- This program is based on participation, not competition.
- Participants MUST be members of MSHA, but do not need to own or ride an American Saddlebred.
- Points are cumulative from year to year as long as participant is under 18 and a member of MSHA.
- Logbooks are recorded on the honor system, but must be verified by an appropriate official or other adult.
- Points must be earned in at least two different categories.
- Medallions will be presented annually.
Categories and points
- PLEASURE RIDE OR SHOW: (only a maximum of 30% of points may come from this category)
- Ride, drive or show in hand at a horse show: 10 points per show
- Participate in an organized trail ride/parade (location and club to be listed): 5 points
- Take riding lessons: 5 points per 10 lessons
- Observe a horse show (minimum one performance) and provide a short report on which classes were watched (minimum two classes), who the judge was, and who won the classes, as well as a short observation or comment on the classes: 5 points per show
- Attend MSHA youth meetings or barn club meetings: 5 points
- Junior Judge at a horse show: 10 points per show
- Attend a clinic: 10 points per clinic