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Horse & Pony 401 DEPARTMENT 401 Horse and Pony Cary Cervenka Francesville, IN Department Director Jim Baker, Bristol, IN – First Assistant Colleen Brady, Purdue University – Extension Specialist – 4-H Amy Webster, North Vernon, IN – 4-H Show Manager – Contesting Maria Restrepo, Petersburg, IN – 4-H Show Manager – English Dave Redman, Bedford, IN – 4-H Show Manager – Western Jim Kirkham, Indianapolis, IN – 4-H Show Ringmaster Dave Endres, Brownsburg, IN – 4-H Ringmaster Deb Endres-Ard, Indianapolis, IN – Announcer • 4-H Draft Horse Showmanship classes will be held with the State Fair Draft Horse Show. Horse and Pony Schedule ATTENTION All 4-H Horse and Pony exhibitors must be familiar with and abide by the terms and conditions of the State Fair.

Failure to do so may result in loss of the privilege to exhibit at the State Fair.

THURSDAY, July 31 5 pm 5 pm – 11 pm 4-H Contesting Horses may arrive and be checked in Pepsi Coliseum and Toyota Outdoor Arena open for 4-H members to work their animals Pepsi Coliseum open for 4-H members to practice 4-H Contesting classes in Pepsi Coliseum Pepsi Coliseum open for 4-H members to work their animals Pepsi Coliseum open for 4-H members to work their animals Contesting classes in Pepsi Coliseum Contesting animals must be out of barn FRIDAY, August 1 8 am – 10 am Noon 8 pm – 11 pm 6 am – 8 am 9 am 5 pm — English Hunter Type animals may check in Pepsi Coliseum open for 4-H’ers to work their animals.

No Jumping Toyota Outdoor Arena open for all 4-H members to practice.

No Jumping.

Pepsi Coliseum open for practice jumping Color Guard and Saddle Type animals must be out of barn 28 MONDAY, AUGUST 4 6 am – 7 am Pepsi Coliseum open for 4-H members to work their animals 8 am Dressage classes – Pepsi Coliseum Noon 4-H Hunter Type classes – Pepsi Coliseum 30 minutes after conclusion of Beef Showmanship, Pepsi Coliseum open for 4-H members to practice.

Midnight Coliseum Closed Horse & Pony 401 TUESDAY, AUGUST 5 8 am 5 pm 6 pm 9 pm – Midnight Hunter Type classes in Pepsi Coliseum All Hunter Type animals must be out of barn All Western horses may check-in Mule practice in Pepsi Coliseum WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6 required.

Any exhibitor leaving the Fairgrounds, wishing to return the same day must obtain a hand stamp from the gate attendant or pay admission to re-enter.

This policy will be strictly enforced. 10 am 6 pm 4-H Western Halter in the Toyota Outdoor Arena Mule show in the Pepsi Coliseum All exhibitors entering the Fairgrounds on or after Wednesday, August 6, must pay admission or an exhibitor ticket is Immediately following 4-H Western Classes – 10 pm Mule and Donkey practice in Toyota Outdoor Arena Immediately following Mule & Donkey Show – 4-H members may practice in the Toyota Outdoor Arena and in the Pepsi Coliseum until midnight. THURSDAY, AUGUST 7 — In each championship halter class a champion banner and a larger three tail reserve champion rosette will be awarded.

All other 4-H classes will receive 1st, 2nd and 3rd place plaques. 4th through 10th place will receive rosettes.

The Champion 4-H Color Guard receives a championship banner.

Color guard team members and alternates 1st-3rd receive individual plaques, 4th-10th receive ribbons based on the team’s placing. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. You may arrive the day of or the night prior to your class.

Allow enough time for congested traffic and for confirming entries.

All 4-H’ers’ trucks and trailers must first report to the 46th Street lot just north of the State Fairgrounds for number assignments.

Trucks will be released to State Fair Gate 3 for unloading.

A limited number of trucks will be released for unloading as space becomes available on the State Fairgrounds.

