2021 Sunnyside Open Horse Show Class List

Class List – Quick Reference


Trail Classes                                            Judge: Robin Lynn

Saturday Trail Classes   ∙   Location: East Building  ∙

Start Time:  Saturday 9:00 a.m.

Please note the check-in and Start / End times for Trail

Trail classes are run consecutively, and exhibitors will show at will on a first-come first-serve basis. When you arrive at the Trail Ring for your turn, please declare to the Paddock Master your Back No. and the Trail class or classes your horse is preparing to show in.  For horses showing in 2 or more Trail classes, you have the option to perform 2 classes back-to-back.  After 2 back-to-back turns, if other horses are waiting in line for their turn, you must go to the end of the line to ride your additional classes.

  • You must be signed up in the show office for Trail Classes no later than 8:00 a.m. on Saturday. 
  • All Trail exhibitors must be checked in line by 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. 
  • Trail patterns will be available at the Show Office. 
  • Scores will be tallied overnight; Score sheets & ribbons will be available on Sunday (time will be announced.)
  • Points will count for Show Overall High Point Horse and Off-The Rail Division Points

Trail Section  – Utility Classes – any horse may be entered.

1.     Trail:  In-Hand – Open – 2 year olds and under  (Utility Class) ≈

2.     Trail:  In-Hand – Open – 3 year olds and over    (Utility Class) ≈

3.     Trail:  Open – Maiden Trail Horse*                    (Utility Class) ≈

4.     Trail:  Open – Novice Trail Horse*                    (Utility Class) ≈

5.     Trail:  Open – Open Trail Horse                        (Utility Class) ≈

6.     Trail:  Open – Riders 17 yrs. And Under (Utility Class) ≈

7.     Trail:  Open – Riders 18 yrs. and Over             (Utility Class) ≈

8.     Trail:  Open – Amateur to Ride                        (Utility Class) ≈

Non-Trotting Division

9.     Trail:  Non-Trotting Breeds**

Miniature Equine Division

10.    Trail:  Miniature Equine – In Hand**

Qualifies for Off-The-Rail Division Points

*  See definitions of Maiden Horse and Novice Horse on page 2

** Classes No. 9 and 10 do not qualify for Utility Division points.  Points from Classes 9 & 10 will count towards Non-Trotting Division High Points or Miniature Division High Points, respectively, and Show Overall High Points. Minis and Non-trotting horses are also invited to show in other appropriate Trail classes.

Note:  Any horse, any breed, using any appropriate tack, may be entered in Trail classes. 
For non-trotting breeds, the pleasure gait may be substituted for the jog or trot. 

End of Trail Classes


Saturday Classes  –  Main Arena    8:00 a.m.         Judge:  Kathy Willson

Driving Warm Up – Begins at 7:40 A.M.  Pleasure driving horses only may use the arena for warm up (10 minutes). 

  • All driving entries will be asked to clear the arena at 7:50 a.m. for driving classes to begin at 8:00.  Only horses showing in driving classes are allowed in the paddock area at this time. 
  • Youth: Drivers age 17 and under may drive in any class accompanied by an adult driver in the carriage. Youth drivers must wear fastened protective headgear.
  • Non-trotting horses may enter driving classes; if entering a non-trotting horse in the Driving division, please let show management know so classes will be called appropriately.

Pleasure Driving Division:  Horse

11.    Pleasure Driving: Horse:  Open

12.    Pleasure Driving: Horse:  Working

13.    Pleasure Driving: Horse:  Reinsmanship (no pattern, rail work only)

14.    Pleasure Driving: Horse:  Youth

All driving horses must be allowed to clear the paddock prior to horses entering for the Saddleseat division.  Please keep all entry ways unobstructed until the paddock is clear.

Saddleseat Division      (Unless otherwise specified below, Saddleseat Classes are open to all breeds)

Only horses entering the Saddleseat Division are allowed into the paddock area at this time.  Please keep the paddock completely clear of all horses not riding in the Saddleseat Division until the Saddleseat Division has ended.

