Draft Horse Show

Judged: Saturday, September 20, 2014

Start Time: 10:30 a.m.

All Horses enter Fairgrounds through South Gate - off Maitland St.

Committee: Wayne Gurney (Chair) 519-463-5970, Cathy Bechard, Eileen Hartig, Grant McLaren, Judi Meadows, Doug Mordue
Announcer: John Creeden.


  1. All exhibitors must have a current Drumbo Agricultural Society (DAS) Membership
  2. Entry Fee: 15% of winnings unless otherwise stated
  3. Each exhibitor is responsible for his/her own liability insurance, and may be required to show proof
  4. No exhibitor may show more than two entries in Line Classes
  5. Sections 11-13, 16-18, 19-21 & 22-24 will be combined if there are less than two entries
Prize List – Exceptions as Noted
Section 1st 2nd 3rd All
1-4, 19-25 $30.00 $25.00   $20.00
7 $20.00 $15.00   $10.00
9 $50.00 $45.00 $40.00  
10-14, 16-18 $40.00 $35.00 $30.00 $25.00
15 $20.00     $15.00


Class 1 - Belgians


    1. Brood Mare with foal (current year) Sponsored by Cecil and Martha Wells
    2. Foal of Current Year Sponsored by Ron Baker
    3. Yearling and Two Year Old Filly, Colt and Gelding Sponsored by Danayr Fuel
    4. Mare or Gelding Three Years & Over Sponsored by Morrow’s of Drumbo
Class 2 - Percherons - same sections & sponsors as Class 1
Class 3 - Clydesdales and Shires - same sections & sponsors as Class 1

Line Specials - all Breeds show together

    1. Junior Showmanship on line, ages 8-13 years
    2. Junior Showmanship on line, ages 14-18 years Junior Showmanship on Line is sponsored by Don and Kerry Lowes and the Ontario Clydesdale Club. Prize money will be divided equally and awarded at ringside.
    3. Three Horses Owned by One Exhibitor Sponsored by Landsborough Auctions Ltd.

Best Heavy Horse

  1. Best Heavy Horse on the Grounds - for best Belgian, Clydesdale, Percheron or Shire Draft Horse on Line. Award donated by Lloyd and Sharon Heldmann


Sections 9, 10,14, 15 & 25 - All Breeds Show Together

  1. Four Horse Hitch, all Breeds, not necessarily owned by one exhibitor. Sponsored by Jim Beemer, the Simpson Family in memory of Bill Simpson, Lloyd and Sharon Heldmann. Trophy by the Baker Family in memory of Roy Baker.
  2. Unicorn Hitch, all Breeds. Sponsored by Kitchener Tractor Centre, Tony Wallbank
  3. Heavy Draft Team, Belgian
  4. Heavy Draft Team, Percheron
  5. Heavy Draft Team, Clydesdale and Shire. Sections 11-13 sponsored by Robert and Theresa Gurney
  6. Best Lady Driver of a Light or Heavy Draft Team. Lady to be dressed appropriately with hat and gloves included and be accompanied by another person. Sponsored by Llolyn Farms Ltd,. in memory of Arnold Rife. Flowers donated by the Heavy Horse Committee
  7. Junior Driver of a Draft Team (18 years and under), to be accompanied by an experienced driver Sponsored by Doug Mordue
  8. Light Draft Team, Belgian
  9. Light Draft Team, Percheron
  10. Light Draft Team, Clydesdale and Shire. Sections 16-18 sponsored by the Sparks Family in memory of Ralph Sparks
  11. Light Draft Single, Belgian
  12. Light Draft Single, Percheron
  13. Light Draft Single, Clydesdale and Shire. Sections 19-21 sponsored by Driver Check; Wayne and Donna Gurney
  14. Heavy Draft Single, Belgian
  15. Heavy Draft Single, Percheron
  16. Heavy Draft Single, Clydesdale and Shire. Sections 22-24 sponsored by Neal Eedy; Rick and MJ Gurney
  17. 2 Horse Tandem Hitch, all Breeds. Sponsored by MacNeil & Dodd Pharmacy