Once inside Gate 3, follow directions for unloading.

It is recommended that 4-H’ers’ bring a wheelbarrow for unloading and cleaning their stall.

Upon arrival, check-in at the Horse and Pony stalling table.

The 4-H member will receive a stalling assignment and a packet that contains their show number and a State Fair pin. (All yellow enrollment forms must be presented at check-in) Stall horse and move in supplies.

Each 4-H horse and pony animal will be assigned a stall by the State Fair Board personnel under the department director’s supervision.

Each 4-H’er will be assigned 1/4 of a tack stall.

Locks are not permitted on the stall doors.

All horses must be bedded with a minimum of 1 bale of shavings.

The horse may not be put in any stall except the stall assigned.

Do not bring TV’s, microwaves, tables, etc.

Due to State Fire Marshal guidelines.

Items causing a fire hazard (eg blocking aisles) will be confiscated. 29 AWARDS ARRIVAL AND RELEASE PROCEDURE 6. Horse & Pony 401 30 All exhibitors entering the Fairgrounds on or after Wednesday, August 6, must pay admission or an exhibitor ticket is required.

Any exhibitor leaving the Fairgrounds, wishing to return the same day must obtain a hand stamp from the gate attendant or pay admission to re-enter.

This policy will be strictly enforced. Additional exhibitor tickets may be purchased in person at the Entry Department Office, Communications Building, Indiana State Fairgrounds. 8. After unloading all trucks and trailers, 4-H’ers must seek parking outside the Fairgrounds proper.

This year you will have two options: a. Parking will be available for trucks and trailers at the 46th Street truck lot at no charge. b. Parking will be available for trucks and trailers in the South 38th Street Lot, just south of the State Fairgrounds across 38th Street.

Reserved lot costs $5 per vehicle per day (truck and trailer combination $10 per day).

Reserved parking will be sold at the South 38th Street Lot during the 4-H Horse Show. c. Once your rig is parked for unloading, you will have 20 minutes to unload your horse and tack.

At the end of this time, the vehicle will be towed. 9. Transportation will be provided for exhibitors from the 46th Street lot to Gate 3 of the State Fairgrounds and from Gate 3 back to the 46th Street lot. 10. 4-H animals and exhibitors will be released from the 4-H Horse Stall Office to go get their trailer after they have completed their classes.

Bring your “rig” to the same loading and unloading area. 11. When you have cleaned your stall and the barn crew has verified that it is all right, you will be given a Gate 3 RELEASE PASS, which must be turned into the gate attendant before you will be allowed to leave the Fairgrounds.

Failure to follow this exit procedure may result in loss of eligibility for the 2009 Indiana State Fair and/or administrative penalty. 7. 4-H Horse and Pony State Fair All 4-H exhibitors who participate in the State Fair 4-H Horse and Pony Show and their parents/guardians shall jointly sign a hold harmless release waiver as a part of the state 4-H Horse and Pony entry form that releases and discharges the Indiana State Fair, the Indiana 4-H program, and their component members and successors from liability by reason of injury to persons and/or property, including death. 1. Note: All 4-H Horse/Pony classes shall be judged by the current edition of the Indiana 4-H Horse and Pony Handbook (4-H 661).

Therefore, exhibitors should secure a personal copy from their local county Extension office.

Refer to 4-H 661 for any policies/ terms not addressed in this Handbook/Premium List. 2. All ENTRIES must be made in accordance with the official Indiana State Fair 4-H entry form which is available at the County Extension Office, or online at www.indianastatefair.com, by July 1. 3. Each 4-H horse and pony member wishing to exhibit at the Indiana State Fair must fill out and return to the respective County Extension Office an official Indiana 4-H Horse and Pony enrollment form (4-H 516) prior to May 15. 4-H members in good standing and in 3rd-12th grade are eligible to show their enrolled horse at the State Fair.