15.    Saddleseat:  GAYP          

16.    Saddleseat:  American Saddlebred – Walk/Trot/Canter

17.    Saddleseat:  17 & Under – GAYP (martingales are allowed)*

18.    Saddleseat:  3 Gaited English Pleasure/Show Pleasure   To be shown at the flat walk, trot and canter both ways of the ring

19.    Saddleseat:  Country English Pleasure – Walk/Trot/Canter – No Pads

20.    Saddleseat:  Junior Horse – GAYP  (martingales are allowed)

21.    Saddleseat:  Walk/Trot/Canter

22.    Saddleseat:  Morgan/Arab – GAYP

23.    Saddleseat:  18 & Over – GAYP

24.    Saddleseat:  Academy Class – Equitation–Walk/Trot (martingales are allowed) (no pattern, rail work only)

25.    Saddleseat:  10 & Under – Walk/Trot (Martingales are allowed)*

*Academy riders are invited to ride in these classes

Huntseat Division   Please note: No cross entering horses from the Field Hunter Division

26.    Huntseat:  Junior Horse – Open – GAYP

27.    Huntseat:   Open – GAYP – Ladies to Ride

28.    Huntseat:  Riders 18 yrs and over – Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP

29.    Huntseat:  Riders 18 yrs and over – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP

30.    Huntseat:  Equitation – Open – Walk/Trot – No pattern, rail work only

31.    Huntseat:  Riders 17 yrs and under – Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP

32.    Huntseat:  Open – GAYP 

33.    Huntseat:  Stock/Hunter Type – Walk/Trot/Canter

34.    Huntseat:  Riders 18 yrs and over – Open – GAYP         

35.    Huntseat:  Riders 17 yrs and under – Open – Walk/Trot/Canter

36.    Huntseat:  Jack Benny – Open – GAYP

37.    Huntseat:  Riders 10 yrs and under – Open – Walk/Trot

38.    Huntseat:  Equitation – Open – Walk/Trot/Canter – No pattern, rail work only

— 30 minute break / Ring Drag  —

Western Pleasure Division -No cross entering horses from the Working Western Division (exception: Lead Line)

39.   ♥ Lead Line (all equines, all tack) 

40.    Western Pleasure:  Junior Horse – Open – GAYP

41.    Western Pleasure:  Riders 18 yrs and over – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP

42.    Western Pleasure:  Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP

43.    Western Pleasure:  Jack Benny – Open – GAYP

44.    Western Pleasure:  Equitation – Walk/Jog – Open – No pattern, rail work only

45.    Western Pleasure:  Open – GAYP – Ladies to Ride

46.    Western Pleasure:  Riders 18 yrs and over – Open – Walk/Jog/Lope

47.    Western Pleasure:  Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP

48.    Western Pleasure:  Open – GAYP

49.    Western Pleasure:  Riders 10 yrs and under – Open – Walk/Jog

50.    Western Pleasure:  Riders 18 yrs and over – Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP

51.    Western Pleasure:  Riders 17 yrs and under – Open – Walk/Jog/Lope   

52.    Western Pleasure:  Open – GAYP – Gentlemen to Ride

Non-Trotting Exhibitors: When riding in the Western Pleasure division GAYP classes, one hand is to be used when riding with a curb bit.

— Ring Drag —

Pleasure Driving Division:  Pony

  • Driving Warm Up – Pleasure Driving ponies only may use the arena for warm up (10 minutes) prior to the driving classes. Only ponies showing in driving classes are allowed in the paddock area at this time.
  • Youth:  Drivers age 17 and under may drive in any class accompanied by an adult driver in the carriage. Youth drivers must wear fastened protective headgear.
  • Non-trotting ponies may enter driving classes; if entering a non-trotting pony, please let show management know so classes will be called appropriately.

53.    Pleasure Driving: Pony:  Open

54.    Pleasure Driving: Pony:  Working

55.    Pleasure Driving: Pony:  Reinsmanship (no pattern, rail work only)

56.    Pleasure Driving: Pony:  Youth

Break / End Afternoon Classes – Main Arena


Saturday Evening Classes  –  Main Arena            Judge:  Kathy Willson

** Start time will be announced according to how the daytime classes are running; however under no circumstances will evening classes start before 5:00 p.m.

→ All Halter Classes: for non-trotting breeds the pleasure gait may be substituted for the jog or trot.

Halter – Specialty Classes: ♦   (The use of whips is prohibited in classes 57-60)

57.    Specialty Halter:  Hunter In Hand – Open, Any Age, Any Sex. Horses to be shown in a bridle; horses
2 years and under may be shown in a halter.

