MMHBF

futurity & fall horse show

Show Rules & Information

September 6-8, 2024

Michigan State University Pavilion
East Lansing, Michigan

Morgan & Open Classes
MJMHA Point Approved

deadlines

Futurity Nominations Due AUGUST 1, 2023
Show Entries Close AUGUST 15, 2023

over $75,000 in prize money

2023 Tentative Class Schedule

** Any MMHBF Alumni horse receiving a First-Place ribbon in one the 8 double-asterisked classes will be awarded a Futurity Alumni plate.

FRIDAY MORNING, Sept. 8, 2023 — 9:00 AM

1. Open Fitting and Showmanship 17 and under

2. Open Fitting and Showmanship Adult 18 and over

3. Morgan Classic Pleasure Saddle Limit Horse

4. Morgan Western Pleasure Junior Exhibitor 17 and under

5. Option

6. Morgan Walk-Trot English Pleasure 11 and under

7. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Senior Horse**

8. Morgan Western Pleasure Amateur 18 and over

9. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Novice Horse

10. Morgan Western Pleasure Junior Horse

11. Morgan Futurity Classic Pleasure Saddle Junior Horse

12. Morgan English Pleasure Senior Horse**

13. Morgan Hunter Pleasure AOTS

14. Morgan English Pleasure Junior Exhibitor 17 and under

15. Morgan Walk-Trot Hunter Pleasure 11 and under

16. Morgan Pleasure Driving Stake Amateur/Junior Exhibitor

17. Morgan Western Pleasure Amateur Masters

18. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Junior Horse

19. Morgan Classic Pleasure Driving Amateur/Junior Exhibitor**

20. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Junior Exhibitor 14-17

21. Morgan Pleasure Driving Stake Junior Horse

22. Option

FRIDAY AFTERNOON, Sept. 8, 2023 — 1:00 PM

23. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Junior Exhibitor 13 and under

24. Morgan Futurity Classic Pleasure Driving Junior Horse

25. Morgan Futurity 3 & 4 Year Old English Pleasure

26. AMHA Hunter Seat on the Flat Medal

27. Morgan Walk-Trot Western Pleasure 11 and under

28. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Limit Rider

29. Option

30. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Amateur 18 and over

31. Morgan Western Pleasure Gentlemen 18 and over

32. Option

33. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Amateur Masters

34. Morgan Walk-Trot Saddle Seat Equitation 11 and under

35. Option

36. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Limit Horse

37. AMHA Saddle Seat Medal

38. Open Adult Equitation Any Seat 18 and over

39. Morgan Futurity 3 & 4 Year Old Western Pleasure

40. Morgan English Pleasure Ladies 18 and over

41. Morgan Walk-Trot Hunter Seat Equitation 11 and under

42. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Youth

43. Morgan Western Pleasure AOTS

FRIDAY EVENING, Sept. 8, 2023 – Not before 6:30 PM 

6:15 PM – Dog Costume Class

44. Walton & Loubert Families Morgan Yearling Sweepstakes, Amateur to Show

Ring Presentations: 

  • 2022 MMHBF Pot of Gold Awards
  • 2022 MMHBF Breeder’s Award 

45. Appointments USA Morgan Weanling Spectacular – Part 1  — Sponsored by Lexicon LLC, Darris & Leslie Garoufalis 

[10 Minute Break] 

