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To be shown on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

(Unless otherwise Stated, See Section 51- Commercial)

Chairpersons: Blair Purcell (416-930-0090)
Thanks to our sponsors.

Additional Rules:

  1. Exhibitors may enter 2 entries per Class.
  2. The order of showing will be as listed in the book.
  3. On the decision of the judges, any animal or animals not worthy of a prize will be disqualified.
  4. An Exhibitor fee of $5.00 will apply. Exhibitors will not be charged any percentage of prize money won; instead there will be an entry fee charge per class. The entry fee will be returned through the prize money offered.
  5. Entry Fees (must accompany entry form):
    All Halter, Hitch and Jr. Exhibitor Classes $5.00 per entry. Shire entries will show with the Clydesdales.
  6. Proper attire must be worn in the show ring.
  7. The Heavy Horse Show will be shown in the new infield show ring, starting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 30th, 2017. All heavy horse exhibitors please note the 9:30 a.m. starting time. We would ask everyone’s cooperation in helping us to get started on time and to keep the classes moving. For anyone wishing to come to the Markham Fair Grounds on Friday, September 29th, 2017 the show committee will do their best to have facilities in the race barn available to you for the night.
  8. Brood mare showing evidence of being in foal or having raised a foal during the current year – exhibitor is required to show the mare with foal at foot or the registration certificate of the foal must be provided if the foal is not shown.
  9. Entry forms must be filled out completely – proper registered name, registration number (Canadian), sire and dam’s name and number.
    Registration papers may be requested at ringside.
  10. All heavy horses exhibited at the Markham Fair require a valid Coggins Test and Coggins papers may be required at time of making entries.
  11. In the filly and colt classes, if there are 3 entries or less the two classes will be combined.
  12. Exhibitors must show proof of liability insurance of $2,000,000.00

 

Section 48:
All Breeds

Halter Classes:

 To be shown on Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

Prize Money – Classes #1-11:

1st – $65.00; 2nd – $60.00; 3rd – $55.00; 4th – $50.00; 5th – $45.00; 6th – $40.00; 7th – $35.00; 8th – 30.00

  1. Filly foaled in 2017.
  2. Colt foaled in 2017.
  3. Yearling Filly or Colt.
  4. 2-year old Mare
  5. 2-year old Stud
  6. 3-year old Mare
  7. 3-year old Stud
  8. Brood Mare any age.
  9. Progeny of Dam.
  10. 4-year old or over Yeld Mare.
  11. 3-year old or over Gelding or Grade Mare.

Special Belgian Class (No Entry Fee):

  1. Registered Belgian Yearling Filly, Ontario bred and sired.

Prize Money – Class #12:

1st – $100.00; 2nd – $80.00; 3rd – $60.00; 4th – $40.00;
5th – $20.00;  6th – $20.00; 7th – $20.00; 8th – $20.00;
9th – $20.00; 10th – $20.00

Note of eligibility to Class #12:

$300.00 is donated by the Ontario Belgian Horse Association and $100.00 is donated by the Fair. The Filly must be from a mare owned by a resident of the Province of Ontario at the time of service and sired by a stallion owned and standing in the Province of Ontario at the time of service. The owner must be a member of the Ontario Belgian Horse Association for the current year. For 2017, the fillies must have been nominated with the Ontario Belgian Horse Association by March 1. The prize money for this class will be paid to each exhibitor by the Ontario Belgian Horse Association at the annual awards banquet.

Exhibitors in this class are no longer required to provide a certificate to be signed by the Judge.

Hitch Classes:

Prize Money – Classes #13-18:

1st – $80.00; 2nd – $70.00; 3rd – $60.00; 4th – $50.00;
5th – $45.00;  6th – $40.00

  1. Belgian team – light draft.
  2. Belgian team – heavy draft.
  1. Clydesdale Team – Light draft.
  2. Clydesdale Team – Heavy draft.
  1. Percheron Team – Light Draft.
  2. Percheron Team – Heavy Draft.

