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Heavy Horse Competition

HEAVY HORSE COMPETITION 2023

Heavy horse competitions returned to Bakewell Showground as part of our second Bakewell Country Festival. The festival took place on Sunday 16th July and comprised seven classes, including a new Young Handlers class.

 

It wass free to enter the Young Handlers class and the winner qualified for the Young Handler championship at the Midland Shire Foal Show:

- Brood Mare Class
- Foal Class
- Yearling Class
- Two Year Old Class
- Three Year Old and Over
- Barren Mare or Gelding Four Year Old and Up

- Young Handlers Class (ages 12 - 18)

The prize money for the six adult classes is as follows:
1st place: £50
2nd place: £40
3rd place: £30
4th place: £20
Overall Champion: £100

The prize money for the Young Handlers class is as follows:

1st place: £30

2nd place: £20

3rd place: £20

4th place: £20

The Shire Horse Society Silver Spoon and rosette will also be awarded.

For full information please download our schedule and entry form:

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Bakewell Country Festival is a fundraising event for Bakewell Agricultural & Horticultural Society (Charity No. 1045165).

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