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Note: Online entries for all horse classes will be available soon.


General Rules and Regulations for all Exhibitor Classes

  1. None but members of the Kinmount Agricultural Society (the Society) will be allowed to compete for prizes.
    1. New for 2022: Exhibitors must purchase a membership in the Society in order to enter in any Exhibit Hall, Livestock or Horse Classes.
    2. The membership fee for 2022 shall be $12.00.
  2. All animals and articles must be the bona fide property of the exhibitor.
  3. The judges shall have the power to decide whether the animal or article is worthy of a prize. Where there is little or no competition, the judges are to decide what prizes are warranted, if any, but cannot change entries from one class to another.
  4. Exhibitors showing only in Parade Classes must ensure that the Fair Board Secretary has a record of your name and address.
  5. The Society will not be responsible for any accident on the track or the grounds.
  6. No person shall be allowed to interfere with the judges.
  7. If any dispute occurs, the Treasurer will hold prize money until such dispute is settled.
  8. No prizes will be paid out on the day of the show.
  9. All exhibits are shown at owner’s risk against loss or damage.
  10. No exhibitor or spectator shall be allowed to show disrespect or use abusive language to any official. Violators may be removed from the fair grounds.
  11. Prize winners are requested to send a list of prizes claimed to the Secretary by no later than September 27.
  12. A percentage only of prize money will be paid if directors consider the receipts insufficient to pay in full.
  13. The Society reserves the right to interpret its own Rules and Regulations. Should any dispute or question arise not provided for in these rules and regulations, the decision of the Board of Directors will be final.
  14. Parties violating any of these rules will be subject to expulsion from the Society and forfeit all prizes they may be entitled to.

Rules and Regulations for all Livestock Classes

  1. Livestock exhibits must be on the grounds by 8:30 a.m. of the second day of the exhibition, the Saturday before Labour Day. No animal may be removed without special permission until close of show. This rule does not apply to the Saddle Horse Show, held on Friday.
  2. Only entries in livestock classes may compete for more than one prize.
  3. Exhibitors of thoroughbred animals shall produce pedigrees to the satisfaction of judges or they will not be entitled to a prize.
  4. Calves to be judged according to age. Sheep must be unloaded.
  5. All animals exhibited must have a suitable halter. Animals not under control shall not be allowed to compete.
  6. Limit two entries per section per membership for all saddle horses.

Entries can be made online at kinmountfair.net by Thursday August 25th.

Clydesdale
Percheron
General Purpose
Belgian
Registered Halflinger
Draft Horse Specials
Miniature Horses
Draft Pony Class
Commercial Pony Class
Saddle Horse Show
Saddle Horse
Youth Horse and Pony Show

Kinmount Fair Horse Show

1 - Clydesdale

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10 - Unless otherwise noted

Sections:

1.

Broodmare and foal, 9:30 a.m. Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10

2.

Foal of current year 9:35 a.m.

3.

Mare or gelding, one year 9:40 a.m.

4.

Mare or gelding, two years 9:45 a.m.

5.

Mare or gelding, three years or over

6.

Light draft team to wagon Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40, others: $20

7.

Span heavy draft horses to wagon 2 p.m. Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40, others: $20

2 - Percheron

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10 - Unless otherwise noted

Sections:

1.

Broodmare and foal, 9:50 a.m. Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10

2.

Foal of current year 9:55 a.m.

3.

Mare or gelding, one year 10:00 a.m.

4.

Mare or gelding, two years 10:05 a.m.

5.

Mare or gelding, three years or over

6.

Light draft team to wagon Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40, others: $20

7.

Span heavy draft horses to wagon 2:20 p.m. Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40, others: $20

3 - General Purpose

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10 - Unless otherwise noted

Sections:

1.

Broodmare and foal, 10:10 a.m. Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10

2.

Foal of current year 10:15 a.m.

3.

Mare or gelding, one year 10:20 a.m.

4.

Mare or gelding, two years 10:25 a.m.

5.

Mare or gelding, three years or over

6.

Light draft team to wagon Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40, others: $20

7.

Span heavy draft horses to wagon 2:40 p.m. Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40, others: $20

4 - Belgian

Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10 - Unless otherwise noted

Sections:

1.

Broodmare and foal, 10:10 a.m. Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10

2.

Foal of current year 10:15 a.m.

3.

Mare or gelding, one year 10:20 a.m.

4.

Mare or gelding, two years 10:25 a.m.

5.

Mare or gelding, three years or over

6.

Light draft team to wagon Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40, others: $20

7.

Span heavy draft horses to wagon 2:40 p.m. Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40, others: $20

5 - Registered Halflinger

Sections:

1.

Broodmare and foal, 10:50 a.m. Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $15, 3rd: $12

2.

Foal of current year, 10:55 a.m. Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $10

3.

Mare or gelding, one year 11:00 a.m. Prizes: 1st: $20, 2nd: $15, 3rd: $12

4.

Mare or gelding, two years 11:05 a.m. Prizes: 1st: $20, 2nd: $15, 3rd: $12

5.

Single Horse Hitch Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $45, 4th: $40

6.

Team Hitch Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40

7.

Single Tandem Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40

8.

Unicorn Hitch Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40

6 - Draft Horse Specials

Sections:

1.

Four Horse Hitch, 3:30 p.m. Prizes: 1st: $80, others: $70

Heavy draft, to be show on grounds. Judged on conformation, manners and equipment (not necessarily owned by one exhibito

2.

Four Horse Hitch, 3:30 p.m. Prizes: 1st: $80, others: $70

Light draft. Conditions same as Section 1

3.