58.    Specialty Halter:  Best Halter Turnout – Open, Any Age, Any Sex.  Judged on grooming, fittings, conditioning, and tidiness of horse and handler.  

59.    Specialty Halter:  Most Colorful – Open, Any Age, Any Sex – Judged 60% on color, 40% on conformation.

60.    Specialty Halter:  Draft Horse Halter♦  – Open, Any Age, Any Sex – Light and Heavy Breeds

These classes do not qualify for Halter Division Show High Points.  Points from these classes will count towards Show Overall High Points. All equines are invited to return and show in the Halter Division.

Halter Division:  Stock Hunter Type     (The use of whips is prohibited in classes 61-67)

The 1st and 2nd place horses in each qualifying class are invited to show back in their corresponding Halter Championship Class [either class (63) or class (67)].  Stock Hunter Type horses from any and all divisions may show.

Points will count for Halter Division and Show Overall Points.

61.    Halter:  Fillies 2 yrs & Under – Stock Hunter Type (63)

62.    Halter:  Geldings/Colts 2 yrs & Under – Stock Hunter Type (63)

63.    Halter:  Championship – 2 yrs & Under – Stock Hunter Type   **Money Class: $50 payout goes to Grand Champion** (1st and 2nd place horses from classes 61-62 to show back). Championship class will be placed for 1st & 2nd places only; Grand and Reserve will be ribboned.

64.    Halter:  Mares 3 yrs & Over – Stock/Hunter Type (67)

65.    Halter:  Geldings 3 yrs & Over – Stock/Hunter Type (67)

66.    Halter:  Stallions 3 yrs & Over – Stock/Hunter Type (67)

67.    Halter:  Championship – 3 yrs & Over – Stock/Hunter Type **Money Class: $50 payout goes to Grand Champion** (1st and 2nd place horses from classes 64-66 to show back). Championship class will be placed for 1st & 2nd places only; Grand and Reserve will be ribboned.

Halter Division:  Saddle Pleasure Type    (The use of whips is allowed in classes 68-74)

The 1st and 2nd place horses in each qualifying class are invited to show back in their corresponding Halter Championship Class [either class (70) or class (74)].  Saddle Pleasure horses from any and all divisions may show.

Points will count for Halter Division and Show Overall Points.

68.    Halter:  Fillies 2 yrs & Under – Saddle Pleasure Type (70)

69.    Halter:  Geldings/Colts 2 yrs & Under – Saddle Pleasure Type (70)

70.    Halter:  Championship – 2 yrs & Under – Saddle Pleasure Type **Money Class: $50 payout goes to Grand Champion**  (1st and 2nd place horses from classes 68-69 to show back). Championship class will be placed for 1st & 2nd places only; Grand and Reserve will be ribboned.

71.    Halter:  Mares 3 yrs & Over – Saddle Pleasure Type (74)

72.    Halter:  Geldings 3 yrs & Over – Saddle Pleasure Type (74)

73.    Halter:  Stallions 3 yrs & Over – Saddle Pleasure Type (74)

74.    Halter:  Championship – 3 yrs & Over – Saddle Pleasure Type **Money Class: $50 payout goes to Grand Champion** (1st and 2nd place horses from classes 71-73 to show back). Championship class will be placed for 1st & 2nd places only; Grand and Reserve will be ribboned.  

End of Saturday Classes Main Arena


Saturday ClassesCovered Arena 8:00 a.m.  Judge: Wanda Bunn

Miniature Equine Division:

75.    Miniature Equine Halter: – Any Age, Any Sex

This class does not qualify for Halter Division Show High Points.  Points from this class will count towards Miniature Division and Show Overall High Points. All mini equines are invited to return and show in the Halter Division.

76.    Miniature Equine Showmanship:* (all ages)

* This class does not qualify for Off the Rail Division points.  Points from this class will count towards Miniature Division and Show Overall High Points. All mini equines are invited to return and show in the Showmanship Division.

Specialty Class:

77.    Pony Halter:    Any Age, Any Sex

         This class does not qualify for Halter Division Show High Points.  Points will count towards Show Overall High Points. All ponies are invited to return and show in the Halter Division.