45. Appointments USA Morgan Weanling Spectacular – Part 2 

SATURDAY MORNING, Sept. 9, 2023 — 9:00 AM 

46. Morgan Futurity 3 & 4 Year Old Pleasure Driving

47. Morgan Classic Pleasure Saddle 18 and over**

48. Morgan Futurity 3 & 4 Year Old Hunter Pleasure

49. AMHA Western Seat Medal

50. Morgan Futurity 2 Year Old Pleasure Driving

51. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Ladies 18 and over

52. Morgan Western Seat Equitation 17 and under

53. Option

54. Morgan Western Pleasure Senior Horse**

55. Morgan Hunter Seat Equitation 14-17

56. Morgan Walk-Trot Western Seat Equitation 11 and under

57. Morgan Western Pleasure Limit Horse

58. Morgan English Pleasure Amateur 18 and over

59. Morgan Saddle Seat Equitation 17 and under

60. Morgan Pleasure Driving**

61. Option

62. Morgan English Pleasure AOTS

63. Morgan Western Pleasure Ladies 18 and over

64. Option

65. Morgan Hunter Seat Equitation 13 and under

66. Open Leadline Equitation Any Seat 6 and under

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, Sept. 9, 2023 — 1:00 PM 

In-Hand Horse Costume Class 

67. Morgan Western In-Hand

68. Morgan Hunter In-Hand

69. Morgan Classic/English In-Hand

70. Morgan Futurity Hunter/Western Suitability In-Hand

71. Morgan Specialty In-Hand Championship

5 Minute Break

72. Morgan Futurity Weanling Colts

73. Morgan Futurity Weanling Fillies

74. Morgan Futurity Weanling Colts & Fillies, Amateur to show

75. Morgan Futurity Weanling Championship

— 5 MINUTE BREAK —

76. Morgan Futurity Yearling Colts

77. Morgan Futurity Yearling Geldings

78. Morgan Futurity Yearling Fillies

79. Morgan Futurity Yearling Colts, Geldings & Fillies, Amateur to show

80. Morgan Futurity Yearling Championship

— 5 MINUTE BREAK —

81. Morgan Futurity 2 Year Old Colts

82. Morgan Futurity 2 Year Old Geldings

83. Morgan Futurity 2 Year Old Fillies

84. Morgan Futurity 2 Year Old Colts, Geldings & Fillies, Amateur to show

85. Morgan Futurity 2 Year Old Championship

— 5 MINUTE BREAK —

86. Morgan Futurity 3 & 4 Year Old Stallions

87. Morgan Futurity 3 & 4 Year Old Geldings

88. Morgan Futurity 3 & 4 Year Old Mares

89. Morgan Futurity 3 & 4 Year Old Stallions, Geldings & Mares, Amateur to show

90. Morgan Futurity 3 & 4 Year Old Championship

— 5 MINUTE BREAK —

91. Morgan Futurity Amateur In-Hand Grand Championship

92. Morgan Futurity Grand Champion of Show, Sponsored by Alexandra & Richard Walton

93. Carriage Driving – Turnout

94. Carriage Driving – Working

SATURDAY EVENING, Sept. 9, 2023 — 6:00 PM

95. Morgan Walk-Trot Western Pleasure Championship 11 and under

96. Morgan Futurity 2 Year Old Park Harness

97. Morgan Park Saddle Stake Junior Horse – Concurrent with Class 98

98. Morgan Futurity 3 & 4 Year Old Park Saddle – Concurrent with Class 97

99. Morgan Western Pleasure Championship Junior Exhibitor 17 and under

100. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Ladies Amateur 18 and over

101. Morgan Walk-Trot English Pleasure Championship 11 and under

102. Option

103. Morgan Walk-Trot Hunter Seat Equitation Championship 11 and under

104. Morgan Classic Pleasure Saddle Junior Exhibitor 17 and under

105. Morgan Pleasure Driving Championship

106. Morgan Classic Pleasure Saddle Ladies 18 and over

107. Option

108. Morgan Saddle Seat Equitation Championship 17 and under

109. Morgan Western Pleasure Championship Junior Horse

110. Morgan Western Pleasure Ladies Amateur 18 and over

111. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Championship Junior Exhibitor 17 and under

112. Morgan Park Saddle Stake**

113. Option

  • Presentation of Judge’s Choice Best of Show Award
  • Presentation of People’s Choice Award

SUNDAY MORNING, Sept. 10, 2023 — 9:00 AM

114. Morgan Western Pleasure Championship Amateur 18 and over

115. Morgan Walk-Trot Hunter Pleasure Championship 11 and under

116. Morgan English Pleasure Championship Junior Exhibitor 17 and under

117. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Championship Junior Horse

118. Morgan Classic Pleasure Saddle Championship Amateur/Junior Exhibitor

119. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Championship Amateur 18 and over

120. Morgan Walk-Trot Saddle Seat Equitation Championship 11 and under

121. Morgan Western Seat Equitation Championship 17 and under

122. Morgan English Pleasure Stake Junior Horse

123. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Championship Amateur Masters

124. Morgan Park Harness Stake Junior Horse – Concurrent with Class 125

125. Morgan Futurity 3 & 4 Year Old Park Harness – Concurrent with Class 124

126. Morgan Walk-Trot Western Seat Equitation Championship 11 and under

127. Morgan Hunter Pleasure Championship

128. Morgan English Pleasure Championship Amateur 18 and over

129. Morgan Hunter Seat Equitation Championship 17 and under

130. Morgan Western Pleasure Championship

131. Morgan English Pleasure Championship

132. Open Adult Equitation Championship Any Seat 18 and over

133. Morgan Classic Pleasure Driving Championship Amateur/Junior Exhibitor

134. Morgan Park Harness Stake**