Sunnyside Open Horse Show Class List – Online Version

Class List – Quick Reference

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) ≈

Miniature Equine Division

  1. Trail: Miniature Equine – In Hand**

Qualifies for Off-The-Rail Division Points

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

** This class does not qualify for Utility Division points.  Points from this class will count towards Miniature Division and Show Overall High Points. Minis 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:  Elizabeth O’Briant

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

All driving entries will be asked to clear the arena at 7:50 a.m. for driving classes to begin at 8:00.  Only ponies showing in driving classes are allowed in the paddock area at this time.

Pleasure Driving Division:  Ponies

  1. Pleasure Driving: Pony:  Open
  2. Pleasure Driving: Pony:  Working
  3. Pleasure Driving: Pony: Reinsmanship (no pattern, rail work only)

All driving ponies 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.

  1. (ASB) Saddlebred 5 Gaited Show Pleasure‡‡   (Limited to amateur & junior riders)  To be shown at the flat walk, trot, slow gait, rack, and canter both ways of the ring.
  2. Saddleseat: GAYP
  3. Saddleseat: American Saddlebred – Walk/Trot/Canter
  4. Saddleseat: 17 & Under – GAYP (martingales are allowed)*
  5. (ASB) Saddlebred 3 Gaited Show Pleasure‡‡ (Limited to amateur and junior riders)  To be shown at the flat walk, trot and canter both ways of the ring
  6. Saddleseat: Country English Pleasure – Walk/Trot/Canter – No Pads
  7. Saddleseat: Junior Horse – GAYP  (martingales are allowed)
  8. Saddleseat: Walk/Trot/Canter
  9. (ASB) Saddlebred 3 Gaited Park‡‡ (Open to trainers, amateurs and junior riders)  To be shown at the walk (animated or flat walk is acceptable), trot, and canter both ways of the ring.
  10. Saddleseat: Morgan/Arab – GAYP
  11. Saddleseat: 18 & Over – GAYP
  12. Saddleseat: Academy Class – Equitation–Walk/Trot (martingales are allowed) (no pattern, rail work only)
  13. Saddleseat: 10 & Under – Walk/Trot (Martingales are allowed)*

*Academy riders are invited to ride in these classes

‡‡  These Saddlebred classes count towards qualifying for Kentucky State Fair World Championship
horse show. These classes count for Show Overall High Point awards only.      USEF regulations pertaining to ASB classes shall be followed.

— 30 minute break / Ring Drag  —

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

  1. Huntseat: Junior Horse – Open – GAYP
  2. Huntseat: Open – GAYP – Ladies to Ride
  3. Huntseat: Riders 18 yrs and over – Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP
  4. Huntseat: Riders 18 yrs and over – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP
  5. Huntseat: Equitation – Open – Walk/Trot – No pattern, rail work only
  6. Huntseat: Riders 17 yrs and under – Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP
  7. Huntseat: Open – GAYP
  8. Huntseat: Stock/Hunter Type – Walk/Trot/Canter
  9. Huntseat: Riders 18 yrs and over – Open – GAYP
  10. Huntseat: Riders 17 yrs and under – Open – Walk/Trot/Canter
  11. Huntseat: Jack Benny – Open – GAYP
  12. Huntseat: Riders 10 yrs and under – Open – Walk/Trot
  13. Huntseat: Equitation – Open – Walk/Trot/Canter – No pattern, rail work only

— 15 minute break –

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

  1. Lead Line (all equines, all tack)
  2. Western Pleasure: Junior Horse – Open – GAYP
  3. Western Pleasure: Riders 18 yrs and over – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP
  4. Western Pleasure: Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP
  5. Western Pleasure: Jack Benny – Open – GAYP
  6. Western Pleasure: Equitation – Walk/Jog – Open – No pattern, rail work only
  7. Western Pleasure: Open – GAYP – Ladies to Ride
  8. Western Pleasure: Riders 18 yrs and over – Open – Walk/Jog/Lope
  9. Western Pleasure: Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP
  10. Western Pleasure: Open – GAYP
  11. Western Pleasure: Riders 10 yrs and under – Open – Walk/Jog
  12. Western Pleasure: Riders 18 yrs and over – Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP
  13. Western Pleasure: Riders 17 yrs and under – Open – Walk/Jog/Lope
  14. Western Pleasure: Open – GAYP – Gentlemen to Ride

— Ring Drag —

Pleasure Driving Division:  Horse

Driving Warm Up –  Pleasure Driving horses and ASB qualifying horses only may use the arena for warm up (10 minutes) prior to the driving classes. Only horses showing in driving classes are allowed in the paddock area at this time.

