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					     2010

Morrow County

    Youth

Horse and Pony

  Handbook

      1
                         Table of Contents
Item                                                                    Page #
Introduction                                                              3
Officers                                                                  4
Morrow County Horse & Pony 4-H Advisors/ Horse & Pony Clubs               5
Constitution of the Morrow County 4-H Horse & Pony Advisory Committee     6-7
By-laws of the Morrow County 4-H Horse & Pony Advisory Committee          8-10
Morrow County Fair Conduct Rules                                          11-12
Equestrian King & Queen Contest Rules                                     13
Guidelines for New Equestrian Kings and Queens                            14
Calendar of Events                                                        15
Fair Schedule                                                             16
Miscellaneous Information                                                 17
Monday & Tuesday's Morrow County Fair Show Bill & Information             18-20
Wednesday's Morrow County Fair Show Bill                                  21
Thursday’s Morrow County Fair Show Bill                                   22
Friday s Morrow County Fair Show Bill                                     23-24
Saturday’s Morrow County Fair Show Bill                                   25-26
Sunday & Monday’s Morrow County Fair Show Bill                            27
Performance Against the Standard Program for State Fair Qualification     28-31
Ohio State Fair Junior Horse Show Schedule                                32
Ohio Guideline for Leasing 4-H Project                                    33-34
Ohio 4-H Horse Protective Headgear Policy Frequently Asked Questions      35-36
Youth Equine Mandatory Helmet Use Policy                                  37
Troxel Helmet Fitting Guide                                               38
Free Style Reining Guidelines                                             39-40




                                        2
                                 Introduction

Rules governing Morrow County are from Uniform Rules for 4-H Horse Shows from the Ohio
State University Extension Service.

County Rules will be approved by the Morrow County Horse and Pony Committee as a whole.
Changes, deletions, and new requirements will be discussed and voted on by the Committee.
Majority rules.

All county rules will be typed, printed, put into booklet form, have the appropriate cover with the
current year, and be distributed one per horse member family.

This County Rule Handbook will be revised yearly by May 1st and will be distributed prior to
the County Fair.

Any and all rules passed by the Horse and Pony Committee must be included in the County
Rule Handbook prior to the County Fair. In other words, no changes can be instituted by the
Committee after publication of this Handbook. Exception to this will be State PAS Rules &
Regulations.

All Morrow County Horse and Pony 4-H and FFA members, parents, and advisors will comply
with the State and County Rules as set forth in both the Uniform Rules for 4-H Horse Shows
and the Morrow County Horse and Pony Handbook.

The term ―Youth‖ for this program and handbook guidelines are defined as members belonging
to 4-H or FFA taking a horse or pony project.




                                             3
                          2010 Officers

Office                Name                            Phone #
President             Aaron Pollard                   419-631-2642


Vice President        Greg Stevens                    419-560-3446


Secretary             Annette Persinger               419-560-1601


Assistant Secretary   Tonya Keckler                   419-560-2885


Treasurer             Maiya Brooks                    419-253-9980


Assistant Treasurer   Vicki Brubaker                  419-947-1173


News Report           Annette Persinger               419-560-1601


Historian             Annette Persinger               419-560-1601

Trustees              Steve May (term exp. 2010)      419-946-6381
                      Kay Meola (term exp. 2011)      419-864-8890
                      Don Burdsall (term exp. 2012)   419-864-4685




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               Morrow County Horse & Pony Advisors
                    2010 Horse & Pony Clubs
Club                               Advisors                           Phone #
Bar H                              Vicki Brubaker                     419-947-1173
                                   Karly Watterson                    419-362-1606

Dream Believers                    Greg Stevens                       419-560-3446
                                   Laura Stevens                      419-560-0534
                                   Dee Dee Knight                     419-768-4283

Lonestar                           DeAnna Collins                     419-560-3663

Rocking R                          Annette Persinger                  419-560-1601
                                   Don Burdsall                       419-864-4685
                                   Teresa Geanis                      419-946-1939

Southern Rebels                    Tonya Keckler                      419-560-2885
                                   Jill Bringle                       419-947-9494
                                   Kay Meola                          419-864-8890
                                   Lorena McAvoy                      740-262-6621

Trailblazers                       Maiya Brooks                       419-253-9980
                                   Jackie Weaver                      740-816-3358
                                   Chris Weaver
                                   Betty May                          419-946-6381

Triple R Bar                       Steve May                          419-946 6381
                                   Aaron Pollard                      419-631-2642
                                   Jenny Stafford                     419-560-3224
                                   Shell Conant                       740-392-8223

Middle Manager                     Betty May                          419-946-6381

Morrow County Extension Educator   Becky Barker                        419-947-1070
                                                          barker.157@cfaes.osu.edu
Morrow County Jr. Fair Coordinator Julie Logan                         419-947-1567
                   bigmommajoe60@yahoo.com or 419-362-3400 or 419-631-0179




                                            5
                 Constitution of the Morrow County
               4-H Horse & Pony Advisory Committee
       (A constitution establishes the existence of an organization, its philosophy, the
       composition of the membership, and a system of fundamental principles by which the
       Committee is governed).

1. The name of this Organization shall be the Morrow County 4-H Horse & Pony Advisory
   Committee. The Committee will make recommendations to the State 4-H Horse & Pony
   Committee for State Fair selection procedures plus any other activities relevant to the
   perpetuation of 4-H Horse & Pony projects in Morrow County.

2. Membership shall be made up of all Horse and Pony Advisors, Middle Managers, and each
   Clubs 4-H Members.

3. Each 4-H Club will be allowed as many votes (per Club) as the Club with the least number
   of advisors. If an Advisor is not present, a Parent or 4-H Member may substitute for that vote.
   (Sample: the group with the least amount of Advisors will determine the number of votes)

4. The Advisory Committee will meet on the third Thursday of the month and the Extension Office
   will make notification through the 4-H Newsletter. Regular meetings will start at 8:00 p.m.
   in June, July, and August and at 7:30 p.m. September through May. Meetings will not exceed
   two (2) hours in length, unless the Committee approves a time extension in session.

5. There must be at least three (3) of the enrolled Clubs present to transact business at
   regular meetings.

6. If a Club is not represented at two (2) consecutive meetings, that Club will lose one (1) voting
   privilege until they attend two (2) consecutive meetings again. If a Club is not represented
   at six (6) total meetings during the year, they lose both votes until they attend two (2)
   consecutive meetings again for each voting privilege. A new 4-H Club must attend two
   (2) consecutive meetings before they have voting privileges for non-executive positions.
   For executive positions, new Clubs cannot vote until after May 31, and they have attended
   two (2) consecutive meetings; with the exception of advisors already having been an advisor
   the previous year in a horse or pony club. New advisors may not hold an executive position for
   one (1) year.

7. It is highly recommended that all horse advisors attend at least 6 Advisory Meetings. Work
   Sessions are to be counted as a meeting.

