Horse Events

Livestock and Horse Department

Department 100

2018 Carter County Fair Open Horse Show Events

Ages for all horse events are age of the horse and rider on January 1st, 2018.



Will follow 2018 State 4H horse show rules  No Stallions, no Nursing Foals or Mares with Unweaned foals allowed on grounds during any event.  No horse under the age of two as of January 1, 2018 are allowed to be shown.

No Entry Fees. Ribbons will be given to first five places in each class. All youth must be accompanied with a supervising adult. 

Premiums for Horse Show and Speed Events will be as follows:

1st - $5.00; 2nd- $4.00, 3rd - $3.00, 4th – $2.00, 5th - $1.00

                                                       Speed Events

Saturday, September 8th - 5:00 p.m. Registration begins for speed events

5:30 Speed Events Begin


               EVENTS: Barrels • Poles • Flag Race • Stake Race • Straight Barrels


Leadline (6 and under and must be lead by another person) 

 Peanut - (9 and under and not lead by another person) 

 PeeWee - (10 to 13) 

Juniors  - (14 to 18)

Senior Women  - (19 and up) 

 Senior Men - (19 and up) 

 40 & Over Women 

40 & Over Men. 

*Those persons 40 and over can run in the Senior or 40 and Over but not both.

High point and Reserve high point awarded in each age division for speed events.

All speed events will follow the rules for 4-H and the OSRCA ( rules.

                                              Open Performance Horse Show

Saturday, September 8th

7:30-8:15 a.m. Registration | 8:30 a.m. Horse Show Begins

Age Groups

Lead Line (7 & Under)

 Walk & trot (8 & Under unassisted)

Junior (9-13)

Senior (14-18)

 Adult 19 & over

The ranch pleasure class will follow American Stock Horse



All other classes will follow 4-H rules http://oces.okstate.


01. Halter Mares 5 and under*

02. Halter Mares 6 and over*

Grand/Reserve Halter Mare

03. Halter Geldings 5 and under*

04. Halter Geldings 6 and over*

Grand/Reserve Halter Geldings

*Halter classes do not count towards high point awards

All Showmanship Classes will be English & Western Combined

05. 8 & Under Showmanship

06. Junior Showmanship

07. Senior Showmanship

08. Adult Showmanship

Warm up for Western Classes 45 minutes

09. Lead Line 7 and under

10. Walk Trot Ranch Pleasure

11. Junior Ranch Pleasure

12. Senior Ranch Pleasure

13. Adult Ranch Pleasure

14. Walk/trot horsemanship

15. Junior Horsemanship

16. Senior Horsemanship

17. Adult Horsemanship

18. Walk/Trot Ranch Trail

19. Junior Ranch Trail

20. Senior Ranch Trail

21. Adult Ranch Trail

**There will be no drag or roping in the ranch trail classes for youth

22. Short Stirrup Reining (10 & under) will use NRHA short stirrup reining pattern #14

23. Junior Reining 9-13 (cannot ride in both short stirrup and Junior, must choose one or the other)

24. Senior Reining

25. Adult Reining

*Junior, Senior, Adult Reining pattern to be announced

Reining will not count towards high point scores

Warm up for English Classes – 45 minutes

*Same age divisions for English as Western classes

26. Walk/Trot Hunter Under Saddle

27. Junior Hunter Under Saddle

28. Senior Hunter Under Saddle

29. Adult Hunter Under Saddle

30. Walk/Trot Hunt Seat Equitation

31. Junior Hunt Seat Equitation

32. Senior Hunt Seat Equitation

33. Adult Hunt Seat Equitation

*High point awards for western will be given before reining


*High point awards for English will be given following the

conclusion of the English classes

Rosettes will be awarded to the Grand Champion Mare and

Grand Champion Gelding.