The annual Tricia Vaughan Memorial Scholarship celebrates young leaders who have excelled in their achievements as 4-H club members and at school and in their community. Now in its thirteenth year, the purpose of this program is to develop an awareness of the importance and benefits of higher education. It is offered by the West Niagara Agricultural Society with the cooperation and support of the Niagara 4-H Association to current members of Niagara 4-H who have completed at least six proje...
Ontario Chuck Wagon Racing - Sat
Ever imagined what it would have been like to race with your chuck wagon through the "Wild West"?The Ontario Chuckwagon Racing brings a minture version of this to our fair! Mini-Horses pulling Mini-Chuckwagons will be racing at the Outdoor ring.
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A chuckwagon or chuck wagon is a type of "field kitchen" covered wagon historically used for the storage and transportation of perishable food and cooking equipment on the prairies of the United States and Canada. Such wagons formed part of a wagon train of settlers or fed traveling workers such as cowboys or loggers. In modern times, chuckwagons feature in certain cooking competitions and events. Chuckwagons are also used in a type of horse racing known as chuckwagon racing. - Wikipedia
Between races, come over and meet and pet the horses, their drivers and see their wagons...perhaps even take a picture or two with one! ...and if you send us your pictures, we'll post them!
Location: Outdoor Horse ring (behind livestock building)
Race times - 3pm; 4:40pm & 6pm
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