Among the costs that need to be covered are fees for judges, prizes, and ribbons, as well as prize money for the competitors. Those who take part will have their business recognized, or receive personal recognition for their contribution.

As for the show itself, things get underway at 9:00 a.m. both days and goes until all the classes are finished. There will be English flat classes and jumping on Saturday and the Western classes, including lead line, Walk Trot and a Costume Class on Sunday. Admission is free for spectators. There will also be a concession available.

Those wanting to help out are encouraged to contact show director Stacy Ollenberger at 250-263-5574.