Descriptions: Remember, these are BASICS. We do NOT mind seeing an Appendix QH in a Sport Breed class, if the model looks like a sport horse and not a stock breed. Mustangs could go in any number of classes, depending on their look (stock, Spanish, etc.). Just remember – only ONE BREED CLASS PER MODEL.
Ahkal-Teke, Arabian, Part-Arab (Anglo-Arabian, Ara-Appaloosa, Morab, NSH, Pintabian, - all Arabian crosses, [Arab pony crosses may be shown in a pony class] etc.), Morgan, Moroccan Barb, Shagya, Tersk, etc.
American Saddlebred, Missouri Fox Trotter, Rocky Mountain Horse, (Spotted) Saddle Horse, Tennessee Walker, Walkaloosa, etc.
Alter Real, American Indian Horse, Andalusian, Azteca, Banker Horse, British Appaloosa, Cerbat, Chickasaw, Criollo, Florida Cracker, Kiger, Lippizan, Lusitano, Mangalara, Mustang, Pasos (Columbian, Fino, Peruvian, etc.), Pura Raza Espanola, Costa Rican, Spanish Barb, Tiger Horse, etc.
Sport Breeds (those suitable for Carriage Driving, Dressage, Combined Driving, Combined Training, Hunting, Jumping or Racing)
Carriage Breeds - Cleveland Bay, Dutch Harness Horse, Friesian, Gypsy Vanner, Gelderland, Hackney Horse, Welsh Cob Section D, etc.
Warmblood/Sport Horse – any breed with “Warmblood” in its name. German would include Hanovarian, Holstein, Trakehner, etc. Others would include: American Warmblood, Appaloosa Sport Horse, Don, English Cob, Fredericksborg, French Trotter, Irish Draught, Knabstrup, Oldenburg, Orlov Trotter, Selle Francais, Standardbred, Thoroughbred/Warmblood crosses.
Paint and Other Pinto Colored Stock Types (white appears ABOVE the top of the forearm/stifle, and/or below the line from the eye to the muzzle): Mustang, Paint, QH, etc.
Appaloosa and Other Appaloosa Colored Stock Types: Appaloosa, Colorado Ranger, Mustang, etc.
QH and Other Solid Colored Stock Types: Appaloosa (w/o color), Australian Stock Horse, Colorado Ranger (w/o color), Mustang, Paint (Breeding Stock), QH, etc.
UK – Clydesdale, Gypsy Vanner, Shire, Suffolk Punch, etc.
Other – American Cream, Ardennes, Ardennais, Belgian, Breton, French Cob, Italian Heavy Draft, Jutland, Murakozi, Noriker, North American Spotted Draft, Pinzgauer, Percheron, Poitevin, Russian Draft, Soviet Heavy Draft, Vladimir, etc.
UK – British Spotted, Connemara, Dales, Dartmoor, Eriskey, Exmoor, Fell, Hackney, Highland, New Forest, Shetland, Welsh, etc.
European – Galiceno, Gotland, Knapstrupper ponies, Merens, Skyros, Sorraia, etc.
Stock – Quarter Pony, Pony of the Americas, etc.
Other – Altai, American Show Shetland, American Walking Pony, Chincoteague/Assateague, Classic Shetland, Hokkaido, Newfoundland, Sable Island Ponies, Welara, etc.
Halter – Breed Classes – Models will be judged on breed characteristics/standards, conformation, anatomy, biomechanics, build suitable to gender/age, realism and condition.
Halter – Workmanship Classes (CM Glaze, CMs, Resin divisions) – Models will be judged on finish, condition, correctness of painting, color, markings, realism, etc. CM/AR/CG will include prep work (sanded seams etc.), neat work, even paint, correctly moved parts, proper muscling/re-muscling, etc., with an emphasis on realism.
OF Collectability –(OF China)will be judged on mold detail/shading, condition, rarity, age, and other similar factors.
(OF Plastics) will be judged on condition, including but not limited to, absence of rubs/flaws/overspray/etc., even seams, etc. Documentation/Info Cards are allowed, but please keep it to half an index card size.