Class Description's

Short Stirrup  (Equitation NEHC “A”, Hunter NEHC “AA”)

Open to riders 12 years of age and under who have not competed in a jumping class exceeding 18” in height. No combinations. Fences may be taken at a trot or canter.

1.    Short Stirrup Equitation   MHC “A”

2.    Short Stirrup Equitation Championship    MHC “A”

3.    Short Stirrup Hunter A    $20,$15, $10, $5    MHC “AA”

4.    Short Stirrup Hunter B    $20,$15, $10, $5    MHC “AA”

5.    MHJ Short Stirrup Medal (not rated NEHC, MHJ)

12.  Short Stirrup Equitation Flat    MHC “A”

13.  Short Stirrup Hunter U/S  $20,$15, $10, $5    MHC “AA”

 

Long Stirrup

Open to all horses and ponies.  Open to riders who have already reached

their 12th birthday and have not competed at ay other show or class where the jumps have exceeded 18” in height. Fences may be taken at a trot or canter.

6.  Long Stirrup Equitation

7.  Long Stirrup Equitation Championship

8.  Long Stirrup Hunter A    $20,$15, $10, $5

9.  Long Stirrup Hunter B    $20,$15, $10, $5

10. Long Stirrup Equitation Flat

11. Long Stirrup Hunter U/S

 

Hunter Type Pet Pony (NEHC “AA”)

Riders to be under 14 years of age. To be shown at a walk, trot and canter both ways of the ring. To be judged on manners, performance and suitability to rider.

14.  Hunter Type Pet Pony Under Saddle     $20,$15, $10, $5    MHC “AA”

15. Hunter Type Pet Pony Championship   $20,$15, $10, $5     MHC “AA”

 

Lead Line

Open to riders 6 years of age or younger. To be shown collectively at the walk, and individually at  the trot or jog.  Leader to be on foot and must be at least 14 years of age. Maybe be shown under English or Western tack.

16.  Lead Line Equitation   MHC “C”

17.  Lead Line Equitation Championship   MHC “C”

18.  Lead Line Suitability   MHC “C”

19.  Lead Line Suitability Championship   MHC “C”

 

Walk/Trot 10 and under

Open to riders 10 years of age and under. Open to horses or ponies. Maybe be shown under English or Western tack. No rider may compete who has previously entered in a class requiring entries to canter or lope.

20.  Walk/Trot Equitation (NEHC “A”, MHC “A”)

21.   21.Walk/Trot Equitation Championship (NEHC “A”, MHC “A”)

22.   22.Walk/Trot Pleasure (NEHC, MHC “C”)

23. Walk/Trot Pleasure Championship (NEHC, MHC “C”)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open Pet Type Pony (NEHC “AA”)

All ponies must be shown by children under 14 years of age. All ponies must be 14.2 or under. All ponies shown in Hunter classes at a show shall be classified as Hunter Ponies and shall not be eligible to show in this division at the same show. May be shown under English or Western tack. Classes may be divided by age of rider if entries warrant into Under 11 and 11 -13. Shall be ridden at a walk, trot or jog, and canter or lope with excessive speed to be penalized. Shall be judged on manners, suitability to rider and performance in that order.

24. Open Pet Type Pony U/S  $20,$15, $10, $5       MHC “AA”

25. Open Pet Type Pony U/S Championship  $20,$15, $10, $5   MHC “AA”

 

Open Pleasure Pony (NEHC “AA”)

To be exhibited by a child under 18 years of age. All ponies must be 14.2

hands or under. To be shown at a walk, trot or jog, and canter or lope with

extreme speed to be penalized. To be judged on manners, performance and quality.

May cross enter into Pet Pony at the same show, but not Hunter Type Pet Pony.

26.  Open Pleasure Pony U/S  $20,$15, $10, $5

27.  Open Pleasure Pony U/S Championship  $20,$15, $10, $5

 

Special Hunter

Open to all horses and ponies.  Open to all riders.  Fences not to exceed 2’3”.