  1. Pleasure Driving: Horse: Open
  2. Pleasure Driving: Horse:  Working
  3. Pleasure Driving: Horse: Reinsmanship (no pattern, rail work only)

ASB Qualifying Classes [separate from Pleasure Driving Horse Division; height restrictions do not apply.]

  1. (ASB) Driving Country Pleasure:‡‡ (Amateur and junior drivers only)  flat walk, trot, extended trot
  2. (ASB) Driving Show Pleasure:‡‡ (Amateur and junior drivers only)  flat walk, trot, extended trot

‡‡ This Saddlebred class counts towards qualifying for Kentucky State Fair World Championship horse show.  Any ASB from any division may enter (Sunnyside Open Horse Show cross entry rules do not apply). Class counts for Show High Point Horse only. USEF regulations pertaining to ASB classes shall be followed.

Break / End Afternoon Classes – Main Arena


Saturday Evening Classes  –  Main Arena   Judge:  Elizabeth O’Briant

** 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.

Halter – Specialty Classes:   (The use of whips is prohibited in classes 58-61)

  1. 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 leather halter.
  2. Specialty Halter: Best Halter Turnout – Open, Any Age, Any Sex.  Judged on grooming, fittings, conditioning, and tidiness of horse and handler.
  3. Specialty Halter: Most Colorful – Open, Any Age, Any Sex – Judged 60% on color, 40% on conformation.
  4. 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 62-68)

The 1st and 2nd place horses in each qualifying class are invited to show back in their corresponding Halter Championship Class [either class (64) or class (68)].  Stock Hunter Type horses from any and all divisions may show.

Points will count for Halter Division and Show Overall Points.

  1. Halter: Fillies 2 yrs & Under – Stock Hunter Type (64)
  2. Halter: Geldings/Colts 2 yrs & Under – Stock Hunter Type (64)
  3. Halter: Championship – 2 yrs & Under – Stock Hunter Type   (1st and 2nd place horses from
    classes 62-63 to show back). Championship class will be placed for 1st & 2nd places only; Grand and Reserve will be ribboned.
  4. Halter: Mares 3 yrs & Over – Stock/Hunter Type (68)
  5. Halter: Geldings 3 yrs & Over – Stock/Hunter Type (68)
  6. Halter: Stallions 3 yrs & Over – Stock/Hunter Type (68)
  7. Halter: Championship – 3 yrs & Over – Stock/Hunter Type (1st and 2nd place horses from classes 65-67 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 69-75)

The 1st and 2nd place horses in each qualifying class are invited to show back in their corresponding Halter Championship Class [either class (71) or class (75)].  Saddle Pleasure horses from any and all divisions may show.

Points will count for Halter Division and Show Overall Points.

  1. Halter: Fillies 2 yrs & Under – Saddle Pleasure Type (71)
  2. Halter: Geldings/Colts 2 yrs & Under – Saddle Pleasure Type (71)
  3. Halter: Championship – 2 yrs & Under – Saddle Pleasure Type    (1st and 2nd place horses from classes 69-70 to show back). Championship class will be placed for 1st & 2nd places only; Grand and Reserve will be ribboned.
  4. Halter: Mares 3 yrs & Over – Saddle Pleasure Type (75)
  5. Halter: Geldings 3 yrs & Over – Saddle Pleasure Type (75)
  6. Halter: Stallions 3 yrs & Over – Saddle Pleasure Type (75)
  7. Halter: Championship – 3 yrs & Over – Saddle Pleasure Type (1st and 2nd place horses from classes 72-74 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:  Robbie Haskins

Miniature Equine Division:

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

Showmanship Utility Classes* ≈

  1. Adult Exhibitor Showmanship: Open – 18 Yrs. & Over  (Saddleseat, Huntseat or Western)
  2. Youth Exhibitor Showmanship: Open – 13 yrs. & Under  (Saddleseat, Huntseat or Western)
  3. 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.

— 15 minute break —

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

  1. Field Hunter:   Junior Horse – Open – GAYP
  2. Field Hunter:   Open – GAYP – Ladies to Ride
  3. Field Hunter:   Riders 18 yrs and over – Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP
  4. Field Hunter:   Riders 18 yrs and over – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP
  5. Field Hunter: Equitation – Open – Walk/Trot – No pattern, rail work only
  6. Field Hunter:   Riders 17 yrs and under – Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP
  7. Field Hunter:   Open – GAYP
  8. Field Hunter: Stock/Hunter Type- Walk/Trot/Canter
  9. Field Hunter:   Riders 18 and over – Open – GAYP
  10. Field Hunter:   Riders 17 yrs and under – Open – Walk/Trot/Canter
  11. Field Hunter:   Jack Benny – Open – GAYP
  12. Field Hunter: Riders 10 yrs and under – Open – Walk/Trot
  13. Field Hunter:  Equitation – Open – Walk/Trot/Canter – No pattern, rail work only

Interim Walk/Trot – Specialty Class

  1. 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.

