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BEZANSON AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY
August 27, 2017
LIGHT HORSE SHOW RULES
RULES: 1.Entries must be mailed or phoned in by August 24, 2017. Post Entries
will be accepted up to one hour before the start of the show @ $10.00/ class
with no day rate.
- Entry fee is $5.00/class or $25.00/day per horse, and you may enter in as
many classes as you wish. Each horse must have a separate entry and back
A deposit of $5.00 will be charged on back numbers, which will be
refunded when number is turned in.
- No entry fee will be charged for classes 14 and 15, but riders may not
enter in any other classes (except gymkana, and costume).
- Show will go rain or shine unless show committee deems it unsafe to
- Age groups will be split as follows- Senior- 18 years and up
Age is determined as of show day. Junior- 13 to 17 years
Peewee-12 years and under
Classes may be cancelled or combined if less than three entries.
- Juniors may not ride stallions.
- Only one exhibitor is allowed per horse in the same class.
- Points must be earned by the same horse to be eligible for high point award.
- Unruly horses will be excused from the ring.
- Appropriate tack, equipment, and attire are necessary. Properly fitted
helmets are MANDATORY for Juniors and Peewees.
- Exhibitors must have their horses in the hitching ring five minutes before
their class starts..
- Patterns will be posted for equitation, reining, and utility horse classes one
hour before class starts.
- Ribbons and prize money/or equal value prize, will be awarded as follows:
1st– $10.00 2nd– $ 7.00 3rd– $ 5.00 4th– $ 3.00
- Points for each ribbon awarded will be as follows:
1st– 10 points 2nd– 7 points 3rd– 5 points 4th– 3 points.
Please Note: Horses and trailers are NOT to be located in the immediate area of the Legion Hut,
or immediately in front of the hall
Holding area will be in the NORTH end of ring. Enter by the north gate.
Warm-up area is to the east of ring.
There are to be no horses at the east side of ring where the grandstand
and spectators are located.
Light Horse Classes Begin at 9am sharp
Showmanship-Horses to be shown in hand, handler is judged on their ability to
show horse and on the appearance of the horse, i.e.: grooming and condition.
Handler must be dressed appropriately. Open to both light and heavy horses.
- Showmanship Peewee (English or Western attire)- SPONSORED BY– Fenton’s Greenhouses
- Showmanship Junior (English or Western attire)- SPONSORED BY– Keddie’s Tack & Western Wear
- Showmanship Senior (English or Western attire)- SPONSORED BY– Keddie’s Tack & Western Wear
Utility Horse– Horse and rider must negotiate simple obstacles such as may be encountered day to day. Class is timed.
- Utility Horse- English or Western PeeWee- SPONSORED BY – Prospector Energy Services
- Utility Horse- English or Western Junior- SPONSORED BY – Prospector Energy Services
- Utility Horse- English or Western Senior- SPONSORED BY– Prospector Energy Services
- Western Pleasure Peewee– SPONSORED BY –Fenton’s Greenhouse
- Western Pleasure Junior – SPONSORED BY– Bezanson Store
- Western Pleasure Senior- SPONSORED BY- Burke Calibration Ltd.
Western Horsemanship– Rider to be judged on seat, hands, ability to control
and show horse. Results shown are not considered more important than the method
used by the rider to get results. Individual tests may be required at judge’s
- Western Horsemanship Peewee- SPONSORED BY– Ritchie Bros Auctioneers
- Western Horsemanship Junior- SPONSORED BY- Bezanson Store
12 Western Horsemanship Senior- SPONSORED BY- Prospector Energy Services
- Western Reining- Open- SPONSORED BY- Dale & Judy Loewen Farms
- Lead-line- 8 years and under- SPONSORED BY– West Smoky Legion
- Pony and Pal (Walk/trot only, may not enter other classes, except costume, and
gymkana)- SPONSORED BY– West Smoky Legion
English Pleasure– To be judged on manners, performance, quality, and
conformation, in that order. The horse shall give the appearance of being a pleasure
- English Pleasure Peewee- SPONSORED BY-Ritchie Bros Auctioneers
- English Pleasure Junior- SPONSORED BY – Kaidak Energy Services Inc.
- English Pleasure Senior- SPONSORED BY – Kaidak Energy Services Inc.
English Equitation– Basic Seat, judged on the rider. To be shown at walk, trot, and canter in both directions. Individual tests may be required at the judge’s discretion.
- English Equitation Peewee- SPONSORED BY– Kaidak Energy Services Inc.
