Doc & Marion Vetter Memorial Award – Sponsored by the Vetter Family

Participation & Requirements:

  • Must be a Pacific County resident
  • Age 7 to 17
  • Exhibiting a horse at Pacific County Fair/Open Class
  • Participate in and give a public presentation:
    • Subject matter:  Anything on horses. Presentation must be at least 5 minutes long.
    • This year’s 2022 – Public presentation will be:  Thursday Aug 18th 5pm at the Carriage Museum.
  • Participate in Herdsmanship while exhibiting your horse at the Pacific County Fair
  • Enter an Educational poster
    • It can be the same one you use at your presentation
    • Must be turned in to Val Rowe after presentation to be judged
  • Take a 10 question quiz on horsemanship, Tuesday at the fair, after haul in at horse barn

Highest cumulative points earns the Doc & Marion Vetter Memorial award 

Award Ceremony Saturday night at the fair, time and location to be announced.


The High point open class horse awards –  Sponsored by the community/ Thanksgiving bake sale

  • There are High point awards in each age division for performance and western games.
  • The highest points in each class are calculated for each exhibitor. The exhibitors with highest score, wins award.

Other Open class horse awards are:

☆Wes Hurley Memorial Award – Sponsored by Ken Hurley 

  • To the exhibitor that has displayed exceptional horsemanship.

☆Most Versatile horse award – Sponsored by The Rowe family 

  • Highest points in performance & western classes overall