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Junior Horse & Pony

Department 10 - Sections A1B-A1P - Jr Horse & Pony

Superintendent: Linda Tichnell (585-0983)
Committee: Robert Tichnell, Lauren Carpenter, Erin Cromer, Janet Clites, Glenda Truax, Gillian Clark, Hillary Kegg, Jackie Jewel, Rozi Yorty and Lisa Ritchey

BREEDS:
A - APPALOOSA
B - ARABIAN
C - HALF BLOOD ARABIAN
D - MINIATURE HORSES
E - PAINT HORSES
F - QUARTER HORSES
G - OTHER REGISTERED HORSES
H - OTHER REGISTERED PONIES
I - GRADE HORSES
J- GRADE PONIES

Special Rules: Check animal rules (Equines: Sections 8 & 9).
1. Vehicles used by 4-H Horse & Pony members, used for sleeping but not parked in designated camping area, may be moved closer to the horse barns from 10:00 pm to 7:30 am in order to be closer to the horses; however, clear access lanes to and around each barn must be kept open at all times for emergency (fire, ambulance and utility) vehicles. In no case may extension cords from any campers and "sleepers" be plugged into the barn lights or plug outlets. Vehicles (cars and pickup trucks) belonging to Horse & Pony members, leaders and parents are to be parked in the Horse & Pony parking lot above the horse show ring whenever possible. There are to be no tents pitched, trailers or vehicles of any kind parked in front of the barn on the north track side unless you are unloading. The Horse & Pony Committee will have the responsibility of seeing that these rules are followed.
2. An office fee of $5 per horse or pony will be collected at the announcer's stand when you check in for each animal exhibited in the Jr. Horse & Pony Production & Performance Shows.
3. It is the responsibility of each exhibitor to follow the show and be at the in-gate on time. Two minute gate call.
4. Junior Horse Project & Junior Horse Championship rules in 2018 State 4-H Horse Show rule book will apply with the exception of rule no. 8, Department 10, Rules, 4-H, FFA & Vo-Ag Jr. Livestock.
5. All miniatures horses must be 40" or under in height. They may be registered or unregistered. Height certificate required.
6. Any 4-H member under the age of 12 years of age must have a Level 1 Horsemanship Skills form signed by (3) three examiners in order to show in the production classes. Any new 4-H or FFA member showing for the first time at the Fair must have a form signed by (3) three examiners that they have passed State Level 1 Horsemanship Sills or Bedford County Basic Horse Safety Skills in order to show in futurity or performance classes at the Fair.
7. 4-H members' registration papers, coggins, rabies vaccination verification signed by a vet, and measurement certificate (for pony classes) on performance and production animals were due in the Extension Office by June 1. FFA members are to attach copies of their coggins, rabies vaccination verification signed by a vet, registration papers, height certificate (for pony classes) for their performance and production animals to their Fair entry form. If there are no papers with the entry form the entry will NOT be accepted. Fair entries are due in the Fair office on June 8.
8. THERE WILL BE NO TACK OR FEED STALLS IN THE HORSE BARNS AND THERE WILL BE NOTHING PLUGGED INTO LIGHT FIXTURES IN THE HORSE BARNS! No hoses are to be used to water horses and no extension cords are to be run from campers to the barns.
9. Any 4-H or FFA members winning a trophy in class 8 through 15 in that age group is not eligible for that trophy again until they reach the next age category. However, anyone winning the trophy in either the Champion Grooming or Showmanship class is then eligible to show in the Master Grooming or Showmanship class also (this applies to previous years' winners also). If you have changed age categories this year you are eligible to enter the Champion Grooming or Showmanship (classes 8 through 15) class and if you win the trophy, you are eligible to show in the Master Grooming or Showmanship class.
10. Class 7, 20 Year & Over Mare or Gelding, Horse or Pony. The animal must be 20 years old or over. It must have been shown in 4-H at least two years. They must have a current record book either performance or production. If showing production then you may bring them in on Wednesday and take them home on Wednesday. The animal must have a current coggins, rabies vaccination verification signed by a vet in accordance with the Animal Health Rules, Horses, in the premium tabloid. Participants in this class may still show in the 4 years (mare or gelding) and over production class. Animals in this class will be judged on their conformation and how well they have aged. This class was designed to say thanks to the animals that have given so much to us.
11. Class No. 18 is for 2-year-old horses/ponies only, walk/trot only, any tack. Classes 19 and 20 are for 3, 4 and 5-year olds, walk, trot/jog, canter/lope.
12. Class 21, 22, 23 and 24 are PERFORMANCE CLASS and members may show a total of two animals in these classes.
13. Any 4-H, or FFA member in violation of any of the rules in this Fair Web or the Premium tabloid will automatically be disqualified from participating in the shows.
14. PLEASE ENTER HORSE'S NAME IN "ANIMALS NAME" COLUMN OF ENTRY FORM. ENTER THE CLASS NAME UNDER "ANIMAL AS IN LIST" COLUMN. ENTRY WILL BE RETURNED IF THESE COLUMNS ARE NOT FILLED OUT.
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Section A1B - Production Show

