Fees and Showing
$10.00 per ApHC class. $16.00 per All Breed Class
Blanket Class Fee: covers 10 or more classes for one rider and up to five horses
Office fee and blanket fee cover both ApHC and All Breed classes
For Example: Rider enters 5 ApHC classes and 7 All Breed Classes. They will be charged $160.00 for their classes and $15.00 for the office fee.
ApHC points fees still applies to each class in addition to the Flat Fee
Example: ApHC Youth rider enters 12 classes and pays $160 flat fee, they will be charged an additional (12 classes x 3 judges) $36.00 for ApHC points fee
ApHC Division Definitions
Youth: Appaloosa Youth Association Members shall consist of individuals 18 years of age or younger as of January 1 of the current year.
Novice Youth: To be eligible to show in a novice youth class, the youth, as of January 1 of the current year, shall have earned less than a combined total of 20 points in the ApHC and/or any other breed organization
Walk/Trot Youth: Walk-trot classes for exhibitors 10 & Under, limited to exhibitors who do not participate in any ApHC-approved classes except Showmanship, Halter, Hunter in Hand
Leadline: This class is limited to exhibitors 6 years old and under who do not participate in any approved class at that show except Showmanship and Halter
Non-Pro: "Exhibitors 19 & over, have not ever engaged in any activities which would make him/her a professional. A professional is an individual who:
Accepts remuneration for riding, driving, showing in halter, training, schooling, conducting clinics or seminars, or instructing in equitation or horse training or judging.
Performs the above listed activities for which another person in his/her family or a corporation, which a member of his/her family controls, will receive remuneration.
Performs such activities while accepting remuneration for employment in another capacity for an employer or member of said employer’s family who owns, boards, or trains the involved horses.
Rides, drives, or shows in halter in horse shows any horse for which he/she or a member of his/her family accepts remuneration for boarding or training.
Accepts prize money in Equitation or Showmanship classes.
Accepts remuneration in the form of payment of entry fees, or any expenses for the person or the horse with which the Non-Pro competes, by any person other than the non-pro or the non-pro’s spouse, child, stepchild, legal ward, father, mother, step-parent, sister, brother, grandparent, grandchild, or legal guardian.
Holds judging credentials with any equine organization or receives remuneration for judging either in the form of a salary, perks, or as reimbursement for expenses
Novice Non-Pro: A Novice Non-pro must have a Non-pro card and meet all Non-pro requirements. To be eligible for Novice Non-pro status in any class, the applicant must have earned less than 20 points in that class in the ApHC and/or any other breed organization as of January 1 of current year.
Walk/Trot Non-Pro: Once a non-pro exhibitor shows in a three-gaited class at an ApHC sponsored event or show during the calendar year, they may not show in a non-pro walk-trot division class for the remainder of that calendar year. Otherwise, there are no restrictions on how long a nonpro exhibitor may show in walk-trot classes.
Open: Open to any eligible ApHC horse and ApHC carded member
Junior Horse Under Saddle: Only junior horses may be entered in a junior or hackamore/snaffle bit classes. Junior horses are FIVE years old and younger.
Junior Halter Horse: Horses must be 2 years old and younger to compete in junior halter
Senior Horse Under Saddle: Only senior horses may be entered in senior classes. Senior horses are SIX years old and older
Senior Halter Horse: and must be 3 years old and older to compete in senior halter classes.
Foundation Pedigree Designation (FPD): To be eligible for the FPD program, the horse must be registered with the ApHC. This option may also be done concurrently with the application for registration.
All Breed Division Definitions
Walk/Trot: Once an exhibitor shows in a three-gaited class event or show during the calendar year they may not show in a walk-trot division class for the remainder of that calendar year. Otherwise there are no restrictions on how long a exhibitor may show in walk-trot classes.
All Breed Open Ranch Horse: Ranch classes open to all exhibitors; any age or skill level showing at three gaits
All Breed Open Game Rider: Game classes open to all exhibitors; any age or skill level showing at three gaits
Walk/Trot 11 & U: Exhibitors must be 11 years old or younger as of January 1st
Walk/Trot 12 & O: Exhibitors must be 12 years old or older as of January 1st
Youth: Individuals 18 years of age or younger as of January 1 of the current year.
Beginner: Exhibitor who is in their first or second year showing at 3 gaits
Adult: Exhibitors 19 & Over as of January 1st
Green Horse: Horse's first or second year of showing
Leadline: This class is limited to exhibitors 7 years old and under who do not participate in any class at that show except Showmanship and Halter
Awards and Sweepstakes
Supreme Most Colorful: First and Second place winners from, Non-Pro Most Colorful at Halter, Youth Most Colorful at Halter and Most Colorful at Halter classes
Highest Placing ApHC Horse Over-All
Highest Placing Youth Rider
Hunter Under Saddle Sweepstakes
Hunter Under Saddle W/T Sweepstakes
Western Pleasure Sweepstakes
Western Pleasure W/T Sweepstakes
*Don't forget your costume and your bribe money!!