Section 70 – Gymkhana Show2019-05-08T17:44:09+00:00

(18 YRS. & UNDER)

Date: Friday, October 4th, 2019

Starting Time: 9:00 a.m. sharp
Shown: in the Infield Ring

Judge: T.B.A

Before entering this Section, please refer to the General Rules and Regulations of Markham Fair, as well as the Light Horse Show Rules as well as the following: Closing date for entries will be September 19th, 2019. Mail entries to the Light Horse Show Manager, Blair Purcell, c/o Markham Fair, 10801 McCowan Road, Markham, Ontario L3P 3J3. Make cheques payable to Markham Fair.

No Stallions permitted in this division. All horses or ponies used in this division are to be mannered and controllable or may be excused from the ring. These Rules Will Be Strictly Adhered To.

This is a Youth Show. No adult will take part in any Class. All Exhibitors shall be 18 years of age and under as of December 31st of current year. Girls or boys 13 years to 18 years of age will be competing in the Senior Age division. Girls or boys 12 years of age and under will be competing in the Junior Age division.

Open is to mean that both Junior and Senior are eligible as outlined in this division.

Birth Certificates Must Be Available Upon Request.

All exhibitors shall be neatly and appropriately attired for all Classes.

Show Fees:

Exhibitor Fee: $5.00 per exhibitor

Entry Fee: $5.00 per exhibitor per Class

Prize Money:

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th

$12 $10 $8 $6 $4 $2


Awards provided by Greenhawk Harness & Equestrian Supply. Every Junior Class will have Ribbons presented to each entry.

High Point Trophy For Junior Age Division:

2018 Winner: Katie Turner

High Point Trophy For Senior Age Division:

The Stewart Bell Memorial Trophy

2018 Winner: Deirdre Smullen

In the Gymkhana events hard hats or safety helmets and appropriate footwear (no running shoes) must be worn. Tack is optional. Any rider interfering, colliding with, or cutting off other riders or any unruly animal, will be disqualified from All Events.

Class 100 – Showmanship Jr. Age Division

Class 101 – Showmanship Sr. Age Division

Class 102 – Leadline Class – Rider to be a Jr. and Leader to be a Jr. or Sr. The rider in this Class not eligible to enter Classes 103, 104, 105, 107, 109, 111.

Class 103 – Walk Trot Pleasure – English or Western – Jr. Age Division only. Entries in this Class not eligible to enter Classes 105, 107, 109, 111.

Class 104 – Walk Trot Equitation – English or Western – Jr. Age Division only. Entries in this Class not eligible to enter Classes 105, 107, 109, 111.

Class 105 – English Pleasure Jr. Age Division

Class 106 – English Pleasure Sr. Age Division

Class 107 – English Equitation Jr. Age Division

Class 108 – English Equitation Sr. Age Division

Class 109 – Western Pleasure Jr. Age Division

Class 110 – Western Pleasure Sr. Age Division

Class 111 – Western Equitation Jr. Age Division

Class 112 – Western Equitation Sr. Age Division

Lunch Break – To Be Announced

Class 113 – Open Costume Class – To be judged on
originality, cleverness, attractiveness and manner presented. This Class to be co-judged by the 2019 Homecraft President, Judi Francis

Class 114 – Command Class Jr. Age Division

Class 115 – Command Class Sr. Age Division

Class 116 – Steady Hands (glass of water) Jr. Age Division

Class 117 – Steady Hands (glass of water) Sr. Age Division

Class 118 – Egg & Spoon Jr. Age Division

Class 119 – Egg & Spoon Sr. Age Division

Class 120 – Sack Race Jr. Age Division

Class 121 – Sack Race Sr. Age Division

Class 122 – Musical Stalls Jr. Age Division

Class 123 – Musical Stalls Sr. Age Division

Class order of showing will be as listed above.


  1. Lisa September 26, 2011 at 1:43 am - Reply

    Someone asked if you could enter the day of for the Hunter show and the answer was YES. Does this apply to the Gymkhana as well? Can we come and enter the day of?

    Thanks, Lisa

    • Markham Fair September 26, 2011 at 3:04 pm - Reply

      Please call the Lighthorse Show Manager. His number is on the Committee pages under Lighthorse.

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