Fuzzy Wuzzy Show Rules, High Point Rules, and Classes

Fuzzy Wuzzy Show Rules

  1. USEF Rules are to apply except where otherwise noted.
  2. Riding apparel: English/Western Riders must wear boots and long sleeve shirts and hats and or helmets (ASTM Approved). Helmets (ASTM approved) are required in English Equitation classes for all ages and highly recommended for all riders while competing on the competition grounds. Chaps and hunt coats are optional.
  3. Junior horse: a horse that is 5 years and under.
  4. Maiden horse or rider: a horse or rider that has not won 1st place ribbons at ANY show in the division entered.
  5. Training equipment permitted: Hackamores (bosal), snaffle bits, and training aides (i.e. draw reins, running martingales, German martingales). No mechanical Hackamores allowed. Riders may use two hands on reins.
  6. Stallions: Stallions may not be shown by a rider/handler under the age of 18.
  7. Parents/Trainers: Parents and trainers must supervise children and their mounts at all times.
  8. Ponies: Ponies may be shown in all classes.
  9. Dogs and Other Pets: Dogs and other pets must be kept on a leash at all times. Please clean up after your pet.
  10. Classes: Classes with less than three participants may be cancelled or combined.
  11. Office Fee. Office fee of $15 will apply to each back # issued. A separate back number is required for each horse and rider combination.
  12. Leadline riders: Leadline riders may not enter in any other riding class.
  13. Walk/Trot Classes: Entries in Walk/Trot classes OTHER THAN 10 and Under may enter other classes in the show.
  14. One Minute Gate Rule will be strictly enforced.
  15. Color Class: Color Class is open to Appaloosa, Buckskins, Duns, Paints, Pintos, and Palominos. Excludes Bays, Greys, Blacks, and Chestnuts.
  16. Classic Head Class: Horses in the classic head class must wear unlettered sheet, blanket, or cooler.
  17. Non Competitive Riders: Non competitive riders may enter any class at regular fee. Exhibitor number to be worn upside down on the exhibitors back.
  18. Perpetual Trophies: Entrants in classes with perpetual trophies but submit a copy of registration papers.
  19. Trailers: For safety reasons, trailers should not be unhooked on the show grounds.
  20. Manure: Manure from exhibitor’s horses should be hauled home. Please leave your area clean.
  21. High Point: High Point rules are listed below. Exhibitors must enter High Point on initial entry form submission. $4.99 Fee is required for each High Point Category entered in addition to the office fee

High Point Rules and Classes

  1. High Point is available for Western, English, and MLAHA Club Members Arabian/Half Arabian by age group. Club high point must provide registration papers.
    • Western High Point Categories
      • 13 and under
      • 14 to 17 years old
      • 18 and over
    • English High Point
      • 13 and Under
      • 14 to 17
      • 18 and over
    • MLAHA Club Arabian/Half Arabian High Point
      • 13 and under
      • 14 to 17
      • 18 and over
  2. High point will be calculated on the list of qualifiying classes below for each age group. Please note the class number is listed.
  3. No cross entry points will be counted (i.e. A 13-year-old entering a 13 and under class and entering a 14-17 class).
  4. Entries are based on a Horse/Rider Combination.
  5. Points are awarded as follows: First place earns 6 points, Second place earns 5 points, Third place earns 4 points, Fourth place earns 3 points, Fifth place earns 2 points, Sixth place earns 1 point.

Western High Point Qualifying Classes

Western High Point 18 and over

  • 27. Showmanship
  • 4. Western Pleasure Walk Jog
  • 11. Western Equitation Walk Jog
  • 16. Western Equitation
  • 18. Western Pleasure

Western High Point 14-17

  • 28. Showmanship
  • 5. Western Pleasure Walk Jog
  • 12. Western Equitation Walk Jog
  • 15. Western Equitation
  • 19. Western Pleasure

Western High Point 13 and under

  • 29. Showmanship
  • 6. Western Pleasure Walk Jog
  • 7. Western Pleasure Walk Jog (10 and under) never to have loped
  • 13. Western Equitation Walk Jog
  • 14. Western Equitation
  • 20. Western Pleasure

English High Point Qualifying Classes

English High Point 18 and over

  • 27. Showmanship
  • 33. English Pleasure Walk Trot
  • 41. English Equitation Walk Trot
  • 44. English Equitation
  • 48. English Pleasure
  • 52. Sport Horse Under Saddle

English High Point 14-17

  • 28. Showmanship
  • 34. English Pleasure Walk Trot
  • 40. English Equitation Walk Trot
  • 43. English Equitation
  • 46. Dressage Suitability ATR
  • 49. English Pleasure
  • 51. Sport Horse Under Saddle

English High Point 13 and under

  • 29. Showmanship
  • 35. English Pleasure Walk Trot
  • 36. English Pleasure Walk Trot (10 and under) never to have loped
  • 39. English Equitation Walk Trot
  • 42. English Equitation
  • 46. Dressage Suitability ATR
  • 50. English Pleasure
  • 51. Sport Horse Under Saddle

MLAHA Club Member* Point Qualifying Classes

MLAHA Club Member 18+:

  • 1. Ranch Riding Open
  • 4. Western Pleasure Walk Jog
  • 11. Western Equitation Walk Jog
  • 16. Western Equitation
  • 18. Western Pleasure
  • 22. Western Pleasure Arabian/Half Arabian Open
  • 27. Showmanship
  • 33. English Pleasure Walk Trot
  • 41. English Equitation Walk Trot
  • 44. English Equitation
  • 48. English Pleasure
  • 52. Sport Horse Under Saddle
  • 54. English Pleasure Arabian/Half Arabian Open
  • All Halter Classes

MLAHA Club Member 14-17:

  • 1. Ranch Riding Open
  • 3. Ranch Riding JTR
  • 5. Western Pleasure Walk Jog
  • 12. Western Equitation Walk Jog
  • 15. Western Equitation
  • 19. Western Pleasure
  • 22. Western Pleasure Arabian/Half Arabian Open
  • 34. English Pleasure Walk Trot
  • 40. English Equitation Walk Trot
  • 43. English Equitation
  • 49. English Pleasure
  • 51. Sport Horse Under Saddle
  • 54. English Pleasure Arabian/Half Arabian Open
  • All Halter Classes

MLAHA Club Member 13 and under:

  • 1. Ranch Riding Open
  • 3. Ranch Riding JTR
  • 6. Western Pleasure Walk Jog
  • 7. Western Pleasure Walk Jog (10 and under) never to have loped
  • 13. Western Equitation Walk Jog
  • 14. Western Equitation
  • 20. Western Pleasure
  • 22. Western Pleasure Arabian/Half Arabian Open
  • 29. Showmanship
  • 35. English Pleasure Walk Trot
  • 36. English Pleasure Walk Trot (10 and under) never to have loped
  • 39. English Equitation Walk Trot
  • 42. English Equitation
  • 50. English Pleasure
  • 51. Sport Horse Under Saddle
  • All Halter Classes

*MLAHA Club Member must ride an Arabian or Half Arabian and submit paperwork