Open Show Divisions

Horse Show Divisions

Get Your Shine On: Open to all riders, from youth to senior. $20.00 entry fee, 50% to winner, 50% to benefit OCHFC (no ribbons). Class will run mid-way through the show. This is an opportunity for non-riders to participate in the show.

19. Get Your Shine On English and Western
 
Combined Leadline (7 & Under): A Year-End Championship division. Open to all riders 7 years and under or special needs/therapeutic riders. Judged on seat and hands, to be led by an adult. Riders in this division may not compete in any other division. Must wear an approved ASTM helmet. If enough riders participate, class may be split.
1. English Leadline (7 & Under) Walk
2. English Leadline (7 & Under) W/T
3. English Leadline (7 & Under) Ground Poles

English Walk/Trot Equitation: A Year-End Championship division. Open to all riders who have not competed in any W/T/C classes at any show. May be asked to do sitting trot, posting trot or half seat. Not eligible for any other divisions with the exception of Beginner Western. Classes will be split between juniors and adults if entries warrant.
4. English W/T Equitation
5. English W/T Equitation Test*
6. English W/T Ground Poles (4-fences)
7. English W/T Ground Poles (4-fences)

* Equitation Test: To be performed individually or as a group. Riders may be asked to half-seat at walk or trot, or halt, trot a 20 meter circle either to the right or left at judges direction, showing the correct diagonal. (At left diagonal, rider should be sitting the saddle when left front leg is on the ground; at right diagonal, rider should be sitting the saddle when right front leg is on the ground; when circling clockwise at a trot, rider should be on left diagonal; when circling counterclockwise, rider should be on the right diagonal.) At the halt, shorten/lengthen reins, drop and pick up stirrups, answer level appropriate questions such as horses color, age and breed.

Cross Rail Hunter: A Year-End Championship division. Open to all Amateur and Junior riders. Division is judged on the horse and is designed as a comfort and confidence builder for horses and riders who are either green; new to the sport and/or their horse; started riding later in life, or for various reasons have taken a hiatus from riding. Riders may remain in this division until they feel safe and ready to progress into another division. Cantering may be split into small groups if warranted. Trotting courses will not be penalized.
8. Cross Rail Hunter W/T
9. Cross Rail Hunter W/T/C
10. Cross Rail Hunter 18”
11. Cross Rail Hunter 18”

Short/Long Stirrup: A Year-End Championship division. Short Stirrup is limited to riders who have not reached 14th birthday as of January 1st, 2021. Riders older than 14 can compete in Long Stirrups. If entries warrant, classes will be split into two separate divisions. If you have jumped higher than 18” Cross Rails at any show you cannot compete in this division. Can cross enter into Cross Rail Hunter division if class requirements are met. Trotting on course will be penalized.
12. Short/Long Stirrup Equitation W/T
13. Short/Long Stirrup Equitation W/T/C Equitation Test*
14. Short/Long Stirrup Cross Rails 18”
15. Short/Long Stirrup Cross Rails 18”

* Equitation Test: To be performed individually or as a group. Riders may be asked to half-seat at a walk or trot, halt and back, trot a 20 meter circle either to the right or left, trot a figure eight showing either sitting or posting trot at the correct diagonal, at judges direction. (At left diagonal, rider should be sitting the saddle when left front leg is on the ground; at right diagonal, rider should be sitting the saddle when right front leg is on the ground; when circling clockwise at a trot, rider should be on left diagonal; when circling counterclockwise, rider should be on the right diagonal.) At the halt, shorten/lengthen reins, drop and pick up stirrups, answer level appropriate questions such as how to tell you’re on the correct diagonal or lead.

Schooling Hunter: A Year-End Championship division. Open to all horses and riders. Fences not to exceed 2’. Judged on the horse/pony, both on the flat and over fences. To be shown at walk, trot, canter and as described in each class. May be asked to hand gallop. To be judged on manners, performance, suitability to purpose. Not penalized for trotting corners. This horse and rider combination may cross enter into Junior, 2’ or Open divisions. The same horse may be ridden by other exhibitors as eligible in Walk/Trot, Short/Long Stirrup or 2’ Divisions.
27. Schooling Hunter Under Saddle
28. Schooling Hunter Road Hack
29. Schooling Hunter 2’ Over Fences
30. Schooling Hunter 2’ Over Fences

2’ Equitation: A Year-End Championship division. Open to all Junior and Adult Amateur riders who have not shown over 2’6”. May be asked to do sitting trot or half-seat at canter.
23. 2’ English Rider Equitation
24. 2’ English Rider Equitation Test*
25. 2’ English Rider 2’ Over Fences
26. 2’ English Rider 2’ Over Fences