28.  Special Hunter A $20,$15, $10, $5

29. Special Hunter B

36.  Special Hunter U/S

 

Modified Adult Equitation

Open to all horses.  Open to amateur riders who have already reached their

18th birthday.  Riders may not cross into regular adult equitation.  Fences 2’3”.

30.  Modified Adult Equitation (NEHC “A”)

31.  Modified Adult Equitation Championship  (NEHC “A”)

32.  MHJ Adult Mini-Medal

37. Modified Adult Equitation Flat (NEHC “A”)

 

Modified Adult Hunter   MHC “B”

Riders who are eligible for Modified Adult Equitation. Fences 2’3”

70.  Modified Adult Hunter (NEHC “B”) $20,$15, $10, $5

71.  Modified Adult Hunter Stake (NEHC “B”) $20,$15, $10, $5

72.  Modified Adult Hunter Flat (NEHC “B”)  $20,$15, $10, $5

 

NEHC Open Pleasure Horse or Pony (NEHC “C”)

Open to members and non-members. Open to all horses and ponies ordinarily used for pleasure purposes with no limitations as to the status of the rider or place of residence. To be shown at walk, trot or jog, canter or lope. Loose rein on command of judge only, but without loss of contact. Will be required to back. Shall be judged on manners, performance and quality, in that order all horses shall be judged on their respective merits regardless of type.

33. NEHC Open Pleasure Horse or Pony

 

 

34. 34.Hunter Pleasure Horse Open—Open to all horses of a hunter type ordinarily used 

       for pleasure purposes with no limitations as to status of rider. To be shown at a

       walk, trot and canter both ways of the ring. Light contact with the horse’s mouth

       is required. To be judged on manners, performance, quality, presence, substance

       and soundness.   NEHC,MHC “AA” - $20,$15, $10, $5 

35. 35. Hunter Pleasure Open Championship—Specifications to be the same as

        qualifying class. To be eligible horses must have been entered, shown and judged

        In the qualifying class. NEHC,MHC  “AA” - $20,$15, $10, $5

38. Open Equitation 11 and under Flat - For juniors who have not reached their 12th birthday. To be shown at the walk, trot and canter. (NEHC “A”, MHC “A”)

39. Open Equitation 12-14 Flat - For juniors who have not reached their 15th birthday. To be shown at the walk, trot and canter. (NEHC “A”, MHC “A”)

40. Equitation Schooling - Open all day at respective heights for horses and ponies.

41. Low Hunter - Open all day at respective heights for horses and ponies.

42. Open Equitation 11 and under Fences 2’3” - For juniors who have not reached their 12th birthday. (NEHC “A”, MHC “A”)

43. Open Equitation 12-14 Fences 2’6” - For juniors who have not reached their 15th

        birthday. (NEHC “A”, MHC “A”)

 

Children’s Equitation

Open to all horses and ponies. Open to riders who have not yet reached their 18th birthday. Riders may not cross into junior equitation. Fences 2’ for small/medium ponies, 2’6” for large ponies/horses.

44.   44.Children’s Equitation O/F (NEHC “A”, MHC “A”)

45.   45.Children’s Equitation Champ/MHJ (NEHC “A”, MHC “A”)

46.   46.MHJ Mini-Medal

47.   47.MHC Mini-Medal

48.   48.SEHA Mini-Medal

49. 49.Children’s Equitation Flat (NEHC “A”, MHC “A”)

 

Children’s Hunter (NEHC, MHC  “B”)

To be shown by junior exhibitors. Juniors 15-17 years of age must be eligible for intermediate equitation over fences as of December 1st  of the current show year. Fences 2’ for small/medium ponies, 2’6” for large ponies, 3’ for  horses. Ponies and horses will be judged together as a single class

50.  Children’s Hunter A      $20,$15, $10, $5

51.  Children’s Hunter B      $20,$15, $10, $5

52. 52.Children’s Hunter U/S  $20,$15, $10, $5

 

Junior Equitation

Open to all Junior riders who have not reached their 18th birthday as of December   1st  of the current show year. Riders may not cross into Children’s Equitation. To perform over at least six fences not to exceed 3’.

