Qualification Requirements

Monarch Qualification Requirements Per Class:

ASB Five Gaited

 

ASB Five Gaited Open: (Qualification requirement applies to horse only) The entry must compete in at least one class in the ASB Five Gaited Division at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. ASB Five Gaited Pleasure and ASB Five Gaited Country Pleasure will not count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

ASB Five Gaited Junior: Open to horses four years of age and under. No qualification required

 

ASB Five Gaited Amateur: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/amateur rider combination) The horse/amateur rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Classes to count toward qualification include:  ASB Five Gaited Amateur, ASB Five Gaited Amateur Ladies, ASB Five Gaited Amateur Gentlemen,  ASB Five Gaited Ladies, ASB Five Gaited Ladies Amateur. If these classes are not offered at the show, the horse/amateur rider combination may compete in ASB Five Gaited Open to qualify. Five Gaited Pleasure and Five Gaited Country Pleasure will not count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

ASB Five Gaited Juvenile: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/juvenile rider combination) The horse/juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Five Gaited Juvenile class will count toward qualification. If these classes are not offered at the show, the horse/juvenile rider combination may compete in any ASB Five Gaited Amateur class to qualify. If juvenile and amateur classes are not offered, the horse/juvenile rider may compete in ASB Five Gaited Open to qualify. Five Gaited Pleasure and Five Gaited Country Pleasure classes will not count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

ASB Three Gaited

 

ASB Three Gaited Open: (Qualification requirement applies to horse only) The entry must compete in at least one class in the ASB Three Gaited Division at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

ASB Three Gaited Junior: Open to horses four years of age and under. No qualification required.

 

ASB Three Gaited Amateur: (Qualification requirement applies to horse/amateur rider combination) The horse/amateur rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Classes to count toward qualification include: ASB Three Gaited Amateur, ASB Three Gaited Amateur Ladies, ASB Three Gaited Amateur Gentlemen, ASB Three Gaited Ladies, ASB Three Gaited Amateur Ladies. If these classes are not offered at the show, the horse/amateur rider combination may compete in ASB Three Gaited Open to qualify. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

ASB Three Gaited Juvenile: (Qualification requirement applies to horse/juvenile rider combination) The horse/juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Three Gaited Juvenile class will count toward qualification.  If these classes are not offered at the show, the horse/juvenile rider combination may compete in any ASB Three Gaited Amateur class to qualify. If juvenile and amateur classes are not offered, the horse/juvenile rider combination may compete in ASB  Three Gaited Open to qualify. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

ASB Fine Harness

 

ASB Fine Harness Open: (Qualification requirement applies to horse only) The entry must compete in at least one class in the ASB Fine Harness Division at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

ASB Fine Harness Amateur: (Qualification requirement applies to horse/amateur driver combination) The entry must compete in at least one class in the ASB Fine Harness Division at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the “Open Breed” Division).

 

ASB Park

 

ASB Park Open: (Qualification requirement applies to horse only) The entry must compete in at least one class in the ASB Park Division at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. ASB Park Pleasure classes will not count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

ASB Park Junior: Open to horses four years of age and under. No qualification required.

 

ASB Park Amateur: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/amateur rider combination) The horse/amateur rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Park Amateur class will count toward qualification. If ASB Park Amateur classes are not offered, the horse/amateur rider combination may compete in ASB Park Open to qualify. ASB Park Pleasure classes will not count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

ASB Park Juvenile: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/juvenile rider combination) The horse/juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Park Juvenile class will count toward qualification. If these classes are not offered at the show, the horse/juvenile rider combination may compete in any ASB Park Amateur class to qualify. If juvenile and amateur classes are not offered, the horse/juvenile rider combination may compete in ASB Park Open to qualify. ASB Park Pleasure classes will not count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

ASB Park Pleasure

 

ASB Park Pleasure Open: (Qualification requirement applies to horse only) The entry must compete in at least one class in the ASB Park Pleasure Division at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. ASB Park and ASB Show Pleasure classes will not count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

ASB Park Pleasure Junior: Open to horses four years of age and under. No qualification required.

