SOMERSET COUNTY FAIR                           Back to Premium List

Dept. 1: Horses
   

Draft Horses
Superintendent
    ROBERT E. and CINDY DECKER
    402 Platter St.,
    Garrett, Pa. 15542
    233-1408
Light Horse and Pony
Superintendent
    CINDY DECKER 233-1408
    BOBBI BERNAT 445-6449
Entry day
First Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to noon
Entry fee $4  Manure fee $2
PA. DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE
REQUIREMENTS
1. No equine showing clinical signs or infectious disease will be admitted to any show or other fair event.
2. Health Certificate must accurately identify the animal. A copy of health papers must be left with the superintendent at the time of entry.
Horse and other equidae assembled for exhibition, competition, or sale should be immunized to prevent contagious respiratory disease not less than 15 days before the show. Exhibitors are advised to consult their veterinarians regarding proper conditioning and vaccination of their animals dated March 1 or later.
SOMERSET COUNTY FAIR
REQUIREMENTS
Call Cindy Decker  to enter January 1st  233-1408

County entries will be entered first. Out-of-county entries will be taken on standby basis.

1. No horse or team of horses shall be entitled to a premium unless serviceably sound.
2. Animals or combinations of animals owned by one exhibitor may be entered in the classes below.
3. No grade stallions shall be accepted for entry.
4. All animals entered must compete and be shown.
5. The fair reserves the right to refuse any or all entries.
6. No Grade animals will be permitted to enter and show in Section 6 and 7, classes 1, 2, 14 and 15.
7. Negative Coggins Test and rabies vaccination required for all horses.
JUDGING DAY WEDNESDAY, 9:00 a.m.
Note the same Classification and premiums are to apply to each of the following breeds:
    A. Belgian
    B. Percheron
    C. Mule
    D. Others
SECTION 1
HEAVY DRAFT REGISTERED
    A. Belgian
    B. Percheron
    C. Mule
    D. Others
        1. Stallion 3 years and over $20 $15 $10
        2. Stallion 1 yr. and under 3 yrs. $15 $12 $ 10
        3. Stallion Foal $10 $8 $5
        4. Champion Stallion R
        5. Reserve Champion Stallion R
        6. Gelding 4 years and over $20 $14 $ 10
        7. Gelding 3 years and under $15 $12 $ 10
        8. Champion Gelding R
        9. Reserve Champion Gelding R
        10. Mare 3 years and over $20 $14 $10
        11. Mare 1 year and under 3 yrs. $15 $12 $10
        12. Filly Foal $12, $10 $8
        13. Champion Mare R
        14. Reserve Champion Mare R
        15. Produce of Dam, two (2) animal, of age or sex out of same mare regardless of ownership $20 $15 $10
        16. Get of Sire, two (2) animals of age or sex get of one stallion regardless of ownership $20 $15 $10
        17. Mare and Foal $20 $15 $10
    (R) - Denotes Ribbon
SECTION 2 DRAFT NOT REGISTERED
    A. Belgian
    B. Percheron
    C. Mules
    D. Others
Horses in this class to weigh not less than 1,600 pounds when matured.
    1. Gelding 4 years and over $16 $12 $8
    2. Gelding 3 years and under $12 $10 $8
    3. Champion Gelding R
    4. Reserve Champion Gelding R
    5. Mare 3 years and over $16 $12 $8
    6. Mare 1 year and under 2 years $12 $10 $8
    7. Filly Foal $11 $9 $7
    8. Champion Mare R
    9. Reserve Champion Mare R
    10. Mare and Foal $16 $12 $8
(R) Denotes Ribbon
SECTION 3 TEAMS  -- REGISTERED
    A. Belgian
    B. Percheron
    C. Mules
    D. Others
        1 . Best matched team
        2. Best unmatched team
SECTION 4 TEAMS -- NON-REGISTERED
    A. Belgian
    B. Percheron
    C. Mules
    D. Others
        Class 1 - Best Matched team $22 $16 $12 $10 $6
        Class 2 - Best Unmatched team $22 $16 $12 $10 $6
SECTION 5 DRAFT HORSES HITCHED TO A CART OR SUITABLE VEHICLE
1. Horses may be purebred or grade but must have been shown in the appropriate preceding individual class.
2. Each exhibitor is limited to one entry per class.
3. All hitches must be judged, not merely brought in for exhibition purpose, and must remain for the duration of the fair.
CLASS
    1. Single Hitched Horse $30 $25 $15
    2. Pair Hitched Horses $45 $40 $30
    3. Four Hitched Horses $55 $50 $40
    4. Pair Hitched Horses Obstacle  $75 $60 $55
SECTION 6 DIVISION B LIGHT HORSES
    JUDGING DAY  MONDAY,  8:00 a.m.
Call Cindy Decker  to enter January 1st  233-1408
    Robert  & Cindy Decker
    402 Platter St.
    Garrett, Pa. 15542