53. 53.Open Equitation  under 18  3’    MHC “A”

54. 55.MHJ Junior Medal

55. 56.MHC Junior Medal

57.   57.NEHC Junior Medal

58. 58.SEHA Junior Medal

59. 59. Junior Equitation Flat

 

 

 

Adult Equitation

Open to all amateur riders who have already reached their 18th birthday. Riders may not cross into Modified Adult Equitation. Fences 3’.

60. 60.Adult Equitation 3’ (NEHC “A”, MHC “A”)

61. 61.Adult Equitation Championship (NEHC “A”, MHC “A”)

62. 62.MHJ Adult Medal

63. 63.MHC Adult Medal

64. 64.NEHC Adult Medal

65. 65.SEHA Adult Medal

66. Adult Equitation Flat (NEHC “A”, MHC “A”)

 

Pony Hunter Division

Fences for small ponies shall be as follows: Ponies not exceeding 12.2 hands, fences to be 2’3”. Ponies 12.2—13.2 hands, fences to be 2’6”. Large ponies, fences to be 3’. Manners and suitability of a pony for the rider shall be emphasized and extreme speed shall be penalized

67.  Pony Hunter A $20,$15, $10

68.  Pony Hunter B $20,$15, $10

69. 69.Pony Hunter U/S

 

Pre-Children’s Hunter Division  (NEHC “B”)

Open to Junior riders who are eligible for Limit equitation over fences as of December of  the current show year. Horses or ponies. Fence height 2' with no combinations. The same horse/rider or pony/rider may not cross enter into Children’s Hunter Horse or Pony, Pony Hunters or any class where fences exceed 2'3".

84. Pre-Children’s Hunter              $25,$15, $10, $5

85. Pre-Children’s Hunter Stake  $25,$15, $10, $5

86. Pre-Children’s Hunter U/S

 

80.  Pony in Hand  - Open to all ponies 14.2 hands and under.

To be judged individually, standing and then at a walk and trot on the line. To be judged on breed type, conformation, quality, substance, way of going, disposition and manners. (NEHC “AA”)    $20,$15, $10, $5

 

81.  English Horse in Hand - Open to Hunter and saddle-type horses, using an appropriate halter or bridle.  Entries shall be judged individually standing, and then at a walk and trot on the line.  Emphasis shall be placed on type, conformation, substance, quality and manners. (NEHC “AA”, MHC “C”)   $20,$15, $10, $5 

 

82.  Western Horse in Hand Opportunity— Entries shall be judged individually standing, and then at a walk and jog on the line. Emphasis shall be placed on type, conformation, substance quality and manners. (NEHC ”AA”, MHC “C”)   $20,$15, $10, $5

83.  Ladies Pleasure Horse- Riders to be 18 years of age or over. May be shown English or Western. To be shown at a walk, trot or jog and canter or lope. May be asked to back. To be judged on manners, performance and suitability. (NEHC “C”) $20,$15, $10, $5  MHC “B”

 

105. Ladies Pleasure Championship– (MHC “B”)Specifications to be the same for qualifying class. To be eligible horses must have been entered, shown and judged in the qualifying class

 

 

106. Open English Pleasure Hunter Seat- To be shown at a flat walk, trot, and canter both ways of the ring. Entries may be asked to hand gallop one or more directions of the ring at the discretion of the judge. For safety reasons the judge may limit the number of horses to hand gallop at one time. Horses must stand quietly and back readily in the line-up. Horses must not stretch in the line-up. Judged on manners, performance, presence, quality and conformation. $20,$15, $10, $5

 

107. Open English Pleasure Hunter Seat Championship- Specifications to be the same for qualifying class. To be eligible  $20,$15, $10, $5

 

 

Marshall & Sterling

 

94. M&S Children’s Medal—Pony/Horse(2’ for SM/Med, 2’6” for Lg, 3’ Horse)

Open to Junior Riders on horses who are not competing at the same show in

any hunter or equitation class in which the fences exceed 3’3”. To be shown

over a minimum of 8 fences the required height including a combination and

at least two changes of direction after the first fence. Two or more tests of the

top four competitors are required. The same horse must be used in all phases.