Production Show - Wednesday 9 am
PLEASE RETURN ENTRIES TO THE FAIR OFFICE BY JUNE 8, ONE WEEK EARLIER THAN OTHER ENTRIES.
If entering both horse and livestock, please use separate entry forms - DO NOT include horses and livestock on same entry form!

Judge: Shawn Alter, Vandergrift, PA

CLASS: $15 $10 $6 $5 $4 $3 $2 $1
1 Yearling Geldings (A through J)
2 2 & 3 Yr. Old Geldings (A through J)
3 Geldings - 4 Yrs. and Over (A through J)
4 Yearling Fillies (A through J)
5 2 & 3 Yr. Old Fillies (A through J)
6 Mares - 4 Yrs.& Over (A through J)
7 20 Years & Over, Mare or Gelding, Horse or Pony (Check Rule No. 11 for eligibility for this class)
8 Champion Western Junior Grooming
Junior Champion rosette - 2nd: Junior Reserve Champion rosette
9 Champion Western Senior Grooming
Senior Champion rosette - 2nd; Senior Reserve Champion rosette
10 Champion English Junior Grooming
Junior Champion rosette - 2nd; Junior Reserve Champion rosette
11 Champion English Senior Grooming
Senior Champion rosette - 2nd; Senior Reserve Champion rosette
Each participant in the Showmanship classes (12, 13, 14, 15 and 17) who signs up and qualifies according to the judge will receive $4, you may only qualify in one class.
12 Champion Western Junior Showmanship
Junior Champion rosette - 2nd; Junior Reserve Champion rosette
13 Champion Western Senior Showmanship
Senior Champion rosette - 2nd; Senior Reserve Champion rosette
14 Champion English Junior Showmanship
Junior Champion rosette - 2nd; Junior Reserve Champion rosette
15 Champion English Senior Showmanship
Senior Champion rosette - 2nd; Senior Reserve Champion rosette
16 Master Grooming 8 years & up
Grand Champion rosette
17 Master Showmanship 8 years & up
Grand Champion Rosette
CLASS: Trophy & Ribbons
18 2-Year-Old Futurity (check rule no. 11)
19 Western Pleasure Futurity (check rule no. 11)
20 English Pleasure Futurity (check rule no. 11)
CLASS: $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $2 $1 $1
21 Horse Trail
22 Pony Trail (14.2 & under)
23 Miniature Horse Obstacle Trail
24 Miniature Horse Jumping - Trophy and Ribbons
Good Housekeeping Award - Junior Horse & Pony Barns Clubs will be scored on the following basis: 30 points - Clean and tidy walkway in front of stalls, display of ribbons, awards won. 50 points - Cleanliness of animals and bedding, including availability of fresh water at all times. 20 points - Posting of statistical information, to include: 4-H member's name and club, Horse's name, age, sex and breed. Inspections will be made daily and will be unannounced. Weekly prizes: First $20, Second $15, Third $10
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Section A1P - Performance Classes

Performance Classes - Friday - 9 am
PLEASE RETURN ENTRIES TO THE FAIR OFFICE BY JUNE 8, ONE WEEK EARLIER THAN OTHER ENTRIES.

