Classes and Divisions

 

This year's show will be a virtual show due to COVID-19 pandemic.

The 2021 Horse Classic is limited in some aspects because of limitations with holding a competition virtually.

  • This year’s show is open for all 4-H members with no prequalification but you must own or lease horse from February 21, 2021.
  • No gymkhana, pony or jumping classes this year.
  • Changes in class divisions:
    • Senior, Junior and Novice in Western and English
    • Ranch classes open
    • Dressage - no more than 3 tests
    • Miniature classes are open. If there are enough entries, there may be Junior and Senior divisions.
  • Classes or divisions with less than five entries may be combined or cancelled.
  • Exhibitors may not cross-enter divisions on the same horse.
  • If entered in the walk/trot division, exhibitor may not cross over to any loping division.

Patterns will be posted on this page on TBD

The activities may be videoed in a pasture, arena, or dirt lot. You must set the pattern up exactly as it reads.

Please see the Video page for rules and guidelines for video entries.

Youth in English riding gear on brown horse, Horse Classic 2019

Classes and Divisions offered

Dressage

English Classes

Western Classes

Ranch Classes

Miniature Classes

 

Pattern Class

Walk 20 seconds, Trot/Jog 30 seconds, Lope/canter 30 seconds, walk reserves direction repeat prior segment after completion halt and back 5 steps.

Rail Class

Walk 20 seconds, Trot/Jog 30 seconds, Lope/canter 30 seconds, walk reserves direction repeat prior segment after completion halt and back 5 steps.

 

Dressage Class - Open Levels

Open Dressage Patterns

1 - Intro B

2 - Intro C

3 - Training Level 1

 

English Classes

Senior Level - Sr. English Patterns

4 - Showmanship

7 - Hunt Seat Equitation

10 - Hunter Under Saddle

13 - English Pleasure

16 - Dressage Suitability

 

Junior Level - Jr. English Patterns

5 - Showmanship

8 - Hunt Seat Equitation

11 - Hunter Under Saddle

14 - English Pleasure

17 - Dressage Suitability

 

Novice Level - Nov. English Patterns

6 - Showmanship

9 - Hunt Seat Equitation

12 - Hunter Under Saddle

15 - English Pleasure

18 - Dressage Suitability

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Western Classes

Senior Level - Sr. Western Patterns

19 - Showmanship

22 - Equitation

25 - Horsemanship

28 - Western Pleasure

31 - Trail

 

Junior Level - Jr. Western Patterns

20 - Showmanship

23 - Equitation

26 - Horsemanship

29 - Western Pleasure

32 - Trail

 

Novice Level - Nov. Western Patterns

21 - Showmanship

24 - Equitation

27 - Horsemanship

30 - Western Pleasure

33 - Trail

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Ranch Classes - Open Levels

Open Ranch Patterns

34 - Showmanship

35 - Ranch Riding

36 - Ranch Pleasure

37 - Ranch Reining

38 - Ranch Trail

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Miniature Horse Classes - Open Levels

Open Miniature Patterns

39 - Showmanship

40 - Trail

41 - Horsemanship

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