Horse Showing

Where are the Rookie Classes

I am in favor of leveling and rookie classes to give less experienced competitors and those who don't have "world class" quality horses a place to show and be competitive. Here in the Southwest, we never see rookie classes offered except for the Level 1 Championships in Las Vegas. We see Level 1 Classes offered at most shows in the "core" rail and pattern classes.

Show managers need to start offering the rookie classes to give those exhibitors a place where they feel they can be competitive.


Idea No. 73