Grade determined by grade in school as of January 1, of the current year. 4. Each county may make multiple color guard entries for the State Fair in the county’s name by using a color guard entry form.

The entry may contain six (6) participants plus two (2) alternates.

Each of the eight (8) animals must have been enrolled by the 4-H’er prior to the May 15 deadline.

Color guard exhibitors may enter three (3) classes in addition to Color guard. 5. Color guard exhibitors must complete individual entry forms, in addition to the team form submitted by the County/Coach. 6. 4-H horse and pony exhibitors may enter only one horse and show in a total of 3 classes in only one of the three shows (English Show, Western Show or Contesting). 7. Each 4-H horse and pony may be entered and shown at the State Fair by only one (1) 4-H member (excluding mare and foal – considered as one animal.) 8. It is recommended that the same combination of animal and rider entered for the State Fair show have shown in the same class, if offered, or most similar class if same class is not offered in either their county or area show. 9. Animals must be in the 4-H member’s ownership/approved lease and records started prior to May 15.

This ownership/approved lease shall be continuous until after the State Fair. 10. 4-H animals purchased, sold or offered for sale after the enrollment deadline and prior to the Indiana State Fair (including animals that have gone through a “Premium Only Auction”), shall not be eligible to show in the 4-H show at the Indiana State Fair. 11. Each 4-H’er must postmark (no metered mail) the entry form and send with a $15 entry fee to the Entry Department, Indiana State Fair, 1202 E. 38th St., Indianapolis, IN 46205-2869 by July 1.

An additional $50 fee for each exhibitor, per department (project), must accompany each entry postmarked from July 2nd-July 31st.

Entries after July 31st must be hand delivered to the Entry Department in the Communications building no later than 5:00 pm on the day before you show and must be accompanied by a $15.00 entry fee plus an additional $50 late fee plus an additional $50 per animal fee.

Make check or money order payable to the Indiana State Fair, or complete credit card information and signature.

No cash accepted.

It is suggested that you secure a certificate of Mailing from the clerk at the Post Office window. WARNING! If all information is not completed on the entry form and payment or valid credit card information enclosed, the entry will be returned to the 4-H’er and will be subject to all applicable late fees or result in disqualification. TERMS AND CONDITIONS Horse & Pony 401 The Indiana State Fair Board is requiring all Indiana Exhibitors to provide the Indiana State Board of Animal Health required Premise ID number on all entry forms for beef and dairy cattle, goats, swine and sheep.

Indiana exhibitors of horses, poultry, llamas and alpacas as well as out of state exhibitors will be requested to voluntarily provide Premise ID numbers. To obtain a Premise ID # please contact the Indiana State Board of Animal Health at telephone number 877-747-3038 Ext. 328.

Information can be found on the Indiana State Board of Animal Health website at www.in.gov/boah.

Please go to www.indianastatefair.com for online entry. 12. Confirmation of entries will be mailed to the 4-H exhibitor if there is sufficient return mail time.

Exhibitors should bring confirmtion of their entries with them at time of check-in.

Confirmation of entries cannot be made over the phone. 13. 4-H members must show their own animals.

In cases where this cannot be done, the owner may have their animals shown by another 4-H Horse and Pony exhibitor (in conformation classes only).

Substitute showmen must be approved in writing by the 4-H show manager 24 hours prior to the showing of the animal(s) needing a substitute showman.

Requests will only be granted for medical emergencies, conflicts with showing other animals, or desperate circumstances deemed unavoidable by the 4-H show manager.

Failure to be excused from a job and/or participation in a sporting event or sports practice will not result in a substitute showman being granted. 14. Any Horse/Pony exhibited must be shown and owned by the child, or owned in partnership with the child’s father, mother, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, grandparent or legal guardian.

Note exception: leased Horses/Ponies may be shown if they follow county policy regarding leases, in the county from which the entry is submitted. 15. The decision of the judges will be final.

Questions concerning terms and conditions are to be presented to the 4-H show manager for consideration. 16. The State Fair show committee reserves the right to measure and verify the I.D.