 

ASB Park Pleasure Amateur: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/amateur rider combination) The horse/amateur rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Park Pleasure Amateur class will count toward qualification. If ASB Park Pleasure Amateur classes are not offered, the horse/amateur rider combination may compete in ASB Park Pleasure Open to qualify. ASB Park and ASB Show Pleasure classes will not count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

ASB Show Pleasure

 

ASB Show Pleasure Adult: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/adult amateur rider combination) The horse/amateur rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Show Pleasure Adult class will count toward qualification. ASB Show Pleasure Five Gaited, ASB Show Pleasure Driving, ASB Park Pleasure classes will not count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

ASB Show Pleasure Junior: Open to horses four years of age and under. No qualification required.

 

ASB Show Pleasure Juvenile: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/juvenile rider combination) The horse/juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Show Pleasure Juvenile class will count toward qualification. If ASB Show Pleasure Juvenile classes are not offered, the horse/juvenile rider combination may compete in ASB Show Pleasure Amateur to qualify. ASB Show Pleasure Five gaited, ASB Show Pleasure Driving, ASB Park Pleasure classes will not count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

ASB Show Pleasure Driving: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/amateur or juvenile driver combination) The horse/amateur or juvenile driver combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Show Pleasure Driving class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

ASB Show Pleasure Five Gaited: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/amateur rider combination) The horse/amateur rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Series Network. Any ASB Show Pleasure Five Gaited Adult class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

ASB Show Pleasure Five Gaited Juvenile: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse juvenile rider combination) The horse/juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Show Pleasure Five Gaited Juvenile class will count toward qualification. If ASB Show Pleasure Five Gaited Juvenile classes are not offered, the horse/juvenile rider combination may compete in ASB Show Pleasure Five Gaited class to qualify. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

Pleasure Veterans: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/amateur or juvenile rider combination) This class is open to horses that are 11 (eleven) years of age or older. The horse/amateur or juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any classes in the ASB Show Pleasure, ASB Country Pleasure (including ASB Western Pleasure and ASB Hunter Pleasure) or ASB Classic Pleasure Divisions will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

ASB Country Pleasure

 

ASB Country Pleasure Adult: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/adult amateur rider combination) The horse/amateur rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Country Pleasure Adult class will count toward qualification. ASB Country Pleasure Five Gaited classes will not count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

ASB Country Pleasure Juvenile: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/juvenile rider combination) The horse/juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Country Pleasure Juvenile class will count toward qualification. If ASB Country Pleasure Juvenile classes are not offered, the horse/juvenile rider combination may compete in ASB Country Pleasure Amateur to qualify. ASB Country Pleasure Five gaited classes will not count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

ASB Country Pleasure Driving: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/amateur or juvenile driver combination) The horse/amateur or juvenile driver combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Country Pleasure Driving class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

ASB Country Pleasure Five Gaited: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/amateur or juvenile rider combination) The horse/amateur or juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Series Network. Any ASB Country Pleasure Five Gaited class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

ASB Country Pleasure Western: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/adult amateur or juvenile rider combination) The horse/adult amateur or juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Country Pleasure Western class will count toward qualification.  Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

ASB Country Pleasure Hunter: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/adult amateur or juvenile rider combination) The horse/adult amateur or juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Country Pleasure Hunter class will count toward qualification.  Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

ASB Classic Pleasure

 

ASB Classic Pleasure Adult: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/adult amateur rider combination) The horse/adult amateur rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Classic Pleasure class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

ASB Classic Pleasure Juvenile: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/juvenile rider combination) The horse/juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Classic Pleasure class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

Equitation

 

Saddle Seat Equitation Adult: (Qualification requirement applies to the rider only) The amateur adult rider must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any Adult Saddle Seat Equitation class will count toward qualification. Riders that placed 1-6 in the Equitation division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

Saddle Seat Equitation 17 and under: (Qualification requirement applies to the rider only) The  rider age 17 and under must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any Saddle Seat Equitation class will count toward qualification. Riders that placed 1-6 in the Equitation division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

