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2017 Show Information


All shows held at:
Thurmont Riding Club
14981 Roddy Road, Thurmont, MD 21799
Shows start @ 9 am
 
ENTRY FEES- single judged show: $8 per class, double judged show: $15 per class
Day End Awards: Hi-Pt Adult Performance, Hi-Pt Youth A and B Division Performance, Hi-Pt Green Horse
-Open to all miniature horses 38" and under, registered or non-registered
-Must have copy of current Coggins - NO EXCEPTIONS - Copy will be kept on file for the show year.

Click on the links to download forms.

Some forms are fillable, please download the latest version of Acrobat Reader to open and complete - http://www.adobe.com/products/reader.html 

Any questions or problems with form downloads should be directed to: Melissa Clabaugh (Vice President) melissaclabaugh@msn.com


 

The following forms need completed and submitted to the show booth on show day:
1. Horse/Exhibitor Information Form: This form needs completed only ONE TIME, to be kept on file for the current show season. 
2. MDMHA Year End Point Sign Up Form: This form needs completed only ONE TIME, to be kept on file for the current show season. This form is for the Year End Awards, if not participating: you do not need to fill this out.
3. Class Entry Form: Entry forms need completed at every show for each class entered. One entry form per class per Horse/Exhibitor. 

Show Bill - 2017

Class descriptions and rules

Exhibitor/Horse Form - 2017

Year-end points sign up form

Entry form - 2017


 

Important Information:
  1.  Horse/Exhibitor Numbers: Numbers will be given at the first show of the season. If you are a returning member and have a number between 001 - 300, please continue using that number 
  2. Exhibitor Substitutions: NO POINTED EXHIBITOR SUBSTITUTIONS WILL BE PERMITTED AT ANY SHOW UNLESS IT IS FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS: acute illness or injury, unforeseen surgery or hospitalization, or a personal/family emergency (birth, death, etc.) In the event an exhibitor change, points WILL NOT be transferred unless it falls under the stated reasons as listed. 
  3. Show Cancellation: Cancellation of a show will be posted at least 12 hours before the show. Please contact the MDMHA President, Kris Morgan, if you have any questions or confirming a cancellation.
  4. Show Attire and Equipment: Showmanship classes require proper Showmanship outfit, if no outfit proper attire includes jacket/blazer (long sleaves) gloves, boots, and hat. hats, jackets, and gloves are optional for halter classes. Sneakers are allowed for running and timed events, such as hunter/jumper classes. Helmets are required to be worn by any youth 17 and under in class requiring the youth to ride or drive. Whips are required in all driving classes and must be in hand at all times. 
  5. Patterns: AMHR Showmanship patterns will be used, with the pattern being posted before the show starts. All trail, hunter/jumper, and barrel patterns will be posted before 9am. No copies will be given as it is the handlers responsibility to copy.

 

Point System:

These are MDMHA points and are not reconized by the AMHR  

  • 1st place: 6 pts
  • 2nd place: 5 pts
  • 3rd place: 4 pts
  • 4th place: 3 pts
  • 5th place: 2 pts
  • 6th place: 1 pt

 

Day End Awards: Based upon the number of points acquired during the day in Performance classes. The award is given to the Adult, Youth A, Youth B, and Green Horse with the highest day end points in performance classes combined.  All exhibitors are eligible, including any non-member, who shows that day. Day End Award winners will be annouced at the end of the show day. 

 

Year End Award Points- Based on the number of points acquired by horse/exhibitor team in each pointed class from each show. Please go to Year End Award page for further information