4-H & FFA Horse Show & Western Games

HORSE SHOW
Saturday, April 17, 2021

PUBLIC WELCOME

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

PRE-ENTRY IS REQUIRED

Seniors show first; intermediates next; juniors last. The horse should do what the rider asks with the least possible effort on the part of the rider and least amount of resistance from the horse. The member will be judged on correct posture, smooth gait transitions and effective use of aids, with special emphasis on light hands. The performance of the horse is not to be considered more important than the methods used by the rider in obtaining the performance. All classes will be held in accordance with the PNW 4-H Horse Contest Guide.

EQUINE PERFORMANCE
Division 302: 4-H Junior
Division 303: 4-H Intermediate
Division 304: 4-H Senior
Division 305: FFA

CLASS 01: SHOWMANSHIP

The purpose of showmanship is to teach courtesy, good grooming, poised, confidence and how to fit, train and handle your horse. Conformation of the animals is not considered. Each horse shown in the Asotin County 4-H/FFA Horse show must compete a Showmanship class in order to show in any other horse show class or western games class. It is optional to take more than one horse project, limit of two. If an exhibitor has two project horses, one in performance and one in western games; each horse must be shown in that division of Showmanship. Points and equipment will be in accordance with the PNW 4-H Horse Contest Guide.

CLASS 02: ENGLISH EQUITATION
CLASS 03: ENGLISH PLEASURE
CLASS 04: HUNTER HACK

Exhibitors will enter the ring at a posting trot. Class will perform under the judges’ discretion. Riders will be asked to jump two fences. The maximum height will be 2 feet, 6 inches. Distance between jumps will be at least 48 feet.

CLASS 05: STOCK SEAT EQUITATION
CLASS 06: STOCK SEAT PLEASURE
CLASS 07: NOVICE WALK TROT EQUITATION

Open to all NOVICE 4-H members, per the 4-H members leaders’ approval/discretion. Members cannot be cross entered in any loping/cantering equitation class. To be shown at a walk and jog (trot if English) both ways of the ring and any moves as the Judge directs.

CLASS 08: REINING
CLASS 09: TRAIL

Will be conducted in accordance with the PNW 4-H HORSE CONTEST GUIDE. Courses will be posted.

CLASS 10: BAREBACK EQUITATION
CLASS 11: COSTUME CLASS

Judging will be at the walk and will be based on the creativity and originality of the costumes of both horse and rider. The Asotin County Horse Leaders Council will provide special awards for this non-premium class. All age divisions will compete in one class.
The primary purpose of western games is to provide an educational forum in which youth enrolled in the 4-H horse program demonstrate their ability to navigate a prescribed course in the fastest, safest time possible. All classes are held in accordance with the PNW 4-H Horse Contest Guide. All bridles are required to be equipped with a throat latch and roping reins or single piece reins. Tied split reins are not allowed. Seniors show first, intermediates next and juniors last.

WESTERN GAMES
Sunday, April 18, 2021

PUBLIC WELCOME

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

PRE-ENTRY IS REQUIRED

Seniors show first; intermediates next; juniors last.

Division 302: 4-H Junior
Division 303: 4-H Intermediate
Division 304: 4-H Senior
Division 305: FFA

CLASS 20: SHOWMANSHIP – WESTERN GAMES
CLASS 21: FIGURE 8 STAKE RACE
CLASS 22: POLE BENDING
CLASS 23: KEY RACE
CLASS 24: WESTERN JUMPING
CLASS 25: INTERNATIONAL FLAG RACE
CLASS 26: TEXAS BARREL RACE