2019 Performance Futurities

General Provisions

These classes will be held individually at the Region 4 Championship Show. Rules will be reviewed annually by the futurity committee. Entries will show and be judged by the following Region 4 rules.  All rules not covered by this document will be governed by the current rules of the USEF. Reining classes will perform Pattern 5 and be videotaped.


All entries must be registered with the AHA or CAHR. There is no requirement for Owner’s state of residence. Hunter, Western and Country/English pleasure horses to be 3 or 4 years of age. Working Cow and Reining horses to be 3, 4 or 5 year olds. AOTR classes are restricted to 4 & 5 year olds.

Nominations & Fees

Nominations must be received on or before the dates listed. Nominations may be transferred upon sale of a nominated horse. The futurity secretary must receive notice of sale within 30 days from date of sale. Total futurity payments, if made by due dates are $300 per futurity class. Horses may enter more than one class. There will be no vet-outs, refunds or substitutions. To avoid late payment charges, all payments must be postmarked by payment date schedule.


The Nomination fee per class may be paid as follows:

$150   1st Payment due April 1sth  

$ 50    After April 2nd,  add late fee.  

$150   2nd Payment due May 28th

Entries made after the closing of entries (May 28th) for the show, and up to close of post entries will be $500.

Nomination fee does not include show entry fees, post entry fees, drug fees, stall fees, etc. Nomination into the Performance Futurity Program does not constitute entry into the Regional Show. A separate Regional Show Entry form must be submitted with the appropriate entry fees prior to the close of entries in order for the horse to be shown in the specified Performance Futurity Classes.

Prize Money & Awards

Regional Awards will be given to an unrated full top five followed by champion & reserve. All money received from nominations will be allocated for prize money. Payments credited toward specific class entered. Prize money divided:

5 or more entries: champion 45%, reserve 22%, remaining top 5 will receive 11% each.

4 entries: champion 50%, reserve 25%, remaining entries 12.5%.

3 entries: champion 55%, reserve 30%, remaining entry 15%.

2 entries: champion 60%, reserve 40%.

Declaration of Classes

It is recommended but not necessary to declare a class with payments. You may not change classes after your entries have been processed by the show secretary. 

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