8. The President may only vote to break ties.

9. The fiscal year will begin at the first meeting following the Morrow County Fair. (September
   through September)

10. The election of Officers will be at the first meeting of the fiscal year.



                                                      6
                Constitution of the Morrow County
              4-H Horse & Pony Advisory Committee
                                           (Continued )

11. Officers of the council and their duties will be:
      - President - chairs meeting vote to break ties, appoint committees as appropriate.
      - Vice president - acts as a president in his/her absence and chair all committees.
      - Secretary - must take minutes and submit to each club at scheduled meetings, take
        attendance at regular meetings and workdays, and publish the same.
      -Treasurer - keeps financial records, report monthly to council and make disbursements as
        approved.
      - Assistant Treasurer - to carry out treasures duties in the absence of the Treasurer.
      - News Reporter - report newsworthy items to the press.
      -Trustees - to resolve issues that the Committee cannot agree upon, that must be decided
        a timely manner.
      - Advertiser - in charge of advertising for all events and fund-raisers.
      - Historian - in charge of keeping a scrapbook of that year.

12. Emergency matters are to be decided by the 4-H Extension Agent and the Executive Committee
    which is composed of all elected Officers of the Council, and the Trustees.

13. A secret ballot may be called for on any motion put before this Committee.

14. The Horse & Pony Committee retains the right to act on money matters concerning
    this committee.

15. To amend this Constitution and By-Laws, a motion must be submitted in writing and read at one
    (1) meeting. It must be read at the next regular meeting and passed by 1/2 of all enrolled Horse
    & Pony clubs.

16. All meetings will abide by accepted rules of parliamentary procedure as described in Roberts
    Rules of Order in all cases to which they are applicable and in which they are not inconsistent
    with the Articles and By-Laws of this Constitution.

17. If any Officer of this Organization misses two (2) consecutive regular meetings, he/she may be
    subject to recall by the Committee.

18. All 4-H Members, Advisors, and Parents shall be expected to abide by all Rules and
    Regulations as set forth in this Constitution and by the By-Laws adopted by this
    4-H Horse & Pony Committee.

19. The Trustees, Extension Agent, and last years Treasurer, will audit the
    financial records every year of this Committee by a deadline designated by this Committee.




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                By-Laws for the Morrow County
             4-H Horse & Pony Advisory Committee
      By-Law: A standing rule not in the Constitution, serving to assist or supplement the
      functioning of the Committee).

1. The Ohio State Uniform Rules for the 4-H Horse & Pony Shows shall be followed for conducting
   The Morrow County 4-H Horse & Pony Program. Any additional County Rules will be approved by
   the Committee annually and distributed to all Horse & Pony Member's families by May 1st.

2. All Horse & Pony Projects signed up (including ALTERNATE projects) must be measured
   & Picture ID (Picture taken by a designated person set by Horse & Pony Committee) by
   DEADLINE SET FORTH BY MORROW COUNTY HORSE & PONY COMMITTEE. 2010 will be
   May 22nd from 10 am until 2:00 pm and June 5th 9 am until 12:00 noon. ALL measurements
   will be written on Horse ID Form, matched with Picture ID & turned into the Extension
   Office. All 4-H, FFA & any other Horse/Pony Projects must be measured. It is the
   responsibility of the Project member to keep their Project at this measurement.

3. There will be two qualifying Shows to determine State Fair Representatives based on the PAS
   Standards.
     .
4. The Extension Agent will be responsible for getting qualifying and fair judges with
    recommendations from this committee

5. Deadline for Members to have possession of his/her Project is June 1st (no exceptions). All
   Horse and Pony Project Identification forms must be on file at the Extension Office by June
   1st (with the exception of measurement & picture). If 4-H Horse/Pony Project is not housed
   at member’s residence, location of animal must also be on file with the Morrow County 4-H
   Extension Office by June 1st .

6. Each 4-H Member is allowed to bring to the Fair (2) two Horses/Ponies. The exceptions to this will
   be, if you have a Mare nursing a foal (Mare with Nursing Foal) will be counted as (1) one animal,
   and barn (stall) space availability.

7. To be eligible to show or participate in any 4-H Horse/Pony classes during the Morrow
   County Fair, the 4-H Member must show his/her own project in ABC Grading.

8. Alcoholic beverages or drugs will not be permitted at any 4-H Horse & Pony function.
   Any 4-H Member, Advisor or Parent conducting themselves in an unruly manner, or doing
   anything illegal, shall come before the executive board.

9. Lease Agreements (written) shall be turned into the Extension Office no later than June 1st.
   The Lease Agreements shall be drawn up to meet lessee and lessor requirements, and must
   include handling and care requirements. Starting Lease date must be as of June 1st of 4-H
   year and cannot end before 3:00 p.m. on the last day of fair. It must also include, that the
   owner (lessor) will not be handling the animal during fair week.



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                 By-Laws for the Morrow County
              4-H Horse & Pony Advisory Committee
                                            (Continued)

10. All High Point Trophies will remain in effect as long as the Sponsors want to give them.
       A. Pleasure Versatility – Dave & Robin Lester & Family
       B. Contest Versatility - The Caudill Family
       C. Jr. & Sr. High Point English -
       D. Jr. & Sr. High Point Pleasure - Rocking R 4-H Club – In Memory of Earl Rosen. Place
          ribbons sponsored by Kathleen Vance
       E. Jr. & Sr. High Point Contest - Triple R Bar 4-H Club

11. The Committee shall make the Qualifying Show Bill and the Fair Show Bill revisions by
    February 1st.

12. The Queen's Crown and the Kings Medallions and Banners shall be rotating. King and
    Queen will receive engraved belt buckles to keep.

13. The Queen & King contestants shall wear their Banners during all Queen & King Classes and
    during Grand Entry.

14. All Queen & King contestants shall pass out ribbons during Fair as part of their responsibility.
    They shall not serve as Ring Masters.

15. The Advisory Committee will meet during the County Fair every morning 30 minutes before the
    first show of the day to make any decisions that need to be made and check on responsibilities
    and work assignments for that day.

16. Pleasure Versatility Class will include: Horsemanship/English Equitation, Western Pleasure,
    English Pleasure and Reining. Reining Pattern A will be used.
    Contest Versatility Class will include: Barrels, Poles, Flags and Stakes.

17. Trail Class points will go towards High Point Pleasure. Egg & Spoon points will not be included
    towards High Points.
    .
18. Dress code for State Fair Qualifying show shall be according to Uniform Rules (Unless
    otherwise stated).

19. Each Club shall be allowed to decorate their lounge and Queen & King stalls only. All
    decorations must be fire proof.

20. The Executive 4-H Horse & Pony Committee may ask an exhibitor to tie an unruly animal
    (to be determined by the Executive Board & Trustees). The Executive Board & Trustees
    word is final and will not be questioned.




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                      By-Laws for the Morrow County
                   4-H Horse & Pony Advisory Committee
                                             (Continued)

21. There shall be no sleeping in 4-H Horse & Pony Barn.

22. All feed and grain is to be stored either outside of barn or in horse trailer.

23. Any FFA or any other Club that is not directly involved with a 4-H Horse & Pony Club shall be
    required to follow our Rules and Regulations and must fulfill the requirements as any other Club
    Member.

