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PENINSULA HORSE SHOW AND PASTORAL ASSOCIATION.

A RECORD ENTRY OF HORSES

The entries for the Peninsula Horse Sqow and Pastoral Association's Show are a record, and number 162, as compared with 188 last year. The enlarged entry is very gratifying, aa it shows increased interest in the g-how, and it "is a good start for ihe new Association.

It is hoped tbat the present rough weather will be a thing of the past on Thursday next, and the Show Ooni' tnitfcee will be favoured with fine weather for the fine exhibition of horsea. A list of the entries received in the different classes this year as compared with last year's is of interest, It is as follows :— No. Entries 1912 1913 Hack, yearling .. .. 4 4 Hack to crrry 11 to 12 stone 19 28 Cob over U.I hands .. ..11 12 Hack to carry 15 stone .. 7 5 Lady's Hack .. .. .. 15 17 Hack to carry 13 stone 5 0 Hunters , 6 5 Maiden Hunts; s ~ .. 5 10 Dairy Cart Turn cut . - 3 6 Draught Horse or Mare ... 4 & Hiack Brood Mare ~ ... 3 £ j Hack, two-yeavold filly ~ 2 10 j Daisy.cark Horse ~ ~ 9 4 Harness Horse or Mare 4 C Buggy Pair •• • • • • 4 2 Pony 13 to 14,2 banda .. 6 8 Harness Horse, under 15.2 banda 6 4 Gig Horse or Mare 15,3 to 15 2 hands .. ..12 9 Pony under 14 3 hands .. 3 . Dogcart Horse or Mare, over 10.2 bantfs f , •• & 8

The total for 1911 was 120.

The Ground Committee have ar rangements well in hand for the Show on Thursday, and there should be a good attendance. The presence of » band from Christehurch should enhance the pleasure of the day's enjoyment, Messrs B. W. Henmng and U Pool will nin launches from Akaroa to Duvauchelle at 10 a.m. and \ P ra> » leaving both wharves. Mr Pricbard'fl paddock, where the show ip to be held, ia in a better condition this year than usual, as the graaa Iβ well grown and the turf good,

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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4350, 18 November 1913

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PENINSULA HORSE SHOW AND PASTORAL ASSOCIATION. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4350, 18 November 1913

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