Breed Associations Open Show Programs
Many breed associations have programs that allow you to earn points or credit at Open Shows. Check out the following resources to see if you could start getting more bang for your buck while you participate in Open Shows.
Appaloosa Competitive All-Breed Activities Program
If you are an Appaloosa owner that enjoys competing in local competitions such as team penning, cutting, barrel racing, gaming, judged trail riding, hunter or open shows then the Appaloosa Horse Club can offer you a way to receive recognition for your accomplishments.
The American Paint Horse Association, knows that your riding and driving activities are as diverse as the color patterns on the horses you register. Through the Paint Alternative Competition Program, you can get recognition for accomplishments in the competitive events you enjoy.
If you're currently riding and competing with Arabian horses outside of the AHA-recognized show circuit, the Arabian Horse Association Incentive Programs are designed for you. Whether your ride dressage or endurance, compete in local open shows or just enjoy getting out and saddling up for a leisurely trail ride, there's a program for you.
Developed to allow Pinto members who might not have the opportunity to earn national points and awards, the Open Competition Activities Program allows participants to earn points at OCAP approved shows that will go toward OCAP specific awards. The program is open to any Pinto, but does not include Amateur competition.
Recognizing the highest scoring Morgan in individual open competitions, regardless of the division the horse competes in. Points from classes open to all breeds may count toward this award. To be eligible for the AMHA Morgan Open High Point Award, show organizers must apply to the AMHA prior to the date of the show.
Designed to award registered Palomino Horse Breeders of America horses for their outstanding performance in other associations and events. The program will reach the Palomino horse market that does not participate in PHBA sanctioned horse shows. This will increase marketability of the horse, increase registration, memberships and award owners for choosing the Palomino horse.
A two part awards program including a Year End Awards program for the highest point earning quarter horses in halter, western pleasure and hunter under saddle at WSH approved shows, as well as High Point Quarter Horse at 14 pre-selected WSH shows sponsored by the WSQHA.
Local Zones and Clubs
Check out these Local Zones and Clubs to earn more Year End Awards!
Counties of Clallam and Jefferson
Kitsap County and the Northern part of Pierce County
Sharon Call 360-871-2953
Counties of Wahkiakum, Pacific, Grays Harbor, and Mason
Kathi Dahlstrom 360-532-0141 or Ellen Foscue 360-249-3667
Counties of Lewis and Thurston
360-456-3799 (h)/360-250-5083 (cell)
Puget Sound Zone
Teri Blair 253-537-1486
Southwest Border Zone
Counties of Clark, Cowlitz, and Skamania
Anna Patterson 360-578-9839
The following clubs are in the Pierce, King and Thurston county areas.
Circle C Riders
Christine Oliver-Hammond 253-271-0415
Ellen Foscue 360-249-3667
604 Black Creek Rd., Montesano, WA 98563
Columbia River Riders
Donna Longacre 360-577-6201
2290 Dike Rd., Longview, WA 98632
Gig Harbor Horsemen
Jean Jacobson 253-851-3662
PO Box 1, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Kitsap Saddle Club
Floyd Rinehold 360-275-5273
111 E Sunset View Lane, Belfair, WA 98528
Lope On In
Lisa Gardner 360-843-2748
34214 56th Ave S, Roy, WA 98580
Lower Puget Sound Dressage
Cynthia Samulis 253-857-3662
4411 35th Ave. NE, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Meridian Riding Club
Puget Sound Buckskin Club
405 Peter Hagen RD W., Seabeck, WA 98380
Jim Cook 360-830-5752
Puget Sound Performance Riders
Teri Blair 253-537-1486
Silver Spur Saddle Club
Paul Smyth 360-598-3262
South Sound Saddle Club
Loris Gies firstname.lastname@example.org
Willie Hansen 360-264-4043