Animals

2019 Highlights

  • We’ve moo-ved out of the park - ALL of the 100+ animals will now be in The Barn (the Agriplex) for the 10 days
  • Big & small - we have them all! Meet multiple breeds of cattle, goats, horses, llamas, alpacas, rabbits, sheep, donkeys & pigs. The farmers will be getting them all dolled up for their vacation to the big city, they can’t wait to see you! 
  • Educational Shows and Demonstrations (milking demonstrations, Clydesdale Hitch Parades, Cowboy Fred and the C-More Country Corral, Horse Breed Showcases, Farrier Demonstrations)
  • Middlesex 4-H Show 
  • Rawhide Rodeo 
  • Meet local farmers & ask questions about the industry!
  • McCulloch’s Career Barn
  • ALL FREE WITH FAIR ADMISSION! 

 

Rawhide Rodeo

Rawhide Rodeo

SEPT 7 & 8
The real deal! Professional Rodeo competitors going flat out to best their rivals. Featuring live bull riding, and World Champions!

Kids Rodeo

Kids Rodeo sponsored by AON

SEPT 7 &
Let the kids learn how to lasso with the Kids Rodeo! Meet the horse, roping lessons, bouncy horse barrel races, mighty Bucky bull riding & more! Register in the lobby of the Barn on the day of for a chance to win a prize! 

 

Draft Horse Hitching

Draft Horse Hitching sponsored by Case IH

Come and witness the hitching demonstrations and drive. See the power of 6 draft horses!

Dog Herding

Sheep Dog Trials

Mary Thompson, of Hawk’s Landing Border Collie & Training Centre, has been involved with the sport of sheep dog trialing since 1998, and is a successful open handler who raises and trains her own trial dogs.  Mary keeps a small flock of Scottish Blackface for use at her training center and offers lessons, takes in young dogs to start, and older dogs for re-training or correction.     

 

Vinny & Stella

Stella & Kids

ALL 10 DAYS
Stella the Nigerian Dwarf Goat will be BACK this year, with her kids! She can’t wait to take them on their first trip to the Fair.

4h

4-H Competition

Sponsored by University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus

SEPT 14 - OVER 160 Animals!
Don’t miss as the 4-H youth from Middlesex County! With over 160 animals coming in, the local 4-H youth showcase the hard work and care that goes into raising their livestock. See how they prepare their animals for the show ring, competing with Beef & Dairy Cattle, Sheep and Swine.

 

Cow

Milking Demonstrations

DAILY
Learn how Dairy Cows produce milk. Check the Daily Schedules for times! 

School Tours

School Tours

SEPT 10-14
Hosting over 1,500 children from over 16 schools for our School Tour Program during non-public hours. 

 

Horse Breeds

Horse Breed Displays

ALL 10 DAYS
Western Fair will display four different horse breeds, all of which will take their turn parading
around the ring! This showcase will educate viewers on different breed characteristics.
Check the Daily Schedules for times! 

Pigs

Pig Display

ALL 10 DAYS
Learn all about pigs with the Pig Mobile! See pigs at all life stages while chatting with some local pig farmers.

 
 

Alpaca

Alpaca & Llama Display

ALL 10 DAYS
Did you know that a male alpaca is called a Macho? They all seem pretty adorable to me!
  

Cowboy Fred

Cowboy Fred - C-More Country Corral

DAILY
Bring your hometown half pints and junior farmers to C-More animals at the Country Corral in The Barn (aka the Agriplex). Learn a few things about the farm, animals and food. Have some Country Corral fun hog calling, wake-up some roosters with your renditions of their morning call, rope a few straw bale steers and kibitz with Cowboy Fred about all this and more.

 

 

 

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