24. It is the responsibility of each Clubs Advisors to see that each horse at the Fair be properly taken
    care of. Other Members of the family can be contacted and if necessary the Advisor can ask that
    the Horse/Pony be removed from the Fair.

25. The High Point Trophy results will be posted as soon as possible at the conclusion of the
    shows. A formal presentation of High Point Awards will be held at the Awards Ceremony

26. Versatility informal results will be given at the conclusion of the competition with a formal
    presentation at the Awards Ceremony.

27. Showmanship classes (POINTS WILL COUNT TOWARDS HIGH POINT) shall be run according
    to Morrow County 4-H Horse & Pony Advisory Rules for both Western Showmanship & English
    Showmanship. ( Excluding A.B.C. judging.)

                     The classes shall be broken into age groups.

                                    Ages          (8 -10)
                                    Ages          (11-13)
                                    Ages          (14-15)
                                    Ages          (16-18)


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                    Morrow County Fair Conduct Rules
1.    No feed or bedding in barn or fenced off area.

2.    No smoking within 50 feet of barn.

3.    Riding in arena and working arena only (No Riding in the Barn).

4.    No parking of vehicles inside of fenced off area.

5.    4-H Horses or Ponies must be kept inside fenced area (4-H Horse & Pony Complex).

6.    Water celebration will be held for a one-hour period in a specified time and area as designated
      at the fair. Horse-pony Club Members only. (NO MUD THROWING) Violation of these rules will
      result in the following: You will be dismissed from the Fair and will not be paid your Fair
      premiums.

7.    Scheduled practice sessions in the arena will be allowed until ½ hour before start of show
      & from conclusion of show (each day) until 11:00 p.m.
                   Contest Practice - Even Hours.
                   Pleasure Practice - Odd Hours.
                   English Jump - Monday Evening (MOVE IN DAY)

8.    All stalls shall be kept clean at all times - manure to be deposited in appropriate place. Barn
      will be inspected daily by Jr. Fair Board.

9.    All horses and ponies must remain at a walk outside of arena or work area and must be led
      outside arena and work area.

10.   Horses and Ponies are to be ridden by 4-H Horse & Pony project member only. Failing to
      abide by this rule shall result in:
                           1st OFFENCE: VERBAL WARNING
                           2nd OFFENCE: WRITTEN WARNING
                           3rd OFFENCE: IMMEDIATE DISMISSAL FROM FAIR, FORFEITURE OF
                           ALL TROPHIES, RIBBONS, PAYBACKS & PREMIUMS. 4-H Members
                           Immediate family may ride 4-H members’ horse/pony with prior approval
                           from Jr. Fairboard during any Open Fair Horse activities.

11.   Cloverbud Members shall not participate in any form (riding, sitting or handling) with a 4-H
      Horse & Pony Members project at any time during the Morrow County Fair.

12.   4-H Horse & Pony Members & their project shall be the only thing in the Show & Practice
      Arena at any given time. (Exceptions: Judge, Show Steward and Advisors & Parents when
      needed).




                                                  11
                    Morrow County Fair Conduct Rules
                                            (Continued)

13.    All participants shall wear proper Western/English Attire (INCLUDING PROPER STATE
       4-H APPROVED HELMETS) for all classes.

14.    All 4-H Members participating at the Fair will show proper respect to and for Spectators,
       Parents, and Advisors. Spectators, Parents, and Advisors will show proper respect for
       4-H members and each other. Complaints will be brought before the Trustees.

15.    Any abusive or foul language used by a 4-H Member, Advisor, or Parent during Fair is subject
       to: penalties of immediate expulsion from the grounds for the remainder of the Fair.    Later
       penalty based on decision of the 4-H Horse & Pony Trustees with final decision of Fair Board.

16.    Penalties for infraction of any of the above rules or rules not defined shall be handled by the
       Morrow County 4-H Horse & Pony Advisors, Morrow County 4-H Horse & Pony Trustees,
       Morrow County Jr. Fairboard & Morrow County Agriculture Society. Not abiding by these rules
       may call for immediate expulsion within the 24 hour period of any activity.

17.   Any Person/Persons using excessive force in arena (Show or Practice), getting into arena or
      any area of the 4-H Horse & Pony Complex shall be immediately expelled from the Morrow
      County Fairgrounds. Example: Beating in the Head, over using whip/bat.

18.   Curfew Enforced by the Morrow County Law Enforcement & Morrow County Senior Fair
      Board. TO BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.

19.   Not abiding (Anyone) by these rules could result with dismissal from the Fair and or bared from
      the 4-H Program.

20. All 4-H Horse & Pony Participants and their Families will abide by Morrow County Fair Rules as
    determined by the Junior and Senior Fair Board and the Morrow County 4-H Horse & Pony
    Advisors.




       FOR INDIVIDUAL CLASS RULES PLEASE SEE
       SHOW BILL




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           2010 Equestrian King and Queen Contest
                 MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
                          6:00 P.M.
To All Junior & Senior Equestrian King & Queen Contestants:

Below you will find important information pertaining to our Equestrian King & Queen Contest.
Please read carefully.

Rules:
Eligibility - Contestants must belong to a designated 4-H Horse Club or have a F.F.A. Horse project
and Show the same horse at the Fair. Contestants can only win once in each division (King & Queen
each Division).
A.       Ages - (As of Jan 1st) 8/9 (Must be in 3rd Grade) -13 - Junior Division
                              14 -18 - Senior Division

B.    The Oral Interview & King & Queen Skill-A-Thon will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, August
      8th, 2010 at Morrow County 4-H Office.
                     The oral interview will be judged on the following:
             Personal Appearance                                   15 points
             Poise and Personality                                 20 points
             Activities                                            15 points
             Knowledge                                             50 points
             Dress Code: According to Uniform Rules. YOU MUST WEAR PROPER WESTERN
             ATTIRE FOR INTERVIEW & ALL KING AND QUEEN ACTIVITIES.

C.    Jr. Division - Showmanship, Horsemanship, Barrels, Pole Bending, Reining (Pattern A)
D.    Sr. Division - Showmanship, Horsemanship, Barrels, Pole Bending, Reining (Pattern A
E.    Must show in at least 4 of the 5 classes. You may show in all of them. The top 4 class scores
      will be used.
F.    All Contestants must ride their own Project, using the same Horse or Pony for all classes.
G.    King & Queen will be announced and crowned Wednesday of Fair week, this will be done
      during the Grand Entry.
H.    There will be a Senior King and two Attendants, Junior King and two Attendants, Senior
      Queen and two Attendants, Junior Queen and two Attendants.
I.    All Contestants entered will be placed with their own club in the 4-H Horse Barn for the entire
      week of the Fair: We would like for each club to decorate for their Candidates.
J.    All Contestants will be expected to carry out assigned duties during the week of the Fair -
      regarding handing out trophies and ribbons. Schedule will be posted in the Entry Booth during
      Fair week.
K.    Contestants 4-H Project must remain at the Fair for the entire designated time. The only
      exception will be a written Veterinary statement, verifying the necessity to move the horse out.
L.    Interviewers have the right to disqualify any contestant who doesn’t follow the above rules.
M.    Contestants not abiding by these Rules shall lose their Titles, Crown, Etc., Runner-up shall
      assume the title of King or Queen
N.    CAN NOT SHOW IN ANY WALK and TROT CLASSES DURING CURRENT FAIR YEAR



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          Guidelines Equestrian Kings and Queens
1.    To be present at shows as much as possible.
2.    Sign up for times to present trophies and ribbons, and be in proper Show Attire, Crowns,
      Banners, Medallions, Etc...
3.    King & Queen will lead the Main Parade on Sunday of Fair, then return to ride with their own
      Club. Proper show attire must be worn. The other candidates will ride with their own Clubs.
      King & Queen of each division will lead the main Parade on Sunday, then return to their
      club.
4.    When showing in classes - DO NOT WEAR CROWNS, BANNERS OR MEDALLIONS
5.    Gymkhana Participants (Contesters) will be allowed to use Tie Downs. MUST FOLLOW
      ALL OTHER CLASS UNIFORN RULES.

