Welcome to the 2018

May 25nd and 26th

Program changes have been made.  Classes have been added and Show Pleasure Driving is on Friday!

Note class 78 shoul dhave been listed as ASB Show Pleasure Driving Championship

This year our horse show will benefit Milestones Inc., 

Milestones Equestrian Achievement Program is a non-profit therapeutic horseback riding program for individuals with disabilities.  Click here for the milestones website


We'd like to announce a change this year.  The Friends of the Burlington Spring Horse Show ( FBSHS ) is now "Burlington Spring Horse Show Inc." a 501c charitable corperation.  Same team new era.  Our officers of record are:

President - Charles Poppe
Vice President - Jim Davis
Vice President - Katherine England
Secretary - Laura Schmidt
Treasurer - Chris Pennington

Our Show Team

Open Show JudgeMitch Clark
Academy JudgeKatie Case
AnnouncerJim Davis
PhotographerJane Jacobs
OrganistShannon Perkins
Show ManagerLaura Schmidt
Office ManagerChris England

Friday Night – May 25, 2018  7:30 p.m.
1 ASB Three Gaited – Jr. Exhibitor/Amateur $100
2 Arabian English Pleasure – Pure & Part $100
3 Road Pony to Bike – 48 Inches & under $100
4 Friesian Pleasure (W/T) $100
5 ASB Show Pleasure – Jr Ex. 17 & Under $100
6 ASB Western Country Pleasure $100
7 Hackney Harness Pony $100
8 ASB Three Gaited Park $100
9 Walk Trot – Saddle Seat 10 & Under T/R
10 ASB Show Pleasure – A.O.T. $100
11 ASB Three Gaited – Open $100
12 Road Pony Under Saddle $100
13 ASB Five-Gaited – Jr Exhibitor/Amateur $100
14 Road Pony to Bike 52” and Under $100
15 Five Gaited Pleasure $100
16 ASB Country Pleasure Jr. Ex. 17 & Under $100
17 ASB Three Gaited Park Pleasure $100
18 ASB Show Pleasure Driving $100
19 Hackney Pony – Cob Tail $100
20 Pleasure Equitation Saddle Seat 17 & Under T/R
21 ASB Country Pleasure Adult Exhibitor $100
22 Hackney Pony Pleasure Driving $100
23 ASB Show Pleasure – Adult Exhibitor $100
24 ASB Five-Gaited $100

Saturday Morning – May 26, 2018  9:00 a.m.
30 Academy Driving Class T/R
31 Academy Equitation 14 to 17 (W/T/C) T/R
32 Academy Equitation 13 & Under (W/T/C) T/R
33 Academy Equitation, Adult (W/T/C) T/R
34 Academy Showmanship, Adult (W/T/C) T/R
35 Academy Showmanship 17 & Under (W/T/C) T/R
36 Academy Equitation, Adult (W/T) T/R
37 Academy Equitation 14 to 17 (W/T) T/R
38 Academy Equitation 11 to 13 (W/T) T/R
39 Academy Equitation 9 & 10 (W/T) T/R
40 Academy Equitation 8 & Under (W/T) T/R
41 Academy Equitation 6 & Under (W/T) T/R
42 Academy Showmanship, Adult (W/T) T/R
43 Academy showmanship 14 to 17 (W/T) T/R
44 Academy Showmanship 11 to 13 (W/T) T/R
45 Academy Showmanship 9 & 10 (W/T) T/R
46 Academy Showmanship 8 & Under T/R
47 Academy Showmanship 6 & Under T/R
48 Academy Lead Line (W/T) T/R

Saturday Afternoon Break – May 26, 2018
50 Lead Line-Western/English Rider 6 & Under (Proper Attire) T/R
51 ASB – to be shown in hand $100
52 Arab Pure and Pare Bred – shown in hand $100
53 Hunt Seat Pleasure $100
54 Novice Equitation – 17 Years and Under T/R
55 Hackney Pony Country Pleasure Driving $100
56 Paso Fino Performance $100
57 ASB Country Pleasure A.O.T. $100
58 Road Pony Juvenile Driver $100
59 Best Farm or Pet Pony (no canter) T/R
60 English Pleasure (horse not eligible for any other class) $100
61 Hunt Seat – Juvenile Exhibitor (W/T/C) $100
62 Road Pony 52” & Under A.O.T. $100
63 Paso Fino Pleasure $100
64 Walk Trot Pleasure – 12 & Under Saddle Seat $100
65 Carriage Reinmanship – Cones $100

