by the Lewis-Clark Kennel Club RALLY Rally is a sport in which the dog and handler complete a course that has been designed by the rally superintendent.
The judge tells the handler to begin, and the dog and handler proceed at their own pace through a course of designated stations (10-20, depending on the level).
Each of these stations has a sign providing instructions regarding the next skill that is to be performed.
Scoring is not as rigorous as traditional obedience.
All exercises are judged on leash, and all dogs must enter and leave the ring on leash.
The leash must be made of fabric or leather and needs to be long enough to provide adequate slack. Points allowed: Blue – 100: Red – 75; White – 50 Lot 0 – Primary Lot 3 – Senior Lot 1 – Junior Lot 4 – FFA 9/10 Lot 2 – Intermediate Lot 5 – FFA 11/12 CLASS 291 – RALLY NOVICE CLASS 292 – RALLY ADVANCED CLASS AGILITY – REGULAR Agility is patterned after equestrian show jumping.
Dog agility combines the elements of a dog’s agility, briskness, confidence, and a handler’s control over an obstacle course designed for dogs.
Dogs must be 12 months old to begin agility training and must have attended 6 agility classes within the current year to participate.
Optional attire: Short sleeves, shorts, and running shoes. Points allowed: Blue – 100: Red – 75; White – 50 Lot 0 – Primary Lot 3 – Senior Lot 1 – Junior Lot 4 – FFA 9/10 Lot 2 – Intermediate Lot 5 – FFA 11/12 CLASS 293A – BEGINNER AGILITY CLASS 293B –ELEMENTARY AGILITY CLASS 293C – PRE-NOVICE AGILITY CLASS 293D –NOVICE AGILITY CLASS 293E – ADVANCED AGILITY AGILITY – JUMPERS Agility is patterned after equestrian show jumping.
Dog agility combines the elements of a dog’s agility, brikness, confidence, and a handler’s control over 12-15 jumps in an obsticle course designed for dogs.
Dogs must be 12 months old to begin agility trianing and must have attended 6 agility classes within the current year to particpate.
Optional attire: Short sleeves, shorts, and running shoes. Points allowed: Blue – 100: Red – 75; White – 50 Lot 0 – Primary Lot 3 – Senior Lot 1 – Junior Lot 4 – FFA 9/10 Lot 2 – Intermediate Lot 5 – FFA 11/12 CLASS 294A – BEGINNER AGILITY CLASS 294B –ELEMENTARY AGILITY CLASS 294C – PRE-NOVICE AGILITY CLASS 294D –NOVICE AGILITY CLASS 294E – ADVANCED AGILITY CATS Exhibitors will be judged in groups as divided by lots listed.
Exceptions to this rule could occur if the superintendent feels there are not enough FFA members entered.
They then will be combined with the Senior 4-H group. 1.
Cats MUST be kept on leash or in carrier at all times. 2.
Cats are not to be kept on the grounds over night. 3.
Cats must be current on all shots, including distemper, respiratory — 1. This horse show will be conducted in accordance with the Asotin County 4-H & FFA Horse Show guidelines,Washington State 4-H Policy and as described in 4-H Publications PNW574, 4-H Horse Contest Guide and the 4-H Horse Project Publication PNW587.
WSH and AHSA rulebooks may also be used.
When 4-H rules conflict with WSH or AHSA rules, 4-H rules supersede all others. 2. Members MUST file horse certificate(s) in the County Extension Office 90 days prior to the 4-H/FFA Horse Show.
Certificate will include a photograph of the horse.
There is no limit as to the number of certificates filed; only one horse per division may be entered into the horse show.
One additional horse may be entered as a trainer.
Horses must be sound at time of registration. 3. All members must have been responsible for exercising and grooming horse(s) for 90 days prior to the 4-H/FFA Horse Show, even if it is boarded.
Horses may not be in training with a professional trainer during this 90-day period.
A member may ride a horse that they do not own.
However, they must fill out a horse/ owner acknowledgement form each year.
Only members of the same family may jointly care for and show one animal.
Two members of the same family may not compete in the same class or compete for the same championship on the same horse. 4. 4-H members have attended at least six club meetings. 5. If the horse(s) registered as in Rule 2 cannot be used, a statement must be signed by the youth, the club leader and veterinarian describing the injury or disease, which prevents the horse(s) from being used.
The Special Circumstances Committee of the Horse Leaders Council will review this statement, and propose a substitute horse(s) from the County Horse Pool. 6. Stallions are prohibited. 7. Those stalling horses during fair will participate in Herdsmanship.
See Herdsmanship rules for guidelines. 8. Tie-downs, martingales, drop nosebands and hackamores will be prohibited with the exception of the trainer classes and western games.
Horses 6 years and older must be ridden in a proper curb bit.
Horses under 6 years may be ridden in a snaffle or bosal.
Rider shall use two hands. 9. Exhibitors will be judged in groups divided as lots listed in the General Rules.
Exceptions to this rule could occur if the Superintendent feels there are not enough FFA members entered.
They then will be combined with the Senior 4-H group except Fitting & Showing, where 4-H and FFA must compete separately because of the Round Robin competition. 10.
All riders must be properly dressed.
WESTERN CLOTHING: Members and attendants should be neat, clean, and dressed with hard soled boots, long sleeved shirts, and long pants.
Boots are required for exhibitors in all classes, this also includes The Equine Judging Contest.
Boots are defined as high-topped (above the ankle) leather or leather like riding shoes with heels.
The boots must have an adequate heel to prevent forward movement of the boot through the stirrup, and the boot must be able to move freely in the stirrup and be able to slide out.
Lug type soled boots are not acceptable.
Tie, pin, or “decorated collar” (ie, embroidered or beaded) is required except in Western Games.
Chaps and gloves are optional.
ENGLISH CLASSES: Attire and equipment must be appropriate saddle seat or hunt seat.
Approved hunt helmets, properly secured, will be required for hunt seat.
Breeches or jodhpurs are acceptable.
Whip and crops are optional but must not be over 3’ long. 11. The 4-H/FFA Equestrian Headgear Policy: All Washington 4-H and FFA youth participating in all equine projects and activities regardless of riding seat, will wear a properly fitted equestrian helmet which meets the minimum performance standards imposed by the American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM)F1163 and includes certification and labeling required by the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI).
Such headgear will be secured with the harness engaged and be properly fastened when mounted on an equine or in a vehicle (card, wagon, buggy, etc.) being bulled by one or more equines.
It is recommended that all 4-H and FFA members wear their ASTM/SEI helmets anytime they are around their horses.
The type of headgear for the exhibitor in showmanship is however optional.
ASTM/SEI helmets, although not required for showmanship, are encouraged.
Either an appropriate hat or helmet must be worn. 12.
EQUIPMENT CHECK for horse show will be on Friday prior to the first riding class.
This will include helmets. 13.
An award and rosette will be presented to the Champion, a rosette will be presented to the Reserve Champion in each class of lot/ age group. 14.
ANIMAL HEALTH AND THE USE OF ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES see: general rules, #23 SHOWMANSHIP CLASS 301 Points allowed: Blue – 100; Red – 75; White – 50 Equipment: Bridle or show halter and lead strap.
A chain is not required but may be used either over the nose or under the chin.
This division will be conducted according to 4H Horse Contest Guide PNW574, revised 10/06.
Movements: Walk, trot, back, turn and stand as directed. Lot 1 – Junior Lot 4 – Senior, Performance Lot 2 – Intermediate, Performance Lot 5 – Senior, Western Games Lot 3 – Intermediate, Western Games Lot 6 – FFA Top two showmen in each age group shall return and be judged for Top Showman.
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