North Star Morgan Show - Class Specifications

IN HAND CLASSES

Morgan Sport Horse In Hand

Horse to be shown individually on the triangle. To be judged on suitability to perform in sport horse disciplines with consideration given to Morgan type. One handler only.
16.Sport Horse Suitability - Mares
17.Sport Horse Suitability - Stallions & Geldings
18.NCMA Futurity Fillies, Sport Horse - 2 year olds
19.NCMA Futurity Colts & Geldings, Sport Horse - 2 yr olds

In-Hand

In Hand Open and NCMA Futurity classes will run simultaneously, but with separate judges for each class. (I.e., classes 6 & 6a will be judged at the same time, but by different judges.) Awards for both classes will be presented at the end of the combined class.
1. Yearling Fillies - Open
1a. Yearling Fillies - NCMA Futurity
2. 2 year old Fillies - Open
2a. 2 year old Fillies - NCMA Futurity
3. 3 & 4 year old Mares
4. 5 year old & over Mares
5. Grand Champion & Reserve Mares
6. Yearling Colts & Geldings - Open
6a. Yearling Colts & Geldings - NCMA Futurity
7. 2 year old Colts - Open
7a. 2 year old Colts - NCMA Futurity
8. 3 & 4 year old Stallions
9. 5 year old & over Stallions
10. Grand Champion & Reserve Stallions
11. 2 year old Geldings - Open
11a.2 year old Geldings - NCMA Futurity
12. 3 & 4 year old Geldings
13. 5 year old & over Geldings
14. Grand Champion & Reserve Geldings
15. Fitting & Showmanship

PERFORMANCE CLASSES

To be eligible for Championship and Stake classes, entries must have previously shown and been judged in at least one qualifying class in the respective division (i.e., age group, amateur, etc.).

Exhibitors in Walk-Trot classes may not have shown in any class requiring a canter or lope.

Horses in Amateur Owned/Trained/Shown classes must not have been in training with a professional barn after January 1st. Owner and exhibitor must each have AHSA amateur card. Headers must be eligible for AHSA amateur card. Exhibitor need not be the owner.

Carriage Driving

Conducted in accordance with the rules, regulations and directives of the AHSA Driving Division. Classes will be split for more than 3 multiple hitches. Dressage driving classes will be held outdoors in the standard small (40m x 60m) and large (40m x 100m) arenas. All breeds are eligible to participate in all Carriage Driving Classes. All obstacles will be set at 2 meters.
64. Carriage Driving - Reinsmanship
69. Carriage Driving - Dressage, Training Level, Test 3
70. Carriage Driving - Dressage, Prelimiminary Level, Test 2
71. Carriage Driving - Dressage, Intermediate Level, Test 2
79. Carriage Driving - Turnout
90. Carriage Driving Working Pleasure Driving
103.Carriage Driving Obstacles - Pick Your Route
104.Carriage Driving Obstacles - Gamblers Choice
(timed competition)
119.Carriage Driving Americana Picnic Drive
Entries must carry a driver, one or more passengers, and a 4th of July Picnic. Period costumes are encouraged and drivers are not required to wear a lap robe or driving apron. Entries are to be judged on the suitability of the horse to provide a pleasant picnic drive. Wire wheeled vehicles are allowed. To be shown both ways of the ring at a walk, slow trot, and working trot; to stand quietly at the rail; and to rein back if asked. Horses will not be asked to trot-on. To be judged 60% on manners, performance, and way of going; 40% on overall impression, including presentation of the theme. Picnic food will not be judged (but may be sampled!).
Carriage Driving Championship Awards
Champion and Reserve awards will be given to the entries accumulating the most points. Only 2 dressage driving classes will count; Americana Picnic Drive will not count. Point system: 1st-(5), 2nd-(3), 3rd(2), 4th(1).