                                        POINT SYSTEM
         Senior Division                                   Junior Division
      50 Points Showmanship                             50 Points Showmanship
      50 Points Horsemanship                            50 Points Horsemanship
      50 Points Reining (Pattern A)                     50 Points Reining (Pattern A)
      50 Points Barrels                                 50 Points Barrels
      50 Points Poles                                   50 Points Poles
      100 Points Interview                             100 Points Interview
      100 Points Skill-a-thon                          100 Points Skill-a-thon

The Contestants top four (4) scores along with the Interview Score & Skill-a-thon Score will be used
to place Contestants. Placing will be Highest Score to Lowest Score (Highest 1st, etc.). In each
class all Contestants will be placed (depending on the number in the class)

IN CASE OF A TIE: THE SKILL-A-THON SCORE WILL BE USED TO BREAK ANY AND ALL
TIES. IF THERE IS STILL A TIE, THE MOST FIRST PLACES WILL BREAK THE TIE.

The Banners will be handed out the week of the Fair.

The Queen Crowns & King Medallions and Banners will be rotated each year.

                                          1, 2010.
                    Deadline for all Applications is: JUNE
All applications must be MAILED (POSTMARKED) or HANDED in on or
before JUNE 1, 2010 to/at The Morrow County Extension Office. NO
EXCEPTIONS.
                                        Good Luck to all of You !

                    Return Applications to: Becky Barker, 4-H Extension Educator
                                            871 W. Marion Rd. Ste. 102
                                            Mt. Gilead, Ohio 43338
                                            Phone: 419-947-1070




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                    Miscellaneous Information
                          Calendar of Events
      Date                      Event

March 6                         State 4-H Horse Clinic
March 7 – 13                    Ohio 4-H Week
April 1                         Enrollment Forms Due Past Members
April 8 - 11                    Equine Affaire
April 10                        Trash Bash
April 30                        Deadline To Add/Drop 4-H Projects/Members
April 30                        Deadline for Cross County Forms
May 22                          Measuring Day 10 am – 2 pm and Horse Quality
                                       Assurance
June 1                          Deadline for all 4-H/FFA Horse Forms
June 1                          Equestrian Royalty Application Due
June 5                          Measuring Day 9 am – 12 noon
June 14                         State Hippology Contest
June 19                         Morrow County Jr. Fair Entries Due
June 19                         Jr. Fair Production Horse Entries Due
June 21                         Youth Horse Judging Clinic
June 26                         Knox Co. 4-H Horse/Pony PAS Show
July 1                          State Fair Scholarship Applications Due
July 11                         Morrow Co. 4-H Horse/Pony PAS Show
July 9 – 13                     Morrow County 4-H Camp
July 26 – July 30               State Fair 4-H Horse Show
July 28                         State Fair Horse Judging and Skillathon
August 8                        Morrow County Equestrian King and Queen
                                Interviews and Skillathon
August 9 or 10                  Deadline For Fair Sponsor’s ($25 per Member)
August 9                        Skill-a-thons County
August 10                       Skill-a-thons County
August 30                       Fair Check In Day, Horses in by 8:00 p.m.
August 31 – September 6         Morrow Co. Fair
September 17 – 18               State 4-H Trail Ride
September 17                    County Medal, Honor Club, First Year Forms Due
September 25                    State Horse Groom & Clean Contest
October 3 – 9                   National 4-H Week
October                         Quarter Horse Congress
October                         County 4-H Fall Award Program




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                            Morrow County Fair Schedule

ALL CLUBS ARE TO WORK THE BOOTH AND SHOW RING AT THEIR DESIGNATED
TIMES.

August 30, 2010-- Monday            6:00 p.m.--King & Queen Contest
                                    8:00 p.m.--Horses must be at Fairgrounds

August 31, 2010--Tuesday            8:30 a.m.--Orientation for all 4-H Members
                                    9:00 a.m.- All ABC Judging
                                    15 Minutes after ABC JUDGING - Junior Fair
                                    Western & English Showmanship
                                    1/2 Hour after Showmanship: Junior Fair English
                                    Horse Show
                                    Walk/Trot Classes (following English Show
                                    Clean & Groom Fun Show (following Walk/Trot
                                    Classes)

September 1, 2010--Wednesday        9:00 a.m.--Grand Entry & King & Queen Presentation
                                    (Horse & Pony Complex Weather Permitting)
                                    10:00 a.m.--Junior Fair Pleasure Horse Show

September 2, 2010--Thursday         9:00 a.m.-- Junior Fair Contest Horse Show

September 3, 2010--Friday           9:00 a.m.-- Junior Fair Contest Horse Show

September 4, 2010--Saturday         9:00 a.m.-- Pleasure Versatility
                                    1:00 p.m.-- Contest Versatility Class
                                    5:00 p.m. – Awards Ceremony

September 5, 2010--Sunday           Horse & Pony Races (Time to be announced)
                                    2:00 p.m.-- Parade
                                    5:00 p.m.-- Costume Class
                                    6:00 p.m.-- Free-Style Reining
                                    OPEN FREE-STYLE REINING TO FOLLOW 4-H
                                    FREE STYLE REINING

September 6, 2010 --Monday          11:00 a.m.--Stick Horse Show
                                    2:00 p.m.--Water Celebration (designated area only)
                                    3:00 p.m.—Horses/Ponies Released




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                    Miscellaneous Information for 2010
                               Showman of Showmen
       Sunday, September 5, 2010 - Time to be announced

Please note there will again be the need for horses for the annual Showman of Showmen
competition. If you would like to have your horse used in this competition, please sign up at the entry
booth any time during the week of the fair. This event is open to any 4-H member that has won their
Sr. Showmanship division in present or past years. You may have not won a Showman of Showmen
Contest.



                               4-H Free Style Reining
         Sunday, September 5, 2010                             6:00 PM

Open to any Morrow County 4-H Horse & Pony Member or F.F.A. Member with a Horse Project.
Contact any Trailblazers 4-H Club Advisor with any questions. (See Free Style Reining Rules &
Guidelines)




                           Open Free Style Reining
 Sunday, September 5, 2010                              Following 4-H Free Style Reining

                               Contact any Trailblazers 4-H Club Advisor




                              Cloverbud Horse Show
       Monday, September 6, 2010                               11:00 AM

                               Cloverbud and Pre-Bud Stick Horse Show
                                   See a Bar H 4-H Club Advisor.




