Minnesota Saddlebred State Championship Rules
The championship program is for amateur riders and drivers
For classes to count towards qualifying for the program, the horse must be ridden or driven by an amateur
State Championships will be made in the corresponding class at the Minnesota Saddlebred State Championship Horse Show. For example, Five-Gaited Amateur will be presented in the Five-Gaited Amateur class, not the Five-Gaited Stake.
10. Horses in the Open English, Western and Hunter Pleasure classes must be ridden by an amateur. Horses driven in Open Pleasure Driving must be driven by an amateur. Any breed of horse is eligible to compete in the Open Pleasure classes.
Updated March 2022