Showmanship – Utility Classes* ≈

78.    Adult Exhibitor Showmanship:   Open – 18 Yrs. & Over  (Saddleseat, Huntseat or Western)

79.    Youth Exhibitor Showmanship:  Open – 13 yrs. & Under  (Saddleseat, Huntseat or Western)

80.    Youth Exhibitor Showmanship:  Open – 14 – 17 yrs.  (Saddleseat, Huntseat or Western)

≈  Qualifies for Off-The-Rail Division Points

*Points will also count for Overall Show High Point Horse.

→ All Showmanship Classes: For non-trotting breeds the pleasure gait may be substituted for the jog or trot.

— 15 minute break —

Field Hunter Division –  No cross entering horses from the Huntseat Division

81.    Field Hunter:    Junior Horse – Open – GAYP

82.    Field Hunter:    Open – GAYP – Ladies to Ride

83.    Field Hunter:    Riders 18 yrs and over – Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP

84.    Field Hunter:    Riders 18 yrs and over – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP

85.    Field Hunter:    Equitation – Open – Walk/Trot – No pattern, rail work only  

86.    Field Hunter:    Riders 17 yrs and under – Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP

87.    Field Hunter:    Open – GAYP

88.    Field Hunter:    Stock/Hunter Type- Walk/Trot/Canter

89.    Field Hunter:    Riders 18 and over – Open – GAYP

90.    Field Hunter:    Riders 17 yrs and under – Open – Walk/Trot/Canter

91.    Field Hunter:    Jack Benny – Open – GAYP

92.    Field Hunter:    Riders 10 yrs and under – Open – Walk/Trot

93.    Field Hunter:    Equitation – Open – Walk/Trot/Canter – No pattern, rail work only

Interim Walk/Trot – Specialty Class

94.    Interim Walk/Trot*Any tack, All Ages. 

* Interim Walk/Trot:  For riders who are becoming competent at the trot, this class is to help riders gain experience and confidence in the show ring.  One assistant (parent/trainer etc.) must accompany entries.  No lead lines allowed.  Assistant will stay within helpful distance of their horse & rider.  Riders will be asked to walk, trot, halt, and reverse both ways of the ring.  For non-trotting breeds, the pleasure gait may be substituted for the trot or jog.

The class begins by all entries entering the ring and lining up in the center with their assistants.  At this time, assistants may hold the horse.  Up to 4 exhibitors at a time will be asked to take a well-spaced position on the rail and execute the above requirements of the class. Upon completion of their “go”, exhibitors will return to the line-up and the next group gets a go.  Class is judged through 8 placings

Exhibitors in this class may cross enter in the Lead Line class and Walk Only class.   Exhibitors entered in this class may not enter any other classes requiring a trot/pleasure gait or canter.  Exhibitors may ride in this class as many times as they wish however, once they “graduate” into regular trotting/GAYP classes, they are no longer eligible for the Interim Walk Trot class.  Walk/Trot Interim Class is open to all horses, and all ages of riders.  Points will not count for Show High Points.

— 30 minute break –

Working Western Division –  Note: No cross entering horses from the Western Pleasure Division

Non-Trotting Exhibitors: When riding in the Working Western division GAYP classes, one hand is to be used when riding with a curb bit.

95.    Working Western:  Junior Horse – Open – GAYP

96.    Working Western:  Riders 18 yrs and over – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP

97.    Working Western:  Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP

98.    Working Western:  Open – Challenge Class – All Ages – Walk/Jog/Lope*

      *Judge shall insert at least 3 challenges in this class; some examples are: halt-back-pivot-walk off; reverse at jog; transition from lope to walk; go from walk to extended trot in 3 strides or less; side pass; etc.

99.    Working Western:  Jack Benny – Open – GAYP

100. Working Western:  Equitation – Walk/Jog – Open – No pattern, rail work only

101. Working Western:  Open – GAYP – Ladies to Ride

102.  Working Western:  Riders 18 yrs and over – Open – Walk/Jog/Lope

103.  Working Western:  Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP

104.  Working Western:  Open – GAYP

105.  Working Western:  Riders 10 and under – Open – Walk/Jog

106.  Working Western:  Riders 18 yrs and over – Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP

107.  Working Western:  Riders 17 and under – Open – Walk/Jog/Lope

108.  Working Western:  Open – GAYP – Gentlemen to Ride

109.  Working Western:  Open – Performance/Conformation Combination Class **

** Performance/Conformation Combination Class: To be judged 25% on performance, 75% on conformation, as follows:

1. Each entry will individually ride through the gate at the walk on a straight track toward the judge; just before reaching the judge, veer off to the right and find a spot on the rail. The next horse in line at the gate will wait until the horse in front has walked away from the judge before their go.