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             E-Saddle Jr. Fair Horse & Pony Division

                           MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2010
All horse projects must be in place by 8:00 p.m. Monday, August 30, 2010
Exception:    Horses coming from another Fair, (Open Class Show) will be permitted to arrive late
              with 4-H Horse Committee approval. Horses and Ponies are released at 3:00 p.m.
              Sept. 6th. All Junior Fair Horse & Pony Exhibitors must be enrolled in Morrow County
               4-H or FFA. You must be an active 4-H/F.F.A. Member and can only exhibit their
              own Project animal. If an Exhibitor has a question to ask the Judge, he must get
              permission from the Steward in charge. Ohio State 4-H and Morrow County 4-H Horse
              Rules will govern all classes.

                              Tuesday, August 31, 2010
                               8:30 a.m. Orientation
                                  ABC JUDGING
                                      9:00 A.M.
ABC SCORE/GRADE WILL BE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH
SKILL-A-THON SCORE/GRADE FOR OVERALL CHAMPION PROJECT.

THE SCORING/GRADE WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:
50 POINTS    CONDITION, CLEANLINESS & TRIMMING OF THE ANIMAL
25 POINTS    PRESENTATION & ATTITUDE OF THE PRESENTER
25 POINTS    PRESENTATION OF PROJECT

Pattern: Walk to point A, Trot to point B (judge), set up to be inspected.

Class         Name of Exhibit             Ages as of January 1st
*****         Mini’s & Drafts will Show at 9:00 A.M.
E 18          Horse/Pony                  Members 18 yrs. of age
E 17          Horse/Pony                  Members 17 yrs. of age
E 16          Horse/Pony                  Members 16 yrs. of age
E 15          Horse/Pony                  Members 15 yrs. of age
E 14          Horse/Pony                  Members 14 yrs. of age
E 13          Horse/Pony                  Members 13 yrs. of age
E 12          Horse/Pony                  Members 12 yrs. of age
E 11          Horse/Pony                  Members 11 yrs. of age
E 10          Horse/Pony                  Members 10 yrs. of age
E9            Horse/Pony                  Members 8 - 9 yrs. of age & in 3rd grade (must be in 3rd
                                          Grade)

                     ******Mini’s & Drafts will Show at 9:00 A.M.



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                           Tuesday, August 31, 2010
                    Jr. Fair Western/English Showmanship
                    *** 15 Minutes After ABC JUDGING
                              All ages are as of Jan. 1st of current year
8:30 a.m. - Advisors Meeting                                              Entry Fee $ .50
SHOWMANSHIP POINTS WILL COUNT TOWARDS DIVISION HIGH POINT
1. Western Showmanship- (ages 16-18) (Horses & Ponies) Eligible for Showman of Showman
2. Western Showmanship - (ages 14-15) (Horses & Ponies)
3. Western Showmanship - (ages 11-13) (Horses & Ponies)
4. Western Showmanship - (ages 8-10) (Horses & Ponies)
5. English Showmanship - (ages 16-18) (Horses & Ponies) Eligible for Showman of Showman
6. English Showmanship - (ages 14-15) (Horses & Ponies)
7. English Showmanship - (ages 11-13) (Horses & Ponies)
8. English Showmanship - (ages 8-10) (Horses & Ponies)
9. Novice Showmanship - Must have shown, but could not have placed in classes 1 through 8
    during current fair year. NO POINTS
                    Jr. Fair English Horse Show
                   ½ Hour After Showmanship
             All ages are as of Jan. 1st of current year
                                                                                   Entry Fee $ .50
10. English Seat Bareback Equitation (ages 14-18)
11. English Seat Bareback Equitation (ages 8-13)
12. English Egg and Spoon (ages 14-18) Contestants will hold a spoon (according to Judges
     discretion) with the egg in it and respond immediately to the announcer’s instructions. Failure to
     comply will be immediate disqualification by the Judge (contest tack permitted). No Points
13. English Egg and Spoon (ages 8-13) Rules: Same as class #12
14. Equitation on Flat - (ages 14-18)
15. Equitation on Flat - (ages 8-13)
16. English Pleasure - (ages 14-18) - Hunt or Saddle Seat
17. English Pleasure - (ages 8-13) - Hunt or Saddle Seat
18. English Pairs Class - NO POINTS (NO JUMPS)
19. Novice English Equitation - Must have shown, but could not have placed in classes 11 through
      18 during current fair year. NO POINTS
20. Hunter Warm-up NO POINTS – PRACTICE ONLY – ONE (1) RUN THROUGH PER ENTRY
21. Hunter Hack – (ages 14 – 18)
22. Hunter Hack – (ages 8 – 13)
23. Equitation Over Fences – (ages 14 – 18) Only one entry per rider.
24. Equitation Over Fences – (ages 8-13) Only one entry per rider
25. Working Hunter Over Fence (ages 14-18)
26. Working Hunter Over Fences (ages 8-13)
27. Grasshopper - (Novice Jumping Class) Must have shown but could not have placed 1st, 2nd,
     or 3rd in classes 20, 21, 22 or 23 on any project (Does not count towards high point trophy)
     NO POINTS
28. Beginners Jumping (1 ft. jump) – Participant cannot have shown in any other jumping classes
      during current Fair year. NO POINTS
The Formal Presentation of the High Point English Awards, Sponsored By
will be Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 5:00 PM.
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                           Tuesday, August 31, 2010
                                 (continued)
                                                                                Entry Fee $ .50
              Jr. Fair Western/English Walk - Trot Horse Show

                        All ages are as of Jan. 1st of current year

** CANNOT SHOW IN ANY CLASSES EXCEPT WALK- TROT
CLASSES & GROUND WORK CLASSES ON ANY PROJECT.
INCLUDING CONTEST CLASSES. MUST WALK-TROT ONLY.
MAY NOT EXCEED TROT MORE THAN 3 STRIDES OR IT WILL
BE CAUSE FOR DISQUALIFICATION. NO POINTS.

**29. Western/English Saddled Paper Plate Class (ages 8-18). A paper plate will be placed at
      the discretion of the Judge. You will then take instructions from the announcer. Rider
      cannot touch the paper plate with their hands once it is in place. Failure to do so will be
      cause for disqualification.
**30. Walk – Trot Horsemanship/Equitation (ages 8-18)
**31. Walk – Trot Western/English Pleasure (ages 8-18)
**32. Walk – Trot Western/English Egg & Spoon (ages 8-18) Contestants will hold spoon
      according to the Judges discretion with the egg in it, and respond immediately to the
      announcer’s instructions. Failure to comply will be immediate disqualification by the
      Judge.


                           Tuesday, August 31, 2010

                 Clean & Groom Fun Show
         Following Conclusion of Walk-Trot Classes
                       SPONSORED BY: ROCKING R 4-H CLUB
The primary objective of the Groom & Clean Contest is to provide an opportunity for youth enrolled in
a 4-H horse/pony project to demonstrate their knowledge of horses and ponies through grooming and
team work skills (grooming phase) and their showmanship skills (showing phase) in a competitive yet
fun, friendly, and relaxed setting.