Of any horse or pony entered in the State Fair Horse & Pony Show.

Only one (1) measurement will then be made, and that measurement will supersede previous measurements. 17. The State Fair management reserves the right to drug test any animal at any time.

See drug policy, fraud and deception section in the front of the State Fair 4-H/FFA book.

Refusing the tests will cause disqualification.

Exhibitors of horses and ponies selected for drug testing will be required to fill out and sign a “4-H Horse and Pony Affidavit”.

A sample of this form appears later in this section and is also available at your County Extension Office or the Indiana State Fair Entry Department.

Check with your veterinarian if you are using any over the counter medications to ensure they will not violate the State Fair drug policy.

Do not send the affidavit with your entry form.

The affidavit must be completed at the State Fair show. 18. Exhibitors are responsible for checking in at the make-up ring just prior to their class and safely entering the arena or they may be disqualified.

Splits for performance classes will be posted at the Show Office. 19. Contesting horses will be brought to the arena in a controlled manner as determined by the judge before beginning the pattern.

Assistance may be given by one (1) person of contestants’ choice (not show personnel).

Any changes in this procedure will be announced before the class.

Failure to enter or leave the arena in a controlled manner will result in disqualification, at the discretion of the judge.

Running or galloping into the arena is an automatic disqualification, at the discretion of the judge. 20. Only 4-H horse and pony members may ride, lunge or drive 4-H animals on the show grounds. 21. Animals are not to be ridden on the Fairgrounds except in the Pepsi Coliseum or Toyota Outdoor Arena at scheduled times.

Failure to comply will result in loss of awards and dismissal from the show grounds. 22. 4-H’ers entered in over-fences classes may walk the course without their horse or pony for five (5) minutes prior to the overfences classes.

Hunter hack entries will not walk the course. 23. Official show stewards will be hired and charged with the authority to enforce 4-H terms and conditions.

His/her decision may only be appealed to the grievance committee. 24. Mare and foal winners are not eligible for the champion and reserve champion.

Mare and foal counts as one class for the exhibitor.

Any combination of 2 additional classes is allowed. 25. Mules, donkeys, horses and ponies (including miniature horses & draft horses) are eligible to show at the State Fair 4-H horse and pony show and must comply to these terms and conditions. 26. Dogs are not permitted in the horse barn and surrounding area. 27. A negative Coggins test is not required, but is recommended. 28. Read health terms and conditions, general terms and conditions and ownership terms and conditions located in the front of the State Fair 4-H/FFA book.

Especially note terms and conditions on behavior, tampering, misrepresentation, drugs, etc. 29. Fans must have proper safety approved shrouds. 30. No animals will be allowed to check in early or stay beyond posted times. 31. Certified headgear and a boot with a heel shall be worn in all mounted classes, as well as when 4-H members are mounted on the State Fairgrounds for any reason.

It is the responsibility of the 4-H member to ensure that the headgear meets the requirements outlined in 4-H 661. 32. No pedestrians will be allowed on the Pepsi Coliseum and Toyota Outdoor Arena floor during horse and pony warm-up or practice times. 33. Only shavings are allowed for bedding stalls.

All stalls with horses must have at least one (1) bag of shavings.

Exhibitors are not allowed to sleep in stalls with animals.

This is dangerous! 34. By order of the State Fire Marshal, aisles and exits must remain clear at all times.

Failure to comply may result in disqualification, removal of awards, and suspension of the privilege of exhibiting at the State Fair. 31 Horse & Pony 401 35. Classes offered in the State Fair 4-H Horse and Pony Show are subject to evaluation, and may be eliminated or combined due to low participation. 36. Exhibitors of American Quarter Horses who include the registration number of their horse on their entry form will have any placing they receive forwarded to the AQHA for inclusion in the horse’s official performance record.

Note: Results from the 2008 Indiana State Fair 4-H Horse/Pony show, events and activities may be found on their Home Page through the Indiana State Fair’s Web Site.

