Frederick County Fair Open Horse Show Print E-mail





Frederick County Fair

Open Horse Show

Hosted by the

Golden Horseshoe 4-H Club

Located at Frederick County Fairgrounds

Clear Brook, VA

Saturday July 24, 2021

Pre – Entry $10 per class or Show all day for $60

(Per horse/rider combination)

Day of show $12 per class or Show all day for $70


Jackpot classes $15.00(not included in the all-day fees 

Classes start promptly at 9:00 a.m.

rain or shine

For More


Rose (540)877-4935

Faye (540) 533-7029

Hannah (540) 877-7756


CLASSES start promptly at 9:00 a.m.

1. Western Showmanship - Beginner

2. Western Showmanship – Junior

3. Western Showmanship – Senior

4. Western Showmanship - Open

5. Gaited Showmanship - Open

6. PWD Showmanship

7. Hunter Showmanship - Beginner

8. Hunter Showmanship – Junior

9. Hunter Showmanship – Senior

10. Hunter Showmanship - Open

11. Lead line Equitation- Ages 8-under

12. PWD Rider

10 Minute Warm Up

13. Hunter Under Saddle - Beginner (Walk/Trot)

14. Hunter Under Saddle Walk/Trot - Open

15. Hunter Under Saddle – Junior (Walk/Trot/Canter)

16. Hunter Under Saddle – Senior (Walk/Trot/Canter)

17. Hunter Under Saddle – Open (Walk/Trot/Canter)

18. Hunt Seat Equitation – Beginner (Walk/Trot)

19. Hunt Seat Equitation Walk/Trot- Open

20. Hunt Seat Equitation – Junior (Walk/Trot/Canter)

21. Hunt Seat Equitation – Senior (Walk/Trot/Canter)

22. Hunt Seat Equitation – Open (Walk/Trot/Canter)

23. Hunter Go As You Please - Beginner

24. Hunter Go As You Please Walk/Trot (may Trot or Canter) - Open

25. Hunter Go As You Please- Junior

26. Hunter Go As You Please- Senior

27. Hunter Go As You Please -Open

28. Walk/Trot- Open JACKPOT 

10 Minute Break 

29. Gaited Pleasure Gait- Open

30. Gaited Equitation -Open

10 Minute Break

31. Western Pleasure - Beginner (Walk, Jog)

32. Western Pleasure Walk/Jog -Open

33. Western Pleasure – Junior (Walk/Jog/Lope)

34. Western Pleasure – Senior (Walk/Jog/Lope)

35.  Western Pleasure – Open (Walk/Jog/Lope)

36. Western Horsemanship – Beginner (Walk, Jog)

37. Horsemanship Walk/Jog - Open

38. Western Horsemanship – Junior (Walk/Jog/Lope)

39.  Western Horsemanship – Senior (Walk/Jog/Lope)

40.  Western Horsemanship – Open (Walk/Jog/Lope)

41.  Go as You Please Western - Beginner

42.  Go as You Please Walk/Jog (May Jog or Lope)-Open

43. Go as You Please Western- Junior

44. Go as You Please Western- Senior

45. Go as You Please Western- Open

46. Walk/Jog –Open JACKPOT 

47.  Western/Hunter Command – Open (show attire excused)

48. Ranch Pleasure –Open

49. Ranch Horsemanship- Open

50. Ranch Riding-Open

51.  Barrel Race – Open

52. Barrel Race- Open JACKPOT

53. Flag Race– Open

54. Catalog Race – Open

55. Poles- Open

56. Stakes Race- Open

57. Trail Class- Open (Trail Class will be judged following Showmanship & close by 2pm)

Jackpot Pay Out- 60% of entry fees paid out as

1st 40% 2nd 30% 3rd 20% 4th 10% (Must have at least 6 entries)

**To pre-register for the show, email form to Rose McDonald at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or mail with check to: Golden Horseshoe 4-H Club

 Attn: Rose McDonald

1085 Collinsville Road

Cross Junction, VA 22625


All Pre-entries must be post marked by Saturday, July 17th

To be a show sponsor Contact Rose:

540-877-4935 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



  1. Current Negative Coggins (within 12 months) must be presented upon entering the

Show grounds.

2.       Protective headgear must be worn when mounted. (18 & UNDER)

3.       Appropriate tack and attire are requested in all classes.

4.       The judge’s decision is final.

5.       NO DOGS ALLOWED!  (for everyone’s safety)

6.       This is an Open Horse Show. Everyone is Welcome!

7.       Each participant must sign an equine waiver form.

8.       The show committee reserves the right to refuse any entry or to combine, change,

Divide and/or cancel any classes.

9.       Any returned checks will incur a $35.00 return check fee

10.     The Virginia Cooperative Extension Office, Golden Horseshoe 4-H Club and the

Frederick County Fairgrounds will not be held responsible for injuries to horses,

rider’s or spectators or for damage or theft of property.

11.      No bareback riding on grounds!

12.     A two-minute gate call will be enforced.

13.     Good sportsmanship and horsemanship will be enforced.

14.     No alcoholic beverages permitted.

15.     Ribbons to 6th place.

16.     The following definitions will apply:

Lead line:      8 years or under as of 9/30/2021

Beginner:      Rider showing in first or second year of showing

Junior:          9 – 13 years as of 9/30/2021

Senior:          14 – 19 years as of 9/30/2021

Open:            All Ages

DIRECTIONS To get to the Frederick County Fairgrounds in Clear Brook, VA, just take I-81 to Exit 317 (Stephenson), go North onto U.S. Route 11 (Martinsburg Pike), and drive for about 2.7 miles. The fairground is on the left.  

(250 Fairground Road Clear Brook, VA 22624)

DIVISIONS (High Points awarded in each Division)

Western (Beginner, Junior, Senior, Open): includes Showmanship, Pleasure, Go As You Please and Horsemanship

Hunter (Beginner, Junior, Senior, Open): includes Showmanship, Hunter under saddle, Go As You Please and equitation

Gaited (Open): includes Showmanship, Pleasure Gait and Equitation

Gymkhana (Open): includes barrels, poles, stakes and flags

Ranch (Open): includes Ranch Pleasure, Horsemanship, Ranch Riding

Walk/Jog Western (Open): includes Pleasure, Horsemanship and Go As You Please

Walk/Trot Hunter (Open): includes Pleasure, Equitation and Go As You Please