Franklin County Agricultural Fair Competitions

September 18 - 21, 2019

2019 Franklin County Agricultural Fair Open Horse Show

 

On Saturday, September 14th, 2019 the Franklin County Agricultural Fair Open Horse Show will serve as the official kick off to fair week.

The horse show will take place at Shadow Ridge Stables, 10120 Booker T. Washington Hwy in Wirtz with registration beginning at 9 a.m. and the show starting at 10 a.m. The show is free and open to the public.

Organized and presented by the Franklin County Equestrian Club, the horse show features 76 competitive classes, and is sanctioned by the Blue Ridge Horse Force (BRHF) and Franklin County Equestrian Club (FCEC).

Ribbons are given in 1st through 6th place with Championship and Reserve Championship awarded in English, Hunter, Ranch, Western, Walking/Racking, Gymkhana ~ Youth & Adult divisions.

Concessions will be available throughout the day with proceeds supporting the Franklin County Equestrian Club.

Spectator admission is FREE! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the show!

 

2019 Show Classes

  1. Leadline Walk Only – FCEC/BRHF
  2. Junior Walk Only – FCEC
  3. Junior Open Walk/Go As You Please – FCEC
  4. Therapeutic Equitation Walk Only – FCEC
  5. Therapeutic Go As You Please – FCEC
  6. Youth Showmanship – FCEC/BRHF
  7. Adult Showmanship – FCEC/BRHF
  8. Model Western – FCEC/BRHF
  9. Western Pleasure Horsemanship Pattern -Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  10. Stock Seat Equitation W/J/L – Youth  – FCEC/BRHF
  11. Western Pleasure W/J – Youth  – FCEC/BRHF
  12. Western Pleasure W/J/L- Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  13. Western Pleasure Go As You Please – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  14. Western Pleasure Horsemanship Patter – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  15. Stock Seat Equitation W/J/L – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  16. Western Pleasure W/J – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  17. Western Pleasure W/J/L  – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  18. Western Pleasure Go As You Please – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  19. Model Ranch – FCEC
  20. Ranch Riding Pattern W/J – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  21. Ranch Riding Pattern W/J/L – Youth – FCEC
  22. Ranch Riding W/J – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  23. Ranch Riding W/J/L – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  24. Ranch Riding Go As You Please– Youth – FCEC
  25. Ranch Riding Pattern W/J – Adult – FCEC
  26. Ranch Riding Pattern W/J/L – Adult – FCEC
  27. Ranch Riding W/J – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  28. Ranch Riding W/J/L – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  29. Ranch Riding Go As You Please – Adult – FCEC
  30. Model English – FCEC/BRHF
  31. English Equitation W/T – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  32. English Pleasure W/T – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  33. English Pleasure W/T/C – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  34. English Pleasure Go As You Please – Youth- FCEC
  35. English Equitation W/T – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  36. English Pleasure W/T- Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  37. English Pleasure W/T/C – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  38. English Pleasure Go As You Please – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  39. Open Gaited Trail Walk Go As You Please – FCEC
  1. Open Gaited Country Pleasure – Go As You Please – FCEC
  2. Ambling – Walk/Amble – FCEC
  3. Open Gaited Western Go As You Please – FCEC
  4. Open Gaited English Go As You Please – FCEC
  5. Model Hunter – FCEC/BRHF
  6. Hunter Pleasure W/T – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  7. Hunter Pleasure W/T/C – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  8. Hunter Equitation W/T/C – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  9. Hunter Pleasure W/T – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  10. Hunter Pleasure W/T/C – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  11. Hunter Equitation W/T/C – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  12. Hunter Hack W/T/C Over Fences – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  13. Hunter Hack W/T/C Over Fences – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  14. Obstacle Trail Class W/J  – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  15. Obstacle Trail Class W/J – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  16. Obstacle Trail Class W/J/L – Youth – FCEC/BRHF
  17. Obstacle Trail Class W/J/L – Adult – FCEC/BRHF
  18. Ranch Trail Class W/J/L – Youth – FCEC
  19. Ranch Trail Class W/J/L – Adult – FCEC
  20. Leadline Cloverleaf Barrels – FCEC
  21. Junior Cloverleaf Barrels – FCEC
  22. Youth Cloverleaf Barrels – FCEF/BRHF
  23. Adult Cloverleaf Barrels– FCEC/BRHF
  24. Junior Texas Barrels – FCEC/BRHF
  25. Youth Texas Barrels – FCEC/BRHF
  26. Adult Texas Barrels – FCEC/BRHF
  27. Leadline Speed Barrel – FCEC
  28. Junior Speed Barrel – FCEC/BRHF
  29. Youth Speed Barrel – FCEC/BRHF
  30. Adult Speed Barrel – FCEC/BRHF
  31. Leadline Pole Bending – FCEC
  32. Junior Pole Bending – FCEC
  33. Youth Pole Bending – FCEC
  34. Adult Pole Bending – FCEC
  35. Junior Stake Race – FCEC
  36. Youth Stake Race – FCEC
  37. Adult Stake Race – FCEC

Junior = up to 12 years old
Youth = 17 years and younger
Adult = 18 years & older

 

Entry fees are $10 per class. Pre-Registration is available via the forms below. Please print and complete the registration form and email it to FranklinCountyEquestrianClub@yahoo.com to pre-register for the show. Pre-Register by Saturday,September 7, 2019 and receive $1.00 off per class!

Registration forms will also be available on-site on day of show. A 2019 Equine Release and Waiver must be completed by all participants and can be done as part of pre-registration.

2019 Forms

  • 2019 Open Horse Show Classes and Rules Flyer – PDF
  • 2019 Open Horse Show Registration form – PDF
  • 2019 Equine Release and Waiver – PDF
  • 2019 Patterns – PDF
    • One of the patterns per class presented in this document will be chosen for show performance. Please come prepared to perform the patterns listed for your class. The chosen pattern will be announced at the show.

For questions or more information, contact Patricia Wray at (540) 420-8169, email FranklinCountyEquestrianClub@yahoo.com, or visit the Franklin County Equestrian Club Facebook.

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Driving Directions to Shadow Ridge Stables:

From Roanoke:
Take 220 South towards Rocky Mount. Take left onto Wirtz Road/Route 697 (Intersection at Plateau Plaza & Tractor Supply) and continue for approximately 9.2 miles. Take left onto VA-122 North for abot 4.2 miles. Shadow Ridge Stables will be on your right.

From Rocky Mount:
Take VA-122 North for approximately 10.2 miles. Shadow Ridge Stables will be on your right.

From Bedford:
Take VA-122 South for approximately 23.7 miles. Shadow Ridge Stables will be on your left.

From Martinsville:
Follow US-220 N towards Rocky Mount. Take exit towards VA-40, VA-122. Turn right at light onto Old Franklin Turnpike. Take left onto VA-122 North for approximately 10.2 miles. Shadow Ridge Stables will be on your right.

Disabled parking is available with appropriate tag.

Prices, policies, programs, schedules, attractions and entertainment subject to change or cancellation without notice. No Rainchecks. No Refunds. No weapons, guns or knives allowed at the event. The Franklin County Agricultural Fair and/or County of Franklin reserves the right to refuse admission.