North Star Morgan Show - Class Specifications

JudgesName Divisions Judged
BH Belle Hufferd English Pleasure, Park, Pleasure Driving, Equitation Saddle Seat, In-Hand
JS Joyce Swanson Western Pleasure, Hunter Pleasure, Equitation Hunt/Western Seat, Classic Pleasure Driving,
Classic English Pleasure, Futurity In-Hand
BS Bill Solentjes Dressage, Sport Horse In-Hand
BL Bill Long Carriage
RP Robert Powers Hunter over Fences

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. BSSport Horse Suitability - Mares
17. BSSport Horse Suitability - Stallions & Geldings
18. JSNCMA Futurity Fillies, Sport Horse - 2 year olds
19. JSNCMA 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. BHYearling Fillies - Open
1a. JSYearling Fillies - NCMA Futurity
2. BH2 year old Fillies - Open
2a. JS2 year old Fillies - NCMA Futurity
3. BH3 & 4 year old Mares
4. BH5 year old & over Mares
5. BHGrand Champion & Reserve Mares
6. BHYearling Colts & Geldings - Open
6a. JSYearling Colts & Geldings - NCMA Futurity
7. BH2 year old Colts - Open
7a. JS2 year old Colts - NCMA Futurity
8. BH3 & 4 year old Stallions
9. BH5 year old & over Stallions
10. BHGrand Champion & Reserve Stallions
11. BH2 year old Geldings - Open
11a.JS2 year old Geldings - NCMA Futurity
12. BH3 & 4 year old Geldings
13. BH5 year old & over Geldings
14. BHGrand Champion & Reserve Geldings
15. BHFitting & Showmanship

PERFORMANCE CLASSES

To be eligible for Championship 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.
65. BLCarriage Driving Reinsmanship
71. BLCarriage Driving Dressage, Training Test 2
72. BLCarriage Driving Dressage, Preliminary Level Test 3
73. BLCarriage Driving Dressage, Intermediate Level Test 1
81. BLCarriage Driving Turnout
89. BHCarriage Driving/Performance Driving NCMA Futurity 2 year old
92. BLCarriage Driving Working Pleasure Driving
106. BLCarriage Driving Obstacles Pick Your Route
107. BLCarriage Driving Obstacles Gambler's Choice
120. BLCarriage 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!).
120a.BLCarriage 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. BHClassic English Pleasure Jr. Horse
54. BHClassic English Pleasure Mares
57. BHClassic English Pleasure Stallions/Geldings
85. BHClassic English Pleasure Jr. Exhibitor 17 and under
112. BHClassic English Pleasure Championship

Classic Pleasure Driving

37. JSClassic Pleasure Driving Jr. Exhibitor 17 and under
78. JSClassic Pleasure Driving Jr. Horse
89. BHClassic Pleasure Driving/Performance Driving NCMA Futurity 2 year old
94. JSClassic Pleasure Driving
138. JSClassic 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. BSDressage USDF Intro 1 Open
24. BSDressage Training 1 Open
25. BSDressage Training 2 Open
26. BSDressage Training 4 Open
27. BSDressage First 1 Open
28. BSDressage First 2 Open
29. BSDressage Open* Percentage 1
30. BSDressage Open* Percentage 2
* List on your entry form the tests you will be riding in these percentage classes. Horses may only show one time per class.
31. BSDressage Medal (registered Morgans only, 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.
41a.BSDressage 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. BHEnglish Pleasure Mares
36. BHEnglish Pleasure Amateur Owner/Trained/Shown
40. BHEnglish Pleasure Stallions/Geldings
43. BHEnglish Pleasure Jr. Exhibitor 13 and under
48. BHEnglish Pleasure 3 year old NCMA Futurity
50. JSEnglish/Jack & Jackie Benny Class; rider 39 and over, English, Hunt or western
64. BHEnglish Pleasure 4 year old
66. BHEnglish Pleasure Amateur Stallions/Geldings
70. JSEnglish/Command Class under Saddle - English, Hunt or Western
80. BHEnglish Pleasure Amateur mares
82. BHEnglish Pleasure Jr. Exhibitor 14-17
84. BHEnglish Pleasure 3 year old
88. BHEnglish/Pro-Am Saddle Class - English, Hunt or Western
96. JSEnglish/Hunter Pleasure Walk-Trot 12 and under
100. BHEnglish Pleasure Ladies 18 and over
119. BHEnglish Pleasure Jackpot Championship
134. BHEnglish Pleasure Championship Jr. Exhibitor
135. BHEnglish Pleasure Championship Jr. Horse
141. BHEnglish Pleasure Novice Horse
149. BHEnglish Pleasure Amateur Championship

Equitation

Medal Classes are limited to AMHA Junior members, 17 & under, and will be judged according to the AMHA Morgan Judging Standards book.
58. JSEquitation Leadline 8 and 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.
53. JSEquitation Hunt/Saddle Seat Walk Trot - 12 and under
56. JSEquitation Hunt Seat 14-17
76. JSEquitation Hunt Seat 13 and under
86. JSEquitation Hunt Seat 18 and over
118. JSEquitation Hunt Seat Championship
131. RPEquitation Hunt Seat Over Fences AMHA Medal
148. JSEquitation Hunt Seat on the flat AMHA Medal
53. JSEquitation Saddle/Hunt Seat Walk Trot - 12 and under
69. BHEquitation Saddle Seat 13 and under
90. BHEquitation Saddle Seat 14-17
110. BHEquitation Saddle Seat AMHA Medal
146. BHEquitation Saddle Seat Championship
103. JSEquitation Stock Seat AMHA Medal
99. JSEquitation Western Seat 17 and under
139. JSEquitation Western Seat AMHA Medal
142. JSEquitation Western Seat Walk Trot 12 and under