More information will be available through your 4-H advisors at a later date.



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                     Wednesday, September 1, 2010
               Jr. Fair Pleasure Horse Show (10:00 AM)
                      All ages are as of Jan. 1st of current year

8:30 a.m. - Advisor's Meeting                                       Entry fee $ .50
9:00 a.m. - Grand Entry: Including King & Queen Presentation – Horse & Pony Arena

33. Western Horsemanship-Horses           (ages 16- 18)
34. Western Horsemanship-Horses           (ages 14 -15)
35. Western Horsemanship-Horses           (ages 11 -13)
36. Western Horsemanship-Horses           (ages 8 -10)
37. Western Horsemanship-Ponies           (ages 16 -18)
38. Western Horsemanship-Ponies           (ages 14- 15)
39. Western Horsemanship-Ponies           (ages 11 -13)
40. Western Horsemanship-Ponies           (ages 8 -10)
41. Bareback Dollar Bill (ages 14-18) A piece of paper will be placed at the knee or the lower part of
    the thigh by the Judge. You will then take instructions from the announcer. Failure to do so will be
    cause for disqualification. Rider cannot touch the paper with their hands once it is in place
    (Contest tack permitted) POINTS GO TO PLEASURE DAY.
42. Bareback Dollar Bill - (ages 8-13) Rules: Same as class #41
43. Western Bareback Horsemanship - (ages 14-18)
44. Western Bareback Horsemanship - (ages 8-13)
45. Egg & Spoon (ages 14 – 18) - Contestants will hold a spoon (according to Judges discretion)
    with the egg in it and respond immediately to the announcer’s instructions. Failure to comply
    will be immediate disqualification by the Judge (contest tack permitted). NO Points
46. Egg & Spoon (ages 8 – 13) Rules: Same as class #45 NO POINTS
47. Western Pleasure Horse - (ages 14-18)
48. Western Pleasure Horse – (ages 8-13)
49. Western Pleasure Ponies – (ages 14-18)
50. Western Pleasure Ponies – (ages 8-13)
51. First Year Member Western Pleasure Class (ages 8-18) - Western tack (NO POINTS)
52. Western Pairs Class (ages 14-18) Walk, trot & canter in groups of two. Double entry fee &
    payback
53. Western Pairs Class (ages 8-13) Rules: Same as class #52
54. Western Reining Class (ages 14-18) Pattern A in the Uniform Rules of 4-H Rule Book.
55. Western Reining Class (ages 8-13) Pattern A Rules: Same as class #54
56. Western Riding (ages 14-18) Riding pattern is in the Uniform Rules of 4-H Rule Book.
57. Western Riding (ages 8-13) Rules: Same as class #56
58. Novice Western Pleasure Class (Horses – Ponies) You must have shown, but could not have
    placed in classes #33 through #57.
59. Trail Class (ages 14 – 18) English & Western. Diagram posted one hour before show. Uniform
     Rules of 4-H Rule Book. POINTS GO TO TOWARDS PLEASEURE HIGH POINT.
60. Trail Class (ages 8 – 13) English & Western. Rules: Same as Class #59
61. Trail In Hand (ages 14-18) Pattern is in Uniform Rules of 4-H Rule Book.
62. Trail In Hand (ages 8-13) Rules: Same as class #61
The Formal Presentation of the High Point Pleasure Awards, Sponsored By Rocking R 4-H
Club will be Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 5:00 PM.
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                         Thursday, September 2, 2010
                            Jr. Fair Contest Horse Show
                                      9:00 a.m.
                             All ages are as of Jan. 1st of current year
8:30 a.m. - Advisor’s Meeting                                         Entry fee $ .50
The Show bill has all the Rules that are not covered in Uniform Rules 4-H Circular
#179

63.   Pole Bending (ages 14 -18) Rules covered in the Uniform Rules of 4-H
64.   Pole Bending (ages 8- 13) Rules: Same as class #63
65.   Speed & Control (ages 14-18) Rules covered in the Uniform Rules of 4-H
66.   Speed & Control (ages 8-13) Rules: Same as class #65
67.   Barrel Race (ages 14 -18) Rules covered in the Uniform Rules of 4-H
68.   Barrel Race (ages 8 -13) Rules: Same as class #67
69.   Cones & Barrels (ages 14- 18) Rules covered in the Uniform Rules of 4-H
70.   Cones & Barrels (ages 8- 13) Rules: Same as class #69
71.   Flag Race (ages 14-18) Rider must first tell the ring crew which side they prefer the flag to
      be placed. Rider then rides in, picks up the flag, goes around the end barrel, and places flag in
      opposite bucket and runs past timer. Run must be completed outside of all barrels.
72.   Flag Race (ages 8-13) Rules: Same as class #71
73.   Ride and Label (ages 14-18) Rider rides in, dismounts, get a part out of the bowl (A bowl will
      have names of different horse parts in it) put the part on the correct part of the horse, remounts,
      and rides past the timer. Part is checked and time is given if the part is in correct place.
74.   Ride and Label (ages 9-13) Rules: Same as class #73
75.   Ring Race (ages 14-18) Rider is given a handle as they enter the ring; they then try to get the
      3 rings on one side of the arena then go down the other side of arena to get the other 3 rings.
      The rings collected will be counted after the timer is stopped.
76.   Ring Race (ages 8-13)) Rules: Same as class #75
77.   Ball Race (ages 14 -18) Ride down, place ball in barrel, and run out (must go around barrel).
      Missing the barrel is a disqualification. Knocking over the barrel is a disqualification.
78.   Ball Race (ages 8 -13) Rules: Same as class #77
79.   Pony Express (ages 14- 18) Rider rides down and dismounts behind the cone. Jumper must
      make contact with the horse behind the cone and be straddle the horse by the time they reach
      the designated spot. Horse must go round the cone. Points go to the horse/pony.
80.   Pony Express (ages 8 -13) Rules: Same as class #79
81.   Novice Barrel Race must have shown but could not have placed this day in any class on any
      project to be eligible for this class. Rules same as class #67

CANNOT SHOW IN ANY CLASSES EXCEPT WALK- TROT CLASSES & GROUND
WORK CLASSES(#1 - #28 & #33 - #81) ON ANY PROJECT. MUST WALK-TROT ONLY.
MAY NOT EXCEED TROT MORE THAN 3 STRIDES OR IT WILL BE CAUSE FOR
DISQUALIFICATION. NO POINTS.