* Equitation Test: To be performed individually or as a group. Riders may be asked to half-seat at a walk or trot, halt and back, trot or canter a 20 meter circle either to the right or left, trot a figure eight showing either sitting or posting trot at the correct diagonal. (At left diagonal, rider should be sitting the saddle when left front leg is on the ground; at right diagonal, rider should be sitting the saddle when right front leg is on the ground; when circling clockwise at a trot, rider should be on left diagonal; when circling counterclockwise, rider should be on the right diagonal). Answer level appropriate questions such as how to tell you’re on the correct diagonal or lead.
2’ Jumper: A Year-End Championship division. Jumper classes are judged on time and faults. Horses are allowed to wear boots, bell boots, martingales. Riders are not required to wear jackets. Polos/collared shirts are allowed. Verbal assistance from the rail is ok (you can ask for directions if you forget where you’re going). Fences not to exceed 2’. Trotting courses will not be penalized.
20. 2’ Jumper – Jump Off
When you enter the ring, you’ll hear a whistle, after which you have 45
seconds to cross the start line to begin your round Competitors jump
their course within the time allowed. If you’re clear, stay in the ring
after your round, and wait for the whistle. After the whistle, begin your
jump-off course w/in 45 seconds, which will be a shorter version of your
first course.
21. 2’ Jumper – Power & Speed
The course is divided into two parts, with the first being the “power”
part, and the second being the “speed” portion. If you go clear on the
power part of the course, you immediately – without stopping – continue
to the speed section of the course, it’s like having the jump-off without
stopping your ride. If you do not go clear after the “power” section, you
do not continue with the “speed” section.
22. 2’ Jumper – Speed
This class is a speed round. There is no jump-off. Rounds are scored
by faults and time taken. Time starts and ends when you cross the
start/finish lines designated by cones. Rail down=4 faults.

Cross Rail Jumper: A Year-End Championship division. Jumper classes are judged on time and faults. Horses are allowed to wear boots, bell boots, martingales. Riders are not required to wear jackets. Polos/collared shirts are allowed. Verbal assistance from the rail is ok (you can ask for directions if you forget where you’re going). Fences not to exceed 2’. Trotting courses will not be penalized.
16. Cross Rail Jumper – Jump Off
When you enter the ring, you’ll hear a whistle, after which you have 45
seconds to cross the start line to begin your round Competitors jump
their course within the time allowed. If you’re clear, stay in the ring
after your round, and wait for the whistle. After the whistle, begin your
jump-off course w/in 45 seconds, which will be a shorter version of your
first course.
17. Cross Rail Jumper – Power & Speed
The course is divided into two parts, with the first being the “power”
part, and the second being the “speed” portion. If you go clear on the
power part of the course, you immediately – without stopping – continue
to the speed section of the course, it’s like having the jump-off without
stopping your ride. If you do not go clear after the “power” section, you
do not continue with the “speed” section.
18. Cross Rail Jumper – Speed
This class is a speed round. There is no jump-off. Rounds are scored
by faults and time taken. Time starts and ends when you cross the
start/finish lines designated by cones. Rail down=4 faults.
English Pleasure: A Year-End Championship division. Open to all riders including riders in the Walk/Trot division. Horse is judged more than the rider. Horse and ponies to be judged on manners, performance and soundness at the walk, trot, canter. May be asked to halt and/or backup.
31. English Pleasure W/T
32. English Pleasure W/T/C
33. English Pleasure Road Hack

Beginner Western: A Year-End Championship division. Limited to riders of any age who have not cantered in any show.
103. Beginner Western Fitting & Showmanship
107. Beginner Western Pleasure
111. Beginner Western Road Hack
115. Beginner Western Pattern
119. Beginner Western Trail

Children (13 & Under): A Year-End Championship division. Limited to riders who have not reached 14th birthday as of January 1, 2021.
102. Children (13 & Under) Western Fitting & Showmanship
106. Children (13 & Under) Western Pleasure
110. Children (13 & Under) Western Road Hack
114. Children (13 & Under) Western Pattern
118. Children (13 & Under) Western Trail

Junior (14-18 Years): A Year-End Championship division. Limited to riders who have not reached 19th birthday as of January 1, 2021.
101. Junior (14-18 Years) Western Fitting & Showmanship
105. Junior (14-18 Years) Western Pleasure
109. Junior (14-18 Years) Western Road Hack
113. Junior (14-18 Years) Western Pattern
117. Junior (14-18 Years) Western Trail

Senior (19 & Over): A Year-End Championship division. Limited to riders 19 year of age or older as of January 1st, 2021.
100. Senior (19 & Over) Western Fitting & Showmanship
104. Senior (19 & Over) Western Pleasure
108. Senior (19 & Over) Western Road Hack
112. Senior (19 & Over) Western Pattern
116. Senior (19 & over) Western Trail
120. Senior (19 & over) Western Trail