Section 52: Special & Hitch Classes

All Breeds Show Together

To be shown on Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Prize Money – Classes #19:

1st – $80.00; 2nd – $70.00; 3rd – $60.00; 4th – $50.00;
5th – $45.00; 6th – $40.00

  1. Team of Registered Mares.

Prize Money – Class #20:

1st – $150.00; 2nd – 125.00; 3rd – $95.00; 4th – $85.00;
5th – $75.00; 6th – $70.00; 7th – $65.00; 8th – $65.00
All Remaining $50

  1. Draft Unicorn.

Prize Money – Class #21:

1st – $200.00; 2nd – 175.00; 3rd – $150.00; 4th – 125.00;
5th – $100.00; 6th – $80.00; 7th – $70.00; 8th – $70.00
All Remaining $50

  1. Draft Four Horse Hitch.

Prize Money – Class #22:

1st – $1,500; 2nd – $1200; 3rd – $1000; 4th – $750; 5th – $500; 6th; – $350

(Each additional entry will receive $150 towards expenses.)

  1. North American Six Horse Hitch Classic Series.
    Markham Fair is pleased to be a qualifying show for the North American Six Horse Hitch Classic Series. This class will be co-sponsored by Markham Fair.

Prize Money – Class #23-24:

1st – $20.00; 2nd – $17.00; 3rd – $15.00; 4th – $13.00;
5th – $13.00; 6th – $12.00, 7th-10th – $10.00,

All Remaining entries – $5.00

  1. Cart driven by a Junior – accompanied by an adult 18 yrs. or older. Judged 60% ability and 40% appearance.
    (Entries in this class not eligible for any other driving classes).

Memorial Award donated by Gord & Aileen Lunau (#55)

 

  1. Team driven by a Junior – accompanied by an adult 18 yrs. or older. Judged 60% ability and 40% appearance.
    (Entries in this class not eligible for any other driving classes).

Prize Money – Class #25

1st – $80.00; 2nd – $70.00; 3rd – $60.00; 4th – $50.00;
5th – $45.00; 6th – $40.00

  1. Team driven by a Lady (18 yrs. or older)

Prize Money – Class #26:

1st – $60.00; 2nd – $55.00; 3rd – $50.00; 4th – $45.00;
5th – $40.00; 6th – $35.00

  1. Ladies Cart (18 years or older)

Prize Money – Classes #27:
Must be a paid member of this classic series class.

1st – $200.00; 2nd – $150.00; 3rd – $100.00; 4th – $75.00;
5th to 10th – $50.00; All Remaining entries – $25.00

  1. North American Cart Classic Series

Prize Money – Classes #28-29:

1st – $20.00; 2nd – $17.00; 3rd – $15.00; 4th – $13.00;
5th – $13.00; 6th – $12.00, 7th-10th – $10.00,

All Remaining entries – $5.00

  1. Junior Showmanship (7-13 yrs. as of January 1st, 2017)
    Award donated by J.O. Spang Memorial
  2. Senior Showmanship (14-20 yrs. as of January 1st, 2017) Award donated by Ashlane Farms

Both classes #28 and #29 include showing a draft horse on the line, (stallions 1 year and over must not be used) with the following areas to be considered: walk, trot, turn, watching Judge, backup presentation, suitability of showman to horse, handling, grooming, decorations, appointments, appearance, ability to handle & control horse, and protective footwear.

Both juniors and seniors showing a Percheron horse in this class will receive points towards The Ontario Percheron Horse Association

Junior Showmanship Program. Both juniors and seniors showing a Belgian horse in this class will receive points towards The Ontario Belgian Horse Association Junior Showmanship Programme.

Both the Ontario Belgian Horse Association and the Ontario Jr. Percheron Association have each supported this class with a contribution of $25.00.

 

Section 51:
Commercial

To be shown on Friday September 29th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

This is the order of show.

Show: in Front of Grandstand on Race track.

Halter Classes:

Prize Money – Class #30:

1st – $50.00; 2nd – $45.00; 3rd – $40.00; 4th – $35.00;
5th – $30.00; 6th – $25.00

  1. Commercial Horse on the line – 3 yr. and over.

Hitch Classes:

Prize Money – Classes #31-32:

1st – $65.00; 2nd – $60.00; 3rd – $55.00; 4th – $50.00;
5th – $45.00; 6th – $40.00

  1. Light Single Commercial.
  2. Heavy Single Commercial

Prize Money – Classes #33-34:

1st – $80.00; 2nd – $70.00; 3rd – $60.00; 4th – $50.00;
5th – $45.00; 6th – $40

  1. Commercial Light Team.
  2. Commercial Heavy Team.

Prize Money – Class #35-36:

1st – $40.00; 2nd – $35.00; 3rd – $30.00; 4th – $25.00;
5th – $25.00; 6th – $25.00