Classic English Pleasure

41. Classic English Pleasure - Jr Horse
53. Classic English Pleasure - Mares
56. Classic English Pleasure - Stallions/Geldings
83. Classic English Pleasure - Jr Exhib. 17 & under
108.Classic English Pleasure - Championship

Classic Pleasure Driving

37. Classic Pleasure Driving - Jr Exhib. 17 & under
76. Classic Pleasure Driving - Jr Horse
91. Classic Pleasure Driving
137.Classic Pleasure Driving - Championship

Dressage

USDF and CSDCTA approved. Classes will be held in the standard arena (20m x 60m). 1995 tests will be used for all classes (except USDF Intro, which will use 1996 tests). Exhibitor is responsible for supplying show office with USDF and CSDCTA numbers for both horse and rider. Please include this information with your entry. Sand warm up area is adequate but limited. Half Morgans are eligible to participate in all Dressage Classes, except AMHA Medal class #31.
23. Dressage USDF Intro Level Test 1 Open
24. Dressage Training Level Test 1 Open
25. Dressage Training Level Test 2 Open
26. Dressage Training Level Test 4 Open
27. Dressage First Level Test 1 Open
28. Dressage First Level Test 2 Open
27. Dressage Open Percentage * 1
29. Dressage Open Percentage * 2
30. Dressage Musical Freestyle Percentage *
* List on your entry form the tests you will be riding in these percentage classes. Horses may only show one time per class.
31. Dressage Medal (Jr. Exhibitor)
In Medal classes, spurs of unrowelled type are optional, no whips are allowed, and tests may be called. Refer to The Morgan Horse Judging Standards for further explanation.
Dressage Championship Awards
Awards will be given to the two highest percentage rides (separate horses) from Dressage classes (excluding Intro Level). Awards will be presented in the middle of the Thursday evening session. The following point system will be used: Training Level: % + 0 pts; 1st Level: % + 2 points; 2nd Level: % + 4 points; 3rd Level: % + 6 points; 4th Level: % + 8 points.

English Pleasure

34. English Pleasure - Mares
36. English Pleasure - Amateur Owned/Trained/Shown
40. English Pleasure - Stallions/Geldings
43. English Pleasure - Jr Exhibitor 13 & under
48. English Pleasure - NCMA Futurity 3 year old
52. English/Hunter Pleasure Walk-Trot 12 & under
63. English Pleasure - 4 year old
78. English Pleasure - Amateur Mares
80. English Pleasure - Jr Exhibitor 14-17
82. English Pleasure - 3 year old
84. English Pleasure - Amateur Stallions/Geldings
97. English Pleasure - Ladies 18 & over
110.English Pleasure - NCMA Futurity Alumni
118.English Pleasure Jackpot Championship
132.English Pleasure Championship - Jr Exhibitor
134.English Pleasure Championship - Jr Horse
140.English Pleasure - Novice Horse
150.English Pleasure - Amateur Stake

Equitation

Medal Classes are limited to AMHA Junior members, 17 & under, and will be judged according to the AMHA Morgan Judging Standards book.
57. Equitation Leadline - 8 & under
Western, English, or Hunt tack with rider and walker suitably dressed. Horse must be led at a walk at all times by an adult on foot. Performance of child and suitability of horse & rider to be considered. No costumes. Memento given to each entry. Leadline exhibitors may not compete in any other class in the show.
55. Equitation Hunt Seat - 14-17
74. Equitation Hunt Seat - 13 & under
93. Equitation Saddle/Hunt Seat Walk Trot - 12 & under
117.Equitation Hunt Seat Championship
129.Equitation Hunt Seat Over Fences - AMHA Medal
149.Equitation Hunt Seat On The Flat - AMHA Medal
68. Equitation Saddle Seat - 13 & under
88. Equitation Saddle Seat - 14-17
93. Equitation Saddle/Hunt Seat Walk Trot - 12 & under
106.Equitation Saddle Seat - AMHA Medal
145.Equitation Saddle Seat Championship
100.Equitation Stock Seat - AMHA Medal
96. Equitation Western Seat - 17 & under
138.Equitation Western Seat - AMHA Medal
141.Equitation Western Seat - Walk Trot 12 & under