Only one rider per horse. Three riders must complete the course in order for

points to count. The rider must be a member in order for points to count

toward qualifying for the Finals. No cross entry of rider into the M&S

Children’s Pony Medal at the same show.

 

95. M&S Children’s Hunter Classic (3’)

 

96. M&S Bit O’Straw Hunter Classic

Open to Junior or Amateur riders. No cross entry of horse/pony or rider into

the M&S Children’s or Adult Hunter Classic. No cross entry of rider into any

rated hunter division. Fences 2’6”.

 

97. Central Equine Junior Medal

Open to Junior Riders. To be shown over minimum of 8 fences at 3’6”

including a combination and at least two changes of direction after the first

fence. Two or more tests of the top four competitors are required. The same

horse must be used in all phases. Only one rider per horse. Three riders must

complete the course in order for points to count. The rider must be a member

in order for points to count toward qualifying for the Finals.

 

98. M&S Adult Medal

Open to Adult and Amateur Riders. To be shown over minimum of 8 fences

at 3’ including a combination and at least two changes of direction after the

first fence. Two or more tests of the top four competitors are required. The

same horse must be used in all phases. Only one rider per horse. Three riders

must complete the course in order for points to count. The rider must be a

member in order for points to count toward qualifying for the Finals.

 

 

101.  TAYLOR HARRIS INSURANCE SERVICES CHILDREN'S MEDAL            

To be shown over a minimum of eight fences 2'9" to 3' in height, spread not to exceed fence height. The course may be either a hunter or jumper type course and must include at least two changes of direction and a combination; Water obstacles (i.e. water jump, Liverpool) are not permitted. The top four riders of the first round competitors are required to perform at least two individual tests from (USEF tests 1 - 19). An Open Numerical Scoring System must be used in the first round, with each rider's score announced at the completion of their round.

 

102.  PESSOA / USEF HUNT SEAT MEDAL

Open to junior members of the USEF who have not reached their 18th birthday. Application for membership may be made directly to the USEF office, or the exhibitor can join prior to the class through the USEF steward. To be shown over a course of not less than eight obstacles at 3'6" which must include one combination including an oxer and two changes of direction (change of lead) after the first obstacle. To fill a class, six competitors must complete the course.

 

103.  ASPCA HORSEMANSHIP CLASS                                          

Open to junior riders who have not reached their 18th birthday. No participant will be allowed in a class unless they are a junior member and must show their ASPCA number on the entry blank. To be shown over at least 8 fences not exceeding 3'6" The under saddle performance of those riders selected to show under saddle shall count 50%. To fill a class, six competitors must complete the course. 

 

104.  USEF SHOW JUMPING TALENT SEARCH/ PRESENTED BY PLATINUM PERFORMANCE

Open to US Citizens who are members of the USE Federation who have not reached their 21st birthday and are either Junior or Young Riders and are Amateurs under USE Federation/FEI rules. The over fences phase of the class shall be over a special course of a least ten fences 3'6" to 3'9' in height with spreads to 5 feet. Wings shall be no wider than 36 inches. The course must include a double and a triple combination with at least one spread fence in each. Two other spread fences are required elsewhere on the course and an obstacle with water is recommended. (Will be obligatory in the finals).

 

87. ARIAT NATIONAL ADULT MEDAL

To be shown over a minimum of eight fences 2'9" to 3' in height, spread not to exceed fence height. The course may be either a Jumper or Hunter type course and must include at least two changes of direction and a combination. Water obstacles (i.e.; water jump, liverpool) are not permitted. The top four riders are required to perform at least two individual tests from USEF Tests 1-19. An Open Numerical Scoring System must be used in the first round, with each rider's score announced at the completion of their round. There is no minimum requirement to fill the class.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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