Judge: Ralph Thomas, Saxton, PA

RULES:
1. Check animal health rules. (Equines:Sections 8 & 9).
2. Classes are open to 4-H and FFA Horse and Pony members regularly enrolled in 4-H clubs or Junior FFA clubs in Bedford County.
3. 4-H rules and guidelines will be followed in judging the classes with the exception of rules 5 & 10 on page 16 under Production Show in the tabloid.
4. Members may show two (2) animals in Working Hunter Horse/Pony. However ONLY (2) two animals may be shown and they must be 4-H or FFA project animals.
5. Rule 8 of Dept. 10 general rules applies only in the breed classes, not performance classes.
6. If you enter classes 14 or 16 you cannot ride in Dollar Bareback or any equitation or pleasure class. You may, however, ride in the game classes. Members may ride in these classes (14 & 16) only (2) two years.
7. Versatility Class - Only 1 helper allowed, 10 minute tack change in the ring between Hunter Hack and Western classes. In Hunter Hack (2 jumps) rider may choose height of jump with a minimum height of 18". Game class will have a 10 minute tack change outside the ring and then be called at random order. Classes are: Western Pleasure, Hunter Hack and Barrels.
8. Classes 25 through 28 will be cross rail classes with jumps being 18" high at the center. You may choose to trot or canter the jumps, however if you chose to canter you must stay in a canter or if you chose a trot you must stay in a trot.
9. In the Hunter Hack classes you may be asked to hand gallop at judge's discretion.
10. Western high point (horse and pony): Western Pleasure, Working Western Horse or Pony, Trail, Driving. , Ranch Horse Pleasure, Hunt Seat high point (horse and pony): Hunter Under Saddle, Hunter Hack, Working Hunter over jumps, Trail, Driving. Saddle Seat high point: Saddle Seat Pleasure, Trail, Driving. Mini High Point: Trail, Driving and Jumping.
11. Members must choose between class 7 or 8. You can only enter one of these.
12. Ranch Horse Pleasure class has been added to the 2018 show schedule. The following rules apply. Points in this class will apply to the rider's age according to the age divisions listed in this rule book.
1. The purpose of Ranch Horse Pleasure horse should reflect the versatility, attitude, and movement of a working horse.
2. The horse’s performance should simulate a horse riding outside the confines of an arena and that of a working ranch horse. This class should show the horse’s ability to work at a forward, working speed while under control by the rider. Light contact should be rewarded and horse does not have to be shown on a full drape of reins. The overall manners and responsiveness of the horse while performing the maneuver requirements, and the horse’s quality of movement are the primary considerations.
3. Requirements:
a. No horses less than 3 years of age.
b. Horses will work collectively in the arena on the rial only.
c. The required maneuvers will include the walk, jog, and lope both directions: and the extended jog and lope at least one direction; at judge's discretion as well as stop, reverse, and back.
d. The overall cadence and performance of the gaits should be that of a western horse, with an emphasis on forward movement, free-flowing, and ground covering for all gaits. Transitions should be performed where designated, with smoothness and responsiveness.
4. Apparel and Equipment:
a. No hoof polish.
b. No braided or banded manes or tail extensions.
c. Trimming inside ears is discouraged.
d. Trimming bridle path is allowed, also trimming of fetlocks or excessive (long) facial hair.
e. Equipment with silver should not count over a good working outfit. Silver on bridles and saddles is discouraged.
f. Protective boots, leg wraps and bandages are allowed.
g. No nose bands or tie downs
h. Western attire is required.
13. CLASS ORDER: English classes are first in even numbered years (2018, 2020), Western classes are first in odd numbered years (2019, 2021). Running order of classes is available in the current year Roundup booklet.
14. Please fill out your Fair entry form according to class number and name in the Fair Premium Tabloid or on website.

