2016

144   Percheron Filly – to be foaled in 2016

145   Commercial Filly – to be foaled in 2016

146   Clydesdale Filly – to be foaled in 2015

147   Percheron Filly – to be foaled in 2015

148   Percheron Colt – to be foaled in 2015

149   Commercial Filly or Colt – to be foaled in 2015

150   Clydesdale Junior Champion Mare – Ribbons Only

151   Percheron Junior Champion Mare – Ribbons Only

152   Clydesdale Mare – to be foaled in 2014

153   Percheron Mare – to be foaled in 2014

154   Clydesdale Yeld Mare – 4 years and over

155   Percheron Yeld Mare – 4 years and over

156   Clydesdale Senior Champion Mare – Ribbons Only

157   Percheron Senior Champion Mare – Ribbons Only

158   Clydesdale Grand Champion Mare – Ribbons Only

Eastern Regional Clydesdale Special

159   Percheron Grand Champion Mare – Ribbons Only

A plaque in memory of Ed Roffey will be presented by the Roffey family to the

Percheron Grand Champion Mare

160   Light Draft, Mare or Gelding, 3 years or over, on line but not in harness

$30.00; $25.00; $20.00; $15.00; $12.00; $10.00

161   Commercial Light Draft Mare or Gelding, open, on line but not in harness

$30.00; $25.00; $20.00; $15.00; $12.00; $10.00

162   Heavy Draft Mare or Gelding, open, on line but not in harness

$30.00; $25.00; $20.00; $15.00; $12.00; $10.00

163   Commercial Heavy Mare or Gelding, open, on line but not in harness

$30.00; $25.00; $20.00; $15.00; $12.00; $10.00

164   Junior Showmanship, draft horse on line.

  1. a) 12 years of age and under
  2. b) 13 – 18 years of age

Steel toed footwear must be worn. Each credible entry will receive $10.00

plus a ribbon. This is open to all draft breeds.

165   Junior Commercial Showmanship, draft horse on line.

  1. a) 12 years of age and under
  2. b) 13 – 18 years of age.

Steel toed footwear must be worn. Each credible entry will receive $10.00 plus

a ribbon. Sponsored by James Purdy.

166  Clydesdale Colt – to be foaled in 2016

167   Percheron Colt – to be foaled in 2016

168   Clydesdale Stallion – to be foaled in 2015

169   Percheron Stallion – to be foaled in 2015

170   Clydesdale Junior Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only

171   Percheron Junior Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only

172   Clydesdale Stallion – to be foaled before January 1, 2014

173   Percheron Stallion – to be foaled before January 1, 2014

174   Clydesdale Senior Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only

175   Percheron Senior Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only

176   Clydesdale Grand Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only

177   Percheron Grand Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only

 

NOTE: FOR ALL GROUP GLASSES, GELDINGS ARE EXEMPT.

 

PROGENY OF DAM: Two animals any age, the progeny of one dam. Each animal must have been shown in its appropriate single section if offered. Both animals must be owned by the exhibitor and registered in the exhibitor’s name. One entry per farm allowed in class.

178   Clydesdale, Progeny of Dam

179   Percheron, Progeny of Dam

 

 

GET-OF-SIRE: Three animals, any age, the get of one sire. Each animal must have been shown in its appropriate single section if offered. At least one animal must be owned by the exhibitor and registered in the exhibitor’s name. One entry per farm allowed in class.

180   Clydesdale, Get-of-Sire

181   Percheron, Get-of-Sire

 

STALLION AND THREE MARES: Each animal must be owned by the exhibitor and registered in the exhibitor’s name. Each animal must have been shown in its appropriate single section if offered. One entry per farm allowed in class.

182   Clydesdale, Stallion and Three Mares

183   Percheron, Stallion and Three Mares

 

SATURDAY AFTERNOON PROGRAM – 1:00 p.m.

 

CLASS

184   North American Six Horse Hitch Classic Class – Six Horse Team, hitched tandem to a suitable vehicle and driven by one person. Horses must be shown in two classes on Saturday. Exhibitors must be members of the North American Six Horse Classic in order to receive prize money.

