Meeting Notes

Meeting on 12/28/2023


General Rules


  • Horses may be excused from classes at the discretion of the judge or horse show management.

    • Passed

  • Improper use of a stick may be penalized at the discretion of the judge.

    • Passed

  • Results must be submitted in PDF format. Any results that are sent late or in any other format will be charged a $50 fee for first offense, $100 for second, third offense will result in revocation of sanctioning.

    • Passed

  • To fill a division, entry must be eligible for that division.

    • Passed

  • Horse show management is prohibited from changing horse names/back numbers to fill divisions. MHJA will reject results if duplicate names or numbers of horses are discovered to have been used.

    • Passed


Sanctioning Dates


  • MHJA will sanction two shows per day. There is no longer a tier system.

  • Sanctioning can be submitted no earlier than September 15th for the following competition year.

  • No dates will be sanctioned without payment.

  • Sanctioning fees:

    • $50/show

    • 10 or more shows per year-$400

      • Dates and payment must be received for the discounted rate.

      • Shows can be a combination of rated and unrated sanctions.


Treasurer’s Report


  • Despite an increase in costs, the horse show still made a profit of almost $400. MHJA has about $21,000 in the bank, with a buffer of $8,000 to $9,000.


Election of Officers


  • Co-Chairman: Linda Stevens & Dottie Los

  • Co-Vice Chairman: Becki Bloom & Sonya Bell

  • Treasurer: Marcy Pearson

  • Secretary: Alyssa Stevens