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RECENT RULE CHANGES

New for 2017:

At NCHJA C Shows only:

 The Junior Amateur Owner Division has been renamed to the Junior Amateur Hunter Division.  At C shows only, Amateurs do not have to own the horse to compete in this division.

Specifications for Long Stirrup and Young Entry which are now NCHJA rated divisions:

YOUNG ENTRY:

Open to riders 12 and under in their first or second year of showing over fences. Riders may not cross enter into any walk-trot or beginner walk-trot-canter divisions, or any divisions where the fences exceed 18’ at that show. Course to consist of 8 jumps set as cross rails 18’ with flower boxes not to exceed 18’.

LONG STIRRUP:

Open to riders 13 years of age or older on a horse or pony. Riders may not cross enter into any other division at the show where fences exceed 2’. Course to consist of 8 jumps set at 2’ with no oxers or combinations.