1. All stallions must be nominated & purchased through the NWMSOF to be an eligible stallion.
a. A one-time nomination of $250.00 for get from a non-eligible stallion will be accepted to make one said get of stallion eligible to show for the lifetime of the foal. Entry fees will apply.
2. All exhibitors & Owners must be paid Members and in good standing.
3. All exhibitors and/or Owners must abide by AQHA, IBHA, ABRA, PHBA, APHA, NSBA, ApHC, POA, & PtHA rules.
a. Only Foals out of eligible stallions may be shown at the futurity.
b. Foals may only be shown in the classes that the stallion is eligible for.
c. Weanling division split between early and late, split based on number of entries.
d. There will be no shoes on any weanling shown, automatic disqualification.
a. No Free Entries. All entries accepted two weeks prior to show.
b. All entries accepted up to two weeks prior to show.
c. No Refunds.
d. Office fee of $5.00 per horse will be charged.
e. Minimum of five (5) places to be paid.
a. Board of Directors or Futurity Committee must be notified before Aug 15 of said year.
b. Substitution upon death, or sever injury with Veterinarian certification.
c. Substitution into any eligible class for a foal born in the year.
d. Substitution foal must be out of an eligible stallion.
7. STALLION MONIES
a. The stallion money will be divided up as:
b. 70% for the weanlings.
c. 20% for the yearlings(Halter & Lungeline)
d. 10% for the 2 year olds.
a. Competent judge or judges will be hired to judge all classes.
b. Judges Fees and Arena fee will be paid with a percentage of stallion money and entry money.
9. NON-PRO CLASS
a. Must be out of eligible Stallion.
b. Can not be shown by a trainer.
c. Foals can only be shown by registered owner or immediate family member.
d. Pay back on entries only.
e. Rookie awards will be given. Rookie eligibility to be determined by board.
10. COLOR CLASS
a. Must be out of an eligible stallion.
b. Must have papers in one of the following color breeds: IBRA, ABRA, PHBA, Regular APHA, ApHC, or PtHA and be judged on the preferred color of that breed, breeding stock and color bred but not exhibiting the color will not be eligible.
c. To be judged 100% on color.
d. To be judged in a moving circle both directions.
11. Youth Halther (18 & UNDER) Any Horse
12. WEANLING CLASSES
a. Must be out of eligible stallion
b. Classes split 4 ways
1. Sr. Stallions (early)
2. Jr. Stallions (late)
3. Sr. Mares (early)
4. Jr. Mares (late)
a. Grand and Reserve Stallions shall be chosen from 1st and 2nd placing in Sr and Jr Stallions.
b. Grand and Reserve Mares shall be chosen from 1st and 2nd placing in Sr. Mares and Jr Mares.
13. YEARLING HALTER
a. Must be out of eligible stallion.
b. Split stallions and mares.
c. Geldings shall show with stallions.
d. Percentage (%) of monies split according to number of entries.
14. YEARLING LUNGELINE
a. Must be out of eligible stallions.
b. New NSBA rules apply. NWMSOF EXCEPTION: Exhibitor may show more than one entry.
c. Pattern for conformation and Trot-Off for soundness.
1. Horse is walked to first cone and pause for conformation.
2. After inspection, horse is trotted around cone for soundness. Horses showing evidence of lameness should be excused from the class at that time.
15. 2 YEAR OLD SNAFFLE
a. Must be out of eligible stallions.
b. NSBA rules and equipment apply.
16. OPEN WESTERN PLEASURE
a. 2 year olds allowed.
17. RANCH HORSE PLEASURE
a. Horses must have natural mane and tail. No banded manes. A completely
roached or shaved mane is acceptable. No fake tails allowed. Working
ranch type tack is the preferred gear. The Judge should ask for a trot,
extended trot, lope, extended lope, (hand gallop) and horses must back
at least 5 steps. Bosal or bit is acceptable, age appropriate.
18. SUPER HORSE AWARD ( FOR FUTURITY ELIGIBLE HORSES ONLY)
a. Beginning with 2012 foals, we will keep points on foals throughout their
futurity career. The foal with the most points will be awarded the
Super Horse Award. The first award will be given in 2014 at the
Stallion Fee Auction.
b. Points to be awarded as follows:
Participation 1 point plus
1st Place 5 points
2nd Place 4 points
3rd Place 3 points
4th Place 2 points
5th Place 1 point
c. Classes to be counted: Weanling Halter ( age & gender division)
Yearling Halter ( gender division), Yearling Longe Line, 2 yr. old Halter,
2 year old Snaffle Bit
d. EXAMPLE : Horses name: Futurity Example
2012 Weanling colt Early 1st place 5+1= 6
2013 Yearling colt 3rd place 3+1= 4
Yearling Longe Line 4th place 2+1= 3
2 Year old Halter 2nd place 4+1= 5
2 Year old Snaffle Bit 5th place 1+1 = 2
= 20 points
19. SIRE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Points shall be awarded based on the total number of Futurity eligible horses
actually judged in the class. For example, if there are twenty head shown then
first place would get 20 points, second place nineteen points, and so on.
All horses must be placed. Also, additional points will be given to
Grand Champion colt/filly, 2 points, Reserve Champion, 1 point, in each