2016 Horse Show Rules

Class: Halter and Showmanship at Halter
 Attire: Western: A western (cowboy) hat or protective headgear. Long pants. Long sleeve shirt or jacket. Cowboy boots.
 Equipment: Western: Halter and lead rope (leather preferred)
Prohibited Attire: Ball caps, tank tops, T-shirts, jersey-type shirts.  Spurs. Chaps, chinks
Prohibited Equipment: Crops, bats or whips. Protective boots, bandages or leg wraps.

CLASS: Western Pleasure/ Western Riding / Trail
Attire: A western (cowboy) hat or protective headgear. Long pants. Long sleeve shirt or jacket. Cowboy boots.
Equipment: Western saddle. Western style, curb bit with split reins or a romal with a ½ inch or wider leather or flat chain chinstrap for any age horse. Or for horses five years of age and younger,  a bosal hackamore with split rein or single rein Mecate Or a ring snaffle with split reins.
Optional Attire: Gloves, accessories such as scarves, ties. Chaps, Spurs 
Prohibited Attire: Ball caps, tank tops, T-shirts, jersey-type shirts.
Prohibited Equipment: Protective boots, bandages or leg wraps. Wire chinstraps, chin strap narrower than ½ inch, martingales, draw reins, nosebands  and tiedowns. No exhibitor may be tied, buckled or fastened in  or on any part of the saddle; includes but not limited to string, rope, Velcro, rubber bands of any size or strength.

Attached is the 4-H rule book we are going to use as guidelines
Event 1 – Showmanship at Halter (pages 12-16)
Event 2 -  Western Pleasure (pages 16-19)
Event 3- Trail (pages  30-33)
Questions or concerns, Please do not hesitate to contact me!


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