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Open Horse Show Slide

2022 Open Horse Show

At the Jones County Equestrian Center
800 N. Maple Street (Berndes Center Gate)

SUNDAY JULY 17 2022 9:00 AM

MWHA and MSC Accredited
Entry Fee - $6.00 per horse
CASH ONLY ACCEPTED!

1. Yearling & Under Halter
2. Two and Three year-old Halter
3. Open Pony Halter – Pony Under 14.1
4. Open Horse Halter - Horse 14.1 & Over
5. Color Breed Halter - All Color Registries Eligible
6. Performance Horse Halter - (Horse must show in one riding class)
7. Adult Showmanship - Handler 19 years and older
8. Youth Showmanship - Handler 14-18 years old
9. Youth Showmanship - Handler 13 years old and under
10. Lead-line Equitation - 6 years & under. (Led by 14 years & older horse or pony)
     a. Traditional leadline
     b. Horsemanship (Pattern)
     c. Fun Activity (Announced at show)
11. Youth Walk/Trot - 8 years and under
*****English Pleasure - Warm Up 15 Minutes*****

12. Open English Walk/Trot
13. Adult English Pleasure - 19 years and older
14. Youth English Pleasure - 18 years and under
15. Adult English Equitation - 19 years and older
16. Youth English Equitation - 18 years and under

*****Ranch - Warm up 15 Minutes****
17. Ranch Horse Pleasure
18. Ranch Horse Riding (Pattern Picked by Judge)
19. Ranch Horse Conformation
20. Reining

*****30 Minute Break for Pleasure Warm Up****

21. Select Walk/Trot - 40 Years & older
22. Adult Walk/Trot - 19 Years & older
23. Youth Walk/Trot - 14-18 Years & older
24. Youth Walk/Trot - 13 Years & under
25. Junior Horse Pleasure - Horse or pony 5 years & under
26. Adult Western Pleasure - 19 years & older
27. Youth Western Pleasure - 14-18 years old
28. Youth Pleasure - 13 years & under
29. Color Breed Pleasure - All Color Registries Eligible
30. Pony Pleasure - 14 years & under, Pony under 14.1
31. Senior Horse Pleasure - Horse or Pony 6 years & older
32. Adult Horsemanship - 19 years & older
33. Youth Horsemanship - 18 years & under
34. Optional Fair - OT - Walk and Favorite Gait

*****Running Classes - Warm Up 15 Minutes*****

35. Open Poles
36. Youth Poles - 18 years & under
37. Open Barrels
38. Youth Barrels 18 years and under
39. Open Flags
40. Dash for Cash

Show Rules
** No Stallions allowed in youth classes
** Ponies to be measured if questioned
** Proof of Color Registries in hand
** Proof of age required if questioned
** No Approaching the judge
** Dogs must be on a leash
** Ages as of January 1st

Gaming Class Rules
** Restraining riders to the saddle is prohibited
** Collard sleeved shirt is required

For Show Information:
Brian McQuillen 563.599.7161
Michael Wolken 319.480.3178

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Contests & Open Shows



Daily Gate Admission

$5 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8AM to 1PM (purchased at the gate)
$12 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday after 1PM and all day Saturday and Sunday (if purchased online)

Buy $12 Day Pass Now

$15 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday after 1PM and all day Saturday and Sunday (if purchased at the gate)
$38 Admission Package (5 daily admission tickets) must be purchased prior to July 1 and purchased as the Admission Package. ** Must be purchased as the package for discount **

Buy $38 Admission Package Now

Children 10 and under: Always free

Contact Us:

Fair Week Office Hours:
8AM-8PM (Wed-Sat)
8AM-7PM (Sunday)
Phone: 319-465-3275
Fax: 319-465-6726
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