CLASS: $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $1 $1
1 Dollar Bareback ribbons only
2 Miniature Horse & Pony Driving (14.2 hands & under)
3 Miniature Horse Driving, Junior
4 Pleasure & Draft Horse Driving ( over 14.2 hands)
5 Western Horsemanship, Senior trophy & ribbons
6 Western Horsemanship, Junior trophy & ribbons
7 Western Pleasure Horse, Senior & Junior
8 Ranch Horse Pleasure
9 Western Pleasure Pony (over 13.2 hands not over 14.2)
10 Western Pleasure Pony (13.2 hands & under)
11 Working Western Horse (Check PA Rule Book for rules)
12 Working Western Pony (over 13.2 hands) (Check PA Rule Book for rules)
13 Simon Says ribbons only
14 Walk/Trot Pleasure (see Rule 6)
15 Pleasure Pairs
16 Walk/Trot Equitation (see Rule 6) trophy & ribbons
CLASS: $15 $11 $9 $6 $4 $3 $2 $1 $1
17 Versatility (Hunter Hack - 2 jumps, Western Pleasure & Game)
CLASS: $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $2 $1 $1
18 Saddle Seat Pleasure
19 Saddle Seat Equitation trophy & ribbons
20 Hunter Under Saddle Horses, Senior
21 Hunter Under Saddle Horses, Junior
22 Hunter Under Saddle Ponies (14.2 & under)
23 Hunter Seat Equitation on the flat, Senior trophy & ribbons
24 Hunter Seat Equitation on the flat, Junior trophy & ribbons
25 Hunter Hack Horses
26 Hunt Hack Ponies
27 Working Hunter Horses over jumps
28 Working Hunter Ponies over jumps (14.2 hands & under)
29 Egg-N-Spoon ribbons only

Performance Classes - Saturday - 9 am

RULES: (check Animal Health Rules - Equines: Sections 8 & 9)
1. Same rules apply as stated in rules listed on Friday.
2. Members may show two (2) animals in classes 30 through 50. Classes 42 through 50 will be performed if time permits. There will be no payback or ribbons in these classes.
3. Game high point: Horse, Large Pony & Small Pony - Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, 50-Yard Dash, Thread the Needle

CLASS: $10 $8 $6 $4 $3 $2 $1 $1
30 Barrel Racing Horses
31 Barrel Racing Ponies (over 13 hands not over 14.2)
32 Barrel Racing Ponies (13 hands & under)
33 Pole Bending Horses
34 Pole Bending Ponies (over 13 hands not over 14.2)
35 Pole Bending Ponies (13 hands & under)
36 50 -Yard Dash Horses
37 50 - Yard Dash Ponies (over 13 hands not over 14.2)
38 50 - Yard Dash Ponies (13 hands & under)
39 Cutback Horses
40 Cutback Ponies (over 13 hands not over 14.2)
41 Cutback Ponies (13 hands & under)
NO PAYBACKS OR RIBBONS IN THE FOLLOWING CLASSES
42 Keyhole Horses
43 Keyhole Ponies (over 13 hands not over 14.2)
44 Keyhole Ponies (13 hands & under)
45 Straight Barrel Horses
46 Straight Barrel Ponies (over 13 hands not over 14.2)
47 Straight Barrel Ponies (13 hands & under)
48 Thread the Needle Horses
49 Thread the Needle Ponies (over 13 hands not over 14.2)
50 Thread the Needle Ponies (13 hands & under)
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Our Sponsors

Thank you to the following 2017 Trophy and High Point Award Sponsors!

