It not only takes countless hours of dedication and determination, but it also takes a special spirit to hitch draft horses. The Ontario Four Horse Hitch Series will invite 10 members who have accumulated the highest points to the finals where a champion will reign.
The coveted finals will be held at the Triple Crown Draft Classic. It is a chance for each member to earn the title of provincial champion and be recognized by their peers.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Ontario Four Horse Hitch Series, please fill in the online form or download the application and email it to email@example.com. Membership fees can be paid by email money transfer (EMT) to the same address using the following password: fourhorsehitch
If paying by cheque, please make it out to our treasurer, Peter Maher. Please note Ontario Four Horse Hitch Series or Ontario Four on the reference line.
- All Ontario Four Horse Hitch Series participating exhibitors will pay a $100 entry fee for the current season. If you only have a team of draft horses, you can hitch with another team. $50 entry per team. The due date for the entry fee is July 1. Membership fees can be paid by email money transfer (EMT) to firstname.lastname@example.org using the following password: fourhorsehitch
- The Ontario Four Horse Hitch Series is open to anyone who wants to hook a hitch of four draft horses. Hitches from all provinces and all states are welcome. All fairs are in Ontario, hence the current name of Ontario Four Horse Hitch Series.
- Late entries can be accepted at $200.
- Points and prize money will be forfeited if not paid before a show.
- Entry forms will collect personal information for each competitor to ensure details are secure for final payouts.
- The competition will be spread out at approximately 15 shows annually. Points will be determined by placings at qualified shows. At the end of the season, the top ten hitches will compete for the finals at the Triple Crown Draft Classic.
- The total prize payouts at the finals will be determined based on the number of paid members and qualifying shows.
- Each participating show will payout a minimum of $1,750. The fair will pay a $100 entry fee also that will go to the finals pot. You must be a member to go to the qualifying class. Fairs will have a list of members who are paid members.
- The Ontario Four Horse Hitch Series will track and post results through its website and social media.
- The Ontario Four Horse Hitch Series committee has the right to disqualify any hitch for unsportsmanlike behaviour. Reinstatement will be at the discretion of the committee members.
- You must be a member to participate in the finals.