*** Please also see RULES for show rules, entry instructions, etc. !
These are effective as of January 2007
Infractions of these rules will result in an entry being Disqualified from the wrong class or classes it was entered in. This year this rule will be enforced explicitly.
Size Explanations Traditional Size: Approximately 12"L x 9"H Classic Size: Approximately 9"L x 6"H Little Bit/Paddock Pal Size: Approximately 6"L x 5"H Stablemate Size: Approximately 4"L x 3"H * All Breyer Size descriptions are straight from Breyer. ** North Light Arab, Hunter, QH, Welsh, and many others are Classic size. ______________________________________________
Make Explanations "Other/China/Porcelain/Ceramic": Shall include Goebel, Beswick, Royal Doulton, Kaiser, Lefton, Enesco, Napcoware, Royal Worcestor, Breyer Gallery models, Breyer Icelandic Pony, Shire, Spanish Barb, Arabian mare in costume, Indian with Indian costume, Great Horse in Armor, Drum Horse, ASB in Parade Tack, Circus Ponies, Othello, Firebird and other china /porcelain / ceramics. "Other Plastic": Shall include Hartland, Winners' Choice Minis, Ertl horses, Best Talking Horses, Durant, and other original finish plastic horses/equines. Not allowed are toy quality manufactures such as Grand Champions or My Pretty Ponies. OF Breyer Resins: Sham, San Domingo, Secretariat, Sherman Morgan, Silver Lining & Huck are all cold-cast resins and go in Other OF Halter. OF North Lights: Other OF Halter. Customized North Lights: CM Halter section. ______________________________________________
Performance Classes And Tack Other Stock Work - Working Cow Horse, Penning, etc. Other Western Gymkhana - Flag Race, Musical Tire Race, Egg & Spoon, etc. Western Trail - Arena: Show Class/Man-Made trail obstacles Western Trail - Natural: Outdoor trail with natural obstacles such as fallen trees/logs, streams & other bodies of water, wildlife, etc. Western Riding - NOT the same as Western Pleasure or Equitation. There is a pattern that must be performed similar to reining. Showmanship - Halter WITH lead shank/line/rope required or show bridle. No doll handler. Showmanship With Handler: Halter WITH lead shank/line/rope required or show bridle WITH a doll handler. NO TACK is allowed in Halter classes except for a Halter (with or without lead) or correct Show Bridle, including Draft with surcingle. Saddles, western bridles, costumes are not allowed. This applies to Headstudy as well. Additional Rules Regarding Performance - Can be found at these links: United State Equestrain Federation - USEF Canadian Equestrian Association - CEA The International Federation for Equine Sports - FEI Equestrian Federation of Australia - EFA The British Equestrian Federation - BEF