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Western Pleasure

All classes are approved by NSBA

Two Year Old Maiden Open Western Pleasure Futurity

Presented by Coughlin Auto

Open and Limited Open Division • Open to foals of 2016
$40,000 Added • Total Estimated Purse: $120,000

Payment Schedule:
Nominate - Due April 1st - $100
Sustain - Due June 1st - $250
Final Payment - Due August 1 - $350
Total - $700

PLEASE NOTE: This is a closed two-year-old Western Pleasure class. Horses cannot have been shown astride before the start of this class at the All American Quarter Horse Congress.


 

Three Year Old Open Western Pleasure Futurity

Open and Limited Open Division  •  Open to foals of 2015
$22,500 Added  •   Estimated Purse: $70,500

Payment Schedule:
Nominate - Due April 1st - $100
Sustain - Due June 1st - $150
Final Payment - Due August 1st - $250
Total - $500


 

Southern Belle Breeder's Three Year Old Open Western Pleasure Futurity

Open and Limited Open Division  •  Open to foals of 2015
Estimated Purse: $60,000  •   60% to Limited Division   •   40% to Open Division 

Payment Schedule:
Nominate - Due April 1st - $500
Sustain - Due June 1st - $750
Final Payment - Due August 1st - $750
Total - $2,000

PLEASE NOTE: All horses must enter the Three-Year-Old Open Western Pleasure to be eligible. Only offspring of stallions that have SOLD in the Southern Belle Breeder’s Stallion Service Auction are eligible. Please CLICK HERE for a current list of stallions.  


 

Three Year Old Non Pro Western Pleasure Futurity

Open and Limited Open Division • Foals of 2015
$22,500 Added • Estimated Purse: $70,500

Payment Schedule:
Nominate - Due April 1st - $100
Sustain - Due June 1st - $150
Final Payment - Due August 1st - $250
Total - $500


 

Maturity Open Western Pleasure Futurity

Open & Limited Open Divisions  •  Open to foals of 2014 & Before (4 Years & Older)
$15,000 Added  •   Total Estimated Purse: $45,000

Payment Schedule:
Nominate - Due April 1st - $100
Sustain - Due June 1st - $150
Final Payment - Due August 1st - $250
Total - $500

 


 

WESTERN PLEASURE CONDITIONS

1. THE CONGRESS SOUTHERN BELLE BREEDER’S CLASSES
A. Congress Southern Belle Breeder’s classes will be held concurrently with the following classes (including Open, Limited Open, Non Pro and Limited Non Pro divisions) will be: Coughlin Two Year Old Open Western Pleasure Futurity, Three Year Old Non Pro Western Pleasure Futurity, Three Year Old Open Western Pleasure and Three Year Old Open Hunter Under Saddle Futurity.
B. These stakes classes (including applicable Open, Limited Open, Non Pro and Limited Non Pro divisions) will be: SBB Yearling Open Western Longe Line Stakes, SBB Yearling Non Pro Western Longe Line Stakes, SBB Yearling Open English Longe Line Stakes, SBB Yearling Non Pro English Longe Line Stakes, SBB Two-Year Old Non Pro Western Pleasure Stakes, SBB Two Year Old Open Hunter Under Saddle Stakes, SBB Three Year Old Non Pro Hunter Under Saddle Stakes and SBB Maturity $10,000 Limited Horse Open Western Pleasure Stakes.
C. Entries for the Congress Southern Belle Breeder’s classes (except the Congress Southern Belle Breeder’s Three Year Old Open Western Pleasure Futurity) are due August 25th. Horses must enter the Congress Futurity or Stakes class to be eligible to enter the corresponding Congress Southern Belle Breeder’s class.

2. LIMITED DIVISION ENTRY
All entries with eligible riders will automatically be entered in the limited open or limited non-pro division. No additional payment for the limited
division is required.