Hunter Pleasure

33. JSHunter Pleasure Stallions/Geldings
39. JSHunter Pleasure Mares
45. JSHunter Pleasure Jr. Exhibitor 14-17
47. JSHunter Pleasure 4 year old
50. JSHunter/Jack & Jackie Benny Class; rider 39 and over, English, Hunt or western
52. JSHunter Pleasure Amateur mares
61. JSHunter Pleasure Amateur Stallions/Geldings
63. JSHunter Pleasure Jr. Exhibitor 13 and under
70. JSHunter/Command Class under Saddle - English, Hunt or Western
74. JSHunter Pleasure 3 year old
83. JSHunter Pleasure Amateur Owned/Trained/Shown
88. BHHunter/Pro-Am Saddle Class - English, Hunt or Western
91. JSHunter Pleasure NCMA Futurity 3 year old
96. JSHunter/English Pleasure Walk-Trot 12 and under
97. JSHunter Pleasure Ladies 18 and over
114. JSHunter Pleasure Championship Jr. Exhibitor
121. JSHunter Pleasure Jackpot Championship
137. JSHunter Pleasure Novice
143. JSHunter Pleasure Championship Jr. Horse
145. JSHunter Pleasure Amateur Championship

Performance Futurity

48. BHEnglish Pleasure 3 year old NCMA Futurity
77. JSWestern Pleasure NCMA Futurity 3 year old
89. BHCarriage Driving/Performance Driving NCMA Futurity 2 year old
89. BHClassic Pleasure Driving/Performance Driving NCMA Futurity 2 year old
89. BHPark Harness/Performance Driving NCMA Futurity 2 year old
89. BHPleasure Driving/Performance Driving NCMA Futurity 2 year old
91. JSHunter Pleasure NCMA Futurity 3 year old
102. BHPleasure Driving NCMA Futurity 3 year old

Park Harness

38. BHPark Harness Jr. Horse
87. BHPark Harness Open
89. BHPark Harness/Performance Driving NCMA Futurity 2 year old
140. BHPark Harness Amateur

Park Saddle

75. BHPark Saddle Amateur
117. BHPark Saddle Open

Pleasure Driving

32. BHPleasure Driving 3 year old
44. BHPleasure Driving 4 year old
49. BHPleasure Driving Ladies 18 and over
51. BHPleasure Driving 2 year olds
55. BHPleasure Driving Mares
59. BHPleasure Driving Jr. Exhibitor 17 and under
89. BHPleasure Driving/Performance Driving NCMA Futurity 2 year old
98. BHPleasure Driving Stallions/Geldings
102. BHPleasure Driving NCMA Futurity 3 year old
109. BHPleasure Driving Amateur
113. BHPleasure Driving Championship Jr. Horse
144. BHPleasure Driving Jackpot Championship

Western Pleasure

35. JSWestern Pleasure Novice Horse
42. JSWestern Pleasure Stallions/Geldings
46. JSWestern Pleasure Amateur Mares
50. JSWestern/Jack & Jackie Benny Class; rider 39 and over, English, Hunt or western
60. JSWestern Pleasure Mares
67. JSWestern Pleasure Walk Trot 12 and under
68. JSWestern Pleasure Amateur Stallion/Geldings
70. JSWestern/Command Class under Saddle - English, Hunt or Western
77. JSWestern Pleasure NCMA Futurity 3 year old
79. JSWestern Pleasure Ladies 18 and over
88. BHWestern/Pro-Am Saddle Class - English, Hunt or Western
93. JSWestern Pleasure Jr. Exhibitor 14-17
95. JSWestern Pleasure Jr. Exhibitor 13 and under
101. JSWestern Pleasure Amateur Owned/Trained/Shown
111. JSWestern Pleasure 4 year old
115. JSWestern Pleasure 3 year old
116. JSWestern Pleasure Amateur Championship
133. JSWestern Pleasure Championship Jr. Horse
136. JSWestern Pleasure Championship Jr. Exhibitor
147. JSWestern Pleasure Jackpot Championship

Working Hunter

123. RPWorking Hunter Warm Up (2'3" max course 1)
124. RPWorking Hunter Warm Up (2'3" max course 2)
125. RPWorking Hunter Over Fences 1 (2'6" max open)
126. RPWorking Hunter Over Fences 1 (2'6" max jr. ex.)
127. RPWorking Hunter Over Fences 2 (2'9" max open)
128. RPWorking Hunter Over Fences 2 (2'9" max jr. ex.)
129. RPWorking Hunter Over Fences 3 (3'0" max open)
130. RPWorking Hunter Over Fences 3 (3'0" max jr. ex.)
132. RPWorking Hunter Under Saddle
132a.RPWorking Hunter Championship Awards
Champion and Reserve will be awarded to the entries accumulating the most points. Combined points from open classes (125, 127 and 129) will count.

Miscellaneous Classes

50. JS Jack & Jackie Benny Class; rider 39 and over, English, Hunt or western
62. BH Road Hack
70. JS Command Class under Saddle - English, Hunt or Western
88. BH Pro-Am Saddle Class - English, Hunt or Western
104. JS Hunter Hack
105. JS 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.
108. JS Trail Horse English or Western
120. BLCarriage Driving Americana Picnic Drive
(See detailed description in Carriage Driving division.)
122. BH Costume Class (judged 60% creativity, 40 % manners and suitability)

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