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Shelby County Summer Classic To Be Held July 29 – August 1

The Shelby County Fair Board voted unanimously to host a horse show on July 29 – August 1 (to replace the Shelbyville horse show originally scheduled for those dates). The new show will be called the Shelby County Summer Classic. Peter Fenton will manage the new show. The lineup of officials will include Chuck Herbert (judge), Howard Schatzberg (photographer), Lori Nelson (secretary), Sandy Felty (office assistant), Peter Fenton (announcer), Paul DeVroomen (paddock master), Jeremy Payton (grounds superintendent), Don Baker (ringmaster), Gene Wright (organist) and See Horse Video. The show will feature four nightly sessions at 6:00 PM as well as academy classes at 9:00 AM on Saturday. 

The process for entering and checking in are as follows: 
Entries need to be made prior to coming to the show by entering online at or email No entries by phone or at the show. 

Appointments to check-in need to be made by selecting the following:

1. One representative per barn at any time in the office.
2. With two secretaries and ample spacing in the office, we can check in two barns at the same time. If there are two already in the office, you may wait outside keeping in mind the 6 ft distancing requirement.
3. All payments and any splits must be made at time of check-in. We will not make adjustments to the bills after invoices have been sent.

1. If you entered online you can add/scratch online
2. There will be a basket outside of the office to place add/scratches
3. You may text 859-457-0841 (Lori)

Numbers sheets will be available outside the show office.

Class sheets will be updated regularly and can be found on There will be no printed sheets available.

All files will be closed out after the competition and invoice receipts will be sent to the trainer.

For more information, contact: Peter Fenton at 859-321-9281; or Lori Nelson 859-457-0841;

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