Draft Horse Show

Registration:   Saturday 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Show starts at 9:00 am

Department 87 – Class 801
Superintendent:  Bea McCullough (860) 779-1660

Lots 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
1. Single Obstacle Cart $60 $50 $40 $30 $20 $10
2. Men's Single Cart $60 $50 $40 $30 $20 $10
3. Ladies' Single Cart $60 $50 $40 $30 $20 $10
4. Abreast Hitch class – Three or Four Horses  $100 $80 $60 $40
5. Abreast Hitch class – Four Horse Hitch $100 $80 $60 $40
6. Two Horse Hitch – Men to Drive $60 $50 $40 $30 $20 $10
7. Two Horse Hitch – Ladies to Drive $60 $50 $40 $30 $20 $10
8. Wagon Obstacle $60 $50 $40 $30 $20 $10
9. Single Log Skid $60 $50 $40 $30 $20 $10
10. Double Log Skid $60 $50 $40 $30 $20 $10

There are no entry fees for the classes.
Draft Horses must be at least 14.2 hands and 1200 pounds.
Current Rabies and Coggan’s papers must be presented upon completing entry forms.
At the judges’ discretion—classes may be cancelled, split or changed depending on the number of entries.
All entries may use either farm or show harness.
A cart is a single axle vehicle pulled by one horse. A hitch or wagon is a two axle vehicle pulled by two
or more horses.
No horse will be allowed to go through an obstacle class twice.
Obstacle classes may be adjusted for horses or ponies less than 14.2 hands and 1200 lbs.

The Herman Frink Award
The Herman Frink Award is for the “Teamster of the Day”. This award has been established by the Windham County Agricultural Society to honor a member of the Association who served for a number of years as chief judge of all draft horse events at the fair. This includes all classes except for Lots 4 and 5.

Upcoming Events

  1. Brooklyn Fair

    August 21 - 24
  2. Yesteryear Car Show

    September 7

Offseason Rentals

The fairgrounds in a great place to hold your next event! With 22 acres of fence enclosed area and 12,00 square ft of open builiding spaces; we can house anything from a car show to a company picnic.

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