2023 Show Dates

Please send stall reservations to mjnagy91@gmail.com - please include how many stalls, hydro hookups and number of shavings needed.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL 2023 OPHC SHOWS WILL START PROMPTLY AT 8 AM


Spring Kick-Off - May 21/22, 2023 (Sunday, Monday)

  • 2 judges - TBA
  • Ancaster Fairgrounds, Ancaster, ON

Signs of Summer - June 17/18, 2023

  • 3 judges - TBA
  • Ancaster Fairgrounds, Ancaster, ON
  • All-Breed classes (APHA rules will apply)

Mid Summer Classic - July 15/16, 2023


September Spotacular, September 9/10, 2023

  • 3 judges - TBA
  • Ancaster Fairgrounds, Ancaster, ON
  • Weanling Halter Classes
  • All Breed Stake Classes! (APHA rules will apply)

2023 SHOW FEES

  • All day fee (any/all divisions) - $100/Horse/Judge
  • Single class fee - (1-6 classes) $15/class/judge
  • Office fee - $13/horse/judge
  • APHA fee - $9/horse/judge
  • Drug testing fee - $7/horse/judge
  • Stall fee - $125/stall (2 nights)
  • Cleanout fee - $30 for each stall not stripped at the end of each show
  • Hydro hookup - $100/weekend (hookup sites are assigned, please book in advance)
  • Shavings - $9/bag

EARLY ENTRIES

Early entries are always appreciated by our show staff. Please e-mail your completed entry form to Kari Newton. Just remember to stop by the show office and confirm your entry prior to the start of the show. There is no penalty or fee required if you are unable to attend.

REMINDERS

Please note that the following documents are required at all OPHC shows:
  • APHA Registration papers for all horses to be shown
  • Current APHA membership card (Open, Amateur, Novice Amateur, Youth, Walk/Trot) or a copy
  • Current APHA individual membership card for the owner of the horse or a copy
  • Copy of your APHA Showing Lease (if applicable)

Exhibitors that are unable to produce a copy of their current APHA membership card on Show Day (i.e. Open, Amateur, Novice Amateur, Youth, Walk/Trot) will be required to purchase a Temporary Application. There will be no exceptions to this rule. Please remember - if you have an Open member showing your horse, it is your responsibility to produce a current copy of their APHA card when submitting entries. If you have any questions, please contact Kari Newton at ophcshows@gmail.com.

Attention Lead Line & Walk Jog Exhibitors: All lead Line & Walk Jog exhibitors are required to wear an ASTM approved helmet at all times while mounted. Please support the OPHC in our effort to ensure the safety of our youngest riders.