I qualify in all events in Level One competition as a rider, but can not complete in that division due to my sole horse is a stallion. I've owned stallions all my life and have stood multiple AQHA and APHA stallions. I could understand the reasoning behind a "beginner" riding a stallion. However being a beginner level at showing does not equate to a beginner rider or horseman. Maybe a way around that to verify the rider ...more »
We are new to horse shows. We'd like to get involved but it's tough to learn it all. What about a class for new members where they walk through the patterns etc and hear from a judge what they look for?
A Rookie (horse/rider combo) should be automatically eligible to ALSO show in LEVEL 1 classes at a Novice Championship thus NOT requiring a ROOKIE to nationally or regionally qualify or to get an affiliate "slot". A Rookie can be allowed to cross enter without meeting the qualification requirements of a non-rookie. A ROOKIE is a beginner TEAM (horse and rider). If they want to show UP to the next level we should applaud ...more »
Please bring back the Novice Amateur Pleasure driving! This class helps those of us (and our horses) that are newer to pleasure driving have a chance!
Add more classes to website list for show leaders such as all level one classes, including level one novice and green classes