APHA CHAMPIONSHIP & MID-SUMMER CLASSIC - July 21 & 22

Ancaster Fairgrounds

630 Trinity Road South, Ancaster, ON

Start Time: 9:00 am (both days)

Show Manager: Michael Nagy

 

The grounds will be open at 3:00 pm on the day before the show.
 

Stalls: $110.00 each
Hydro Hook Up: $50.00 per day
Shavings: $7.00/bag
Stalls for all OPHC shows can be booked by emailing   Maegan Hollinshead  . Stalls are assigned on a first come first served basis.

 

PLEASE NOTE: STALLS FOR THE APHA CHAMPIONSHIP & MID-SUMMER CLASSIC MUST BE BOOKED BY JULY 14TH. Stalls cancelled after July 14th are subject to a $50 cancellation fee.
 
 
Directions to the Ancaster Fairgrounds.
 

Don't forget to order your swag for the Championship Show. All orders & payment are due by July 1st for pick up at the Mid-Summer Classic. Contact Carol Urguhart Hawkins or click here for more info.

APHA Championship Classes

The Paint Horse Championship program is a series of classes held in conjunction with select APHA approved shows and is designed to increase participation and provide national recognition to exhibitors who primarily show regionally.

 

In 2018, OPHC is pleased to offer the following Championship Classes at the Mid-Summer Class show:

Open Mares   Youth Showmanship   Amateur Showmanship
Open Geldings   Youth Hunter Under Saddle   Amateur Hunter Under Saddle
Open Hunter Under Saddle   Youth Equitation   Amateur Equitation
Open Western Pleasure   Youth Western Pleasure   Amateur Western Pleasure
Open Trail   Youth Horsemanship   Amateur Horsemanship
Open Ranch Riding        
Open Reining        
         
Open SPB Hunter Under Saddle        
Open SPB Western Pleasure        

 

The entry fee for Championship classes is just $10/class!

 

Eligibility

Exhibitors MUST meet the eligibility criteria set forth to be eligible to compete in the Paint Horse Championship classes.

1) Amateur & Youth competitors must be enrolled in the APHA Amateur or Youth Program and meet the ownership/lease requirements as per rule AM-020 and YP-015.

2) Both the exhibitor & the horse owner/lessee must be current APHA members to be eligible to compete.

3) Both the exhibitor & horse owner/lessee must be residents of the Zone in which the show is held.

4) Horses must be registered with the APHA and shown in their respective Paint Horse Championship breed registry class - Regular Registry or Solid Paint Bred.

5) Halter classes: An exhibitor who has placed in the Top 5 in a halter class at an APHA World Championship Show within the last 10 years is NOT eligible to compete in any Paint Horse Championship halter class in any division. In addition, an exhibitor who has won a Paint Horse Championship halter class in the previous year is ineligible to compete.

6) Performance classes: An exhibitor who has placed in the Top 10 in a performance class at an APHA World Championship Show within the last 10 years is NOT eligible to compete in any Paint Horse Championship performance class in any division. In addition, an exhibitor who has won a Paint Horse Championship Performance class in the previous year is ineligible to compete.

Exceptions:

- Amateur/Youth Walk-Trot, Novice Amateur/Novice Youth & Intermediate Exhibitor World Show placings and placings in non-pointed World Show classes such as Sweepstakes, Challenge & Futurities DO NOT impact the eligibility in regular division championship classes.

- Amateur/Youth Walk-Trot World Show placings DO count towards exhibitor eligibility criteria in Amateur/Youth Walk-Trot Paint Horse Championship classes.

- Novice Amateur/Novice Youth World Show placings DO count towards exhibitor eligibility criteria in Novice Amateur/Novice Youth Paint Horse Championship classes.

 

Awards

Awards will consist of a Championship buckle and 2nd through 6th place medallions for each class.

 

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2018 SHOW SCHEDULE

SPRING KICK OFF - May 20 & 21

SIGNS OF SUMMER - June 17

APHA CHAMPIONSHIP & MID-SUMMER CLASSIC - July 21 & 22

COLOURS OF SUMMER - August 12

FALL FLING & FUTURITY - September 8 & 9

 

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