HEAVY HORSES

Last Updated June 16, 2019

COMMITTEE:

Bob McMullin, Chairperson, 433-7087, Paul Neville, Chairperson, 432-7698

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

Junior Committee Members: Autumn McIntyre, Hayley Stewart, Katie Stewart

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

On line entries are available this year, please use this link https://www.assistexpo.ca/renfrewfair

RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. Deadline for entries: September 1, 2019.
  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 2019 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. Due to stall availability, NO stalls will be reserved as tack stalls. If entries are made online, stall fees will be deducted from prize money.

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.

The miniature horse show is sponsored in part by the Ottawa Valley Miniature Horse Association.

FRIDAY MORNING PROGRAM – 10:00 a.m.

SEPTEMBER 6, 2019

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 2019
  • Belgian Filly – to be foaled in 2018
  • 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 2019, 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 2017
  • 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 2016
  • 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 2018
  • Belgian Stallion – foaled in 2017
  • Belgian Junior Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only
  • Belgian Stallion – foaled before January 1, 2017
  • 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 6, 2019

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

130   Miniature Team driven by a junior 13 to 18 years of age as of January 1, 2019.

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

131   Miniature Team driven by a junior 12 and under as of January 1, 2019.

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

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

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

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

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

134   North American Six Horse Hitch Classic – Six Horse Team, hitched tandem to a

suitable vehicle and driven by one person. Horses must be shown in two classes on

Friday. 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

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

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

136   Junior Driving a Draft Team, 18 years and under as of January 1, 2019.

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

137   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 7, 2019

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

138   Clydesdale Brood Mare

139   Percheron Brood Mare

140   Commercial Brood Mare

141   Clydesdale Foal – to be foaled in 2019

142   Percheron Foal – to be foaled in 2019

143   Commercial Foal – to be foaled in 2019

144   Clydesdale Filly – to be foaled in 2018

145   Percheron Filly – to be foaled in 2018

146   Commercial Filly or Colt – to be foaled in 2018

147   Clydesdale Filly – to be foaled in 2017

148   Percheron Filly – to be foaled in 2017

149   Percheron Colt – to be foaled in 2017

150   Commercial Filly or Colt – to be foaled in 2017

151   Clydesdale Junior Champion Mare – Ribbons Only

152   Percheron Junior Champion Mare – Ribbons Only

153   Clydesdale Mare – to be foaled in 2016

154   Percheron Mare – to be foaled in 2016

155   Clydesdale Yeld Mare – 4 years and over

156   Percheron Yeld Mare – 4 years and over

157   Clydesdale Senior Champion Mare – Ribbons Only

158   Percheron Senior Champion Mare – Ribbons Only

159   Clydesdale Grand Champion Mare – Ribbons Only

Eastern Regional Clydesdale Special

160   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

161   3 and under open gelding, on line

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

162   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

163   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

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

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

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

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

166   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.

167   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.

168   Clydesdale Colt – to be foaled in 2018

169   Percheron Colt – to be foaled in 2018

170  Clydesdale Stallion – to be foaled in 2017

171   Percheron Stallion – to be foaled in 2017

172   Clydesdale Junior Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only

173   Percheron Junior Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only

174   Clydesdale Stallion – to be foaled before January 1, 2016

175   Percheron Stallion – to be foaled before January 1, 2016

176   Clydesdale Senior Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only

177   Percheron Senior Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only

178   Clydesdale Grand Champion Stallion – Ribbons Only

179   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.

180   Clydesdale, Progeny of Dam

181   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.

182   Clydesdale, Get-of-Sire

183   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.

184   Clydesdale, Stallion and Three Mares

185   Percheron, Stallion and Three Mares

SATURDAY AFTERNOON PROGRAM – 1:00 p.m.

All draft horses must be rolled to show in hitch classes.

CLASS

186   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

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

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

188  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

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

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

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

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

191  Ottawa Valley Commercial Horse Association Special

Commercial Unicorn Hitch

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

192   Unicorn Hitch (Commercial horses not eligible)

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

A prize for this class is donated by Sarah Robinson & Greg Bourbonnais

in memory of Dr. George Cox

193  Miniature Horse Unicorn Hitch

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

194   Commercial Horse Tandom Hitch

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

195   Draft Registered Mare Team Hitched

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

196   Commercial Trioka

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

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

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

198   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

199   Commercial Team Hitch

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

200   Junior Driving a Draft Horse, hitched to a cart, 18 & under as of January 1, 2019

Must be accompanied by an adult $20.00 to each competitor

201   Junior Commercial Team Hitched

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

Sponsored by James Purdy.

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

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

203   Single Commercial Cart Class

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

204   Miniature Junior Cart Class, 12 & under as of January 1, 2019

Must be accompanied by an adult $20.00 to each competitor

205   Miniature Junior Cart Class, 13 – 18 years of age as of January 1, 2019

Must be accompanied by an adult $20.00 to each competitor

206   Open Draft Cart Class

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

THE PINNACLE HORSE DRAWING FESTIVAL

 

Sponsored by the Renfrew Agricultural Society

“Serving the Greater Ottawa Valley Since 1853”

 

Renfrew Fair Grounds

Sunday, September 8, 2019

 

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.
  1. 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.

EASTERN ONTARIO

PONY PULLING ASSOCIATION

 

RULES AND POINTS 2019

 

  1. Size Class – Small (light) ponies measure 48 inches and under. Large (heavy) ponies

                         measure over 48 inches to 56 inches and under.

  1. Draw Distance – Must pull the stone boat 15 feet in order to move on to the next

                                 round. Allowed 2 attempts to pull a total distance of 15 feet, within

a 20 foot wide course or whatever is provided. If the stone boat is

within 36” from the line, the next teamster may request to have the

boat centered.

  1. Equipment – In the event of breakage, the draw may be taken over at a teamster’s

                           discretion or counted as 1 draw. Repair time is at the judge’s discretion.

No changing from closed to open bridles, but changing from open to

closed bridles is allowed, if safety is an issue.

4.(a) Faults – Draws: Faults disqualifying a draw include:

                       Failing to hitch within 3 minutes or 3 passes in front of the boat.

Interference with the team by the helper with ponies are pulling.

Interference or assistance with the team within hooking distance of the boat

counts as 1 pass, and driver must take another pass.

Teamsters or helpers ahead of the whippletrees.

Check slaps.

Stopping on or going over the course markers during a draw (within 15 feet

or the judge’s whistle).

  1. (b) Faults – Teams: Faults disqualifying a team include:

                         Profane language by teamster or helper.

Unnecessary roughness when handling a team.

Teams that become unmanageable or difficult to handle, and in the

opinion of the judge or fair committee that become a danger to the public

at any time during the pull.

Failing to remain in the drawing area until finished competing.