The address is: http://www.indianastatefair.com Section GM – Contesting Classes Friday, August 1 • Noon – Pepsi Coliseum Class Description 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Speed and action, 56″ and under, junior exhibitor Speed and action, 56″ and under, senior exhibitor Speed and action, over 56″, junior exhibitor Speed and action, over 56″, senior exhibitor Champion 4-H Speed and Action (do not enter).

The exhibitors with the fastest time from classes 1-4 will have a run-off.

The exhibitor with the fastest time in the run-off will receive $250 and a plaque.

Flag race 56″ & under, junior exhibitor Flag race 56″ & under, senior exhibitor Flag race over 56″, junior exhibitor Flag race over 56″, senior exhibitor Champion 4-H Flag Racer (do not enter).

The exhibitors with the fastest time from classes 6-9 will have a run-off.

The exhibitor with the fastest time in the run-off will receive $250 and a plaque. * Pole bending 56″ & under, junior exhibitor Pole bending 56″ & under, senior exhibitor Pole bending over 56″, junior exhibitor Pole bending over 56″, senior exhibitor Champion 4-H Pole Bending Exhibitor (do not enter).

The exhibitors with the fastest time from classes 11-14 will have a runoff.

The exhibitor with the fastest time in the run-off will receive $250 and a plaque.* saturday, August 2 • 8:00 am – Pepsi Coliseum 16 Barrel race, 56″ & under, junior exhibitor 17 Barrel race, 56″ & under, senior exhibitor 18 Barrel race, over 56″, junior exhibitor 19 Barrel race, over 56″, senior exhibitor 20 Champion 4-H Barrel Racer (do not enter).

The exhibitors with the fastest time from classes 16-19 will have a run-off.

The exhibitor with the fastest time in the run-off will receive $250 and a plaque.* 21 Keyhole race 56″ & under, junior exhibitor 22 Keyhole race 56″ & under, senior exhibitor 23 Keyhole race over 56″, junior exhibitor 24 Keyhole race over 56″, senior exhibitor 25 Champion 4-H Keyhole Racer (do not enter).

The exhibitors with the fastest time from classes 21-24 will have a run-off.

The exhibitor with the fastest time in the run-off will receive $250 and a plaque.* — 1 Color guard Note: Color guard exhibitors must complete individual entry forms in addition to the team form submitted by the County/Coach.

Team entry forms (available on 4-H website www.four-h.purdue.edu) are due July 1.

Individual entry forms due dates are the same as described in the Terms and Conditions. 32 * Horses qualifying for a $250 award class will have measurement (if 56″ and under) and identification verified before the championship class. Section ES – Saddle Type Class Description Horse & Pony 401 sunday, August 3 • 12:00 pm/Noon – Pepsi Coliseum Note: Exhibitors entered in classes 29, 33, 34 and 35 may wear western attire in showmanship and halter classes. 1 Showmanship at halter, saddle type, exhibitor in 10th grade and above 2 Showmanship at halter, saddle type, exhibitor in 8th or 9th grade 3 Showmanship at halter, saddle type, exhibitor in 6th or 7th grade 4 Showmanship at halter, saddle type, exhibitor in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade 5 Champion 4-H Saddle Type Showmanship Exhibitor (do not enter).

The champion will receive $250 and a plaque. * 6 Miniature horse mare, 34″ and under, all ages 7 Miniature horse geldings, 34″ and under, all ages 8 Miniature horse showmanship, exhibitor all grades 9 Saddle type mare, 56″ and under, all ages 10 Saddle type colt or gelding, 56″ and under, all ages 11 Champion and reserve saddle type, 56″ and under (do not enter) 12 Saddle type mare, over 56″, 5 years and younger 13 Saddle type mare, over 56″, 6 to 10 years old 14 Saddle type mare, over 56″, 11 years old and older 15 Champion and reserve saddle type mare, over 56″ (do not enter) 16 Saddle type colt or gelding, over 56″, 5 years old and younger 17 Saddle type gelding, over 56″, 6 to 10 years old 18 Saddle type gelding, over 56″, 11 year old and older 19 Champion and reserve saddle type gelding, over 56″ (do not enter) The Coliseum will be open for practice driving before class 20.

