From the Exhibitor Handbook:
Equine Entry deadline for Equine is June 1st
Current year photo (min. of 4 x 6) must be presented at time of registration for all NON registered horses, if a registered horse, a copy of the official registration papers including the official or registered name and reg. number.
(A) An Exhibitor is allowed to exhibit only the Equine which is registered in his/her name. An equine may only be shown by one exhibitor. Exception: Draft Team Driving Class (see Draft Rules)
(B) Exhibitor may register four (4) equine, but may bring only two (2) to the fair. Backup animal may be listed as a backup equine on entry sheet of more than one exhibitor.
(C) Registered animals may only show in registered classes.
(D) If exhibitor has a registered Equine, the Equine's registered name must be used on all forms.
(E) Exhibitors are allowed one (1) showmanship class (which is strongly recommended) and one (1) halter class per equine and may enter five (5) performance classes, such as: horsemanship, equitation, trail, pleasure, reining, pleasure driving, dressage, jumping and gymkhana, or any combination of these. Exhibitors who enter and are judged in their Showmanship class will be allowed an additional performance class for a total of eight (8) classes. If the exhibitor has a second equine he/she will be allowed to show in one (1) Showmanship class, one (1) halter class and four (4) performance classes. If the exhibitor enters and is judged in the showmanship class, he/she will be allowed an additional performance class for a total of 7.
(F) If the exhibitor is registered in six (6) performance classes (showing one (1) equine) or five (5) performance classes (showing two (2) equine), but does not participate in Showmanship, premiums will be withheld from the exhibitor's first performance class with premiums in which he or she shows with that equine.
(G) Classes for ALL equine must be listed on the entry form, including back-up animals. Proper Equine must be designated for each class.
(H) Walk/Trot exhibitors may exhibit only in the walk- trot classes. They may also enter walk/trot Trail, but may not enter Driving.
(I) Exhibitor is responsible for having equine entered in the correct class.
(J) Pre-qualification. All first time exhibitor/equine combination (includes all classes) and first time walk/trot/canter exhibitors are required to pre-qualify with their equine to be eligible to show at the fair. See Clinic schedule in handbook.
All exhibitors must verify their entries no earlier than July 17th and no later than July 19th. Check the book for special times. If you do not verify at this time you will not be allowed to bring your horses to the fair.
EQUINE HEALTH RULES:
All Equine to be exhibited at the Fair during Fair week are required to have an influenza vaccination and EHV/Rhino vaccination and any other State mandated vaccinations/shots administered by a licensed veterinarian between six (6) weeks and six (6) months prior to entry day of current year's Fair. Proof of a negative Coggins test per State Regulations, is also required. Proof of all must be presented at Health check before unloading animals.
Entry Day: All animals must go through health check at Gate 3 (Shawnee Rd.) between 7 am and noon, then proceed to your assigned barn or tent. After unloading and checking in you must go to Equine Entry office (located in the Horse complex) and complete registration and receive week pass. This must be done before 12:00 noon.
Fair week: Stalls are expected to be cleaned daily, before 10:00 am. Exhibitors failing to clean their stall will fall under the 3 Strike Rule (see page 16 of fairbook).
Check ring schedules for class judging.
Stalls must be cleaned before departure at 11:00 pm on Saturday, at the conclusion of the fair.
Most importantly, Have fun!