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Working Farm Draft Horse Show
Sunday: Starting Time 10 A.M.
Registration by 9 A.M.
C/O North Stonington Agricultural Fair
P.O. Box 371
North Stonington, CT 06359-0371


CLASS

1. OPEN RIDING
2. MEN'S CART
3. LADIES CART
4. OPEN DRIVING ~ SINGLE
5. MEN'S HITCH
6. LADIES HITCH
7. GAMBLER'S CHOICE CART
8.  DRIVING DERBY: SINGLE OR TEAM
9. SINGLE LOG SKID

**** New Classes 4 & 8 are for light horses, donkeys and very small equines/minis

GENERAL RULES of the DRAFT HORSE SHOW
  1. All horses must have negative coggins test and rabies shot.
  2. Teamsters must be 16 years of age and older.  Teamsters under the age of 18 must have adult accompany them.
  3. Class entries must be made at time of registration.  All entries must compete when their time is up.
  4. Only one entry per teamster per class.
  5. Horses must be attended when they are in the staging area (next to the entry gate) and may only be in this area when they are in the next class.
  6. Horses are to be under control at all times and lines must be in hand at all times. Any runaways or out of control horses will be asked to leave the show.
  7. No horses are to be tied together in the ring.
  8. Time will be kept on all events but only used in the case of a tie. If there is also a tie in time the event will be re-run by the entries that are tied.
  9. Horses must walk in and out of the ring for all classes.
  10. Horses are permitted to walk or trot only during the class, with the exception of certain obstacle classes.
  11. No scotch bottom shoes or scotch collars will be permitted.
  12. Drivers in wagons must be seated at all times while they are in the ring.
  13. Using legs or stopping during the log skid is not permitted. Points will be deducted.

The Judges’ decision will be final.

Teamster of the Day to be awarded.
Six ribbons to each class.
Show is coordinated by the Eastern Connecticut Draft Horse Association.
For information contact: Nita Kincaid (860-535-1416) or Beth Holland (860-861-7031)

Show is sponsored in part by Pfizer's Inc of Groton in memory of Art Wheeler.

 

 

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