- English Equitation Junior – SPONSORED BY– Ritchie Bros Auctioneers
- English Equitation – Senior SPONSORED BY– Semerra Oilfield Services
- Costume- Open to Junior riders only-SPONSORED BY– West Smoky Legion
- Beginner Cross-rail- Peewee/Junior- (May not enter over 2’)-
SPONSORED BY– Kaidak Energy Services Inc.
- Beginner Cross-rail- Senior- (May not enter over 2’)-
SPONSORED BY– Hick Steeds
- Warm-up Hunter Peewee/Junior- Jumps to 2’ (May not enter over 2’6”)-
SPONSORED BY– Semerra Oilfield Services
- Warm-up Hunter Senior- SPONSORED BY– Semerra Oilfield Services
- Equitation over Fences Junior-Jumps to 2’6”-
SPONSORED BY– Semerra Oilfield Services
- Equitation over Fences Senior- Jumps to 2’6”-
SPONSORED BY– Burke Calibration Ltd.
- Handy Hunter- Jumps to 2’9”- SPONSORED BY– Kaidak Energy Services Inc.
- Open Jumper- Jumps to 3’– SPONSORED BY– Smoky River Sport Horses
- Barrels Peewee- SPONSORED BY– Keddie’s Tack & Western Wear
- Barrels Junior- SPONSORED BY– Bezanson General Store
- Barrels Senior – SPONSORED BY- Kaidak Energy Services Inc.
- Pole Bending Peewee- SPONSORED BY-Ritchie Bros Auctioneers
- Pole Bending Junior- SPONSORED BY– Goose Lake Promotions North
- Pole Bending Senior- SPONSORED BY– Kaidak Energy Services Inc.
- Flag Picking Peewee- SPONSORED BY– Keddie’s Tack & Western Wear
- Flag Picking Junior -SPONSORED BY- Bezanson General Store
- Flag Picking Senior- SPONSORED BY– Kaidak Energy Services Inc.
- Keyhole Peewee- SPONSORED BY-Ritchie Bros Auctioneers
- Keyhole Junior- SPONSORED BY -Keddie’s Tack & Western Wear
- Stake Race Peewee- SPONSORED BY-Ritchie Bros Auctioneers
- Stake Race Junior- SPONSORED BY- Burke Calibration Ltd.
- Stake Race Senior –SPONSORED BY– Burke Calibration Ltd.
Entries may be mailed to: Margaret Moon
Box 231 Bezanson, AB T0H 0G0
Or e-mailed to email@example.com
For more information call: 780-539-1936 (h) or 780-831-6716 (c)
There will be a concession on site.
We would like to sincerely thank the Sponsors, Exhibitors, Committee Members,
and all the Volunteers, who all contribute to make the
BEZANSON AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY HORSESHOW
SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING SPONSORS:
Avenger Services- Becky Derkson
Bezanson General Store
Burke Calibration Ltd.
Dale & Judy Loewen Farms
Goose Lake Promotions North-Tammy & Gil Willson
Hick Steeds- Stacie Loewen & Rob Girodat
Kaidak Energy Services Inc.
Keddie’s Tack and Western Wear
Kimble Livestock- David & Sharon Kimble
Prospector Energy Services
Ritchie Bros Auctioneers
Semerra Oilfield Services
Smoky River Sport Horses – Arne & Elaine LaValley Family
West Smoky Legion #244
HIGH POINT AWARDS
Sponsored by Kimble Livestock
Points must be earned by the same horse.
BILLY DERKSEN MEMORIAL BUCKLE
High Point All Around Horse
Sponsored by Avenger Services
Horse must compete in at least one class in each: Western, English, Gymkana, and Jumping. May be ridden by more than one rider.
All Awards will be presented at the end of the show.
Peace Country Horse Show Circuit
Bezanson Agricultural Society Horse Show is a participating show in the Peace Country Horse Show Circuit. Points can be earned at all participating shows, and awards will be presented at the end of the year. Qualifying classes are as follows:
- English Pleasure
- English Equitation
- English Wild Card Class- Showmanship (Peewee, Junior or Senior)
- Western Pleasure
- Western Equitation (Horsemanship)
- Western Wild Card Class- Utility Horse (Peewee, Junior or Senior- ridden in Western tack and attire)
Awards at the end of the year are as follows:
- Western Circuit Champion – Senior
- Western Circuit Champion – Junior
- English Circuit Champion – Senior
- English Circuit Champion – Junior
- All Around Circuit Champion – Senior
- All Around Circuit Champion – Junior
All Around participant has to ride in both English & western qualified classes. Horse and rider combination has to be the same for all shows in the series.