Horse Competition Rules

Below you will find all related information for this event

Horse Show Regulations

  1. All exhibitors must wear proper riding attire.
  2. Junior riders (under 18 years) at all times, must wear a helmet with a permanent chinstrap secured when competing.
  3. A pony is classified as 14.2 hands or under, a horse is 14.2 hands or higher.
  4. An Exhibitor’s Pass will be given to an exhibitor who has paid a minimum of $9.00 of entry fees before Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 5:00 . There will be NO reimbursement of gate admission for entries made on the day of the show. All grooms and support staff will be required to pay admission at the gate. If you register at the office before August 7, you will be eligible to exchange your exhibitors pass for a week-end pass (includes rides) after you have shown your horse or pony.
  5. No interference with, or complaints to judges by an exhibitor will be tolerated. Formal objections must be made in writing on the day in which protested action was taken to the show committee accompanied by a non-refundable cash deposit of $50.00.
  6. All entries must be made at the Huntingdon Fairgrounds (1565 Fairview Road) before August 7th to receive an entry pass. Entries may be made the day of the show but there will not be an entry pass given
  7. ENTRY FEES: $3.00 per class OR $30.00 per rider.
  8. Ribbons will be given to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th places.

Class List and Order of go

  1. Showmanship at halter – 18 years & under
  2. Showmanship at halter – 19 years & over
  3. English Pleasure – 18 years & under
  4. English Pleasure – 19 years & over
  5. English Equitation – 18 years & under
  6. English Equitation – 19 years & over
  7. Western Pleasure – 18 years & under
  8. Western Pleasure – 19 years & over
  9. Western Equitation – 18 years & under
  10. Western Equitation – 19 years & over
  11. Bareback Equitation – 18 years & under
  12. Bareback Equitation – 19 years & over
  13. Pleasure Driving Class
  14. Walk/Trot Pleasure – Horse or Pony
  15. Walk/Trot Equitation – Horse or Pony
  16. Apple Dunking – 18 years & under
  17. Apple Dunking – 19 years & over

One hour lunch break

Participation prizes will be awarded, please listen for your name and come to the announcer’s booth to pick up your prize.

All prizes have been sponsored by Debbie Lohrenz and H.A.S.

  1. Costume class – horse or pony
  2. TACK CHANGE
  3. Command class – 18 years & under
  4. Command class – 19 years & over
  5. Lead line – horse or pony
  6. Pair class
  7. Pleasure Driving
  8. Horse partners class
  9. Barrels – 18 years & under
  10. Barrels – 19 years & over
  11. Sit a buck – 18 years & under
  12. Sit a buck – 19 years & over
  13. Pole bending – 18 years & under
  14. Pole bending – 19 years & over
  15. Flag race – 18 years & under
  16. Flag race – 19 years & over
  17. Musical pads – 18 years & under
  18. Musical pads – 19 years & over
Laurent Lessard

A word from

the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

As Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, I am proud to support the Huntingdon Fair. This gathering of agricultural and agri-food players gives visitors an exceptional window on the region’s agriculture.

For its 191st edition, this festive family event features and updates activities that have sealed its success. Livestock competitions, educational activities, fairway rides, and the mini-farm are all drawing cards that account both for producers’ loyalty and public enthusiasm for this occasion that brings people together.

This popularity translates into business opportunities and concrete economic benefits for the entire community. Seen this way, the Alimenter notre monde 2018-2015 agri-food policy relies, and rightly so, on dynamic areas that contribute to the prosperity of the agri-food sector. Huntingdon Fair helps to keep a dialogue going between citizens, community stakeholders and producers. What’s more, it showcases the potential of agriculture in sustaining the Monteregie region’s vitality and attractiveness.

Heartfelt congratulations to the members of the Huntingdon Agricultural Society, that perpetuates this flourishing tradition which I urge the public at large to take full advantage of.

André Lamontagne

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

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