82. Walk Trot Barrel Race (ages 8 – 18) Horses & Ponies
83. Walk-Trot Pole Bending (ages 8 – 18) Horses & Ponies

The Formal Presentation of the High Point Contest Awards, Sponsored By Triple R Bar 4-H
Club will be Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 5:00 PM.
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                          Friday, September 3, 2010
                       Jr. Fair Contest Horse Show
                                           9:00 A.M
                   All ages are as of Jan. 1st of current year
8:30 - Advisors Meeting                                                     Entry Fee $ .50

84. Mail Box Race (ages 14-18) Mailbox will be placed in the middle of the arena. Rider
     must ride down and open the mailbox, get mail out, close the mailbox and ride out (with mail)
     past the timer. Rider may dismount if they want to, if they do they must be straddle the horse
     by the time they reach the designated spot. If rider slaps the door closed and it comes
     back open, time will still be given. They do not have to go around the mailbox.
85. Mail Box Race (ages 8 -13) Rules: Same as class #84
86. Shoot the Barrel (ages 14-18) Rider will ride in, dismount, go through the straw, mount, and
     ride out. There will be no holder. Ropes or lead ropes will be allowed. Rider must be
     straddled the horse by the time they reach the designated spot. They do not have to go around
     the object.
87. Shoot the Barrel (ages 8-13) - Rules: Same as class #86
88. Stake Bend (ages 14 -18) Rider rides down weaving the cones, turns end cone and
     weaves back out. Rider may start on either side of cones. Rider/Horse must be in a continuous
     forward motion.
89. Stake Bend (ages 8 -13) Rules: Same as class #88
90. Thread the Needle (ages 14 -18) Rider must ride down; go between first 2 cones, around
     middle cone and back between first 2 cones then out for time. Riders going past first 2 cones
     but not between them will be off pattern.
91. Thread the Needle (ages 8 -13) Rules: Same as class #90
92. Run and Ride (ages 14 -18) Rider will lead their horse down past a cone in the arena, mount
     and ride back out for a time. Must be straddle their horse by the time they reach the designated
     spot. They do not have to go around the cone. Lead ropes are allowed (10' max).
93. Ride and Run (ages 8 -13) Rider will ride in, Dismount behind the cone, give their horse
     to holder, and run out. Time will stop when they go past the timer light. They do not have to
     go around the cone. Holder can be a parent or advisor in proper attire (No tennis shoes).
94. Pick Up Race (ages 14 -18) Rider--rides down, picks up jumper, and rides back out.
    Jumper--Must make contact behind the barrel, and must be straddle the horse by the time
    they reach the designated spot and remain there until timer stops Points go to horse.
95. Pick Up Race (ages 8 -13) Rules: Same as class #94
96. Egg and Spoon (ages 14-18) Contestants will hold spoon, with the egg in it, and respond
     immediately to the Announcers instructions. Failure to comply will be immediate disqualification
     by the Show Steward. NO Points
97. Egg and Spoon (ages 8 - 13) Rules: Same as class #96 NO POINTS
98. Key Hole Race (ages 14 -18) The keyhole pattern will be set up with chalk. The rider will
      run down through the neck of the keyhole (MUST GO PAST THE NECK) and turn and ride
      past the timer. Touching or going outside the Key Hole Pattern will be a no time.
99. Key Hole Race (ages 8 -13) Rules: Same as class #98

The Formal Presentation of the High Point Contest Awards, Sponsored By Triple R Bar 4-H
Club will be Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 5:00 PM.




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                         Friday, September 3, 2010
                         Jr. Fair Contest Horse Show
                                 (continued)

CANNOT SHOW IN ANY CLASSES EXCEPT WALK- TROT CLASSES & GROUND
WORK CLASSES(#1 - #28, #33 - #81, #84 - #99 ) ON ANY PROJECT. MUST WALK-TROT
ONLY. MAY NOT EXCEED TROT MORE THAN 3 STRIDES OR IT WILL BE CAUSE FOR
DISQUALIFICATION. NO POINTS.


100. Walk Trot Key Hole Race (ages 8 – 18) Horses & Ponies
101. Walk Trot Stake Bend (ages 8 – 18) Horses & Ponies

102. Apple Bob (ages 14 -18) Rider must ride in, dismount, bob for apple, remount and ride out.
       Hand can not touch the water or the apple at any time. Lead ropes can be used. Rider must
       be straddled the horse by the time they reach the designated spot. Rider must have the apple
       in their mouth when you cross the timer. There will be a one-minute time limit.
103. Apple Bob (ages 8 -13) Rules: Same as class #102
104. Novice Texas Key Hole - Cannot have placed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday
        in any class on any Project. Rider must ride down between 2 cones (must go past cones),
turn around and then go back out between the 2 cones.




The Formal Presentation of the High Point Contest Awards, Sponsored By Triple R Bar 4-H
Club will be Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 5:00 PM.




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                            Saturday, September 4, 2010

                                          9:00 AM

    JR. FAIR PLEASURE VERSATILITY CONTEST

                                         No Entry Fee

SPONSORED BY: DAVE & ROBIN LESTER & FAMILY

A Versatility Class will be held and run according to the Morrow County 4-H Horse & Pony Rules and
The Uniform Rule Book.

Classes will include:

       1.     English Pleasure

       2.     Western Pleasure

       3.     Reining Pattern A

       4.     Western Horsemanship/English Equitation

MUST have completed second (2nd) year with Horse & Pony Project Work to be eligible to
participate and must have placed in at least one (1) of the four classes. (Excludes: Horseless
Horse, Walk/Trot & Novice Classes & Projects)

Individual results of each class will be posted along with an informal presentation of the Versatility
Trophy at the completion of the Show.

Class Sponsor will have tiebreaker posted at the time of the event.

The Formal Presentation of the Pleasure Versatility Awards Sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Dave
Lester & Family, will be Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 5:00 P.M.




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                        Saturday, September 4, 2010

            JR. FAIR CONTEST VERSATILITY CLASS

                                            1:00 P.M.

                                        No Entry Fee

              SPONSORED BY: THE CAUDILL FAMILY

A Versatility Class will be held and run according to the Rules in the Uniform Rule Book.

Classes will include:

       1.     Pole Bending

       2.     Flags

       3.     Barrels

       4.     Stakes

MUST have completed second (2nd) year with Horse & Pony Project Work to be eligible to
participate and must have placed in at least one (1) of the four classes. (Excludes: Horseless
Horse, Walk/Trot & Novice Classes & Projects)

40 second penalty if DQ or breaking the timer. Lowest combined time of 4 classes wins.

Individual results of each class will be posted along with an informal presentation of the Versatility
Trophy at the completion of the Show.
Class Sponsor will have tiebreakers posted at the time of the event.


The Formal Presentation of the Contest Versatility Awards, Sponsored by The Caudill Family
will be Saturday, September 4, 2010 at 5:00 P.M.




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                      SUNDAY, September 5, 2010
                        Horse & Pony Races (Time to be announced)
                        2:00 PM        Parade (Grandstand)
                        5:00 PM       4-H Horse & Pony Costume Class (4-H Horse Arena)
                        6:00 PM       4-H Free Style Reining (4-H Horse Arena)
    (Approximately)     8:00 PM       OPEN FREE STYLE REINING


                      Monday September 6, 2010

                                 11:00 A.M.
                      Cloverbud & Pre-Bud Horse Show

            SPONSORED BY: BAR R 4-H CLUB




                      SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!


