Horse & Oxen Pulling Contests

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Horse & Oxen Pulling Contests

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Topsfield Fair, P.O. Box 134, Topsfield, MA 01983
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Horse & Oxen Pulling Contests General Info

Chairperson: Robert Allen

Judge: Robert Allen

ALL HORSES ASSEMBLED AT A FAIR OR SHOW MUST BE
ACCOMPANIED BY AN OFFICIAL COGGINS TEST NEGATIVE REPORT.
HORSES WILL BE SUBJECT TO RANDOM TESTING.

Rules & Regulations

  1. Massachusetts Agricultural Fairs Association rules and regulations shall apply to all pulling contests. Copies of these rules are available at the Fair office.
  2. DRINKING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES is prohibited on the Fairgrounds.
  3. All pulling horses and oxen will use west entrance of Arena (Rte. 1 end).

Horse Pulling Contests

Sunday, September 30, 2018
10:00 A.M., 3:00 P.M., 7:30 P.M.

Premium Awards: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7-10th
CLASS A1 3,400 lbs. and under (12 ft.) 300 250 225 200 175 150 125
CLASS A2 Free-For-All (12 ft.) 500 450 400 350 300 250 200
CLASS A3 Three Horse Hitch (FFA) (20 ft.) 500 450 400 350 300 250 200

Monday - October 1, 2018
10:30 A.M., 3:00 P.M., 7:30 P.M.

Premium Awards: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7-10th
CLASS A4 3100 lbs. and under: (12 ft.) 300 250 225 200 175 150 125
CLASS A5 3300 lbs. (12 ft.) 300 250 225 200 175 150 125
CLASS A6 Three Horse Hitch (under 4900 lbs.) (20 ft.) 500 450 400 350 300 250 200

Oxen Pulling Contests

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
10:30 A.M., 3:00 P.M., 7:30 P.M.

Premium Awards: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7-10th
CLASS B1 2,900 lbs. 200 175 150 125 100 75 50
CLASS B2 3,300 lbs. 200 175 150 125 100 75 50
CLASS B3 Free-For-All 350 300 250 225 200 175 150

Official Rules

Topsfield Fair General Rules & Information

Topsfield Fair General Livestock Rules & Information

Commonwealth of Massachusetts 2015 Fairs Animal Health Rules

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