Join us for our first Online Horse Show of 2021, the Spring Spectacular! This completely free show features a variety of classes for horses, ponies & minis of all disciplines!

Spring Spectacular Sponsors:

OEQ™ Defender™ Gatsby® Zoetis WikSmart

Show Details:

  1. Classes are FREE to enter and will run on our Facebook page.
  2. All classes in our online shows are photo entry. Photos can be from any date, but will not be accepted if a photographer's watermark is covering the horse. If you are submitting a professional photo it must be a purchased photo free from any watermark. All watermarked entries will be deleted. We encourage you to support your equine photographer and purchase a web image to use for our show.
  3. To enter, you will click the class photo in our Facebook album and comment your photo along with name of exhibitor and horse.
  4. One entry per class per exhibitor.
  5. Show tack and show clothing are not required and will not impact placings.
  6. Volunteer judges will place the top 5 in each class. 1st-5th place will receive a digital ribbon to share/post/print. 1st place winner will also be mailed a prize provided by the session sponsor.
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Session 1 - Sponsored by OEQ™ (March 1-7, 2021)

Status: Complete - View Results

  1. Equitation Over Fences: Open to horses and ponies of all breeds. Photo should be over traditional hunter style fence. Judged on rider's position.
  2. Stock Type Hunt Seat Equitation: For Quarter Horses, Paints, Appaloosas, Mules, Ponies and other breeds with stockier builds and a more level or lower headsets. Hunt seat tack. Shown at trot or canter. Judged on rider's position and turnout.
  3. Saddle Type Hunt Seat Equitation: For Arabians, Andalusions, Morgans, Saddlebreds, Gaited and other finer boned breeds with higher headsets. Hunt seat tack. Shown at trot, optional gait or canter. Judged on rider's position and turnout.
  4. Draft Horse Hunt Seat Equitation: For Draft or Draft Cross breeds. Hunt seat or dressage tack. Shown at trot or canter. Judged on rider's position and turnout.
  5. Saddle Seat Equitation: All breeds. Cutback saddle seat saddles. Shown at trot, optional gait or canter. Judged on rider's position and turnout.
  6. Bareback Equitation/Horsemanship: All breeds. English or western bridles allowed. No bareback pads. Shown at trot, optional gait, canter or lope. Judged on rider's position and turnout.
  7. 4-H Equitation Over Fences: Exhibitors should be 4-H members, ages 18 & under, at the time of photo. Open to horses and ponies of all breeds. Photo should be over traditional hunter style fence. Judged on rider's position. Must include 4-H club with entry.
  8. 4-H Hunt Seat Equitation: Exhibitors should be 4-H members, ages 18 & under, at the time of photo. Open to horses and ponies of all breeds. Hunt seat tack. Shown at trot, optional gait or canter. Judged on rider's position and turnout. Must include 4-H club with entry.
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Session 2 - Sponsored by Defender™ (March 15-21, 2021)

Status: Complete - View Results

  1. Color Class: Open to all breeds. Credit given to loud or unique coloring such as Pintos, Appaloosas, Buckskins, Palominos, etc.
  2. Showmanship at Halter: Open to all breeds. Photo can be of any showmanship element: walk, trot, setup, pivot, back.
  3. Stock type Western Pleasure: For Quarter Horses, Paints, Appaloosas, Mules, Ponies and other breeds with stockier builds and a more level or lower headsets.
  4. Saddle type Western Pleasure: For Arabians, Andalusions, Morgans, Saddlebreds, Gaited and other finer boned breeds with higher headsets. Western tack. Shown at jog, optional gait or lope.
  5. Ranch Riding/Trail: Open to all breeds. Presentation should be in ranch style tack and clothing. Photos can showcase jog or lope on the rail or an obstacle such as poles, bridge, gate, dragging item, etc.
  6. Western Dressage: Open to horses and ponies of all breeds. Shown at trot, canter, or any movement or element of test at those gaits. Western saddles required.
  7. 4-H Color Class: Exhibitors should be 4-H members, ages 18 & under, at the time of photo. Open to all breeds. Credit given to loud or unique coloring such as Pintos, Appaloosas, Buckskins, Palominos, etc. Must include 4-H club with entry.
  8. 4-H Showmanship at Halter: Exhibitors should be 4-H members, ages 18 & under, at the time of photo. Open to all breeds. Photo can be of any showmanship element: walk, trot, setup, pivot, back. Must include 4-H club with entry.
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Session 3 - Sponsored by Gatsby® (March 29-April 4, 2021)

