Horse Pull 2018

Heavy Horse Pull 2018

Section J

CHAIRPERSON: Howie Herrema (905) 852-5306

ENTRY INFORMATION & RULES:

1. Register at ring 1 hour prior to event to be accepted.

2. Pre-registration by August 15, 2018 and receive your exhibitor wristbands. Beginning with the 2018 Fair, 1 - 4 animals equals 3 one-day passes, 5+ animals = 4 one-day passes. If you do not pre-register, Fair admission ($12) will be charged at the gate. NOTE: Entry fee of 10% will be deducted from all prize winnings in adult classes.

3. All Livestock entries MUST include the Uxbridge Fair Premises ID # ON4232599.

4. Maximum 1 entry per class per contestant.

5. Heavy and light teams may be pulled simultaneously. (a) Light-weight class - teams whose combined girth is 165 inches or less.

6. Teams competing are to be measured on grounds prior to the event by a Committee official.

7. A qualifying draw (pull) must be a minimum of 15 measured feet and be made within the designated course. Knocking down a course marker is a fault, disqualifying the draw.

8. Each team will be allowed 2 drawing attempts with a time maximum of 3 minutes between draws.

9. One driver and 2 helpers per team will be permitted, however, any interference by helpers will constitute a fault, disqualifying the draw.

10. The same driver (and helpers) may handle more than 1 team.

11. Slashing with reins or whipping, whilst in contest, will constitute a fault, disqualifying the draw.

12. The chairperson has the right to check equipment at any time during the competition.

13. In the event of breakage during a drawing attempt, a new draw will be required. Officials will rule on the time the next draw is to be made.

14. Officials and contestants only allowed in the course area during draw.

15. No electrical devices or drugs to be used on horses.

16. An official Veterinarian will rule on the eligibility to participate as far as health of animals is concerned.

17. Team must make first drawing attempt within 5 minutes after being called.

18. Horses used may draw in one class only. Team breakdown for girth requirements is not permitted.

19. The decision of the Judge is final.

20. The Uxbridge Fair Board is a member of the Central Canadian Horse Pulling Association whose rules will take precedence over the above rules if a conflict occurs.

21. Exhibitors must have Liability Insurance.

22. Please read the Rules & Regulations of the Uxbridge Fair.

Prizes: 1st: $335, 2nd: $295, 3rd: $255, 4th: $215, 5th: $175, $100

Prize: Ribbons

Special prizes:

Herralea Farms Trophy    

To the owner of the winning team in the Light Horse Draw

Prize: TROPHY

Norm Faulkner Memorial Trophy    

To the owner of the winning team in the Heavy Horse Draw.

Prize: TROPHY

Classes:

1. Lightweight - combined girth is 165 " or less

$100. will be paid to each entry that does not place.

2. Heavyweight - combined girth is more than 165"

$100. will be paid to each entry that does not place.