ClassDescriptionSessionEntry Fee
601Rachael Smith Memorial Costume Class
Entry Deadline: 3 PM on Tuesday, June 5
-Open to contestants who have not yet reached their 18th birthday.
-May lead, ride, or drive a horse or pony.
-To be judged Most Original, Most Authentic, Most Humorous and Most Beautiful.
-Trophy to the winner of each category judged.
-Safety Helmets are required for all mounted participants.
-Not more than 10 individuals may participate with one entry.
Tues PM$5 per participant.
604Stick Horse Steeplechase
Entry Deadline: Bring a $5 bill and enter at the gate before the class.
-Open to participants 12 years of age and older.
-Entrants will run a course with their stick horses.
-The first one across the finish line will win the jackpot (entry fees collected).
-You can bring your own stick horse or purchase one at Charity’s General Store.
Tues PM$5
606Family Class
Entry Deadline: 3 PM on Tuesday, June 5 (a description of family members and their history with the GCHS is requested)
- Up to three family members compete as an “entry.” Family members may be husband, wife, parent, step-parent, child, step-child, brother, sister, half brother or sister, step brother or sister, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, grandmother, grandfather, grandchildren, cousin, or in-laws.
-Any seat allowed.
-Entries will be shown at a Walk and Favorite Gait both ways of the ring. The Favorite Gait going the first way may be different from the gait chosen going the second way.
-To be judged on manners, suitability for the rider and overall performance.
-Ribbons will be awarded for 1-8 place.
Tues PM$20 per family
609Ride-A-Buck
Entry Deadline: Bring a $5 bill and enter at the gate before the class.
-Each entrant will be given a piece of colored paper to place under one
of their knees.
-The judge will ask for gaits at his/her discretion and entries will be eliminated when they drop the paper. At the judge’s discretion, the paper may be moved from the knee to a different location.
-The last one with the paper still under their knee will win the jackpot
(entry fees collected).
-Ribbons will be awarded for 1-8 place.
Tues PM$5
616Adult Costume Class
Entry Deadline: 3 PM on Tuesday, June 5
-Open to participants 18 years of age or older.
-May ride a horse or pony.
-A maximum of 4 people are allowed per entry.
-Awards will be given for Best Group, Best Individual, Most Authentic,
and Crowd Favorite.
Tues PM$20
618Leadline
Entry Deadline: 4 PM on Wednesday, June 6
-Each participant will receive a ribbon.
Wed PM$20
678Farm & Fries Sweet Tea Challenge
Entry Deadline: 3:30 PM on Friday, June 8 ($10 discount if you enter by 1 PM)
- Open to contestants of any age, any seat allowed.
- Entry shall enter the ring at a walk with a glass filled with sweet tea.
- Judge will ask for gaits at his/her discretion.
- At the completion of the class, the entry with the most liquid in their glass will be the winner.
- The winner takes home a $100 gift card to Farm & Fries.
Fri PM$30 ($10 discount if you enter by 1 PM)
712Stick Horse Race
Entry Deadline: Enter at the princess tent before the end of the Grand Prix.
- Open to participants 6 years of age and younger.
- Each participant will receive a ribbon.
- You can bring your own stick horse or purchase one at Charity’s General Store.
Sat PM$5
725Smooth Ride Challenge (riders 21 and over)
Entry Deadline: 4 PM on Saturday, June 9 ($10 discount if you enter by 1 PM)
- Open to contestants 21 years and over, any seat allowed.
- Entry shall enter the ring at a walk with a glass filled with an adult beverage.
- Judge will ask for gaits at his/her discretion.
- At the completion of the class, the entry with the most liquid in their glass will be the winner and will receive a special gift basket.
- Ribbons will be awarded for 1-8 place.
Sat PM$30 ($10 discount if you enter by 1 PM)