2. After the judge has seen all horses track at the walk, the judge will then call the ring to order.

3. Horses and riders will walk and then jog one way of the ring (counter clockwise) – under saddle.

4. Horses and riders will then line up side by side along the rail facing center ring. Riders dismount and remove the saddle/saddle pad for conformation inspection.  Bridles are not removed.

5. One assistant per horse/rider unit will be allowed to enter the ring to assist with saddle removal, however it is not mandatory.  Tack may be placed on the fence, ground, or saddle racks may be brought in.

6. The assistant is allowed to switch places with the rider and handle the horse for the remainder of the class (conformation inspection.)

7. Horses will be judged for conformation and working condition (sweat and saddle marks will not be penalized).  The horse’s back number must be clearly visible to the judge during inspection in the lineup.

8. Horses are not required to re-tack.

Dressage Suitability Division  Note: Western tack is allowed in the Western Dressage Suitability Class only.

110.  Dressage Seat Equitation:          Open – Walk/Trot* – No pattern, rail work only

111.  Suitability for Dressage:  Open – Western Dressage Suitability – Walk/Jog*/Lope (Enter at working jog)

112.  Suitability for Dressage:   Open – Riders 17 & Under – Walk/Trot*/Canter

113.  Suitability for Dressage:   Open – Riders 18 & Over – Walk/Trot*/Canter

114. Show Hack:  Open – All Ages (To be shown at the walk, trot, canter & hand gallop; collected, extended and normal gaits to be called for. To stand quietly and back readily.)

115.  Suitability for Dressage:  Open – GAYP  

116.  Dressage Seat Equitation: Open – Walk/Trot*/Canter – No Pattern, rail work only

117.  Suitability For Dressage:  Open – Amateur To Ride – GAYP

*For non-trotting breeds, the pleasure gait may be substituted for the trot or jog.

End of Classes in Covered Arena (Saturday)


Sunday Classes Main Arena – 8:00 a.m.                   Judge:    Robin Lynn

Saddleseat Division    (unless otherwise specified below, Saddleseat Classes are open to all breeds)

118.  Saddleseat: 5 Gaited – Open    

119.     Saddleseat:  Morgan/Arab – Walk/Trot/Canter

120.  Saddleseat:  Equitation – Walk/Trot – No Pattern, Rail work only*

121.  Saddleseat:  GAYP

122   Saddleseat:  Walk/Trot/Canter

123.  Saddleseat:  American Saddlebred – GAYP

124.  Saddleseat:  Country English Pleasure – GAYP – No Pads

125.  Saddleseat:  3 Gaited Park Horse – Show Walk (animated walk)/Park Trot/Canter

126.  Saddleseat:  GAYP

127.  Saddleseat:  13 & Under – Walk/Trot (martingales are allowed)*

128.  Saddleseat:  Academy Class – GAYP (martingales are allowed)

*Academy riders are invited to ride in this class.

Field Hunter Division –  Please note: No cross-entering horses from the Huntseat Division

129.  Field Hunter:  Amateur To Ride – GAYP

130.  Field Hunter:  Riders 17 yrs and under – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP

131.  Field Hunter:  Open – GAYP

132.  Field Hunter:  Maiden Rider, All Ages, Open – Walk/Trot*

133.  Field Hunter:  Riders 13 and under – Open – GAYP

134.  Field Hunter:  Saddle Pleasure Type – Walk/Trot/Canter

135.  Field Hunter:  Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP 

136. Field Hunter:  Riders 18 and over – Open – Walk/Trot/Canter

137.  Field Hunter:  Open – GAYP

138.  Field Hunter:  Riders 17 and under – Open – GAYP

139.  Field Hunter:  Saddle/Pleasure Type – GAYP

         *See Maiden Rider rules, page 2.

