The English Show Pleasure horse generally has less animation than the Three-Gaited, Five-Gaited and Fine Harness Performance horse but should be alert and responsive. High, natural, free-moving action is desirable. Laboring action due to excessive weight of shoes or length of foot is penalized. Entries must be shown with full mane and tail. Horses showing in the English Show Pleasure division may wear tailsets or bustles, but may not show with the tail gingered, tied or braced, and unset tails will not be penalized. Braids and inconspicuously applied hair in mane and tail are permitted. Shoe bands and pads are permitted. Quarter boots are permitted only in Five-Gaited classes. Qualifying gaits in under saddle classes are flat walk, trot and canter plus slow gait and rack in Five-Gaited classes. In Driving classes, the gaits are flat walk, trot and extended trot. Manners and suitability as a Pleasure mount are paramount. Transitions from one gait to another should be smooth and effortless. Light contact with the horses mouth must be maintained. Special emphasis is placed on a true, flat walk. Entries must stand quietly and back readily in the lineup. Classes are open only to mares and geldings. Horses are to be shown by an Amateur or by a Junior Exhibitor. All classes in this division are Judged 75% on manners, performance, presence and quality; 25% on total conformation.

  1. Show Pleasure Driving. Shown to a two-wheeled jog cart with driver only.

Wednesday Evening                      Entry Fee. $25.00

 

  1. Three-Gaited English Show Pleasure—Adult Amateur. Open to amateur exhibitors 18 years and older.

Wednesday Evening                      Entry Fee. $25.00

 

  1. Three-Gaited English Show Pleasure—Amateur Owned and Trained. Must be Amateur owned and trained.

Wednesday Evening                       Entry Fee.  $25.00

 

  1. Five-Gaited Show Pleasure—Adult Amateur. Open to amateur exhibitors 18 years and older.

Wednesday Evening                      Entry Fee. $25.00

 

  1. Three-Gaited English Show Pleasure—Junior Exhibitor 14 through 17. Open to exhibitors age 14 through 17 (who have not reached their 18th birthday as of December 1 of the current competition year).

Thursday Evening                         Entry Fee. $25.00

 

  1. Three-Gaited English Show Pleasure—Junior Exhibitor 13 and Under. Open to exhibitors 13 and under (who have not reached their 13th birthday as of December 1 of the current competition year).

Thursday Evening                         Entry Fee. $25.00

 

42.  Five-Gaited Show Pleasure—Junior Exhibitor.  Open to junior exhibitor riders who have not reached their 18th birthday as of December 1 of the current competition year.

Thursday Evening                         Entry Fee. $25.00

 

  1. $300 Show Pleasure Driving Championship. Must have qualified by having shown and been judged in class 3.

Friday Morning     Entry Fee. $50.00

Trophy, Ribbons and $85, 60, 50, 40, 35, 30, R, R.

 

  1. Three-Gaited English Show Pleasure—Novice Rider. Open to riders who have not won three first place ribbons (ribbons won in one- horse classes do not count).

Friday Morning    Entry Fee. $25.00

 

  1. Five-Gaited English Show Pleasure—Novice Rider. Open to riders who have not won three first place ribbons (ribbons won in one- horse classes do not count).

Friday Morning    Entry Fee. $25.00

 

  1. Three-Gaited English Show Pleasure—Alabama Owned. Horses must be owned by a resident of the State of Alabama. Open to an amateur exhibitor of any age.

Friday Morning    Entry Fee. $25.00

 

  1. $250 Five-Gaited Show Pleasure—Junior Exhibitor Championship. Must have qualified by having shown and been judged in class 42.

Friday Evening     Entry Fee. $45.00 Trophy, Ribbons and $80, 50, 45, 30, 25, 20, R, R

 

  1. $300 Five-Gaited Show Pleasure—Adult Amateur Championship. Must have qualified by having shown and been judged in class 21.

Friday Evening     Entry Fee. $50.00

Trophy, Ribbons and $85, 60, 50, 40, 35, 30, R, R.

 

  1. Three-Gaited English Show Pleasure—Novice Rider Championship. Must have qualified by having shown and been judged in class 53.

Saturday Morning Entry Fee. $35.00

 

  1. Five-Gaited English Show Pleasure—Novice Rider Championship. Must have qualified by having shown and been judged in class 60.

Saturday Morning Entry Fee. $35.00

 

  1. $250 Three-Gaited English Show Pleasure—Junior Exhibitor Championship. Must have qualified by having shown and been judged in class 34, 40, or 61.

Saturday Evening Entry Fee. $45.00

Trophy, Ribbons and $80, 50, 45, 30, 25, 20, R, R.

 

  1. $500 Three Gaited English Show Pleasure—Adult Amateur Championship. Must have qualified by having shown and been judged in class 8, 15 or 61.

Saturday Evening Entry Fee. $75.00

Trophy, Ribbons and $100, 85, 75, 65, 55, 45, 40, 35