        233-1408

   Bobbi Bernat 445-6449
B1. Registered
    A. American Saddle Bred
    B. Arabian
    C. American Miniature Donkey
    D. Haflingers
    E. American Miniature
    F. Quarter Horse
    G. Tennessee Walking
    H. Appaloosa
    I. Paint
    J. Mustang
    K. Registered Standard Bred
    L. Others (By Breed)
Unregistered Breeds refer to rule #6.
CLASS
    1. Stallion, 3 yrs. and over $20 $15 $10
    2. Stallion, 2 yrs. and under $15 $12 $10
    3. Champion Stallion R
    4. Reserve Champion Stallion R
    5. Gelding, 4 yrs. and over $20 $14 $ 10
    6. Gelding, 3 yrs. and under $15 $12 $10
    7. Champion Gelding R
    8. Reserve Champion Gelding R
    9. Mare, 3 yrs. and over $20 $14 $10
    10. Mare, 2 yrs. and under $15 $12 $10
    11. Champion Mare R
    12. Reserve Champion Mare R
    13. Mare and Foal $20 $15 $10
    14. Produce of Dam two animals any age or sex get of one mare regardless of ownership $20 $15 $10
    15. Get of Sire two animals any age or sex get of one sire regardless of ownership $20 $15 $10
SECTION 6 - Division B-1A - Not registered (All horses in this division will be shown in hand)
    A. American Saddle Bred
    B. Arabian
    C. American Miniature Donkey
    D. Haflingers
    E. American Miniature Horse
    F. Quarter Horse
    G. Tennessee Walking
    H. Appaloosa
    I. Paint
    J. Mustang
    K. Standard Bred
    L. Others (by breed)
CLASS
    1. Gelding, 4 yrs. over $16 $12 $8
    2. Gelding, 3 yrs. under $12 $10 $8
    3. Champion Gelding Ribbon
    4. Reserve Champion Gelding Ribbon
    5. Mares, 3 yrs. over $16 $12 $8
    6. Mare, 2 yrs. under $12 $10 $8
    7. Champion Mare Ribbon
    8. Reserve Champion Mare Ribbon
    9. Mare and foal $16 $12 $8
SECTION 6-A, Light horses hitched to a cart or suitable vehicle
Division A. Single
Division B. Double
    1. Single hitched horse in suitable vehicle - Registered breeds all combined $22 $16 $12 $10 $6
    2. Single hitched horse in suitable vehicle Non-registered breeds all combined $22 $16 $12 $10 $6
SECTION 7
PONIES SHOWN AT HALTER