CLASS-SPONSOR:
Dollar Bareback, Ribbons Only; Mini Horse & Pony Driving (14.2H& Under) - 880 Racing; Pleasure & Draft Horse Driving (Over 14.2 H) - Brown Landscaping & Maintenance; Stock Seat Equ., Sr. - The Williams Family; Stock Seat Equ., Jr. - Brande SAAD Group; Western Pleasure Horse Sr. - In Memory of Sky Blue Lucy; Western Pleasure Horse Jr. - Structural Fiberglass; Western Pleasure Pony (13H-14.2H) - Four T Acres Quarter Horses; Western Pleasure Pony (13H & Under) - Structural Fiberglass; Working Western Horse - Tim and Pam Black; Working Western Pony - The Igloo; Simon Says, Ribbons Only; Walk/Trot Pleasure - Rice’s Horseshoeing; Walk/Trot Equ. - Rice’s Horseshoeing; Pleasure Pairs -Saxton Station Pharmacy; Pleasure Pairs - Saxton Station Pharmacy; Versatility - Lauren Carpenter-In Memory of Asheton Grube; Saddle Seat Pleasure - Clark Furniture and Auto Detail; Saddle Seat Equ. - Clark Furniture and Auto Detail; Hunter Under Saddle Horse Sr. - Makayla Foor-In Memory of Archie; Hunter Under Saddle Horse Jr. - Lowers Pharmacy; Hunter Under Saddle Ponies - Lowers Pharmacy; Hunt Seat Equ. On the Flat, Sr. - Lowers Pharmacy; Hunt Seat Equ. On the Flat, Jr. - Lowers Pharmacy; Hunter Hack Ponies - Spring Truax-In Memory of Twizzler; Hunter Hack Horses - Dr. Nancy Mauer, DVM; Working Hunter Horses Over Fences - Dr. Nancy Mauer, DVM; Working Hunter Ponies Over Fences - Northern Bedford Pharmacy; Egg-N-Spoon, Ribbons Only; Barrel Racing Horses - Michele Dibert, PAIBRA; Barrel Racing Ponies(Over 13H, not over 14.2H) - Lauren Carpenter; Barrel Racing Ponies(13H & Under) - Structural Fiberglass; Pole Bending Horses - Dr. Daniel and Marcia Ritchey; Pole Bending Ponies (Over 13H, not over 14.2H) - Cassity Brennan; Pole Bending Ponies (13H & Under) - Saxton Station Pharmacy; 50-Yard Dash Horses - Saxton Station Pharmacy; 50-Yard Dash Ponies(Over 13H, not over 14.2H) - Four T Acres Quarter Horses; 50-Yard Dash Ponies(13H & Under) - Saxton Station Pharmacy; Thread The Needle Horses - Saxton Station Pharmacy; Thread The Needle Ponies(Over 13H, not over 14.2H) - Saxton Station Pharmacy; Thread The Needle Ponies(13H & Under) - Saxton Station Pharmacy; Horse Trail - Saxton Station Pharmacy; Pony Trail - Saxton Station Pharmacy; Mini Horse Trail - Golden Rule Home Center; Champ. Western Sr. Grooming - Wills Mtn. Gas N Go; Champ. Western Jr. Grooming - Harry and Louise Shaw; Champ. English Sr. Grooming - Saxton Station Pharmacy; Champ. English Jr. Grooming - Harry and Louise Shaw; Champ. Western Sr. Showmanship - Lee and Bernice Lashley; Champ. Western Jr. Showmanship - Harry and Louise Shaw; Champ. English Sr. Showmanship - Saxton Station Pharmacy; Champ. English Jr. Showmanship - Wayne and Jean Foor; Master Grooming - Lee and Bernice Lashley; Master Showmanship - Lisa Baker and J & L Stables; 2-Year Old Futurity - Wayne and Jean Foor; Western Pleasure Futurity - Bucher-Wallace Insurance; English Pleasure Futurity - Bucher-Wallace Insurance; Halter 20 Years & Over - George Beckett & Sons; High Point Western Horse - Dave Price, Farrier; High Point Western Pony - Dave Price, Farrier; High Point English Horse - Saxton Station Pharmacy; High Point English Pony (14.H & Under) - Jessica Gothie; High Point Saddle Seat - Mallow Home Improvement; High Point Game Horse - Main Street Drug Store; High Point Game Pony(Over 13H, not over 14.2H) - Lauren Carpenter; High Point Game Pony(13H & Under) - Saxton Station Pharmacy; High Point Mini Horse - Lanna Foor; Mini Horse Jumping - Saxton Station Pharmacy
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