2012 United Mountain Horse World Grand Championships

When: Back to Calendar August 29, 2012 – September 1, 2012 (all-day)
Where: Kentucky Equestrian Facility
860 Kiddville Rd
Winchester,KY 40391
Contact: Vera Patterson

August 29th – September 1st, 2012
Location: Kentucky Equestrian Center
860 Kiddville Rd, Winchester, KY
Hosted By: United Mountain Horse, Inc.

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World Show

World Show “At A Glance”

World Show Youth Fun Show

World Show Youth Fun Show Program/Flyer

World Show Entry Form

World Show Responsible Party Form

2012 Versatility Awards Information

Class Requirements For Awards

Rule Book


August 29, 2012 Wednesday   6:00 PM

Youth Fun Show

Progressive Barn Dinner

August 30, 2012 Thursday  10:00 AM

1.        Open Weanling & Yearling Obedience Trail Obstacle

2.        Trail Obstacle Junior Horse Age 4 & Under

3.        Trail Obstacle Senior Horse Age 5 & Older

4.        Trail Obstacle Open Amateur Rider

August 30, 2012 Thursday  1:00 PM

Associates Meeting…..Free Hamburgers/Hot Dogs

August 30, 2012 Thursday  6:00 PM

5.        Open Stallions & Geldings Trail Pleasure

6.        Ladies Amateur Open Classic Pleasure

7.        Pro/Am Country Trail Pleasure

8.        Men’s  Amateur Open Trail Pleasure

9.        Open Mares Classic Pleasure

10.     Ladies Auxiliary Open Trail Pleasure

11.     Amateur Owned and Trained Open Country Trail Pleasure

12.     Open Mares Park Pleasure

13.     Open Stallions & Geldings Country Trail Pleasure

14.     Pro/Am Open Classic Pleasure

15.     Open Mares Trail Pleasure

16.     Open Classic Pleasure Novice Rider

17.     Open Stallions & Geldings Park Pleasure

18.     Open Trail Pleasure Novice Rider

19.     Open Mares Country Trail Pleasure

20.     Amateur Owned and Trained Open Trail Pleasure

21.     Open Stallions & Geldings Classic Pleasure

22.     Open 4 Gait Pleasure

23.     Grooms Class

August 31, 2012 Friday  10:00 AM

24.     * Open Mares Conformation

25.     * Open Geldings Conformation

26.     * Open Stallions Conformation

27.     * Open Amateur Conformation

28.        Western Pleasure Junior Horse Age 4 and Under

29.        Western Pleasure Senior Horse Age 5 and Older

30.     * Open Amateur Western Pleasure

August 31, 2012 Friday  6:00 PM

31.        Open Pleasure Driving (2 and/or 4 wheel including fine harness vehicles)

32.     * Open Weanling Conformation Championship

33.        Pro/Am Open Park Pleasure

34.     * Open Yearling Conformation Championship

35.         Ladies Amateur Open Trail Pleasure

36.         Open 2 & 3 Year Old Country Trail Pleasure Championship

37.         Ladies Auxiliary Open Classic Pleasure

38.         Pro/Am Open Trail Pleasure

39.        Open 2 Year Old Classic Pleasure Championship

40.         Novice Rider Open Country Trail Pleasure

41.         Men’s Amateur Open Classic Pleasure

42.         Open 2-3 Year Old Trail Pleasure Championship

43.         Men’s Amateur Open Country Trail Pleasure

44.         Open 3-4 Year Old Park Pleasure Championship

45.         Ladies Amateur Open Country Trail Pleasure

46.         Open 3 Year Old Classic Pleasure Championship

47.         UMH Amateur Open Park Pleasure World Grand Championship

48.         Open 4 Year Old Classic Pleasure Championship

49.         Bourbon Class

September 1, 2012 Saturday  10:00 AM – Youth Classes

50.        Youth 17 and Under Obstacle Trail



51.        This Class Youth 17 and Under Showmanship has been moved to Saturday @ 5:30PM

52.        Youth  17 and Under Open Mares/Geldings Western


53.        Youth 12-17 Open Mares/Geldings Trail Pleasure

54.        Youth 11 & Under  Open Mares/Geldings Country Trail Pleasure

55.        Youth 12-17 Open Mares/Geldings Classic Pleasure

56.        Youth 11 & Under Open Mares/Geldings Trail Pleasure

57.        Youth 12-17 Open Mares/Geldings Country Trail Pleasure

