COUNTRY PLEASURE: Stamped cast keg shoe........a hand made shoe is illegal. Horse should have a natural head set, moderate amount of head shake and a nice smooth non-animated gait. Horse will back in the line-up.
TRAIL PLEASURE: This horse wears a 3/4 X 7/16 shoe. It will go with a natural head set, with a lot of head motion. Slightly animated in the front, with a long stride behind, without having it's hocks bent. Horse will back in the line-up.
SHOW PLEASURE: This horse wears a 3/4" X 1/2" shoe. It will be a Show Horse with the head up and set. The horse will have a lot of head motion, with animation in the front....hocks slightly bent with a good long stride behind. Horse will back in the line-up.
LITE SHOD PERFORMANCE: The Lite shod horses wear a 1" X 1/2” shoe. Will be a show horse with head up and set, lots of head motion and animated in the front with hocks bent and a long stride behind and driving off its back end. WILL NOT BACK IN LINE-UP
OPEN SHOD PERFORMANCE: Open Shod wears a 1 1/2" X 1/2” shoe. This horse will also be a show horse with head up and set....lots of head motion, very animated in front...hocks bent with a long stride, and driving off his back end. WILL NOT BACK IN LINE-UP
EACH DIVISION IS A “STEP-UP” IN GAIT, FROM THE PREVIOUS DIVISION