Saddle Seat Equitation Walk and Trot 10 and under: (Qualification requirement applies to the rider only) The  rider age 10 and under must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any Saddle Seat Equitation Walk and Trot class will count toward qualification. Riders that placed 1-6 in the Equitation division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

Hackney Pony Division

 

Hackney Harness Pony Open: (Qualification requirement applies to pony only) The entry must compete in at least one class in the Harness Pony Division at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Ponies that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

Hackney Pony Open: (Qualification requirement applies to pony only) The entry must compete in at least one class in the Hackney Pony Division at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Ponies that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

Roadster Pony Open: (Qualification requirement applies to pony only) The entry must compete in at least one class in the Roadster Pony Division at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Ponies that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

 

Hackney Pony Pleasure Driving: (Qualification requirement applies to pony/amateur adult or juvenile driver combination) The pony/amateur adult or juvenile driver must compete in at least one class in the Hackney Pony Pleasure Driving Division at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Ponies that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

Roadster Division

 

Roadster to Bike Open: (Qualification requirement applies to horse only) The entry must compete in at least one class in the Roadster to Bike Division at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

Roadster Under Saddle Open: (Qualification requirement applies to horse only) The entry must compete in at least one class in the Roadster under Saddle Division at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed Division).

Open Breed Division

Open Breed classes do not require prior qualification. Entries competing in the American Saddlebred and Hackney divisions may cross enter into corresponding Open Breed classes. Same horse/rider combinations may not cross enter into the Walk and Trot Pleasure Division and the Single-Bit Division.

ASB Walk and Trot Pleasure Division

 

Horse/rider combinations showing in the Walk and Trot Pleasure Division (ASB and Open Breed) may not cross-enter into any other division, with the exception of the Model, Showmanship and In-Hand Obstacle Classes. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in the ASB specific classes in this division (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed classes in this division).

 

ASB Pleasure Adult W/T: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/ amateur rider combination) TThe horse/amateur rider must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB or Open Breed Pleasure W/T class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class.

 

ASB Pleasure Juvenile W/T: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/ juvenile rider combination) The horse/juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB or Open Breed Pleasure W/T class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class.

 

ASB Single-Bit Division

 

Single Bit classes are open to Amateur or Juvenile riders in a snaffle bit with a running or German martingale, draw reins are also permissible. Any leverage bit rein is prohibited through the martingale. A Pelham or ‘Tom Thumb’ bit without martingale, shank not to exceed 5 inches, is also allowed. All tack should be of show ring quality. Riders are to wear appropriate show ring attire. Horse/rider combinations may not cross enter into another division, with the exception of the Model,  Showmanship, Pattern and In-Hand Obstacle Classes. Elite Single Bit Classes are open to both professionals and amateurs. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in the ASB specific classes in this division (only eligible to compete in the Open Breed classes in this division).

 

ASB Pleasure Adult W/T/C Single Bit: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/ amateur rider combination) The horse/amateur rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Pleasure or Open Breed W/T/C Single Bit class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class.

 

ASB Pleasure Juvenile W/T/C Single Bit: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/juvenile rider combination) The horse/juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Pleasure or Open Breed W/T/C Single Bit class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class.

 

ASB Pleasure Five Gaited Single Bit: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/amateur adult or juvenile rider combination) The horse/adult amateur or juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Pleasure Five Gaited Single Bit class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class.

 

ASB Pleasure Adult W/T Single Bit: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/ amateur rider combination) The horse/amateur rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Pleasure or Open Breed W/T  Single Bit class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class.

 

ASB Pleasure Juvenile W/T Single Bit: (Qualification requirement applies to the horse/juvenile rider combination) The horse/juvenile rider combination must compete in at least one class at two horse shows in the Monarch Show Series Network. Any ASB Pleasure or Open Breed W/T Single Bit class will count toward qualification. Horses that placed 1-6 in any division at the 2020 World’s Championship Horse Show are not eligible to compete in this class.

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