Pony Express 4-H Club of Mineral County Seeks Sponsors for October 9, 2011 Horse ShowThe Pony Express 4-H Club of Mineral County, WV will be hosting a horse showon Sunday, October 9, 2011 at the Mineral County Fairgrounds in Fort Ashby,WV. A copy of the show bill is attached to this message.Sponsors are being sought to help with the expenses of the show. This is anexcellent opportunity to advertise your business or organization while showingsupport for an organization that benefits the youth of our community.There are several opportunities for sponsorship. You can sponsor a regular classduring the show for $25. The cost to sponsor a jackpot class is $50. If you wouldlike to set up a table to display or sell your goods or services the cost is just $25.We would also appreciate it if you would display our show bill at your location.All sponsors will be acknowledged on the public address system. Class sponsorswill be announced at the beginning and conclusion of their sponsored classes.Throughout the day the public address announcers will remind the attendees tovisit the vendors who are supporting this event. All sponsors will also beacknowledged on the Pony Express 4-H Club Facebook page(http://www.facebook.com/PonyExpress4H).If you would like to sponsor classes or have a table at the horse show please fillout the sponsor form and return it along with your check made payable to PonyExpress 4-H. Please return the form and your check no later than October 6, 2011.Thank you for your support of the Pony Express 4-H Club of Mineral County,WV. We hope to see you at the show.
Pony Express Horse Show Sponsorship FormPlease return this form no later than October 6, 2011.Business Name ________________________________________________Contact Person ________________________________________________Address ______________________________________________________Phone ____________________________ Fax________________________Email _______________________________________________________I would like to:Sponsor ____ regular classes at $25 per class. $_____.00Sponsor ____ jackpot classes at $50 per class. $_____.00Have ___ tables at the horse show at $25 per table. $_____.00Make a donation of: $_____.00Total enclosed: $_____.00Please print out and fill in this form. Please mail this form and your check madepayable to the Pony Express 4-H Club to:Pony Express 4-H ClubRR 5, Box 167Keyser, WV 26726Thank you for your support of the Pony Express 4-H Club!
PONY EXPRESS 4H CLUBQuestions call: 2011 Show Schedule 1st = 5 ptsCheryl Collage October 9, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. 2nd = 4 pts304-726-4129 Mineral County Fairgrounds • Fort Ashby, WV 3rd = 3 ptsJoyce Heinz Class fees: $5.00 (4-H/FFA/Small Fry) – $7.00 (Open) 4th = 2 pts304-788-6207 Ring fee: $1.00 per horse/rider combination 5th = 1 pts Highpoint sign-up: $2.00 1. Open Grooming and Showmanship E/W/H/P 2. Youth Grooming and Showmanship Y 3. Small Fry Grooming and Showmanship SF 4. 4-H Grooming and Showmanship 4-H 5. Western Horse Halter Y/H/W 6. Pony/Mini Halter Y/H/P 7. English Horse Halter Y/H/E HALTER GRAND AND RESERVE 8. Small Fry W/T Pleasure SF 9. English All Day Horse E 10. Pony All Day P 11. English Pleasure Horse E 12. 4-H All Day 4-H 13. Youth All Day Y 14. Green Horse W/T Pleasure 15. Hunter Under Saddle H 16. Novice Rider W/T Pleasure 17. Hunter Hack H * * * * Intermission – Leadline / Cake Walk * * * * HUNTER SCHOOLING 18. Hunter Over Fences H 19. Equitation Over Fences H 20. Open Trail E/W/H/P/4-H 21. Gamblers Choice 22. Western All Day Horse W 23. Pony Pleasure P 24. Small Fry W/T Equitation SF 25. Western Pleasure Horse W 26. Youth Pleasure Y 27. 4-H Pleasure 4H 28. Open Horsemanship E/W/H 29. Youth Horsemanship Y 30. 4-H Horsemanship 4-H 31. Pony Horsemanship P 32. Small Fry Egg and Spoon SF 33. Open Egg and Spoon E/W/Y/H/4-H/P
PONY EXPRESS 4H CLUB SHOW RULES 1. Judges decision is final 2. Show management reserves the right to cancel or combine any class 3. Number stays Horse / Rider combination 4. Must cancel class two classes beforehand 5. All age groups: a. Small Fry – 12 years and under as of January 1, 2011 b. Youth – 13 through 18 as of January 1, 2011 c. All 4-H is open to any regardless of State 6. Ponies must stand 14.2 hands and under and may be shown by child or adult 7. Miniatures must stand 36” or under at the withers 8. Current negative coggins is required and will be checked 9. All 4-H, Youth, Small Fry must wear approved helmets any time they are mounted! 10. THERE WILL BE NO PENALTY FOR ENGLISH HELMETS IN WESTERN CLASSES 11. Must Execute Gait within three strides for Egg and Spoon class 12. Must note any tack changes 13. HAVE FUN!!!!!! PAYBACKS 6-9 Entries $8/$6/$4/$2 10 Entries and above $10/$8/$6/$4/$2 HIGH POINTS Western Pony English Small Fry Hunter Youth 4-H (Junior and Senior) Ribbon buy-back $1.00 A concession stand operated by the Pony Express 4-H Club will be available throughout the show.Under West Virginia Law, a participant in equine activities assumes the risk of any injury, harm, damage, or deathand any legal responsibility that may occur to participants resulting from the inherent risks associated with equineactivities. Equine Professionals are not liable for damages resulting from inherent risk of equine activities.Mineral County Pony Express 4-H, leaders, parents, judges, the show committee will not be responsible for anyloss, cost, damage, expense or liability of any kind from bodily injury, sickness, disease, including death, to anyperson or animal. We will not be responsible for any damage or destruction of properties, real or personal, arisingdirectly or indirectly from operations, products, or services provided in connection with this horse show. Visit us on Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/PonyExpress4H