News and Announcements – Sunnyside Open Horse Show 2019

Please check this page for official Sunnyside Open Horse Show updates and announcements.

Reminder:  Save $$!!  Pre-entry deadline is Sept. 3, 2019!   

A late entry fee of $10.00 per horse will be charged for all entries post-marked after September 3rd.

(Late entries will always be accepted right up until showtime and during the show.)

Holiday Inn Express Williamston is our host hotel for 2019

Right Across From the Ag Center – Take Exit 512 off US HWY 64

  • Complimentary Breakfast served each morning
  • Pet Friendly Rooms Available – Free High Speed Internet Access
  • All rooms are non-smoking

Horse Show Rates:

  • $104.99 / King
  • $114.99 / Double Queen
  • $199.99 / Suites

Booking instructions:

Please call 252-799-0100 and ask for the Group Code “SHS” to reserve your room by phone. The hotel’s cutoff date to reserve discounted rooms is August 20th, 2019. So please don’t delay! After this date, the rooms go back into regular inventory and may no longer be available.

Contact information for the Holiday Inn Express Williamston:

Telephone: (252) 799-0100 — 1071 Cantle Court, Williamston, North Carolina 27892

Be sure to let them know you’re showing with the Sunnyside Open Horse Show — Ask for the Group Code “SHS

For additional lodging information: visit Places to Stay

Show Photographer:

Please welcome  Triple Nickel Photography as our show photographer for 2019!

Show Farrier:

Jonathon Stevenson
Stevenson Horseshoeing, LLC

Contact:  252-340-5314

Show Program Mailing List

Need a hard copy of the Show Program, Rule Book, or other show forms? CLICK HERE to get it by U.S.  Mail.

2019 Trail Courses & Class Patterns are posted:

Click Here for Trail, Equitation, Horsemanship & Showmanship Patterns (Scroll down just below the Rule Book)

Please fill out Your Entry Forms as completely as possible before mailing

One entry form per horse. Be sure to include:

  • Horse Name
  • Exhibitor Name
  • Responsible Party
  • Owner Name
  • Stall With/Trainer (if applicable)
  • Stalls (how many?)
  • Classes (at least the one(s) you know of)
  • Exhibitor Signature

Also, we do not reserve camper spots/RV electric hookups – they are first come/first serve as you arrive at the check-in board.

Thanks for your help!

Show High Point Divisions

Show High Point Awards for the following divisions will be presented after the completion of each division. Points are tabulated on the horse only (not a horse/rider combination). Points follow the horse by the horse’s assigned back number, and different exhibitors may show a horse.

*Each Division will award a High Point Horse and Reserve High Point Horse*


  • Halter 2 Yrs & Under – Stock Hunter Type 
  • Halter 3 Yrs & Over – Stock Hunter Type
  • Halter 2 Yrs & Under – Saddle Pleasure Type 
  • Halter 3 Yrs & Over – Saddle Pleasure Type 
  • Western Pleasure
  • Huntseat 
  • Saddleseat
  • Field Hunter 
  • Working Western
  • Dressage Suitability
  • Off The Rail
  • Pleasure Driving: Horse 
  • Pleasure Driving: Pony 
  • Miniature Equine 
  • Stock/Hunter Type Horse
  • Saddle Pleasure Type Horse

The following Overall Show High Point Awards will be announced at the conclusion of each show:

  • Overall High Point Horse
  • Reserve Overall High Point Horse

Please see the Rule Book for complete Class and Division description, cross entry rule and regs.

Approved Open Show Host

Sunnyside Open Horse Show is an approved Open Show Host for the following organizations:

  • Paint Alternative Competition Program (PAC)
  • American Morgan Horse Association (AMHA) High Score Morgan
  • Appaloosa All-Breed Activities Program (ACAAP)
  • Arabian Horse Association Open Event Incentive Program (OEIP)
  • Pinto Horse Association SOAR Program
  • ASB World Championship Qualifier*
  • ASHA High Point Awards Program*

*See Sunnyside Rule Book for important details!

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