58.        Youth 17 & Under Open Mares/Geldings  Park Pleasure

59.        Youth 11 & Under Open Mares/Geldings Classic Pleasure

60.        Youth 17 and Under Open Mares/Geldings Water Glass Class

61.        Walk Only (for first time exhibitors 17 and under)


September 1, 2012 Saturday  3:00 PM


Dog Show

Ice Cream Social

Petting Zoo/Face Painting/Pony Rides


September 1, 2012 Saturday 5:30 PM


51.  Youth 17 and Under Showmanship (note new time) per request of the Youth Association


September 1, 2012 Saturday   7:00 PM

62.        Lead Line

63.       Youth 17 & Under  Equitation

64.       UMH Amateur Open Trail World Grand Championship

65.     * UMH Open Conformation World Grand Championship

66.       UMH Youth 17 & Under  Open Trail World Grand Championship

Break/Award Presentation Youth Salute

67.      *  UMH Open Western World Grand Championship

Break/Award Presentation

68.       UMH Youth 17 & Under Open Classic World Grand Championship

Break/Award Presentation

69.      * UMH Open Country Trail World Grand Championship

Break/Award Presentation

70.       UMH Amateur Open Classic World Grand Championship

Break/Award Presentation

71.      * UMH Open Trail World Grand Championship

Break/Award Presentation

72.       UMH Youth 17 & Under Open Country Trail World Grand Championship

Break/Award Presentation

73.      * UMH Open Classic Pleasure World Grand Championship

Break/Award Presentation

74.       UMH Amateur Open Country Trail World Grand Championship

Break/Award Presentation

75.      * UMH Open Park Pleasure World Grand Championship

Champagne Toast To The Champions

*All horses in these classes must be registered American Gaited Mountain Horse

  • All youth 11 and under shall wear a helmet during under saddle competition classes
  • Pre-entry and stall reservations are due by August 17, 2012

Post-entries, adds, scratches and any changes are due in the show office no later than ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE START OF EACH SESSION.   Prior Entered Horses may be entered/scratched/changed within 5 classes prior to the class to be entered/scratched/changed.

  • Cross entries are prohibited during the entire 2012 UMH World Show
  • The current United Mountain Horse, Inc. rules will apply to each division during the show.  Rules are available at the show office
  • These classes do not qualify for the World Grand Championships class # 1, 2,  3, 4, 7, 23, 31, 49 ,51, 61, 62, 63,
  • Horse must show in a minimum of one under saddle class to qualify for a  World Grand Championship class
  • Owner and Exhibitor must be a member of United Mountain Horse
  • Entry Fee:        Pre-entry fee $25.00 Post entry $30.00

                                  Championship Classes: Pre-entry $35.00 Post-entry $40.00

                                            Grand Championship Classes:  $50.00

                                            No Entry Fee For:  Lead Line, Grooms, Bourbon and Walk Only Classes

  • Horse must be pre-entered at least one time to qualify for the pre-entry fee throughout the entire show

Pay backs to be announced


Directions: Traveling East or West on KY-9000 Bert T. Combs Mountain Pky

Take the KY-15 exit, EXIT 16, toward KY-82/Clay City/Irvine…………0.2mi

Turn onto Winchester Rd/KY-15 continue to follow KY-15……………5.9mi

Turn right onto Kiddville Rd/KY-974……………………………………………..0.8mi

860 Kiddville Rd is on the left

Note: Your GPS may take you a different way, but this is the safest road

Host Motel:
Ramada Limited/Conference Center
115 Stone Trace Drive
Mt. Sterling, KY  40353

Rate: 63.99 plus tax ask for UMH rate

Other Motels:
Abners Motel
87 College Avenue
Stanton, KY  40380

Hampton Inn of Winchester
1025 Early Dr.
Winchester, KY  40394

All Motels in Mt Sterling, Winchester, and Stanton are approximately the same distance from show grounds 12-13 miles.

