Heavy Horse Events

There are no entry fee for these events. All events to run each day.
Friday - Noon
Saturday - 10 am
Sunday - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

WALKING PLOW EVENT: Mens - Ladies - Students, Novice - Advanced
SULKY PLOW EVENT: Mens - Ladies - Students, Novice - Advanced
GANG PLOW EVENT and ADVANCED GANG PLOW EVENT

Rules For Horse Plowing:

Participants may only plow in one plot per event. All plots have a 1 hr time limit. Minimum depth is 4 inches. Once the Contestants starts on the plot, he has to do all the adjustments or tripping himself; he is only allowed a helper to keep horses under control.

Ladies, Students and Novice are allowed a helper at all times.

Alberta Horse Plowing Championship - determined by the highest points accumulated in: Advanced Walking Plow Event, Advanced Sulky Plow Event & Gang Plow Event.

Must own & drive one team or your own horses.

Special Horse Plowing Awards:

Best Handled Team, Best Groomed Team, Best Crown, Best Finish, Top Junior Plower,
Top Novice Plower, Best All Round Horse Plower - determined by the highest points accumulated for the plower in the three different types of plowing events,
other than the AB Champion.

In the event of a tie in any of the above awards, the judges will make the final decision.

Special Horse Events

HEAVY HORSE SINGLE/TEAM LOG SKID: Friday - 9:00am
Pattern to be posted 1 hour prior to event. Penalties given for touching obstacles and
for the number of inches you are out on your 1-2-3 foot stops.

HORSE PULL: Friday - 4:00pm, Saturday - 5:00pm, Sunday - 4:30pm
We ask that all teams be weighed-in by 11am on Friday so that we may determine their category and the date they will pull.

*Please Note - in order to compete in the Horse Pulls you must compete in
one other working horse event.

 

Thank-you to our 2017 Plowing Match Sponsors:


PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Western Spirits Liquor Store

Rocky Mountain Equipment

Crop Production Service

Kuester Trucking Ltd

MATDIL PARTS & SERVICES

SILVER SPONSORS:

Birch Hills County

Viterra

Tansem Holdings

 

BRONZE SPONSORS:

Douglas Lake Equipment

Efroc Industries Ltd

Fosters Agri-World

Fountain Tire

Gregg Distributors Spirit River

KEDDIES TACK & WESTERN WEAR

Langnes Farms Ltd

MD of Fairview

Saddle Hills County

Richardson Pioneer

Royal Bank

Triple G Trucking

Triple K Trucking

WestCan Feeds

Windy Creek Farms

YL Country