Six Horse Hitch Prizes: 1st: $100, 2nd: $80, 3rd: $70, 4th: $60, 5th: $50

Six Horse Hitch -conditions the same as section 1

A $750 Incentive will be paid for each Six Horse Horse Hitch exhibitor provided they show in at least 3 additional categories.

4.

Single Draft Horse Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $45, 4th: $40

Hitched to suitable vehicle. Manners, driving, equipment to count 50%. Horse should conform in type to class. 4:45 p.m.

5.

Single Commercial Horse Prizes: 1st: $60, 2nd: $50, 3rd: $45, 4th: $40

Hitched to suitable vehicle. Manners, driving, equipment to count 50% Horse should conform in type to class, 5:15 p.m.

6A.

Unicorn Draft Hitch Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40

6B.

Unicorn Commercial Hitch Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40

7.

Drawing Match – Light Horses. Prizes: 1st: $400, 2nd: $300, 3rd: $280, 4th: $250, 5th: $240, others: $100

Saturday, September 3, 2022, 5:00 p.m.

Combined girth not to exceed 165 inches. No horses may compete in more than one drawing class. All light teams subject to weigh-in. combined weight not to exceed 3300 lbs. Proof of insurance is required. Drug testing when requested. Operated according to the rules of the Central Canadian Horse Pulling Association.

8.

Drawing Match – Heavy Horses. Prizes: 1st: $400, 2nd: $300, 3rd: $280, 4th: $250, 5th: $240, others: $100

Saturday, September 3, 2022

Immediately following Light Horses. Elimination Draw. Proof of insurance is required. Drug testing when requested. Operated according to the rules of the Central Canadian Horse Pulling Association.

9.

Youth Class Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10

Single Horse Hitch. Driver must be 10-13 years of age as of January 1, 2022.

To be shown Saturday, September 3, 2022

10.

Youth Class Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10

Single Horse Hitch. Driver must be 14-18 years of age as of January 1, 2022.

To be shown Saturday, September 3, 2022

11.

Best Draft Horse in the Fairgrounds Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, 4th: $15

One entry per exhibitor. 10:20 a.m.

Trophy donated by Gerard Pearson, Kinmount

12.

Youth Line Class Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10, 5th: $10

Any breed. Driver must be 16 years of age and under.

13.

Lady Driver Prizes: 1st: $40, 2nd: $30, 3rd: $20, 4th: $15, others: $10

Single Horse Hitch

10 - Miniature Horses

Sections:

1.

Broodmare and foal 10:50 a.m. Prizes: 1st: $25, 2nd: $15, 3rd: $12

2.

Foal of current year 10:55 a.m. Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $10

3.

Mare or gelding, one year, 11:00 a.m. Prizes: 1st: $20, 2nd: $15, 3rd: $12

4.

Mare or gelding, two years, 11:05 a.m. Prizes: 1st: $20, 2nd: $15, 3rd: $12

6 - Draft Pony Class

7 - Commercial Pony Class

Prizes: 1st: $75, 2nd: $60, 3rd: $50, 4th: $40, 5th: $20 - Unless otherwise noted

Sections:

1.

Team of draft ponies

2.

Single draft pony Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $15, 5th: $15

3.

Four pony hitch

4.

Three-abreast hitch

8 - Saddle Horse Show

Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $20, 3rd: $15, 4th: $10, 5th: $5 - Unless otherwise noted

Sections:

1.

OPEN Halter Class

2.

YOUTH Showmanship Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10, 4th: $7, 5th: $5

3.

OPEN Showmanship

4.

YOUTH English Equitation Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10, 4th: $7, 5th: $5

5.

OPEN English

6.

STAKE/OPEN English Pleasure

7.

OPEN Hunter

8.

OPEN Command

9.

YOUTH Lead line* Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10, 4th: $7, 5th: $5

Anyone showing in Class 9 or 10 may not ride in any other sections

10.

OPEN Beginner Walk/trot*

Anyone showing in Class 9 or 10 may not ride in any other sections

11.

YOUTH Western Horsemanship Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10, 4th: $7, 5th: $5

12.

OPEN Western Horsemanship

13.

STAKE/OPEN Western Pleasure

14.

YOUTH Barrel Race Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10, 4th: $7, 5th: $5

15.

STAKE/OPEN Barrel Race

16.

YOUTH Flag Race Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10, 4th: $7, 5th: $5

17.

OPEN Flag Race

18.

OPEN Carrot Race

19.

OPEN $5 bareback (no entry fee-winner take all)

9 - Saddle Horse

Prizes: 1st: $30, 2nd: $25, 3rd: $20, 4th: $15, 5th: $15, 6th: $15, 7th: $15, 8th: $15

Sections:

1.

English Pleasure Horse – to be shown at a walk, trot and canter both ways of the ring.

Horse to back readily. Judge may ask for added performance suitable to a pleasure horse. To be judged on performance, ma

2.

Western Pleasure Horse – to be shown at a walk, jog, and lope both ways of the ring.

Horse to back readily. Judge may ask for added performance suitable to conformation and neatness of horse and rider. No

3.

Open Showmanship – 10:40 a.m. Saddle horse or pony.

4.

"Fun Class" – Steady Hands.

5.

Palomino Show Horse, tack optional.

To be shown at a walk, trot, and canter both ways of the ring. Performance and manners 50% conformation 25% colour 25%.

11 - Youth Horse and Pony Show

Prizes: 1st: $15, 2nd: $12, 3rd: $10, 4th: $7, 5th: $6

Sections:

1.

Lead-line (10 years and under)

2.

Walk-trot

3.

English Equitation

4.

Open Pleasure (English or Western)

5.

Western Horsemanship

6.

Musical Tires

7.

Egg and Spoon

8.

Leading Race

9.

Costume Class

10.

Open Jumper fences over 36"

11.

Junior Jumper over fences 24"