Pre-Entries:  Are accepted at the pre-entry price until August 17, 2012.  Entry and Responsible Party forms are available on line by visiting www.unitedmountainhorse.com  Please mail completed forms to: Vanessa Crowe, 743 Derickson Lane, Stanton, KY 40380

Entry Deadline:  All entries, scratches and changes of Prior Entered Horses may be made in the Show Office within 5 classes prior to the class to be entered/scratched/changed.

Barn Reservations:  Must be pre-paid by August 17, 2012 to insure availability of stalls.  Please contact Julie Clark, show manager at 859.274.6394 there is no “out of trailer fees this year!”

Stalls are $25.00 per day 4th day is free!  Includes 2 bags of shavings extra bags are $7.00 each.

This is a World Show; please keep all stalls and barns neat and tidy.

Parking Permits:  Are required for anyone parking in the barn area (behind barns 1-5).  Each farm that reserves stalls will receive one free parking pass for every five stalls they reserve: additional Barn Parking passes may be purchased at the show office at $25.00 for the entire show.  General Parking permits are also available for the parking area closest to the show ring.  Weekly General Parking permits are $20.00.  Parking permits also include admittance for everyone in your vehicle.  After unloading of horse/tack, trailers must be parked in the

Trailer Drop Area located along the fence row to the left of the entrance gate to the grounds.  If you are trailering back and forth each day you may park in the Day Parking Area (next to the warm-up ring) during the show. Trailers cannot be parked next to the barns, in the Barn Parking area or General Parking area.  We appreciate your cooperation as we try to keep our roads and fire lanes clear and save parking spaces for cars and trucks.

Camping:  There are a number of camping spaces available.  Please make your reservations early.  You may add them to your entry form…the cost is $25.00 per day includes water and electric hookup.  A shower house/rest room is available for your convenience.

Dogs:  Bring your dogs, we even have a class for them on Saturday at our dog show, however for the safety of everyone no dogs are permitted on the show premises (grounds, barns, etc.) unless on a leash, in hand, or secured in a stall.

Golf Carts:  No one under the age of 16 is allowed to drive a golf cart or motorized vehicle on the show grounds.  United Mountain Horse, Inc. and the Kentucky Equestrian Center reserve the right to impound any vehicle, including but not limited to golf carts that are driven by anyone in a reckless manner.  Vehicles will remain impounded until such time as the owner can remove them from the property.

VIP Seating:  Ringside Cabanas seating for 6 $150.00 must be reserved by August 20, 2012

Ticket Prices: General Admission $5.00 per person or $10.00 per vehicle. Multi day passes available.  Proceeds to benefit the Powell County High School Arts Club.

Show Office Hours: The show office will be open 2 hours before each session and until the end of each session.

Show Ring Hours:  The show ring will close 2 hours before each session and lights will be turned off and MUST remain off 30 minutes after the closing of nightly sessions.

Progressive Barn Party and Poker Run: Wednesday August 29, 2012 After the Youth Fun Show, everyone is invited to attend, visit each barn, and participate in the poker run.  Each barn will offer free food and drink for your enjoyment. What a great time to meet old friends and make new ones!

Exhibitors & Associates Cookout:  August 30, 2012 @ 1:00pm The United Mountain Horse Inc. invites you to attend the annual Associates Meeting and Cookout. Free hamburgers and hotdogs! 

Ice Cream Social/ .50 cent Sundaes:  September 1, 2012 @ 3:00pm Dog Show, bring your dog for lots of fun classes with prizes to the winners. We will also have a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting and a fun time for everyone.

Toast To The Champions:  September 1, 2012 after the final championship class, under the concessions stand pavilion, free to all exhibitors, owners and trainers.  Join us as we toast the 2012 Champions!