AMA Approved Divisions

51. AMA Approved Divisions – Performance and Halter Divisions and Classifications Classes may be offered as Sweepstakes, Open, or Bridled and Green.

  1. WESTERN PERFORMANCE
    • Western Pleasure
    • Western Trail
    • Western Riding
    • Gambler’s Choice Trail
    • Western Dressage
  2. RANCH
    • Bridled Reining
    • Using Mule/Ranch Mule
    • Cutting
    • Cow Working
    • Ranch Pleasure
    • Ranch Riding
  3. GYMKHANA
    • Cloverleaf Barrels
    • Pole Bending Keyhole
    • Keyhole
    • Big T
    • Birangle
    • Single Stake
    • Speed Barrels
  4. YOUTH PERFORMANCE(6 years – 17 years)
    • Youth Showmanship
    • Youth Pleasure (E/W)
    • Youth Hunter Hack (max 18”)
    • Youth Equitation (E/W)
    • Youth Western Trail
    • Youth Ranch Pleasure
    • Youth Ranch Riding
    • Youth Western Dressage

    (may be split) 6-13 yrs. and 14-17 yrs

  5. YOUTH GYMKHANA(6 years – 17 years)
    • Youth Cloverleaf Barrels
    • Youth Pole Bending
    • Youth Keyhole
    • Youth Big T
    • Youth Birangle
    • Youth Single Stake
    • Youth Speed Barrels

    (may be split) 6-13 yrs. and 14-17 yrs

    YOUTH DRIVING -see Driving Division

  6. ROPING AND PENNING
    • Steer Stopping
    • Ranch Steer Stopping
    • Team Roping
    • Calf Roping
    • Steer Daubing
    • Cattle Sorting
    • Cattle Penning-Three-Man Team
    • Cattle Penning-Two-Man Team
  7. GREEN WESTERN PERFORMANCE
    • Western Pleasure
    • Western Trail
    • Western Riding
    • Gambler’s Choice Trail
    • Western Dressage
  8. GREEN RANCH
    • Green Reining
    • Using Mule/Ranch Mule
    • Cutting
    • Cow Working
    • Ranch Pleasure
    • Ranch Riding
  9. ENGLISH PERFORMANCE
    • English Pleasure
    • Hunter Under Saddle
    • Hunter Hack 2’6″ max
    • Dressage Training Level – Test 3
    • Dressage Any First Level
  10. HUNTER / JUMPER
    • Warm – Up Hunter 2′ – 2’6″
    • Working Hunter 2’6″ – 3′
    • Jumpers 3′ max.
    • Gambler’s Choice Jumper
  11. GREEN ENGLISH PERFORMANCE
    • English Pleasure
    • Hunter Under Saddle
    • Hunter Hack 2′ max
    • Dressage – Any Training Level Test
  12. GREEN HUNTER / JUMPER
    • Warm – Up Hunter 18″ – 2′
    • Working Hunter 2’6″ max
    • Jumpers 2’6″ max
    • Gambler’s Choice Jumpers
  13. AMATEUR PERFORMANCE
    • Western Performance
    • English Performance
    • Dressage – Any Training Level Test
    • Hunter/Jumper
    • Ranch
    • Western Equitation
    • English Equitation
    • Mulemanship
    • Showmanship
  14. MULTI HITCH
    • Tandem
    • Unicorn
    • Farm Class
    • Three Abreast
    • Four Abreast
    • Hitch 4 ,6 and up
    • Hitch Driving Competition
  15. SINGLE DRIVING
    • Pleasure Driving – Turnout
    • Pleasure Driving – Working
    • Pleasure Driving – Reinsmanship
    • Drive and Ride
    • Obstacle Driving
    • Utility or Trail Driving
    • Timed Obstacle Driving
    • Pick Your Route
    • Gambler’s Choice
    • Farm Class
  16. TEAM DRIVING – PAIRS
    • Team Halter
    • Hitch Pairs
    • Pleasure Driving – Turnout
    • Pleasure Driving – Working
    • Pleasure Driving – Reinsmanship
    • Obstacle Driving
    • Hitch Driving Competition
    • Utility or Trail Driving
    • Timed Obstacle Driving
    • Pick Your Route
    • Gambler’s Choice Driving
    • Farm Class
  17. YOUTH DRIVING(6yr.-17yr.)
    • No Farm Class
    • No Team Halter
    • **Any single or team driving –pairs classes may be offered to the Youth driver.
  18. TWO and UNDER HALTER
    • Weaning Mules
    • Yearling Mules
    • Two Year Old Mules
  19. MATURE HALTER
    • Three Years Old and Older
    • 14.2 Hands and Over
  20. MATURE HALTER
    • Three Years Old and Older
    • Under 14.2 Hands (If mini mules offered, class would be over 48″.)
    • Draft mules
    • Mini-Mules (48″ and under)
  21. DONKEY HALTER JENNETS, AND GELDINGS(May be split by size or age if entries warrant from list*)
    • Geldings
    • Jennets
    • * Miniature (36″ and under)
    • * Small Standard (36.01 – 48″)
    • * Standard (48.01-56″) (54″ for Jennets)
    • * Mammoth (56.01″ – over) (54.01″ Jennets)
    • Two years and under
    • Mature (3 yrs plus)
  22. JACK HALTER(May be split by size or age*)
    • * Miniature (36″ and under)
    • * Small Standard (36.01 – 48″)
    • * Standard (48.01-56″)
    • * Mammoth (56.01″ – over)
    • Two years and under
    • Mature ( 3 yrs plus)
  23. DONKEY PERFORMANCE
    • Donkey Pleasure (E/W)
    • Trail Class (E/W)
    • Gambler’s Choice Trail
    • Walk/Jog Pleasure (E/W)
    • Walk/Jog Trail (E/W)
    • In-Hand Trail (May be split)
    • Using Donkey
    • Ranch Pleasure
    • Ranch Riding