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.  This is a judged class through 8 placings.

Exhibitors in this class may cross enter in the Lead Line class.   Exhibitors entered in this class may not enter any other classes requiring a trot or canter.  Exhibitors may ride in this class as many times as they wish however, once they “graduate” into regular trotting 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

  1. Working Western: Junior Horse – Open – GAYP
  2. Working Western: Riders 18 yrs and over – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP
  3. Working Western: Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP
  4. 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.

  1. Working Western: Jack Benny – Open – GAYP
  2. Working Western: Equitation – Walk/Jog – Open – No pattern, rail work only
  3. Working Western: Open – GAYP – Ladies to Ride
  4. Working Western: Riders 18 yrs and over – Open – Walk/Jog/Lope
  5. Working Western: Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP
  6. Working Western: Open – GAYP
  7. Working Western: Riders 10 and under – Open – Walk/Jog
  8. Working Western: Riders 18 yrs and over – Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP
  9. Working Western: Riders 17 and under – Open – Walk/Jog/Lope
  10. Working Western: Open – GAYP – Gentlemen to Ride
  11. 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

  1. Dressage Seat Equitation:         Open – Walk/Trot* – No pattern, rail work only
  2. Suitability for Dressage: Open – Riders 17 & Under – Walk/Trot*/Canter
  3. Suitability for Dressage: Open – Riders 18 & Over – Walk/Trot*/Canter
  4. 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.)
  5. Suitability for Dressage:    Open – GAYP
  6. Dressage Seat Equitation:         Open – Walk/Trot*/Canter – No Pattern, rail work only
  7. Suitability For Dressage:   Open – Amateur To Ride – GAYP

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

End of Classes in Covered Arena (Saturday)


 Sunday Classes  – Main Arena  –  8:00 a.m.    Judge:    Virginia Godwin

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

  1. Saddleseat: 5 Gaited – Open
  2. (ASB) Saddlebred 3 Gaited Country Pleasure: ‡‡  (Limited to amateur and junior riders)  To be shown
    at the flat walk, trot, extended trot, and canter. Easy ground-covering action is desired.
  3. Saddleseat:  Morgan/Arab – Walk/Trot/Canter
  4. Saddleseat: Equitation – Walk/Trot – No Pattern, Rail work only*
  5. Saddleseat: GAYP
  6. Saddleseat: Walk/Trot/Canter
  7. Saddleseat: American Saddlebred – GAYP
  8. Saddleseat: Country English Pleasure – GAYP – No Pads
  9. Saddleseat: 3 Gaited Park Horse – Show Walk (animated walk)/Park Trot/Canter
  10. Saddleseat: GAYP
  11. Saddleseat: 13 & Under – Walk/Trot (martingales are allowed)*
  12. Saddleseat: Academy Class – GAYP (martingales are allowed)

*Academy riders are invited to ride in this class.

‡‡ This Saddlebred class counts towards qualifying for Kentucky State Fair World Championship horse show.  Classes count for Show Overall High Point Horse only. USEF regulations pertaining to ASB classes shall be followed.

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

  1. Field Hunter: Amateur To Ride – GAYP
  2. Field Hunter: Riders 17 yrs and under – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP
  3. Field Hunter: Open – GAYP
  4. Field Hunter: Maiden Rider, All Ages, Open – Walk/Trot*
  5. Field Hunter: Riders 13 and under – Open – GAYP
  6. Field Hunter: Saddle Pleasure Type – Walk/Trot/Canter
  7. Field Hunter: Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP
  8. Field Hunter: Riders 18 and over – Open – Walk/Trot/Canter
  9. Field Hunter: Open – GAYP
  10. Field Hunter: Riders 17 and under – Open – GAYP
  11. Field Hunter: Saddle/Pleasure Type – GAYP

