General Information, Rules, and Regulations

  1. All competitors must hold current membership in the Vankleek Hill Agricultural Society. Fee is $6.
  2. Membership does not include gate entrance fees. One entrance to the grounds is permitted for one horse. Please pay entry to the grounds and please co-operate.
  3. Membership and entry fees are payable via e-transfer to vkhenglishhorseshow@gmail.com.
  4. Proof of negative coggins test for the current year is required with all entry forms.
  5. Proof of liability insurance obtained by the owner and covering both the exhibitor and third parties is required with all entry forms.
  6. All riders must wear approved helmets with chin strap always done up while mounted on a horse, even outside the show ring.
  7. Stallions must always be handled by adults.
  8. Access to barn ring side is first come- no horses in new heavy barn.
  9. Entry Fees: Open classes, $12; Adult classes, $1 O; Youth & Short Stirrup classes, $8; Novice classes, $5; Leadline, $2.
  10. 10. Youth: riders 14 to 18 yrs. Short Stirrup: 13 yrs. and under. Leadline and walk/trot: 8 yrs. and under – may not enter any other classes. Novice: horse or rider any age, not ready for canter – may not enter any other classes under saddle.
  11. Open classes may be entered by Short Stirrup and Youth riders if they feel that they have the ability to compete safely.
  12. Awards given to High Point Short Stirrup Rider, High Point Youth Rider, High Point Adult Rider and High Point Horse. No points awarded for classes 10, 11, 12 & 13.
  13. Exhibitors encouraged to submit entries by August 17. Post entries accepted to 8am on day of event.
  14. No interference or complaints to the judge will be tolerated. All complaints must be submitted in writing to the VKH Fair English Horse Show Committee, as per General Rules and Regulations #14.

Order of go

  1. Adult English Pleasure
  2. Youth English Pleasure
  3. Short Stirrup English Pleasure
  4. Adult Equitation
  5. Youth Equitation
  6. Short Stirrup Equitation
  7. Adult Command
  8. Youth Command
  9. Short Stirrup Command
  10. Novice Equitation – W /T
  11. Novice English Pleasure – W /T
  12. Youth Pairs
  13. Adult Pairs
  14. Lead line; Ribbons & Prizes


  1. Short Stirrup Equitation over fences (up to 12 inches)
  2. Youth Equitation over fences (up to 21 inches)
  3. Adult Equitation over fences (up to 24 inches)
  4. Youth jumper (up to 28 inches)
  5. Adult jumper (up to 30 inches)
  6. Open Timed

15 minute to reset

  1. Youth Ride a buck
  2. Adult Ride a buck
  3. Youth Egg and Spoon Race
  4. Youth Dress up class

Youth Ribbons & Prizes

Practice ring available throughout the day of the show.