    **Any Class from the driving and pulling divisions may be offered to donkeys.

  24. DONKEY GYMKHANA
    • Cloverleaf Barrels
    • Pole Bending
    • Keyhole
    • Big T
    • Birangle
    • Single Stake
    • Speed Barrels
  25. PULLING (All classes should stay split)
    • Pulling- Teams
    • Pulling – Single Mules
    • Log Skidding – Teams
    • Log Skidding – Single Mules
    • Obstacle Log Skidding-Teams
    • Obstacle Log Skidding – Single
  26. MULE COON JUMPING
    • May be split to: 48″ and under
    • Mules over 48″
  27. PACKING-PRO
    • Diamond Hitch
    • Box Hitch
    • Packing Class
    • Pack Trail
    • Pack Scramble
  28. PACKING NON-PRO
    • Diamond Hitch
    • Box Hitch
    • Packing Class
    • Pack Trail
    • Pack Scramble
  29. YOUTH PACKING
    • Diamond Hitch
    • Box Hitch
    • Packing Class
    • Pack trail
  30. PACKING – DECKER
    • Decker Barrel Packing
    • Decker Sling Packing
    • Decker Box Hitch
    • Decker Diamond Hitch
    • Decker Packing Class
  31. TEAM RACING
    • Chariot Lap Race-Arena
    • Chariot Straight-away
    • Chariot Barrel Race
    • Chariot Steer Stopping
    • Chuck Wagon Race
    • Wagon Barrel Race
  32. GAITED PERFORMANCE
    • Halter
    • Walking Mule Gaits
    • Racking Mule Gaits
    • Gaited Mule Western Pleasure
    • Gaited Mulemanship
    • Gaited Parade Mule
  33. NOVICE
    • Showmanship
    • English Pleasure
    • Western Pleasure
    • Western Trail
  34. 10 AND UNDER WALK JOG
    • Western Pleasure
    • Western Equitation
    • Western Trail
    • Showmanship

52. NOTE – Mule Halter Classes in Division 19 and 20 – Mules may not be cross entered in two halter classes at the same show.

53. Definitions

  1. Sweepstakes – Any class that has added money.
  2. Premium List – List of classes offered at a show with entry information; term is synonymous with Prize List, Class List, Show Premium etc.