*See Maiden Rider rules, page 2 of show program

— 30 Minute Break —

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

  1. Working Western: Amateur To Ride – GAYP
  2. Working Western: Riders 17 and under, Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP
  3. Working Western: Open – GAYP
  4. Working Western: Riders 13 and under – Open – GAYP
  5. Working Western: Saddle/Pleasure Type – Walk/Jog/Lope
  6. Working Western: Riders 17 and under – Open – GAYP
  7. Working Western: Riders 18 and over – Open – GAYP
  8. Working Western: Maiden Rider, All Ages – Open – Walk/Jog*
  9. Working Western: Riders 17 yrs and under, Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP
  10. Working Western: Open – GAYP
  11. Working Western: Stock/Hunter Type – Walk/Jog/Lope
  12. Working Western: Equitation – Walk/Jog/Lope – Open – No pattern, rail work only
  13. 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 of show program

Dressage Suitability Division

  1. Suitability for Dressage: Open – GAYP
  2. Suitability for Dressage: Equitation – Open – Walk/Trot* – No pattern, rail work only
  3. Suitability for Dressage: Open – Riders 17 & Under – Walk/Trot*/Canter
  4. Suitability for Dressage: Open – Riders 18 & Over – Walk/Trot*/Canter
  5. 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.)
  6. Suitability for Dressage: Open – GAYP
  7. Suitability for Dressage: Equitation – Open – Walk/Trot*/Canter – No Pattern, rail work only
  8. Suitability for Dressage: Open – Amateur To Ride – GAYP

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

Miniature Equine Division

Miniature Driving – (Show follows USEF guidelines for Pleasure Driving)

Miniature Driving entries only 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.

  1. Miniature Driving: Open
  2. Miniature Driving: Working
  3. Miniature Driving: Reinsmanship (no pattern, rail work only)

 End of Sunday classes – Main Arena


Sunday Classes  –  Covered Arena  –  8:00 a.m.    Judge:  Lauren Maddox

 English Equitation –  Utility Classes* ≈   (Pattern classes. Any horse may be entered.)

  1. English Equitation: Open – 17 & Under
  2. 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)

  1. Huntseat: Amateur to Ride – GAYP
  2. Huntseat: Riders 17 yrs and under – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP
  3. Huntseat: Open – GAYP
  4. Huntseat: Maiden Rider, All Ages, Open – Walk/Trot*
  5. Huntseat: Riders 13 & Under – Open – GAYP
  6. Huntseat: Saddle Pleasure Type – Walk/Trot/Canter
  7. Huntseat: Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP
  8. Huntseat: Riders 18 yrs and over – Open – Walk/Trot/Canter
  9. Huntseat: Open – GAYP
  10. Huntseat: Riders 17 yrs and under – Open – GAYP
  11. Huntseat: Saddle/Pleasure Type – GAYP

*See Maiden Rider rules, page 2 of show program

— 30 Minute Break —

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

  1. Western Pleasure: Amateur to Ride – GAYP
  2. Western Pleasure: Riders 17 yrs and under – Stock/Hunter Type – GAYP
  3. Western Pleasure: Open – GAYP
  4. Western Pleasure: Riders 13 & Under – Open – GAYP
  5. Western Pleasure: Saddle Pleasure Type – Walk/Jog/Lope
  6. Western Pleasure: Riders 17 yrs and under, Open – GAYP
  7. Western Pleasure: Riders 18 yrs and over, Open – GAYP
  8. Western Pleasure: Maiden Rider, All Ages, Open – Walk/Jog*
  9. Western Pleasure: Open – GAYP
  10. Western Pleasure: Riders 17 yrs and under, Saddle Pleasure Type – GAYP
  11. Western Pleasure: Stock/Hunter Type – Walk/Jog/Lope
  12. Western Pleasure: Equitation – Walk/Jog/Lope – Open – No pattern, rail work only
  13. (ASB) Saddlebred Western Country Pleasure‡‡ (Limited to amateur and junior riders)
    To be shown at the flat walk, jog-trot, and lope both ways of the ring.

‡‡  This Saddlebred class counts towards qualifying for Kentucky State Fair World Championship horse show.  Any ASB from any division may enter (Sunnyside Open Horse Show cross entry rules do not apply).  Class counts for Show High Point Horse. USEF regulations pertaining to ASB classes shall be followed.

*See Maiden Rider rules, page 2 of show program

Western Horsemanship – Utility Class* ≈   (Pattern classes. Any horse may be entered.)

  1. Western Horsemanship: Open – Riders 17 & Under
  2. Western Horsemanship: Open – Riders 18 & Over

≈ Qualifies for Off-The-Rail Division Points

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

End of Sunday Classes – Covered Arena


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

Obstacle Driving

  1. Obstacle Driving: Pick Your Route – Horse*
  2. Obstacle Driving: Pick Your Route – Pony*
  3. Obstacle Driving: Pick Your Route – Miniature Equine Δ

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

Δ 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.


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