Virtual Horse Show

We are excited to offer a virtual horse show this year!

We look forward to seeing your entries!

 

Email all entries to: bobcaygeonfair@gmail.com

In your email, please include:

  • Name, address, phone number, email address of the rider

  • Name of the horse 

  • Class(es) you are entering

  • Photos, videos, stories required

Rules of the Competition

Deadline for entries: FRIDAY OCTOBER 16, 2020 

  • 1st to 3rd place prizes to be sent by mail

  • Prizes: 1st - 20.00, 2nd - 15.00, 3rd - 10.00 (for gift certificates from local businesses including Greenhawk, Horse and Hound, Kawartha Dairy, etc.)

  • No fee for entry

  • Videos should be maximum of 5 minutes, if required

 

*Note: If you don’t have a ring at home, you can use what space you have. Make sure you have help and that you are safe

 

For questions, please contact Chair Laura Ostler (705 340 9209 or dmustang62@gmail.com)

Classes

  1. OPEN SHOWMANSHIP

  • Open to English/Western/Other

  • Horse/pony/foal to be shown in a bridle or halter, presented in hand with handler in proper show attire and positioning (crops allowed)

  • Braiding mane and tail recommended for English

  • Four still photos required: Front, rear and both sides of your horse.

*Note: Handler should position themselves as if photographer is the virtual judge. 

2. LEAD LINE

  • Open to English/Western/Other riders, 10 years and under

  • Should be suitability attired

  • Side walkers and handlers permitted

3. COSTUME

  • Open to everyone

  • No limit on the number of persons required

  • Minimum 1 photo required, maximum of 3 photos

4. BEGINNER WALK/TROT

  • Open to English/Western/Other riders, 13 years and under

  • Please provide a video showing rider at walk/trot (sitting and or posting) both ways of the ring and a finishing halt facing the virtual judge (photographer)

5. OPEN WALK/TROT

  • Open to English/Western/Other riders, 14 years and older 

  • See Beginner Walk Trot

6. GREEN/NOVICE ENGLISH EQUITATION

  • Open to riders and/or horses in their first year of showing

  • Please provide a video of the rider at walk/trot (sitting and posting), canter both ways of the ring and a finishing halt facing the virtual judge (photographer)

7. OPEN ENGLISH EQUITATION

  • Open to everyone

  • Please see Green/Novice Equitation

8. OPEN HUNTER OVER A FENCE

  • Open to everyone

  • Please provide a video of the rider at walk/trot, canter both ways of the ring and a finishing halt facing the virtual judge (photographer). Then from the halt please proceed back out to the ring and jump one fence max 2’ preferably at a canter, finish again with a halt facing the virtual judge. 

9. OPEN FUN HORSE PICTURE

  • Open to everyone

  • With this class you can be creative; you can be mounted, tacked up or not.  You can have more then one person, horse or other animal with your horse.

  • Suggestions: Having fun with your horse/pony, relaxing, hanging out, trail riding, jumping.  This is completely open!

  • Please add a line or two to describe your choice.

10. JUNIOR STORY

  • For any writer 13 years and under

  • Should be maximum 1 page double spaced

  • Topics:

    • “WHAT I LOVE ABOUT MY HORSE (remember you don’t have to own a horse you can have one you like)

    • “WHAT I LOVE ABOUT HORSES” (remember you don’t have to be a rider to enter)

47 Mansfield St.

Bobcaygeon, ON

705-887-2075

705-738-3445

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