  1. Team Driven by a Lady (18 years or older)
  2. Team driven by a Junior (under 18 years) accompanied by an adult (over 19 years)

Prize Money – Class #37:

1st – $85.00; 2nd – $75.00; 3rd – $65.00; 4th – $55.00;
5th – $45.00; 6th – $35.00

  1. Commercial Unicorn.

Prize Money – Class #38:

1st – $100.00; 2nd – $90.00; 3rd – $80.00; 4th – $70.00;
5th – $60.00; 6th – $50.00

  1. Commercial Four Horse Hitch.

Prize Money – Class #39:

1st – $120.00; 2nd – 110.00; 3rd – $100.00; 4th – $90.00;
5th – $80.00; 6th – $70.00

  1. Commercial Six Horse Hitch.

*Markham Fair is a Point Show for The Ontario Commercial

Horse Association and that Association has donated $50.00 towards the Commercial classes.

Section 85:
Haflinger

Halter Classes

Show: Saturday September 30th, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

Prize Money For Classes #40-44

1st – $50.00 2nd – $45.00 3rd – $40.00 – 4th – $35.00
5th – $25.00 6th – $20.00

  1. Mare 3 years and under
  2. Mare 4 years and older
  3. Stallion 3 years and under
  4. Stallion 4 years and older
  5. Gelding Any Age

Hitch Classes:

Prize Money For Classes #45-46

1st – $65.00 2nd – $60.00 3rd – $55.00 – 4th – $50.00
5th – $45.00 6th – $30.00 7th – $30.00

  1. Single Light
  2. Single Heavy

Prize Money For Classes #47-49

1st – $75.00 2nd – $70.00 3rd – $60.00 – 4th – $55.00
5th – $50.00 6th – $45.00

  1. Light team
  2. Heavy Team
  3. Team Lady Driver

Prize Money For Class #50

1st – $80.00 2nd – $70.00 3rd – $65.00 – 4th – $60.00
5th – $55.00 6th – $50.00

  1. Unicorn

Prize Money For Class #51

1st – $100.00 2nd – $90.00 3rd – $85.00 – 4th – $80.00 5th – $75.00 6th – $70.00

  1. Four

Prize Money For Class #52

1st – $120.00 2nd – $110.00 3rd – $100.00 – 4th – $90.00 5th – $80.00 6th – $70.00

  1. National Haflinger Six Horse Hitch Championship
    Series. Markham Fair is pleased to be a qualifying show for the National Haflinger Six Horse Hitch
    Championship Series.

Prize Money For Classes #53-54

1st – $20.00 2nd – $17.00 3rd – $15.00 – 4th – $13.00 5th – $13.00 6th – $12.00, 7th-10th – $10.00,

All Remaining entries – $5.00

  1. Halflinger Junior Showmanship – Open to boys and girls 7-18 years. Stallions 1year and older not permitted.
  2. Halflinger Jr Driver Team Class – Open to boys and girls 7-18 years – Must be accompanied by an adult capable of driving over 18 years of age.

Heavy Horse and Halflinger – Order Of Showing

*Please note that the order of showing will be strictly adhered to.

Saturday, September 30th, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

  • Filly of 2017
  • Colt of 2017
  • Yearling Filly or Colt
  • Haflinger Mare 3 yrs and under
  • 2 Year Old Mare
  • 2 Year Old Stud
  • Haflinger Mare 4 yrs and older
  • 3 Year old Mare
  • 3 Year Old Stud
  • Haflinger Stud 3 yrs and under
  • Brood Mare Any Age
  • Haflinger Stud 4 yrs and older
  • Progeny of Dam
  • Haflinger Gelding Any Age
  • Yeld Mare 4 yrs and older
  • Halfinger Jr. Showmanship
  • Draft Jr. Showmanship
  • Draft Sr. Showmanship
  • Haflinger Single Light
  • Classic Series Cart
  • Haflinger Single Heavy
  • Draft Jr. Cart
  • Haflinger Team Light
  • Draft Ladies Cart
  • Haflinger Lady Driver Team
  • Team Registered mares
  • Haflinger Team Heavy
  • Draft Team Light (B,C,P.)
  • Draft Team Heavy (B,C,P.)
  • Haflinger Jr. Driver Team
  • Draft Lady Driver Team
  • Draft Jr. Driver Team
  • Haflinger Six
  • Draft Six
  • Haflinger Four
  • Draft Four
  • Haflinger Unicorn
  • Draft Unicorn