|Inter-County Saddle Club
Rules and Regulations
formerly American Horse Show Association, AHSA) rules will be used for any Hunt Seat and
Dressage rules not covered in this book. American Quarter Horse Association rules (AQHA) will be
used for any Western or Speed Events Division rules not covered on this site.
6. Right to Alter Show management reserves the right to alter or modify any class, Divisions or
contest procedures, obstacles, or patterns due to safety concerns or Lack of Participation.
7. AGES: Youth 12 years and under HUNTER AND WESTERN (helmet required WHEN
8. Interim and Lead Line Entry; Assisted riders may not cross enter into any other riding classes
9. A novice rider is one having won 5 or fewer 1st place ribbons other than halter prior to 1/1/13.
These rules are not discipline specific. Children age 10 and under are considered novices
regardless of placings.
10.Cross entry is not permitted between Stock Type OR Field Type and Saddle Pleasure Type
horses But IS Permitted in AGE DIVISION. AGE DIVISION ARE ~ALL BREED~
11. Formal attire is not required but appropriate riding apparel is required. Shoes with heel, pants
(no shorts) and shirt with at least a 4” sleeve. Safety helmets permitted in any class but are
required in all jump classes and on all riders age12 and under when mounted.
Class/Division Description and rules
** Battle of the Barns Classes/Divisions
Barns are NOT limited to combination!!! Dose NOT have to be the same horses, riders, or
combinations for each class OR each show!! If your Barn only has one or two riders you are also
welcome to ride in the classes. Riders may also "Group" together to make Barn Team. If you Start
in that Group/Barn Rider nor Horse can change or show under a new/other Barn. Classes will be
judged as normal and 6th places will be awarded. A Trophy will be awarded to the Barn with the
Highest Points at the End of Year Award Banquet.
Points will be awarded UP TO TENTH PLACE. Example if ten were in the class points awarded
as follows: tenth place=1pt, night place=2pt.........
Class of 8 riders; eight place=1pt, seventh place=2pts......
in both directions.
Action devices such as chains, rollers, etc and those similar are not permitted.
suitability to purpose. Emphasis will be placed on ability to give a pleasurable ride and manners.
Horses show on the flat at a walk, trot, or canter(where applied) on a reasonably loose rein
without loss of contact with the horse’s mouth.