— 30 Minute Break —

Working Western Division – Please note: No cross entering horses from the Western Pleasure Division

140.  Working Western:  Amateur To Ride – GAYP 

141. Working Western:  Riders 17 and under, Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP

142.  Working Western:  Open – GAYP

143.  Working Western:  Riders 13 and under – Open – GAYP

144.  Working Western:  Saddle/Pleasure Type – Walk/Jog/Lope

145.  Working Western:  Riders 17 and under – Open – GAYP

146.  Working Western: Riders 18 and over – Open – GAYP

147. Working Western:  Maiden Rider, All Ages – Open – Walk/Jog*

148.  Working Western:  Riders 17 yrs and under, Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP

149.  Working Western:  Open – GAYP

150.  Working Western:  Stock/Hunter Type – Walk/Jog/Lope

151.  Working Western:  Equitation – Walk/Jog/Lope – Open – No pattern, rail work only

152.  Working Western:  Open – Challenge Class – All Ages – Walk/Jog/Lope**

         ** Challenge Class: Judge shall insert at least 3 challenges in this class; some examples are: halt-back-pivot-walk off; reverse at jog; transition from lope to walk; go from walk to extended trot in 3 strides or less; side pass; etc.

*See Maiden Rider rules, page 2

Non-Trotting Exhibitors: When riding in the Working Western division GAYP classes, one hand is to be used when riding with a curb bit.

Dressage Suitability Division   Note: Western tack is allowed in the Western Dressage Suitability Class only.

153.  Suitability for Dressage:  Open – GAYP

154.  Suitability for Dressage:  Open – Western Dressage Suitability – Walk/Jog* (Enter at working jog)

155.  Suitability for Dressage:  Equitation – Open – Walk/Trot* – No pattern, rail work only

156.  Suitability for Dressage:  Open – Riders 17 & Under – Walk/Trot*/Canter

157.  Suitability for Dressage:  Open – Riders 18 & Over – Walk/Trot*/Canter

158. Show Hack:  Open – All Ages (To be shown at the walk, trot, canter & hand gallop; collected, extended and normal gaits to be called for. To stand quietly and back readily.)

159.  Suitability for Dressage:  Open – GAYP 

160.  Suitability for Dressage:  Equitation – Open – Walk/Trot*/Canter – No Pattern, rail work only

161.  Suitability for Dressage:  Open – Amateur To Ride – GAYP

*For non-trotting breeds, the pleasure gait may be substituted for the trot or jog.

Miniature Equine Division – Miniature Driving Show follows USEF guidelines for Pleasure Driving.

  • may use the arena for warm up (10 minutes) prior to the driving classes. Only horses showing in Mini Driving classes are allowed in the paddock area at this time. 
  • Drivers age 17 and under may drive in any class accompanied by an adult driver in the carriage. Youth drivers must wear fastened protective headgear.

162. Miniature Driving:  Open

163. Miniature Driving:  Working

164. Miniature Driving:  Reinsmanship (no pattern, rail work only)

165   Miniature Driving:  Youth

End of Sunday classes – Main Arena


Sunday Classes Covered Arena – 8:00 a.m.   Judge: Carey Stewart Toole

English Equitation – Utility Classes*≈ (Pattern classes. Equines must execute the trot.)

166.   English Equitation:  Open – 17 & Under

167.   English Equitation:  Open – 18 & Over

         ≈ Qualifies for Off-The-Rail Division Points

          *Points will also count for Overall Show High Point Horse.

Huntseat Division   (No cross entering horses from the Field Hunter Division)

168.  Huntseat:  Amateur to Ride – GAYP

169.  Huntseat:  Riders 17 yrs and under – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP

170.  Huntseat:  Open – GAYP

171.  Huntseat:  Maiden Rider, All Ages, Open – Walk/Trot*

172.  Huntseat:  Riders 13 & Under – Open – GAYP

173.  Huntseat:  Saddle Pleasure Type – Walk/Trot/Canter

174.  Huntseat:  Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP

175.  Huntseat:  Riders 18 yrs and over – Open – Walk/Trot/Canter

176.  Huntseat:  Open – GAYP

177.  Huntseat:  Riders 17 yrs and under – Open – GAYP

178.  Huntseat:  Saddle/Pleasure Type – GAYP

179.  ♥ Walk Only Class – Any Age, Any Tack. One assistant may walk beside the exhibitor (without use of a lead line) to help control the horse if necessary. Judged through 8 places. Entries may also enter Lead Line and Interim Walk/Trot classes. Points will not count for Show High Points.

