4-H AND OTHER YOUTH HORSE & PONY SHOWS

Director: Kathy Nisun Superintendents: Jessica Stuart 802-233-3013, Bailee layn-Gordon 802-922-1653 Monday, August 8, Tuesday, August 9, and Wednesday, August 10, 2022 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, 2022.

  2. ENTRY FEE: $2.00 per class. $2.00 per number ($1.00 refunded at end of show). 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.

  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 year 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 at the discretion of the judge. 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 for exhibitors 18 years and under showing in 4-H or open classes.

  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:

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

    • Neatness and cleanliness
    • Originality
    • Sportsmanship
    • 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 26 Lang Dr, Essex Jct. VT 05452 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. Vouchers for premiums are given out at the end of the day.

  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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. **** Do not arrive before 3:00 p.m. on Sunday with your horse/pony and/or camper.****
  4. Make all checks payable to Addison County Fair & Field Days.
  5. Entries close with the postmark of July 30, 2022.
  6. No hay allowed in front of stalls during Field Days.
  7. 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, 2022 - 8:30 am RAIN OR SHINE JUDGE: MISSY NICHOLAS TRAIL JUDGE: KAREN MALZAC CLASSES

  1. 4-H Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship
  2. Open Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship
  3. Lead Line Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship (ages 4-8 years, assisted by someone 14 or over)
      Championship Fitting, Grooming, & Showmanship BEGINNERS (1st & 2nd place winners from classes 1, 2, 3, & 4)
    
  4. 4-H Advanced Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship
  5. Open Advanced Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship
  6. Adult Walk/Trot Fitting 18 yrs and older (Must not be showing in a cantering class at anytime during field days)
      Championship Fitting, Grooming, & Showmanship ADVANCED BEGINNERS (1st & 2nd place winners from classes 6, 7, 8, & 9)
    
  7. Leadline, (English and Western), ages 4-8 years, assisted by someone 14 yrs or older.
  8. Beginner Equitation
  9. Advanced Beginner Equitation
  10. Adult Walk/Trot Equitation
  11. Beginner Pleasure
  12. Advanced Beginner Pleasure
  13. Adult Walk/Trot Pleasure
  14. 4-H Beginner Project Up
  15. 4-H Advanced Beginner Project Up
  16. Open Beginner Project Up
  17. Open Advanced Beginner Project Up Pony
  18. Adult Walk/Trot Project Up
  19. Therapeutic Riding – (To be done after lunch, usually around 12:30/1:00P.M.)
  20. Costume Class to be done after lunch
  21. Sack Race
  22. Simon Says
  23. Boot Race
  24. Red Light/Green Light
  25. 3 Legged Race
  26. Judge's Choice
  27. Beginner Trail
  28. Advance Beginner Trail
  29. Leadline Trail
  30. Therapeutic Riding Trail
  31. 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.

Theraputic Riding

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. OR 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.

WESTERN ONLY 4-H AND OPEN YOUTH HORSE SHOW CLASSES

Tuesday, August 9, 2022- 8:30am RAIN OR SHINE JUDGE: SHANNON WARDEN TRAIL JUDGE KAREN MALZAC

  1. 4-H Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship
  2. 4-H Advanced Beginner Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship
  3. Lead Line Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship (ages 4-8 years, assisted by someone 14 or over)
  4. Open Beginner Fitting, Grooming, & Showmanship
  5. Open Advanced Beginner Fitting, Grooming, & Showmanship
  6. AdultWalk/Trot Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship 18 years and older (Must not show in a cantering class all week) Championship Fitting, Grooming, & Showmanship Beginners and Advanced Beginners (1st & 2nd place winners of classes 1, 2, 4, & 5)
  7. 4-H Junior Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship
  8. 4-H Senior Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship
  9. Open Junior Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship
  10. Open Senior Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship
  11. Adult Fitting, Grooming & Showmanship Championship Fitting, Grooming, & Showmanship (1st & 2nd place winners of classes 7, 8, 9 & 10)
  12. Lead Line - English & Western (Ages 4-8 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)
    1. 4-H Beginner Project Up
    1. 4-H Advanced Beginner Project Up
  27. 4-H Junior Project Up
  28. 4-H Senior Project Up
  29. Open Beginner Project Up
  30. Open Advanced Beginner Project Up
  31. Open Junior Project Up
  32. Open Senior Project Up
  33. Adult Walk/Trot Project Up
  34. Adult Project Up
  35. Therapeutic Riding (To be done after lunch, usually around 12:30/1:00 p.m.)
  36. Beginner Trail
  37. Advanced Beginner Trail
  38. Junior Trail
  39. Senior Trail
  40. Lead Line Trail
  41. Therapeutic Riding Trail
  42. Adult Walk/Trot Trail
  43. 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 RIDING

See 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.

ENGLISH ONLY 4-H AND OPEN YOUTH HORSE SHOW

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 8:30am RAIN OR SHINE **JUDGE: Riley Dunn TRAIL JUDGE Karen Malzac

CLASSES

  1. 4-H Junior Fitting
    1. 4-H Senior Fitting
  2. Open Junior Fitting
  3. Open Senior Fitting
  4. Adult Fitting Championship Fitting Class, 1st & 2nd place winners in classes 1,2,3, & 4
  5. Junior Equitation
  6. Senior Equitation
  7. Adult Equitation
  8. Equitation Pattern
  9. Junior Pleasure Horse
  10. Senior Pleasure Horse
  11. Adult Pleasure
  12. Roadhack
  13. Addison County Pleasure, open to all Addison County Residents showing in a previous pleasure class
  14. Dressage Suitability
  15. 4-H Junior Project Up
  16. 4-H Senior Project Up
  17. Open Junior Project Up
  18. Open Senior Project Up
  19. Adult Project Up
  20. Therapeutic Riding - To be done after lunch, usually around 12:30/1:00 p.m.
  21. Jr/Sr/Adult Equitation over fences 18 inches
  22. Jr/Sr/Adult Hunter over fences 18 inches
  23. Jr/Sr/Adult Equitation over 2 feet
  24. Jr/Sr/Adult Hunter over 2 feet
  25. Jr/Sr/Adult Equitation over 2.6 feet
  26. Jr/Sr/Adult Hunter over 2.6 feet
  27. Junior Trail
  28. Senior Trail
  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 RIDING – See 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.