$2,500.00 prize money will be split between exhibitors

185 Miniature Horse Six Horse Team Hitched (miniature horse cannot exceed 38”)

$125.00; $115.00; $100.00; $85.00 to all remaining entries

186  Commercial Four Horse Team, hitched tandem to a suitable vehicle and driven by

one person

$125.00; $115.00; $100.00 to all remaining entries

187  Four Horse Team, hitched tandem to a suitable vehicle and driven by one person

$155.00; $140.00; $115.00 to all remaining entries

188   Miniature Horse Four Horse Team Hitched (miniature horse cannot exceed 38”)

$100.00; $90.00; $80.00; $70.00 to all remaining entries

189  Ottawa Valley Commercial Horse Association Special

Commercial Unicorn Hitch

$60.00; $50.00; $40.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

190   Unicorn Hitch (Commercial horses not eligible)

$100.00; $80.00; $60.00; $50.00 to all remaining entries

191  Miniature Horse Unicorn Hitch

$50.00; $45.00; $35.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

192   Commercial Horse Tandom Hitch

$60.00; $50.00; $40.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

193   Draft Registered Mare Team Hitched

$60.00; $50.00; $40.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

194   Commercial Trioka

$60.00; $50.00; $40.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

195   Miniature Horse Team Hitched (miniature horse cannot exceed 38”)

$60.00; $50.00; $40.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

196   Team of Draft or Commercial Horses hitched, to be driven by a lady

$60.00; $50.00; $40.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

197   Commercial Team Hitch

$60.00; $50.00; $40.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

198   Junior Driving a Draft Horse, 18 & under as of January 1, 2017

Must be accompanied by an adult $20.00 to each competitor

199   Junior Commercial Team Hitched

$20.00 to each exhibitor. Must be accompanied by an adult.

Sponsored by James Purdy.

200  Miniature Horse Cart Class (miniature horse cannot exceed 38”)

$50.00; $45.00; $35.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

Sponsored In Part By The Ottawa Valley Miniature Horse Assoc.

201   Single Commercial Cart Class

$50.00; $45.00; $35.00; $30.00 to all remaining entries

202   Miniature Junior Cart Class, 12 & under as of January 1, 2017

Must be accompanied by an adult $20.00 to each competitor

203   Miniature Junior Cart Class, 13 – 18 years of age as of January 1, 2017

Must be accompanied by an adult $20.00 to each competitor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE PINNACLE HORSE DRAWING FESTIVAL

 

Sponsored by the Renfrew Agricultural Society

“Serving the Greater Ottawa Valley Since 1853”

 

Renfrew Fair Grounds

Sunday, September 10, 2017

 

1 p.m. Sharp

 

Gary Regan Memorial – a special prize will be awarded to the Best Groomed and Harnessed Team.

 

All animals must have proof of a negative Coggins Test within the current year to be shown at the Secretary’s desk when picking up numbers.

 

PRIZE MONEY: 1st – $190.00; 2nd – $180.00; 3rd – $170.00; 4th – $160.00; 5th – $150.00; 6th – $140.00; 7th – $130.00; 8th – $120.00; 9th – $110.00; 10th – $100.00 and $75.00 to all remaining teams

 

RENFREW FAIR RULES AND REGULATIONS

  1. Horses must be weighed with halters or bridles. If scales are not available, horses can be girthed. Judge or committee will be present for weigh-in. Horses will be weighed once only.
  2. Teams must draw 15 feet, passing between lines 20 feet apart. However, failing to

make 15 feet, the team will be given one more hitch. A team slipping on or over

the side lines will be disqualified.

  1. One driver to a team. However, a driver may drive more than one team.
  2. The driver of a team is allowed two helpers, but no interference on the part of the

driver or helpers will be permitted under any circumstances.

  1. The driver or helpers will not be allowed to hit or push the horse, throw soil, or slap

boat during the draw. Such draw will be disqualified.

  1. Breakage in harness may or may not count as a draw (teamsters decision) – time to

repair to be determined by the judge.

  1. A team is allowed three minutes from when they are called to hitch to the boat.
  2. The draw is completed when the boat stops.
  3. The boat must be measured from the closest point to the pin.
  4. The breaking of any rule disqualifies the hitch.
  5. Any competitor who is guilty of creating a disturbance whether by openly

criticizing the judge or using obscene language to any judge or official shall

therefore forfeit the right to any premium and may be suspended by the judge from

competing.

  1. Only judges and helpers are allowed in the ring.
  2. The driver and helpers must stay behind whippletrees when driving.
  3. Teamsters and helpers must stay away from horses’ heads when hitching and

drawing.

  1. The abusing of horse or horses before and after the draw is strictly prohibited.
  2. The Renfrew Agricultural Society is not responsible for any accidents on the

         grounds in connection with the drawing competition.

  1. Exhibitors must carry their own liability insurance.
  2. Weighing the teams will be done on the day of the draw festival at the fair grounds.
  3. Horses are to be walked to and from the boat. No running in the ring.
  4. Once the draw is started, all teams must remain in the horse pull ring. Exceptions

are at the judge’s discretion.

  1. The Judge’s decision is final.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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