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September 14-17, 2016 brown star Franklin County, Virginia

Franklin County Agricultural Fair Open Horse Show

 

 

Franklin County Equestrian ClubOn Saturday, September 17, the Franklin County Agricultural Fair Open Horse Show will anchor the last day of this year’s Fair.

 

The horse show will take place at the Ginther Farm, 3128 Sontag Road in Rocky Mount, within a mile of the fairgrounds at Franklin County Recreation Park. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the show will start at 9 a.m.

 

Organized by the Franklin County Equestrian Club, the horse show will be sanctioned by the Blue Ridge Horse Force and Franklin County Equestrian Club and will feature 60 competitive classes. Entry fees are $8 per class. Ribbons will be awarded for 1st to 6th place with Championship and Reserve Championships in Western, Walking/Racking, English and Gymkhana Youth and Adult divisions and the Games divisions. Concessions will be available.

 

Participants can pre-register and receive $1 off per class. For questions or more information, call Patricia Wray at (540) 420-8169 or email FranklinCountyEquestrianClub@yahoo.com.

 

 

Completed registration forms may be emailed to FranklinCountyEquestrianClub@yahoo.com or mailed to: Franklin County Equestrian Club, 897 Muse Field Road, Rocky Mount, VA  24151. 

 

Show Classes (download complete class list)

 

CLASSES: Please contact the office for any question about divisions/classes. Classes are sanctioned as noted.

 
  1. Model Hunter–FCEC/BRHF
  2. Model Western–FCEC/BRHF
  3. Model English – FCEC/BRHF
  4. Showmanship – FCEC/BRHF
  5. Hunter Under Saddle W/T/C – Youth (17 years & under) – FCEC/BRHF
  6. Hunter Under Saddle W/T/C – Adult (18 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  7. Hunter Equitation W/T/C – Youth (17 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  8. Hunter Equitation W/T/C – Adult (18 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  9. Hunter Hack W/T/C (2 jump pattern) – Youth (17 years & older) – FCEC
  10. Hunter Hack W/T/C (2 jump pattern) – Adult (18 years & older) – FCEC
  11. Hunter Hack-B- W/T/C (2 cross rails pattern*) – Youth (17 years & older) – FCEC
  12. Hunter Hack-B-W/T/C (2 cross rails pattern*) – Adult (18 years & older) – FCEC
  13. Trail Class – FCEC/BRHF
  14. Therapeutic Trail Class - FCEC
  15. English Pleasure W/T – Youth (17 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  16. English Pleasure W/T – Adult (18 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  17. English Pleasure W/T/C – Youth (17 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  18. English Pleasure W/T/C – Adult (18 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  19. English Go As You Please – Youth (17 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  20. English Go As You Please – Adult (18 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  21. Leadline Walk Only – FCEC/BRHF
  22. Junior Walk Only – FCEC (up to 12 years of age)
  23. Western Pleasure W/J – Youth (17 years &under) – FCEC/BRHF
  24. Western Pleasure W/J – Adult (18 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  25. Western Pleasure W/J/L – Youth (17 years &under) – FCEC/BRHF
  26. Western Pleasure W/J/L – Adult (18 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  27. Western Pleasure Go As You Please – Youth (17 years & under) – FCEC/BRHF
  28. Western Pleasure Go As You Please – Adult (18 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  1. Trail Racking – FCEC/BRHF
  2. Country Pleasure Racking – FCEC/BRHF
  3. Ranch Riding W/J – FCEC/BRHR
  4. Ranch Riding W/J/L – FCEC/BRHF
  5. Ranch Riding Pattern - FCEC
  6. Ambling Pleasure – FCEC
  7. Walking Horse Plantation Specialty (No Canter) – FCEC
  8. Walking Horse Flat Shod – FCEC


FOLLOWING CLASSES NOT TO BEGIN BEFORE 1:00 P.M.

 

  1. Stick Horse Race – BRING YOUR OWN!
  2. Leadline Cloverleaf Barrels - FCEC
  3. Therapeutic Cloverleaf Barrels – FCEC
  4. Junior Cloverleaf Barrels – FCEC (up to age 12)
  5. Youth Cloverleaf Barrels – (17 years & under) – FCEC/BRHF
  6. Adult Cloverleaf Barrels – (18 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  7. Junior Texas Barrels – FCEC (up to age 12)
  8. Youth Texas Barrels – (17 years & under) – FCEC/BRHF
  9. Adult Texas Barrels – (18 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  10. Flag Race – FCEC/BRHF
  11. Junior Speed Barrel – FCEC (up to age 12)
  12. Youth Speed Barrel – (17 years & under) – FCEC/BRHF
  13. Adult Speed Barrel – (18 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  14. Catalog Race – FCEC/BRHF
  15. Leadline Pole Bending – FCEC
  16. Junior Pole Bending – FCEC (up to age 12)
  17. Youth Pole Bending – (17 years & under) – FCEC/BRHF
  18. Adult Pole Bending – (18 years & older) – FCEC/BRHF
  19. Junior Stake Race FCEC (up to age 12)
  20. Youth Stake Race – FCEC/BRHF
  21. Adult Stake Race – FCEC/BRHF
  22. Keyhole – FCEC/BRHF
  23. Baton Race – FCEC/BRHF
  24. Bloomer Race - FCEC

 

Directions to Ginther’s Farm:

 

From Rocky Mount:
US 220 S turn left onto Route 619 Sontag Road (beside the 619 Minute Market) at the Traffic Light-go past the Parks and Rec. Dept.  Ginther’s Farm is on the right directly across from Sontag School-3128 Sontag Road, Rocky Mount, VA 24151-watch for the FCEC signs.

 

From Henry County:
US 220 N towards Rocky Mount turn right onto Route 619 Sontag Road beside the 619 Minute Market at the traffic light- go past the Parks and Rec. Dept.  Ginther’s Farm is on the right directly across from Sontag School-3128 Sontag Road, Rocky Mount, VA 24151-watch for the FCEC signs.

 

Parking for spectators will be available in Sontag Elementary School parking lot. Handicap parking with appropriate tag available at The Ginther’s Farm.

 

For more about the Franklin County Equestrian Club, visit www.FranklinCountyEquestrianClub.com.

Franklin County Recreation Park • 2150 Sontag Road • Rocky Mount, VA  24151

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