This time is only for Pleasure Driving exhibitors to practice. 20 Pleasure driving miniature horses 34″ and under all grades 21 Pleasure driving, over 56″ all ages 22 Pleasure driving, 56″ and under, all ages 23 Saddle seat equitation, junior exhibitor, all sizes 24 Saddle seat equitation, senior exhibitor, all sizes 25 Gaited saddle seat equitation, all ages, all sizes 26 Champion 4-H Saddle Seat Equitation Exhibitor (do not enter).

The champion will receive $250 and a plaque.* 27 Saddle seat pleasure, senior exhibitor, all sizes 28 Saddle seat pleasure, junior exhibitor, all sizes 29 Saddle Type Western Pleasure, all ages, all sizes Cannot cross – enter between gaited pleasure and saddle seat pleasure.

Exhibitors in classes 30-35 may not enter classes 27-29. 30 Gaited English Pleasure, Canter, all ages, all sizes 31 Gaited English Pleasure, No Canter, junior exhibitor, all sizes 32 Gaited English Pleasure, No Canter, senior exhibitor, all sizes 33 Gaited Western Pleasure, Canter, all ages, all sizes 34 Gaited Western Pleasure, No Canter, junior exhibitor, all sizes 35 Gaited Western Pleasure, No Canter, senior exhibitor, all sizes Section ES – Dressage Class Description 36 37 monday, August 4 • 8:00 am – Pepsi Coliseum Dressage USDF Training Level Test 3 – all ages, all sizes Dressage USDF First Level Test 1 – all ages, all sizes Note: ISF will use 2007 tests * Horses qualifying for a $250 award class will have measurement (if 56″ and under) and identification verified before the championship class. 33 Horse & Pony 401 Section ES – Hunter Type Class Description 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 Monday, August 4 • 12:00 pm/Noon – Pepsi Coliseum It is recommended that exhibitors entering classes 38-41, 43 & 44 have completed clear rounds in the equivalent class at the area and/or County Show Hunter over fences, 56″ & under, all ages Hunter over fences, over 56″, all ages Hunt seat equitation over fences, junior exhibitors, all sizes Hunt seat equitation over fences, senior exhibitors, all sizes Champion 4-H Hunt Seat Equitation Over Fences Exhibitor (do not enter).

The champion will receive $250 and a plaque.* Hunter hack, over 56″, all ages Hunter hack, 56″ and under, all ages Section ES – Hunter Type Class Description 8:00 am. – Hunter Show Tuesday, August 5 • 8:00 am – Pepsi Coliseum 45 Showmanship at halter, hunter type, exhibitors in the 12th grade and above 46 Showmanship at halter, hunter type, exhibitors in the 10th and 11th grade 47 Showmanship at halter, hunter type, exhibitors in the 8th and 9th grade 48 Champion 4-H Hunter Showmanship Senior Exhibitor, (do not enter).

The champion will receive $250 and a plaque. * 49 Showmanship at halter, hunter type, exhibitors in the 6th and 7th grade. 50 Showmanship at halter, hunter type, exhibitors in the 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. 51 Champion 4-H Hunter Showmanship Junior Exhibitor, (do not enter).