C1. Registered
    A. Shetland
    B. Welsh
    C. POA
    D. Quarter Pony
    E. Hackney
    F. Others
CLASS
    1. Stallion, 3 yrs. and over $12 $8 $6
    2. Stallion, 2 yrs. and under $12 $8 $6
    3. Champion Stallion R
    4. Reserve Champion Stallion R
    5. Gelding, 4 yrs. and over $12 $8 $6
    6. Gelding, 3 yrs. and under $12 $8 $6
    7. Champion Gelding R
    8. Reserve Champion Gelding R
    9. Mare, 3 yrs. and over $12 $8 $6
    10. Mare, 2 yrs. and under $12 $8 $6
    11. Champion Mare R
    12. Reserve Champion Mare R
    13. Mare and Foal $10 $8 $6
    14. Produce of dam, two animals any age or sex produce of one mare regardless of ownership $10 $8 $6
    15. Get of sire, two animals any age or sex, get of one stallion regardless of ownership $10 $8 $6
Unregistered breeds refer to rule #6.
C1.a. Not Registered
    A. Shetland
    B. Welsh
    C. POA
    D. Quarter pony
    E. Hackney
    F. Other ponies under 46 inches
    G. Other ponies over 46 inches and under 58
CLASS
    1. Gelding, 4 yrs. and over $ 10 $8 $6
    2. Gelding, 3 yrs. and under $10 $8 $6
    3. Champion Gelding R
    4. Reserve Champion Gelding R
    5. Mare, 3 yrs. and over $ 10 $8 $6
    6. Mare, 2 yrs. and under $10 $8 $6
    7. Champion Mare R
    8. Reserve Champion Mare R
    9. Mare and fool $10 $8 $6
SECTION 7-A Ponies hitched to a cart of suitable vehicle
    1. Registered all combined $15 $12 $10 $8 $6
    2. Unregistered all combined $15 $12 $10 $8 $6
SECTION 8 - HORSE SHOW
    Somerset County Fair Horse Show
SUNDAY,  10:00 a.m.
Sponsored by Somerset County Fair Association and Somerset County Saddle Club
Negative Coggins Test and rabies vaccination required for all horses
(R) Denotes Ribbon
CLASS
    1. Grooming & Showmanship entry fee $2.00 Trophy and Ribbon
    2. Open Halter entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    3. Leadline entry fee $1.00 Ribbons
    4. Saddleseat Pleasure entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    5. Western All Day (Walk-Trot) entry $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    6. Cloverleaf Barrels entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    7. Novice Pleasure (walk-trot 10 yrs. and under may show class numbers 1,2,6,7,10,14,17,19,&21) entry fee $2.00 Trophy and Ribbons
    8. Hunter under Saddle entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    9. Western Pleasure entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    10. Pole Bending entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    11. Open Horse Pleasure entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    12. Open Pony Pleasure entry fee $3.00 (English and Western) $ 10 $8 $6 $5$3 R
    13. Ladies Open Pleasure-entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    14. Keyhole Box Style-entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    15. Western Equitation-entry fee $2.00 Trophy & Ribbons
    16. English Equitation-entry fee $2.00 Trophy & Ribbons
    17. Down & Back - entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    18. English All Day - entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    19. Straight Barrels - entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    20. Youth Pleasure Class (19 yrs. & under) entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
    21. Driving Class - entry fee $3.00 $10 $8 $6 $5 $3 R
(R) - Denotes Ribbon
SECTION 9
    Horse Pulling Contest
Sunday,  1 p.m.
In the Decker Barn
Sponsored by the Somerset County Fair

Directed by Robert Decker, Billy Howard, & Dwight Lepley
Negative Coggins Test and rabies vaccination required for all horses.
     LIGHT WEIGHT CLASS
    First Prize...............................$300.00
    Second Prize...........................$275.00
    Third Prize..............................$250.00
    Fourth Prize............................$225.00
    Fifth Prize...............................$200.00
        HEAVYWEIGHT CLASS
    First Prize...............................$300.00
    Second Prize...........................$275.00
    Third Prize..............................$250.00
    Fourth Prize............................$225.00
    Fifth Prize...............................$200.00
 

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