If rider/horse is not eligible to enter a certain division but would like to ride for training purposes, they are welcome to ride for the cost of the normal entry fees but the ride must be “UNJUDGED”.
HOPEFUL JUMPER: Open to any horse/pony and rider combination not restricted by another division.
Fence height 2’6”-2’9”.
LOW SCHOOLING JUMPER: Open to any horse/pony and rider combination not restricted by another division. Fence height 2’9”-3’.
Points & Awards
Divisions may be double pinned if 16 or more entries are in the 1st class of the division.
Ribbons to 8th place given in all classes. Participation ribbons will be awarded to all entries in X- Rail Division. Divisons will be split if 16 complete the fist class in the divison.
IN DIVISIONS WITH 5 CLASSES: Show Champion & Reserve are awarded to the horse/rider combination that accumulates the highest & second highest number of points in all five classes.
IN DIVISIONS WITH 3 CLASSES: Show Champion and Reserve are awarded to the horse/rider combination that accumulated the highest & second highest number of points in all three classes.
Jumper Champion & Reserve are factored from both classes in the division combined.
In the event of a tie for Champion or Reserve Champion in any division, (other than Jumper) the entry who has the most points over fences will be Champion and the other rider will be Reserve Champion. If there is a tie in over-fences points there will be a coin toss for ties. Jumpers coin toss for ties.
To be eligible for a show championship, a horse/rider combination must be entered into the entire division consisting of five classes. For divisions offering only three classes, those three must be entered for eligibility. For Jumper divisions, both classes must be entered.
Champion & Reserve are awarded in all divisions held with 3 or more entries. Divisions may be combined at the discretion of show management.
There is an annual membership fee. Year-end award points accumulate from the date the annual membership fee is paid. Membership is not required for Show Level Championships.
Riders must have participated in at least three shows to be eligible for year-end awards
Volunteer requirement. Each member must contribute four volunteer hours to be eligible for year-end awards. Hours may be completed by member or member’s family.
1st Place = 10 points
2nd Place = 6 points
3rd Place = 4 points
4th Place = 2 points
5th Place = 1 point
6th Place = 1⁄2 point
⦁ USHJA Affiliate Award: Year-end equitation awards given to the high point riders that are AHJA members and also USHJA Outreach, USHJA Collegiate or USHJA Regular Members. USHJA Outreach membership is $35 and the form is enclosed in the prize list and available on our website. Two awards will be offered. Riders can only qualify for one of these medal classes for year end placings:
⦁ AHJA Mini-medal: Awarded at the year-banquet to the riders earning highest cumulative points in classes #8 or #17. Riders can only qualify for one of the medal classes for year-end placings.
⦁ AHJA Medal: The top 12 riders, based on cumulative points in classes #23, #29 and #35, will be invited to participate in a special Equitation Over Fences class at our last show to determine the final winner (riders will show at either 2'3", 2'6" or 2'9"). Riders can only qualify for one of the medal classes for year-end placings.
⦁ Riders are responsible for completing and mailing the USHJA Affiliate membership form and providing a copy to the show secretary.
⦁ Riders can only qualify for one of the medal classes for year-end placings.
⦁ For additional Year-End Award information, please visit www.arkansashunterjumper.com.