The champion will receive $250 and a plaque. * 52 Hunter type mare 56″ & under, all ages, all grades 53 Hunter type colt or gelding 56″ & under, all ages, all grades 54 Champion and Reserve hunter type, 56″ & under (do not enter) 55 Hunter type mare over 56″, 5 years old and younger, all exhibitors 56 Hunter type mare over 56″, 6 to 10 years old, all exhibitors 57 Hunter type mare over 56″, 11 to 15 years old, all exhibitors 58 Hunter type mare over 56″, 16 years and older, all exhibitors 59 Champion and Reserve hunter type mare over 56″ (do not enter) 60 Hunter type colt or gelding over 56″, 5 years old and younger, all exhibitors 61 Hunter type gelding over 56″, 6 to 10 years old, all exhibitors 62 Hunter type gelding over 56″, 11 to 15 years old, all exhibitors 63 Hunter type gelding over 56″, 16 years and older, all exhibitors 64 Champion and Reserve hunter type gelding over 56″ (do not enter) 65 Hunter or saddle type mare and foal, all sizes, all ages 66 **Hunt seat walk-trot equitation on the flat, exhibitors in the 3rd and 4th grade 67 **Hunt Seat walk-trot equitation, all ages, all sizes (Challenged Riders) 68 Hunt seat equitation on the flat, exhibitors in the 3rd, 4th and/or 5th grades 69 Hunt seat equitation on the flat, exhibitors in the 6th and/or 7th grades 70 Hunt seat equitation on the flat, exhibitors in the 8th and/or 9th grades 71 Hunt seat equitation on the flat, exhibitors in the 10th grade and/or above 72 Champion 4-H Hunt Seat Equitation on the Flat Exhibitor (do not enter).

The champion will receive $250 and a plaque. * 73 Hunter under saddle 56″ & under – senior exhibitor 74 Hunter under saddle 56″ & under – junior exhibitor 75 Hunter under saddle over 56″, exhibitors in the 10th grade and/or above 76 Hunter under saddle over 56″, exhibitors in the 8th and/or 9th grades 77 Hunter under saddle over 56″, exhibitors in the 6th and/or 7th grades 78 Hunter under saddle over 56″, exhibitors in the 3rd, 4th and/or 5th grades **Walk-trot equitation winner not eligible for championship classes. 34 * Horses qualifying for a $250 award class will have measurement (if 56″ and under) and identification verified before the championship class. Section WS – Western Show (In Hand) Class Description 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Horse & Pony 401 Wednesday, August 6 • 10:00 am – Toyota Outdoor Arena All exhibitors entering the Fairgrounds on or after Wednesday, August 6, must pay admission or an exhibitor ticket is required.

Western type gelding over 56″, 3 years old and under, all exhibitors Western type gelding over 56″, 4 and 5 years old, all exhibitors Western type gelding over 56″, 6 to 10 years old, all exhibitors Western type gelding over 56″, 11 to 15 years old, all exhibitors Western type gelding over 56″, 16 years old and older, all exhibitors Champion and reserve western type gelding over 56″ (do not enter) Western type colt or gelding 56″ & under, all ages, all exhibitors Western type mare 56″ & under, all ages, all exhibitors Champion and reserve western type pony 56″ & under (do not enter) Mare and foal western type, all sizes, all exhibitors Western type mare over 56″, 3 years old and under, all exhibitors Western type mare over 56″, 4 and 5 years old, all exhibitors Western type mare over 56″, 6 to 10 years old, all exhibitors Western type mare over 56″, 11 to 15 years old, all exhibitors Western type mare over 56″, 16 years old and older, all exhibitors Champion and reserve western type mare over 56″ (do not enter) Section WS – Western Show (Showmanship and Trail) Class Description Thursday, August 7 • 8:00 am – Toyota Outdoor Arena All exhibitors entering the Fairgrounds on or after Wednesday, August 6, must pay admission or an exhibitor ticket is required. 17 Showmanship at halter, all sizes, exhibitors in the 7th grade 18 Showmanship at halter, all sizes, exhibitors in the 6th grade 19 Showmanship at halter, all sizes, exhibitors in the 5th grade 20 Showmanship at halter, all sizes, exhibitors in the 4th grade 21 Showmanship at halter, all sizes, exhibitors in the 3rd grade 22 Champion 4-H Junior Western Showmanship Exhibitor (do not enter).