3. LIMITED DIVISION ELIGIBILITY
A. Western Pleasure
  1. The top 35 Open Western Pleasure riders based on monies won in the go-rounds and finals (Open & Limited) of the Two Year Old Western
Pleasure Futurity, SBB Two Year Old Western Pleasure Futurity, Two Year Old Western Pleasure Stakes, Three Year Old Western Pleasure
Futurity, SBB Three Year Old Western Pleasure Futurity, Maturity Open Western Pleasure Futurity, Maturity $10,000 Limited Horse Western
Pleasure Stakes, SBB Maturity $10,000 Limited Horse Western Pleasure Stakes and Masters Western Pleasure, plus monies won in go-rounds
and finals over the last five years, will not be eligible for the Limited Open division.
  2. The top 15 Non Pro Western Pleasure riders based on monies won in go-rounds and finals (Open & Limited) of the Three Year Old Non Pro
Western Pleasure Futurity and SBB Three Year Old Non Pro Western Pleasure Futurity, plus any monies won in the finals of the Two Year 
Old Non Pro Western Pleasure Stakes, SBB Two Year Old Non Pro Western Pleasure Stakes and Maturity Non Pro Western Pleasure Stakes won over the last five years, will not be eligible for the Limited Non Pro division.
B. Hunter Under Saddle
  1. The top 15 Open Hunter Under Saddle riders based on monies won in the go-rounds and finals (Open & Limited) of the Three Year 
Old Hunter Under Saddle Futurity and SBB Three Year Old Hunter Under Saddle Futurity, plus monies won in the finals of the Two Year Old
Hunter Under Saddle Stakes, SBB Two Year Old Hunter Under Saddle Stakes, Maturity Hunter Under Saddle Stakes and Masters Hunter Under Saddle classes over the last five years will not be eligible for the Limited Open division.
  2. The top 10 Non Pro Hunter Under Saddle (Open & Limited) riders based on monies won in the Two Year Old Non Pro Hunter Under Saddle,
Three Year Old Non Pro Hunter Under Saddle Stakes, SBB Three Year Old Non Pro Hunter Under Saddle and the Maturity Non Pro Hunter
Under Saddle Stakes classes over the last five years will not be eligible for the Limited Non Pro division.

4. JUDGES
There will be three judges for each go-round. There will be four judges for the open division finals and four judges for the limited division finals, with
the lowest score of the four judges being eliminated for each horse.

5. RIDER CHANGES
A. Riders must be named at the time the final payment is made.
B. Due to the absolute accuracy required to maintain the Congress ineligible rider list, rider changes must be reported to the entry office in Congress
Hall no later than 2:00 p.m. the day before the first go-round.
C. Any horse/rider combination shown that differs from the official class list maintained by the entry office in Congress Hall will result in disqualification
of the entry, both from the go-round and any finals for which it might have qualified.
D. It is the exhibitor’s responsibility to report rider changes. Please confirm riders when back numbers are received.

6. GO-ROUNDS AND FINALS
A. There will be two go-rounds, plus a final for the open division and a final for the limited division. The top 15 placings in the first go-round and the
second go-round of futurity classes will be eligible for the open finals. All limited rider finalists in each go-round will be eligible for the limited open
finals. Entries placing 15th or above in the first go-round are not eligible to show in the second go-round. Entries placing below 15th may show in the second go-round, if they wish.
B. A horse must have the same rider in the go-rounds and final. Any change in riders between go-rounds and final must be approved by the show
management, for dire emergencies only.
C. The top 15 placings in the first go-round and the second go-round of futurity classes will each receive $400.

7. DIVISION OF REMAINING PURSE
After the $12,000 go-round money has been deducted from the purse, 60% of the remaining purse will be paid to the open division finals and 40% will be paid to the Limited Open division finals.

8. PAY BACK SCHEDULE
Futurity classes will follow the NSBA, ten place, pay back schedule. Please note that these percentages do not apply to payouts in the Congress Masters classes.
Congress Masters Western Pleasure Payback: 1) $25,000, 2) $20,000, 3) $18,000, 4) $16,000, 5) $14,000, 6) $12,000, 7) $10,000, 8) $8,000, 9) $6,000, 10) $4,000
Limited Payback: 1) $5,000, 2) $3,000, 3) $2,500

9. TIES
Ties in the go-rounds and finals will be broken by a designated tie-breaker judge. The winner will be determined by final placings.

10. NSBA MEMBERSHIP
NSBA membership of owners and exhibitors is mandatory.

 

RIDERS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR:

2018 WESTERN PLEASURE FUTURITY LIMITED OPEN DIVISION



2018 WESTERN PLEASURE FUTURITY LIMITED NON-PRO DIVISION

 

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