         *See Maiden Rider rules, page 2.

— 10 Minute Break —

Western Pleasure Division –(No cross entering horses from the Working Western Division.)

180.  Western Pleasure:  Amateur to Ride – GAYP

181.  Western Pleasure:  Riders 17 yrs and under – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP

182.  Western Pleasure:  Open – GAYP

183.  Western Pleasure:  Riders 13 & Under – Open – GAYP

184.  Western Pleasure:  Saddle Pleasure Type – Walk/Jog/Lope

185.  Western Pleasure:  Riders 17 yrs and under, Open – GAYP

186.  Western Pleasure:  Riders 18 yrs and over, Open – GAYP

187.  Western Pleasure:  Maiden Rider, All Ages, Open – Walk/Jog*

188.  Western Pleasure:  Open – GAYP

189.  Western Pleasure:  Riders 17 yrs and under, Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP

190.  Western Pleasure:  Stock/Hunter Type – Walk/Jog/Lope

191.  Western Pleasure:  Equitation – Walk/Jog/Lope – Open – No pattern, rail work only

*See Maiden Rider rules, page 2.

Non-Trotting Exhibitors: When riding in the Western Pleasure division GAYP classes, one hand is to be used when riding with a curb bit.

Western Horsemanship – Utility Class* ≈ (Pattern classes. Equines must execute the jog.)

192.  Western Horsemanship:  Open – Riders 17 & Under

193.  Western Horsemanship:  Open – Riders 18 & Over

        ≈ Qualifies for Off-The-Rail Division Points

         * Points will also count for Overall Show High Point Horse.

— 30 Minute Break —

Non-Trotting Division

Unless otherwise specified in the class title, Non-trotting classes are open to all Non-trotting breeds: TWH, Spotted Saddle, Paso, Peruvian, Racking etc.  ASB and any other trotting breeds may not enter this division. English or Western tack is acceptable; please ride according to your breed’s standard.

194. Non-Trotting: GAYP – Ladies to Ride

195, Non-Trotting: Junior Horse Open – GAYP

196. Non-Trotting: GAYP

197. Non-Trotting: Riders 17 & Under – GAYP

198. Non-Trotting: Riders 18 Yrs. & Over – GAYP

199. Non-Trotting: Equitation – Walk & Pleasure Gait – no pattern, rail work only

200. Non-Trotting: Canter Class (Walk/Pleasure Gait/Canter)

201. Non-Trotting: Jack Benny – GAYP

202. Non-Trotting: Riders 10 & Under

203. Non-Trotting: Equitation – Walk/Pleasure Gait/Canter – no pattern, rail work only

204. Non-Trotting: Gaited Breeds Other than Paso Fino and Peruvian Paso – GAYP

205. Non-Trotting: GAYP

206. Non-Trotting: Paso Fino Horses and Peruvian Paso Horses Only – GAYP

207. Non-Trotting: Riders 13 & Under – GAYP

208. Non-Trotting: Maiden Rider – All Ages – GAYP

End of Sunday Classes – Covered Arena


Sunday Morning Classes:  Outdoor Ring 1 – 9:00 a.m.       Timed Event

Obstacle Driving

209.       Obstacle Driving: Pick Your Route – Horse*

210.       Obstacle Driving: Pick Your Route – Pony*

211.       Obstacle Driving: Pick Your Route – Miniature Equine **

* Qualifies for Horse/Pony Driving Division Points and Overall Show High Point Horse

** Qualifies for Miniature Equine Division Points and Overall Show High Point Horse

Obstacle Driving “Pick Your Route” Competition

The course will be set up prior to classes in time for everyone to have a chance to walk the course. Classes begin at 9:00 a.m.

3 obstacle driving classes are offered: Horse, Pony, and Miniature Equine. Please note the same show rules remain in effect regarding Horses vs Ponies vs. Minis. The course will be reset for miniature horses.

Placings will count towards Driving Horse Division, Driving Pony Division, and Miniature Equine Divisions as well as show Overall High Points.

Rules are as per USEF Carriage Pleasure Driving, Obstacle Driving – Pick Your Route.


Return to Sunnyside Horse Show Main Page

Sunnyside Horse Show Announcements