Extraordinary Rule Change: Parade Horse Division
Effective immediately, MHSA will now recognize the Parade Horse Class as part of the Show Horse & Pony Division. MHSA rules and regulations regarding the showing of the Parade Horse will follow those of the USEF. Any Parade Horse classes that have already been held this year at MHSA recognized shows will […]
Hunter/Jumper Extraordinary Rule Change
Effective immediately! This is an added division in the Hunter/Jumper discipline
Long Stirrup Hunter: A horse or pony of any age or showing experience ridden by any age Junior/Amateur Exhibitor who has not shown over fences of 2′ by December 1st of the current show year. There are no restrictions on the […]
MHSA Extraordinay Rule Change
The following rule change is effective immediately
Rule Book, Part XIII: Year End Awards
Section 5, Change to read: (changes in italics)
For MHSA purposes only, the nominator of a horse for MHSA points will be considered the ‘owner’. The nominator will receive any MHSA year-end awards earned by that horse. If the […]
Hunter Jumper Extraordinary Rule Change Effective Immediately!
Masters Hunter Division:
Due to overwhelming requests, MHSA will be recognizing the Masters Rider Hunter as a year-end division effective immediately. Points will be tracked and the division will be awarded year-end awards at the MHSA Celebration of Champions. It is not too late to join and have your points counted!
MHSA Board of Directors Meeting Friday, January 23rd @ 6pm
The 2015 MHSA Board of Directors and Annual Membership meeting will be held on Friday, January 23rd at the Peachtree Banquet Center in Columbia, MO. The meeting will start promptly at 6:00pm. All members are invited to attend!
Feedback Requested: MHSA Double Point Program
At the last MHSA Board meeting, a discussion arose regarding the rule permitting shows to offer double points for MHSA exhibitors at nominated shows. This program was initiated as a fund raiser several years ago, and has been utilized frequently by both the SH/P and H/J disciplines. Last year it […]
Extraordinary Rule Change, Show Horses & Ponies
Effective immediately, it will no longer be necessary for MHSA Saddle Seat Medallion participants to complete the Medallion Verification Form. As of this 2014 show season, the form will no longer be required for a rider to show in the Saddle Seat Medallion Finals. However, riders are still required to […]
Extraordinary Rule Change: Hunter Jumper High Point Hunter Award
In an effort to attract more professional/open riders, we are re-instating the High Point Hunter Year End Award. This award was not given the last 2 years as it was balanced toward the Amateur classes. We have changed the guidelines to include only Open classes for this award. […]
Dressage Proposed Rule Change: Feedback Requested
At the Dressage Forum held on January 25 in conjunction with the Awards Banquet, there was discussion regarding whether or not to include results for those MHSA members who compete in the Championship Classes held at the Regional Championships each fall. Because these classes are not open to everyone, but […]