            3:00 P.M. HORSES RELEASED

STALLS MUST BE CLEANED BY THE EXHIBITOR
AND CHECKED BY A FAIRBOARD MEMBER OR
YOUR 4-H ADVISOR BEFORE THE EXHIBITOR
MAY TAKE FINAL LEAVE OF GROUNDS




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Additions or Corrections for 2011 Handbook




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 MORROW COUNTY 4-H HORSE & PONY ADVISORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
       APPLICATION FORM – DUE BY JUNE 1ST CURRENT YEAR


Name ____________________________________________________________________________________

Address/City/State/Zip ______________________________________________________________________

High School Attending _________________________________ Rank In Class & GPA __________________

4-H Club Name _________________________________________________ Years In 4-H _______________

College or University You Plan To Attend? __________________________ College Major ______________

Why do you wish to attend this college/university?

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

                                            4-H ACTIVITIES




                            HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES (ALL 4 YEARS)

__________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

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 MORROW COUNTY 4-H HORSE & PONY ADVISORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
                 APPLICATION FORM CONTINUED

                           WORK EXPERIENCE & OTHER ACTIVITIES

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________


  PLEASE LIST YOUR GOALS & EXPLAIN WHY YOU DESERVE CONSIDERATION FOR THE
             MORROW COUNTY 4-H ADVISORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________


IMPORTANT:

      Please attach a copy of your High School transcript of grades
      Please attach a Letter of Recommendation from a Teacher, Guidance Counselor or 4-H Advisor

  RETURN BY JUNE 1ST OF CURRENT YEAR TO BECKY BARKER, OSU EXTENSION OFFICE




____________________________________________________
________________________________________
             Signature of Applicant                                                Date



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MORROW COUNTY 4-H HORSE & PONY EQUESTRIAN CONTEST APPLICATION

        MUST BE MAILED/POSTMARKED OR HAND DELIVERED BY JUNE 1ST

                           Deadline – June 1st of Current Year
                     Send to: Becky Barker, 4-H Educator   (419) 947-1070
                              871 W. Marion Rd. Ste. 102
                              Mt. Gilead, OH 43338

Name _____________________________________________________________________________________

Address/City/State/Zip ________________________________________________________________________

Age as of January 1st _________ Club Name _____________________________ Junior/Senior ____________

Organization                                       Office Held or Other Participation
____________________________________         ________________________________________________

____________________________________         ________________________________________________

____________________________________         ________________________________________________

____________________________________         ________________________________________________

____________________________________         ________________________________________________

____________________________________         ________________________________________________


                                OTHER ACTIVITIES OR HONORS

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

                                Signed _______________________________
                                             (APPLICANT)

                                Advisor ______________________________


  MUST BE MAILED/POSTMARKED OR HAND DELIVERED BY JUNE 1ST

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MORROW COUNTY 4-H HORSE & PONY EQUESTRIAN CONTEST APPLICATION
                         (Continued)
List horse projects completed awards & achievements, type of horse, list types of classes:

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

What goals would you like to achieve this year with your horse?

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

If you could change one thing about the Horse and Pony Program, what would it be?

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

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Senior King or Queen Candidates Only: What are your plans upon completion of school?

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________________

                                        Signed _______________________________
                                                     (APPLICANT)

                                        Advisor ______________________________

MUST BE MAILED/POSTMARKED OR HAND DELIVERED BY JUNE 1ST
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          Freestyle Reining Requirements & Rules
  1.    To be judged on the basis of the 4-H Reining Rules with the following exceptions:

        A. May use two (2) hands on the reins
        B. May change hands used to rein
        C. May use Contesting nose band / tie-down (CONTEST EQUIPMENT NO WIRE OF ANY
           TYPE)
        D. Juniors may do a Simple Lead Change (Points award accordingly)


        All other rules for the 4-H Reining will be used

  2.    Required Maneuvers:

        A. Two (2) spins in each direction (not required to be consecutive… May do four (4) 360’s,
           but must be two (2) to the left and two (2) to the right

        B. Two (2) large fast circles in each direction (total of four (4))

        C. One (1) small circle in each direction (total of two (2))

        D. Two (2) Lead changes (One (1) in each direction…left to right, right to left) Juniors may
           do a
           Simple Lead change (points awarded accordingly), Seniors must do a Flying Lead
           Change.

        E. One (1) Rollback in each direction (total of two (2)0

        F. One (1) Stop (Sliding Stop Optional, but completion to be credited)

        G. One (1) Backing of at least 10 feet

        H. Inspection of equipment to be held PRIOR to performance. Judge reserves the right to
           inspect costumes for appropriateness related to 4-H

  3.    Costume

        Scoring will be based on creativity on relationship between music, costume, and maneuvers.
        Creativity in costume to be credited, but costume design must not impede animal or create
        an unsafe situation (Judges Discretion). Freedom of horses movement is required and
        inspection of costumes (*for safety and appropriateness reasons) to be held prior to
        performance with equipment inspection.
*An inappropriate costume is defined as: EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF HUMAN ANATOMY IS
REVEALED TO THE PUBLIC. THIS WILL BE JUDGES DISCRETION AT TIME OF INSPECTION.


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       Freestyle Reining Requirements & Rules
                                   (Continued)

4.   Music: MUST BE ON A CD OR DVD

     A. Your choice of music to be used must be:

             1. Three (3) minutes in length but not more the four (4) minutes in length.

             2. If Music is less than three (3) minutes or more than four (4) minutes in length, it
                must be added to or shortened prior to turning in on Sunday, September 5,
                2010 by 12:00 NOON to the Entry Booth (Horse & Pony).

     B. A copy of your musical selection along with your Entry Form and a paragraph about
        yourself must be submitted by Sunday, September 5, 2010 by 12:00 NOON at the
        Entry Booth (Horse & Pony).

        The MUSIC will not be listened to, prior to the show. It will be at the JUDGES
        DISCRETION during your performance on appropriateness for 4-H. The Judge
        has the right to dismiss/disqualify you for in appropriateness.

5.   Deadlines

     September 5, 2010 - Entry Form, Music, and Paragraph must be turned into the to the
     Entry Booth (Horse & Pony) by 12:00 NOON. NO EXCEPTIONS



        The CD or DVD will be returned to the Contestant at the end of the show. They
        must be picked up within a ½ hour of the conclusion of the show. It is the
        Contestants responsibility to pick up their CD/DVD.

        Any questions may be directed to any Trailblazers’ 4-H Advisor


             THE JUDGES DISCISSION IS FINAL!!!
        A JUDGES DISCISSION CAN NOT BE PROTESTED
        ACCORDING TO ROBERTS RULE.




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                              Freestyle Reining Entry Form
All Entries, Music, and Paragraph are due Sunday, September 5, 2010 by
12:00 NOON at the Entry Booth (Horse & Pony). NO EXCEPTIONS.

                     THE JUDGES DISCISSION IS FINAL!!!

Name:________________________________________    Age (as of Jan. 1st):________________

Address:___________________________________________________________________________

Phone:____________________________ Club:__________________________________________

Club Advisor:______________________________________________________

Name of Horse/Pony to be used:_______________________________________

Title of song:___________________________________________________________________________

Some News About Me:__________________________________________________________________




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