Hunter Pleasure

33. Hunter Pleasure - Stallions/Geldings
34. Hunter Pleasure - Mares
45. Hunter Pleasure - Jr Exhibitor 14-17
47. Hunter Pleasure - 4 year old
51. Hunter Pleasure - Amateur Mares
52. English/Hunter Pleasure Walk-Trot 12 & under
60. Hunter Pleasure - Amateur Stallions/Geldings
62. Hunter Pleasure - Jr Exhibitor 13 & under
65. Hunter Pleasure - NCMA Futurity Alumni
72. Hunter Pleasure - 3 year old
81. Hunter Pleasure - Amateur Owned/Trained/Shown
89. NCMA Futurity Hunter Pleasure - 3 year old
94. Hunter Pleasure - Ladies 18 & over
101.Hunter Hack
111.Hunter Pleasure Championship - Jr Exhibitor
120.Hunter Pleasure Jackpot Championship
136.Hunter Pleasure - Novice Horse
142.Hunter Pleasure Championship - Jr Horse
144.Hunter Pleasure - Amateur Stake

Performance Futurity

48. English Pleasure - NCMA Futurity 3 year old
75. NCMA Futurity Western Pleasure - 3 year old
87. NCMA Futurity - 2 year old Performance Driving
89. NCMA Futurity Hunter Pleasure - 3 year old
112.NCMA Futurity Pleasure Driving - 3 year old

Park Harness

38. Park Harness - Jr Horse
87. Park Harness - Open
89. NCMA Futurity - 2 year old Performance Driving
139.Park Harness - Amateur

Park Saddle

73. Park Saddle - Amateur
116.Park Saddle - Open

Pleasure Driving

32. Pleasure Driving - 3 year old
44. Pleasure Driving - 4 year old
49. Pleasure Driving - Ladies 18 & over
95. Pleasure Driving - Stallions/Geldings
54. Pleasure Driving - Mares
87. NCMA Futurity - 2 year old Performance Driving
99. Pleasure Driving - Amateur
58. Pleasure Driving - Jr Exhibitor 17 & under
109.Pleasure Driving Championship - Jr Horse
112.NCMA Futurity Pleasure Driving - 3 year old
143.Pleasure Driving Jackpot Championship
146.Pleasure Driving Stake - UPHA Classic
147.Pleasure Driving - NCMA Futurity Alumni

Western Pleasure

35. Western Pleasure - Novice Horse
42. Western Pleasure - Stallions/Geldings
46. Western Pleasure - Amateur Mares
59. Western Pleasure - Mares
66. Western Pleasure - Walk Trot, 12 & under
67. Western Pleasure - Amateur Stallions/Geldings
75. NCMA Futurity Western Pleasure - 3 year old
77. Western Pleasure - Ladies 18 & over
92. Western Pleasure - Jr Exhibitor 13 & under
98. Western Pleasure - Amateur Owned/Trained/Shown
107.Western Pleasure - 4 year old
112.Western Pleasure - 3 year old
113.Western Pleasure - Jr Exhibitor 14-17
115.Western Pleasure - Amateur Stake
131.Western Pleasure Championship - Jr Horse
133.Western Pleasure - NCMA Futurity Alumni
135.Western Pleasure Championship - Jr Exhibitor
148.Western Pleasure Championship*

Working Hunter

121.Working Hunter Warm Up (2'3" max course 1)
122.Working Hunter Warm Up (2'3" max course 2)
123.Working Hunter Over Fences 1 (2'6" max open)
124.Working Hunter Over Fences 1 (2'6" max Jr Ex.)
125.Working Hunter Over Fences 2 (2'9" max open)
126.Working Hunter Over Fences 2 (2'9" max Jr Ex.)
127.Working Hunter Over Fences 3 (3'0" max open)
128.Working Hunter Over Fences 3 (3'0" max Jr Ex.)
129.Equitation Hunt Seat Over Fences - AMHA Medal
130.Working Hunter Under Saddle
Working Hunter Championship Awards
Champion and Reserve will be awarded to the entries accumulating the most points. Combined points from open classes (123, 125 and 127) will count.

Miscellaneous Classes

61. Road Hack
85. Parade Class
102.Open Jumper Progressive
Each entry will jump a course of 3 jumps, starting at 2’ 3” and progressively raised each round until all but 1 exhibitor is eliminated. To be shown as a “fault and out” class.
105.Trail Horse - English or Western
119.Carriage Driving Americana Picnic Drive
(See detailed description in Carriage Driving division.)

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