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Volume 135 Issue 18 Friday, July 14, 2017 90 cents plus tax

INSIDE Six-Horse Hitch Champions

this week


Brad and Randy Delgaty cirlce the arena during
the six-horse hitch competition Sunday during
the Minnedosa Fair. Delgaty Clydesdales
took first place in this class.

Photo by Darryl Holyk

By DARRYL HOLYK berry and Souris also held Minnedosa Fair saw 36 of miniature horse entries and replaced with a small
their fairs this past week- draft horses and 26 light this year. version Junior Home Liv-

F or over 130 years, the

Minnedosa Fair has
been hosted by the local
end. Our numbers were
down this year, stated Ag
Society President, Clarke
horses registered in the
various classes. While the
majority of the light horse
The fi rst day of the
Minnedosa Fair saw nu-
merous horse classes fill-
ing class. Th is year, the
big show returned with
close to 40 entries in vari-
Busy Ag Society. The 2017 edi-
tion of the local fair took
Swain. We lost a couple
heavy horse teams to Car-
entries were from the im-
mediate Minnedosa or
ing both outdoor arenas
with a generous selection
ous classes of baking, pre-
serves, art, photography,
place this past weekend, berry. Swain also believes surrounding area, the of home living entries in flowers and handicraft.
Fun Fest July 8th and 9th. that a viral horse disease only local heavy horse en- the display room of the ag The Red River Exhibi-
This year, Minnedosa currently going around try was from Minnedosas building. tion Association ribbon for
Weekend was one of at least three also resulted in some regu- Delgaty Clydesdales. The Last year, due to fi n- Best of Show, went to Marj
agricultural fairs being lar competitors deciding to other heavy horse entries ishing touches to the inte- Asmussen of Minnedosa

8 held in the province the

second weekend of July.
In addition to the local fair,
the communities of Car-
not risk participating this
Even with lower-than
usual numbers, this years
were from various loca-
tions in Manitoba with two
teams from Saskatchewan.
There were also a couple
rior of the display area of
the recently constructed ag
building, the regular Home
Living show was cancelled
for her colourful knitted
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