Saturday Night – May 26, 2018   7:00 p.m.
75 Carriage Reinmanship $200
76 ASB Show Pleasure Championship-Jr. Exhibitor $200
77 Saddle Seat Equitation Championship T/R
78 ASB Show Pleasure Driving Championship $200
79 Road Horse Under Saddle Stake $200
80 ASB Five Gaited Pleasure Championship $200
81 Hackney Pony Pleasure Driving Championship $200
82 ASB Show Pleasure Championship – Adult Exhibitor $200
83 Hackney Pony Championship Cob Tail $200
84 Three Gaited Park Championship $200
85 Paso Fino Costume $200
86 Friesian Pleasure (W/T) Championship $200
87 ASB Country Pleasure Championship – Jr Exhibitor $200
88 ASB Fine Harness Stake $200
89 ASB Five Gaited Championship – Jr Exhibitor/Amateur $200
90 Arabian English Pleasure Championship Pure & Part $200
91 Carriage Class -  Period Dress $200
92 ASB Country Pleasure Championship Adult Exhibitor $200
93 Harness Pony Championship $200
94 ASB Three Gaited Championship Jr Exhibitor/Amateur $200
95 Road Pony Open Championship 52 Inches & Under $200
96 ASB Three Gaited Championship – Open $250
97 Road Horse to Bike $250
98 ASB Five Gaited Championship – In Memory of Larry Carver $500

AOT Classes 10, 57 & 62 must be Owned, Trained & Shown by an 
amateur for the last 90 days.
Show Managers
Jim Davis Laura Schmidt  (call Laura for stalls)
(859)912-1261 (513) 218-8678  ljoschmidt@gmail.com


Fees and Awards

Entry Fees:
Trophy & Ribbon classes $10
$100 Classes $15
$200 Classes $25
$250 Classes $30
$500 Classes $50

Class Award First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth Seventh Eighth
$100 $40 $25 $15 $10 $10 ribbon na na
$200 $75 $45 $30 $20 $10 $10 $10 ribbon
$250 $80 $60 $45 $30 $15 $10 $10 ribbon
$500 $150 $110 $75 $55 $35 $30 $25 $20

Map and directions

Fairgrounds map

Boone County Fairgrounds
5819 Idlewild Road, Burlington, Kentucky

From I75 take KY-18 exit 181
Turn RIGHT onto Ky-18/Burlington Pike.  Continue to follow KY-18 for ~4.5 miles
Turn RIGHT onto Jefferson St/Idlewild Rd/KY-338
Follow this road around the S turn and the fairgrounds is on the left.

Academy Entrys

Official Entries are day of Show.

We do appreciate entries being made by email for academy class entries.  This allows us to have the entries

ready and waiting for you and helps get the Saturday morning session started on time.  Confiirmation and Entry

fees still required at the office.

Academy advanced info:

Rider name and age
Horse name
Class number and name
Stable Name
Owner and City as well ( optional )

Make sure to include the stable name and location city

Send info to BurlingtonSpringhs@gmail.com

WARNING – Under Kentucky law, a farm animal activity sponsor, farm animal professional, or other person does not have the duty to eliminate all risks of injury of participation in farm animal activities. There are inherent risks of injury that you voluntarily accept if you participate in farm animal activities.

I AGREE that I choose to participate voluntarily in the Competition with my horse, as a rider, driver, handler, longer, lessee, owner, agent, coach, trainer, or as parent or guardian of a junior exhibitor. I am fully aware and acknowledge that horse sports and the Competition involve inherent dangerous risks of accident, loss and serious bodily injury including broken bones, head injuries, trauma, pain, suffering or death (“harm”). I AGREE to hold harmless and release the Burlington Spring Horse Show, Inc., their successors, assigns, officers and employees, from all claims for money damages or otherwise for any Harm to me or my horse and for any Harm of any nature caused by me or my horse to others, even if the Harm arises or results, directly or indirectly, from the negligence of the Burlington Spring Horse Show, Inc.  I AGREE to expressly assume all risks of Harm to me or my horse, including Harm resulting from the negligence of the Burlington Spring Horse Show, Inc.  I AGREE to hold harmless and indemnify (that is, to pay any losses, damages, or costs incurred by) the Burlington Spring Horse Show, Inc. and the Competition and to hold them harmless with respect to claims for Harm to me or my horse, and for claims made by others for any Harm caused by me or my horse while at the Competition.  If I am a parent or guardian of a junior exhibitor, I consent to the child’s participation and AGREE to assume all of the obligations of this Release on the child’s behalf. I represent that I have the requisite training, coaching and abilities to safely compete at this competition. BY SIGNING BELOW, I further AGREE to be bound by all applicable rules and all terms and provisions of this entry blank.

Our Sponsors

We would like to especially thank the following people and businesses since without them we would not be able to have this show.

Alexandria Fair & Horse Show
Beam Dental
Florence Veterinary Hospital
Forcht Bank
Friend of the Burlington Spring Horse Show
Joe Brown Stables
Sam & Judy Gilardi
Heritage Bank
Hundred Acre Wood Farm
Ashley England Huff
Kentucky Farm Bureau
Majestic Oaks Hackney Farm
Ohio Valley Carriage Club
RB Tool Manufacturing
Randy's Rugged Wear
Sandy Run Stable
Gerry & Connie Schweitzer
Steele's Hometown Tire & Auto Service
The Rankin Family 
The Schmidt Family
Timberlane Farm
UBS Financial Services
Walnut Hills Academy