The champion will receive $250 and a plaque.* 23 Showmanship at halter, all sizes, exhibitors in the 12th grade 24 Showmanship at halter, all sizes, exhibitors in the 11th grade 25 Showmanship at halter, all sizes, exhibitors in the 10th grade 26 Showmanship at halter, all sizes, exhibitors in the 9th grade 27 Showmanship at halter, all sizes, exhibitors in the 8th grade 28 Champion 4-H Senior Western Showmanship Exhibitor (do not enter).

The champion will receive $250 and a plaque.* 29 Trail, all sizes, junior exhibitors 30 Trail, all sizes, senior exhibitors The Toyota Outdoor arena will be open for warm-up for trail exhibitors only, following senior showmanship championship Section WS – Western Show (Performance) Class Description 31 32 33 34 Friday, August 8 • 8:00 am – Pepsi Coliseum Western horsemanship, all sizes, exhibitors in the 6th and/or 7th grades Western horsemanship, all sizes, exhibors in the 3rd, 4th and/or 5th grades Champion 4-H Junior Western Horsemanship Exhibitor (do not enter).

The champion will receive $250 and a plaque.* Western horsemanship, all sizes, exhibitors in the 8th and/or 9th grades * Horses qualifying for a $250 award class will have measurement (if 56″ and under) and identification verified before the championship class. 35 35 Western horsemanship, all sizes, exhibitors in the 10th grade and/or above 36 Champion 4-H Senior Western Horsemanship Exhibitor (do not enter).

The champion will receive $250 and a plaque.* 37 Walk-Trot equitation, open, exhibitors in the 3rd and 4th grades 38 Walk-Trot equitation (challenged riders) 39 Leadline equitation (challenged riders) 40 Western pleasure, over 56″, exhibitors in the 6th and 7th grades 41 Western pleasure, over 56″, exhibitors in the 3rd, 4th and 5th grades 42 Western pleasure, 56″ & under, junior exhibitors 43 Western pleasure, 56″ & under, senior exhibitors 44 Western pleasure, all sizes, horses 5 years old and younger, exhibitors in 8th and/or 9th grades 45 Western pleasure, all sizes, horses 5 years old and younger, exhibitors in 10th grade and/or above 46 Western pleasure, all sizes, horses 5 years old and younger, junior exhibitors 47 Western pleasure, over 56″, exhibitors in the 10th grade and/or above 48 Western pleasure, over 56″, exhibitors in the 8th and/or 9th grades 30 minute break for 4-H members to practice driving 49 Pleasure driving, all ages, 56″ and under 50 Pleasure driving, all ages, over 56″ 51 Reining, all sizes, junior exhibitor 52 Reining, all sizes, senior exhibitor 53 Western riding, all sizes, junior exhibitor 54 Western riding, all sizes, senior exhibitor Horse & Pony 401 Section SA – Special Awards Class Description 1 4-H Quarter Horse Award Finalist (do not enter this class number)* A registered Quarter Horse will be given to an outstanding 4-H member on Friday, August 8 at approximately 1 pm, by the Indiana Quarter Horse Association, during the Indiana State Fair 4-H horse and pony show.

The ten (10) finalists will also receive awards. 2 4-H Haflinger Award Finalist (do not enter this class number)* A registered Haflinger will be awarded by the Indiana Haflinger Association to an outstanding 4-H member on Saturday Evening, August 16, following the Draft Horse Department’s Haflinger 4-Horse Hitch class in the Pepsi Coliseum.

The finalists will also receive awards. *Contact County Extension Office for applications and details.

The Indiana Horse Council will sponsor and present, a one (1) year youth membership in the Indiana Horse Council for all 4-H Horse and Pony show Champions.

This membership makes the youth eligible for IHC sponsored scholarships and includes a free ticket to the 2009 Hoosier Horse Fair & Expo at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

For more membership information, visit the IHC booths during the Indiana State Fair. 36 * Horses qualifying for a $250 award class will have measurement (if 56″ and under) and identification verified before the championship class. 37 Horse & Pony 401

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