April 2016

Extraordinary Rule Change: Dressage

By |April 12th, 2016|News, Rule Changes|

Good news for all dressage exhibitors!
There has been an extraordinary rule change for the High Point division.  To be eligible to earn a High Point Year-End Award, the only requirement will be for the nominated horse to compete in two MHSA recognized shows at the level for the award.  There […]

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April 2015

Extraordinary Rule Change: Parade Horse Division

By |April 15th, 2015|News, Rule Changes|

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 […]

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March 2015

Hunter/Jumper Extraordinary Rule Change

By |March 30th, 2015|News, Rule Changes|

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 […]

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MHSA Extraordinay Rule Change

By |March 14th, 2015|News, Rule Changes|

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 […]

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Hunter Jumper Extraordinary Rule Change Effective Immediately!

By |March 10th, 2015|News, Rule Changes|

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!

The […]

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January 2015

MHSA Board of Directors Meeting Friday, January 23rd @ 6pm

By |January 4th, 2015|Awards and Recognition, Events, Legislation, Rule Changes|

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!


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March 2014

Feedback Requested: MHSA Double Point Program

By |March 5th, 2014|Rule Changes|

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 […]

February 2014

Extraordinary Rule Change, Show Horses & Ponies

By |February 24th, 2014|Rule Changes|

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

By |February 18th, 2014|Rule Changes|

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

By |February 11th, 2014|Rule Changes|

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 […]