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
1. LADIES TO DRIVE - ALL
2. GENTLEMEN TO DRIVE - ALL
3. OPEN TO DRIVE - MINIS/PONIES
4. OPEN TO DRIVE - HORSES/DRAFTS
5. OPEN TO DRIVE - PAIRS
6. SCURRY - MINI/PONIES
7. SCURRY - HORSES/DRAFTS
8. COSTUME CLASS
9. PLEASURE CONES COURSE
Premiums paid: 1st - $60 2nd - $50 3rd - $40 4th - $30 5th - $20 6th - $10
GENERAL RULES of the DRAFT HORSE SHOW
All horses must have negative coggins test and rabies shot.
Teamsters must be 16 years of age and older. Teamsters under the age of 18 must have adult accompany them.
Class entries must be made at time of registration. All entries must compete when their time is up.
Only one entry per teamster per class.
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.
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.
No horses are to be tied together in the ring.
Time is kept in some 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.
Horses must walk in and out of the ring for all classes.
Horses are permitted to walk or trot only during the class, with the exception of certain obstacle class.
Drivers must be seated in their carriages at all times when they are in the ring.
The Judges’ decision will be final.
Show management may combine, divide or eliminate classes as entries warrant.
Prize Money and Six Ribbons will be awarded for each class. Driver of the Day will be awarded.
The show is coordinated by the Connecticut Valley Driving Club, whose mission is to preserve the tradition of driving horses and carriages.
Drivers should be appropriately dressed. Slacks and shirts are preferable to t-shirts and cut-off jeans.
For information contact: Nita Kincaid (860-235-1565) or Beth Holland (860-861-7031)