Status: Complete - View Results

  1. Leadline 6 & Under: Riders age 6 & under. Photo of the walk with handler leading. English or Western tack and attire permitted.
  2. Stock Type Halter: For Quarter Horses, Paints, Appaloosas, Mules, Ponies and other breeds with stockier builds and a more level/lower headsets. Ideal photos show side profile with horse set up squarely to show conformation.
  3. Saddle Type Halter: For Arabians, Andalusions, Morgans, Saddlebreds, Gaited and other finer boned breeds with higher headsets. Ideal photos show side profile setup according to breed standards to show conformation.
  4. Mini/Pony Halter: For all breeds under 12 hands. Ideal photos show side profile setup according to breed standards to show conformation.
  5. Liberty: Open to all Breeds. Photo should show horse loose with no tack, equipment or artificial appliances . Ideal photos will demonstrate brilliant movement, confidence, expression with a look at me attitude. Photos may show any gait or tricks.
  6. Costume: Open to all breeds. Judged on creativity and execution.
  7. 4-H Open Halter: Exhibitors should be 4-H members, ages 18 & under, at the time of photo. Open to all breeds. Ideal photos show side profile setup according to breed standards to show conformation. Must include 4-H club with entry.
  8. 4-H Costume: Exhibitors should be 4-H members, ages 18 & under, at the time of photo. Open to all breeds. Judged on creativity and execution. Must include 4-H club with entry.
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Session 4 - Sponsored by Zoetis (April 12-18, 2021)

Status: Complete - View Results

  1. Dressage: Open to horses and ponies of all breeds. Shown at trot, canter, or any movement or element of test at those gaits. Dressage saddles required.
  2. Jumper: Open to horses and ponies of all breeds. Photo to show horse over jumper-style fence.
  3. Hunter Over Fences: Open to horses and ponies of all breeds. Photo to show horse over natural hunter-style obstacle typically found in show ring.
  4. OTTB Hunter Under Saddle: Off Track Thoroughbreds shown on the flat at trot or canter. Hunt seat tack required.
  5. 3 Day Eventing: Open to all breeds. Photo of all 3 phases required (dressage, cross country, show jumping). Collage of 3 photos preferred.
  6. Mini/Pony In Hand Jumping: Open to all miniature horses. Photo to show mini or pony under 12 hands over appropriate jumper style fence.
  7. 4-H Open Jumper: Exhibitors should be 4-H members, ages 18 & under, at the time of photo. Open to all breeds over 12 hands. Rider required over jump. Must include 4-H club with entry.
  8. 4-H In Hand Jumper: Exhibitors should be 4-H members, ages 18 & under, at the time of photo. Open to all breeds under 12 hands. No rider allowed. Must include 4-H club with entry.
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Session 5 - Sponsored by WikSmart™ (April 26-May 2, 2021)

Status: Complete - View Results

  1. Stock Type Horsemanship: For Quarter Horses, Paints, Appaloosas, Mules, Ponies and other breeds with stockier builds and a more level or lower headsets. Western tack. Shown at jog or lope. Judged on rider's position and turnout.
  2. Saddle Type Horsemanship: For Arabians, Andalusions, Morgans, Saddlebreds, Gaited and other finer boned breeds with higher headsets. Western tack. Shown at jog, optional gait or lope. Judged on rider's position and turnout.
  3. Barrel Racing: Open to all breeds. Barrel must be included in photo.
  4. Pleasure Driving: Open to all breeds of horses, ponies and minis.
  5. Muddiest Horse: All breeds.
  6. Cutest Foal: All breeds.
  7. 4-H Horsemanship: Exhibitors should be 4-H members, ages 18 & under, at the time of photo. Open to all breeds. Western tack. Shown at jog, optional gait or lope. Judged on rider's position and turnout. Must include 4-H club with entry.
  8. 4-H Speed Event: Exhibitors should be 4-H members, ages 18 & under, at the time of photo. Open to all breeds. Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, etc. Must include 4-H club with entry.
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  • Updated: 5/18/2021: 8:25:07 PM ET
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