Change to Novice Youth Program – Effective Immediately

The PHBA Executive Board, with support from the PHBA Show Rules Committee and Youth Association, voted to make the following change to the Novice Youth Program. This change is effective immediately.

NOVICE YOUTH PROGRAM

6021. Novice Youth Eligibility. A person is considered a Novice Youth exhibitor by PHBA when a youth has met all the following qualifications for the previous five (5) calendar years.

 

A. Exhibitors cannot have earned a total of one hundred (100) or more lifetime performance points in all PHBA divisions or programs (i.e. Open, Youth, Novice Youth) combined.

 

1) Halter, color, longe line, leadline, hunter in hand, parade, walk trot and points from classes not offered in the Novice division are not used are not used in calculating Novice Youth status;

 

B. The Novice Youth cannot have won a World Champion title in PHBA; EXCEPTION: halter, color, longe line, leadline, hunter in hand, parade, walk trot and Novice Youth classes;

 

C. The Novice Youth cannot have won a World Champion title in any other equine organization; EXCEPTION: halter, color, longe line and Novice Youth classes;

 

D. The Novice Youth cannot have earned more than twenty-five (25) points in any other equine organization; EXCEPTION: halter, color, longe line classes;

 

E. The Novice Youth cannot have earned more than $5000 in cash awards in PHBA or any other equine organization; EXCEPTION: halter, color, longe line classes;

 

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